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Pilothouse designs

I'm in the midst of my weekly "search" for a cruising vessel. I've been coming acrossed a lot of pilothouse designs. I've never sailed on a pilothouse boat, but I'm intrigued.

Can anyone help me out with pros and cons for cruising (bluewater, island hopping, etc.) with a pilothouse design?

Here's what I've got so far:

Pros: More cabin space, well-lighted cabin space, dry shelter for wet passages, added secuity (?), anything else?

Cons: More weight (?), less forward visibility, anything else?

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