Actually, I think Wolfenzee is correct. You are proof of this Paulo, pushing boats that you call cruising boats but are nothing more than a skimming dish with sails...In the end the older boats such as my Westsail 32 make for comfortable, safe and affordable voyaging boats.
And don't forget, when you load the skimming dish up with supplies and tools for cruising the sailing characteristics will become less than desirable, sometimes making for a slow, uncomfortable cruise.
I was talking about Halberg Hassy, Oyster, Malo, Najad, Hinckley, Morris
(all fin sailing boats) I guess that you are calling them: "skimming dish with sails
All uncomfortable boats not able to carry a decent load nor safe boats.
Do you really believe that?