The Amazons are seaworthy
but relatively heavy displacement
, and many would say undercanvassed.
As casual says, corrosion
is a major issue. They are now becoming a bit long in the tooth and maintenance
will be an ongoing project
(would you rather sail, or chip paint
Reletively few were made, and the builder
has been out of business for quite a few years. Combine that with the widespread suspicion of steel hulls (at least in North America), and resale value will be a real concern.
Not a bad boat, but you can certainly do better.