Yeah, you're right, bl... I guess thats my 34 foot - er 34 1/2 foot snobbery coming through.......Faster- "starter boat"? hell, a CS 27 is a boat that one can live with for a long long time. Small enough to be manageable, spacious enough to be comfortable.
If I could sneak one on the Dock, it would be a top-of-the-list replacement for our venerable Georgian 23.