Originally Posted by BubbleheadMd
Hm. After looking at the specs and photos of this vessel, I'll opine that it's God's way of saving you from sailing an ugly boat that goes to windward like a haystack.
There are better performing boats, with the same amount of room below, that are still affordable for you. I'm certain that you'll find one.
Yeah, like maybe one of these?
RANGER 26 (MULL) sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com
You'll enjoy being to sail nicely upwind.