I have a family of three and live very close to a lake. This boat will be used to go out sailing in the afternoons after work and to take with us on camping trips. I am leaning to the Hunter because in the future after we learn to sail move up to a larger boat. The long term plan is for me and the wife to cruise the islands. I thought that the Hunter would be a lot closer to what we want in the future. Thought and suggestions will be greatly appreciated.