Congratulations on the boat.
Getting away from maintenance
. I bought mine a bit over a year ago. Re-powered with a Cummins did a fuel tank
yaddahdah and on it goes. I launched very early spring and then was faced with gale force winds so I sat at the yard. The day rates were killing me and I departed a few days later for my first sail single
handed. No auto pilot and winds at 35 pretty steady. Not a good way to learn the boat or maybe it was. The introduction
was some what like taming a bull. The full batten main snagged in a lazy jack and the boom through me on the deck
a few times. Really pathetic but after she broke me in. What a great feel the entry into the bay slop was firm without pounding and little spray, with a reef in the main the helm
was easy I will never forget that sail and how smooth and fast the boat felt. It has impressed me more since that day.
Hope you enjoy yours as much as I am mine.