Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Thanked 18 Times in 14 Posts
Rep Power: 15
I think the Tartan 30 would be a much better sailing boat than the Vanguard. It would certainly be a better performer in the light air that you often see in Long Island Sound.
Another good choice would be something like an O'Day 302 or 322.
Given where you're located, I'd avoid the full-keel designs, as they're going to have a significant performance penalty.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.