Originally Posted by gamayun
I also really like Ericsons, but I don't want the traveler in front of the companionway (another pet peeve). .
This isn't that hard to move if you really don't like it.
My current boat (Pearson 28-2) has traveler there. I thought it would be annoying, but it really isn't. I'm happier with it there than in front of the dodger or on the transom, the other two options on a cruising boat.