That's my take, too. Use Practical Sailor to be a unemotional aid in selecting a boat and then subscribe to Good Old Boat for a much warmer and friendlier resource with helpful hints and tips.
It goes like this:
PS - We like w and x about the Conch 41, but feel y and z hurt it's overall appeal for a blue-water cruiser.
GOB - Let us tell you about our three week cruise aboard our Conch 41 and how we baked bread in the water-lift muffler.
Charlie P. Mud Hen 17 #69 Mad Hatter
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive - R.L. Stevenson
I suspect that, if you should go to the end of the world, you would find somebody there going farther . . . - H.D. Thoreau