Got it - thanks eryka.
The quote from the analysis that is applicable to this thread, and in my opinion to many, many others I like to haunt (BFS, etc.) is this:How about upgrade everything? Here's a story about a coastal cruiser going bluewater, does it sound like fun? They got about 200 miles.
EQUIPPED TO SURVIVE (tm) - Lessons Learned: Sailing to Hawaii...The First Attempt by Arnold Rowe