Yep, that's me. I 've sailed for over 50 years and I've been in the design busines for 43 years. I love Colvin's designs but they are slow, slow slow.
If you are comfortable with slow then I think a Colvin design, while a bit "agricultural" for my taste would be a fine boat for you. But I have learned over time to appreciate performance and goling to weather
seperates the men
from the boys. When it is truly ugly out there it's nice to have a boat that can take you to weather
I've said my said and I'm out of here.