Just love the teak-and-holly sole look -- enjoy! You say folk think you're too old, but um, you don't say what decade you two are in. Many full-time sailors are in their 4th through 7th decades, and some are in their 8th.
Having lived aboard back in our early 30s, we decided to go with a catamaran this time -- there's only so much smacking around from some idiot's wake in a lock I care to take. Also, since we have our youngster with us, the extra privacy will be nice. But that said, cruising is a very healthy lifestyle, you have a good boat there, and may you cruise in excellent health and happiness for many years to come!
"Well," sighed the pirate, "It was me first day with the hook..."