Yes, but you missed the point I was trying to make, and don't seem to want to consider it.
I get a sense that you are trying to find fault, rather than have a friendly discussion ... so I'll leave you to it.
Wow. I disagree with Bob about one thing, and you assume i want to start trouble?
I am appalled by personal attacks on Bob, and the last thing I would want to do is to launch one myself. I like and admire him too much, and it's not my style.
However, I note that you comment here only to...
Jam, I don't know what's up with you today, but you're being silly.
You brought your boat into the discussion, not me. You choose not to say more about it, which is your privilege. But don't get all huffy about a perfectly reasonable assumption of probabilities.
Most boats are not 60ft+ systems-rich custom jobs, and 25 years ago there were not so many clever systems available.
I don't think there's any wild guesswork in assuming that your boat is probably simpler.
Note I didn't say "is simpler". Just "probably". May I, humbly, suggest that if you...
Or maybe she'll soldier on with the outdated gear, like that just-launched British aircraft carrier with its systems managed by the hacker-friendly Windows XP.
It's a common issue with military systems, which have long lead times.
Sometimes, that's part of the path to becoming a great boat.
A few years down the road, Catari goes up for sale at a fraction of the new price, because like most custom boats the owner's customisations have only minority appeal. She sticks on the market for a while, as the rot deters buyers...
Is that a Seascape 24? I poked around one at a boat show. There was lots to like about it, and little to dislike. I thought it would be heaps of fun without too much drama.
In 40 years time, I can imagine another Tom with the same happy grin while he explores the joy of much heeling in a...
Will, I agree that The Morgan 30 has nice lines. Given all the constraints of a mass-market production boat, the Morgan 30 resolves a set of aesthetic challenges. such as the need for standing headroom despite modest freeboard, and retaining visual elements of a wooden boat in a new material...