Properly set up, sailing the boat is not the problem.
Docking and leaving the dock single handed is more of an issue than sailing the boat.
I single hand our 36' all the time. Much more LOA and I might have an isuue.
Courtney is My Hero
If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most - E.B. White