Should have checked older threads
After posting this I found a debate on the subject in many older posts. Another reason that we are looking at a motorsailer is that with my Rhematoid Arthritis I have bad days and good days. My wife and I have enough boating(power baoting) experience to get home under power in a bad situation. If I have to wait for better health it will most likely never happen. I would feel more comfortable on the bad days being able to hit 8 to 10 knots without my wife trying to saill it by herself.