Any update on your research
into potential boats?
On the same note, I've noticed you've mentioned a lot about displacement
ratios and have even specified a range in which your future boat lies. I have not, however, read anything about your experience aboard these different boats.
With a grain of salt
, I suggest that, instead of ruling out boats who's theory don't fit your formula, you go out of your way to spend time on any boat you can get your feet on. All of these numbers people know are great trivia, but in the end, its what you decide you like most. Further, you might find you like teak decks after working on them, and that's all the justification you need for having it.
That said, to each his own and I commend you for your thorough researching of potential boats.
Keep your quarter shady,
ps - I love teak decks. It's fun to poke at the caulking and count the grains by braille on watches.