Re: Small Boat for Solo Sailing
I would vote for the smaller west wight potter (15ft) or perhaps a navigator, or, for a little bigger you could consider one of the smallest offerings from Catalina or Hunter.
WWP owner association here:
International Marine's West Wight Potter Owner's Home Port, Potter Sailboats, Sailboats
Navigator website with a how-to build your own roller furler for $40.
Joel's Navigator Site: How to build a roller furler for under $40
"True, your boat will outperform mine to windward, but my boat will always outperform yours at anchor." --MedSailor