Re: Ranger 33 or Ericson 35-2 for Offshore?
Another nod for the Ericson. The Mull Rangers are pretty good boats, but my sense is that the Ericsons are a notch or two up on build quality. Something inherently 'rugged' without being heavy or slow with those older Ericsons, esp that classic.
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"