Originally Posted by Jim Cate
G'DAy At Sea, I thought it was gratuitous because it was offered without being requested and did not attempt to satisfy the OP's request for opinions on the "Hess" 36. That's what gratuitous means. I'm sure that your post was well meant, as most are.
G'day Jim. I do know what gratuitous means and, while you haven't quite captured its current
usage meaning (ie, you've omitted the overtones), I think we'll let that one go through to the 'keeper.
But as far as not addressing the OP's query, my post #44 in this thread did outline my views on the vessel; the next was merely a followup.
But I am pleased we have finally all found common (but not necessarily wise
) ground on the final judgement of the OP.
And to Jonathon123, I'd suggest that 2 grownups and 2 kids
need at least 40 feet if you can afford it. Good luck.