(From a recent email)
Thorough Article is attached. Download and read!
Here is an excerpt from the introduction:
The Big Picture
In the big picture view there are three areas of concern to identify a seaworthy hull:
TAKING YOUR SMALL BOAT ON PACIFIC CUP
(By the crew of 4-time PacCup competitor, E.T., an Antrim 27)
You’ve always wanted to sail to Hawaii.
It’s like a continuous downhill ski run for 7 to 10 days.