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Having learned on a 15 foot sloop, handling a Beneteau 393 seemed like a piece of cake! I'm sure many fine sailors started on larger boats, to be sure, but it seems like you develop a feel for the wind and boat interaction more directly on a smaller boat that responds quicker and more dramatically to the wind. Just my opinion from someone still very close to the beginning, with lots yet to learn.
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How about Tanzer 16, vs Bucaneer 18, vs Flying Scot? All are in local club fleet.

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if you have never sailed before, get in a sunfish and mess around till you get a good feel for things...then rock and roll in any of those three. Word to the wise though, bring a friend who is good at sailing. I've never been in a scott or a tanzer, but the bucc18 is a handfull.
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How about Tanzer 16, vs Bucaneer 18, vs Flying Scot? All are in local club fleet.
Flying scot would be an excellent boat! Even when you get really experienced, have a fine yacht, you'll still love sailing that boat.

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