Originally Posted by SeaMck333
So I guess my question is if all things are equal whats the theoretical best boat? I'm really going to be using it as a family cruiser.
Since you live in the Outer Banks of North Carolina and will likely be sailing in Albermarle Sound, all things being equal, I would choose the boat with the most shallow draft.
Will you be taking the boat out into the ocean? Which inlet will you use?