Bristol 45.5 - AiniA
Join Date: May 2006
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Centercockpit designs are really tough to pull of on boats less than about 45' LOA.
One builder manages and that is Moody. I spent a couple of weeks on a friend's Moody 345 (or was it 346). and quite enjoyed it and the boat looks quite good. The secret is that they make no effort to make the passageway to the aft cabin have even close to standing headroom. You have to stoop over a lot on the way through - but the boat looks quite good.
After the refit we have decided to sell Ainia. We want something smaller that would be could for the light summer winds of Lake Ontario, although we plan to spend at least a couple of winters in the Caribbean before heading north.