Originally Posted by GCASKEW
In my case I think I can stand the chop for the times when it happens, when we are underway. We are looking to sail to location, spend a month or two there and then sail to the next location. We will be on the hook for 95% of our time and want something that is comfortable to live in while at anchor.
When you say 'stand the chop' maybe I was not clear. It is not just a case of pounding it is the lack of progress under sail. There will be days when you are fairly close to the wind if not hard on the wind and will be doing well to make 3 knots. Your leeway will be considerable.
If you are prepared to motor sail then things will not be so bad.
However like you say the Gemini will do well at anchor.