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Great to get a warm welcome so quickly ... and gidday to N Alberta.
Well, I've had a couple of what we call 'Top Hats' here down here. They originated in the UK in the 60's and were designed by Illingworth and Primrose - a 25 footer. A few have circumnavigated, but for me just a lovely boat on a budget. I've seen some spirited discussion on sailing forums but I'll go out on a limb and say the Top Hat (albiet much smaller) is probably comparative to the SS 34 - if you've never heard of the former... come to think of it, they're not that different to say a Folkboat.
I'm now looking for something akin to say, your Tartan 37 which I like very much but they're rare over here. A UFO 34 is on my shortlist as is a local Cavalier 37. I guess it's a good decision to have to make.
I posted something earlier today seeking advice from owners but I may have messed it up as we had an internet outage.
All the best,