I sailed mine out of SF Bay. A good boat for coastal cruising if you understand and plan for her limitations. The biggest recommendation I would make is increasing the cockpit drainage. I increased the existing (aft) drains to 1.5" and added 2 more (fwd @ companionway).
"A Small Sailing Craft is not only Beautiful, it is Seductive and Full of Strange Promise and the Hint of Trouble"
E.B. White; "The Sea and the Wind that Blows"