Many thanks for replying.
I would like full head
room 6 feet .One Good double berth and a heater
house would be good
Most I would ever have is 2 people.
5 day trips .Coastal and estuary France
Steady when going up wind
.Not worried about speed .
Would like a reliable engine
and standing rig.
Was dismasted once didn,t like it .
Might try for Nantes to the Canaries
or Kinsale when I get up to speed then again I might only talk about it .
Any age limit on all this??? I,m 65.
Would love to hear from oldies who have achieved this kind of stuff after long breaks from sailing .I stopped for 40 years and am dinghying my way to fitness .!!!!