The manufacture that fit our needs is the French company Boreal.
, about a meter with board up.
3) Modern design that is made for ocean cruising in comfort but pretty fast.
4) Great tankage, water
600 litters each.
as they go, strong with no through deck
fitting everything welded on deck and re enforced below.
6) Boreal was eager to put most of our ideas into the boat.
7) Can beach it if you feel the need.
8) Not a bad looking boat.
Other boats the wife and I like. Outbounds, Shanons, Mason 44, Pogo's Cape George. These all would fit our needs as we get older except the Pogo. But if I was 30 years old I would go for the Pogo and fly across oceans.
Boats disappointed in, New HR's, Ok for coastal cruising but sold out bluewater cruising. Far less storage
space than they should have, plus poorer build than the old days.