"How does she sail? How well is she put together? How versatile is she? How easy is she to use? How much does she cost? It's a fair guess that every sailor contemplating a boat asks these five questions, JP. "If you have to ask.." Morgan notwithstanding. And so it was this May, at the second annual SBJ Sailboat Sea Trials in Newport, Rhode Island, that Small Boat journal set about answering these questions for seven sailboats between 19 and 21 feet long. (For a report on the 1984 SBJ Sea Trials, see SBj #39.) Enlisted in this quest were two avid and long-time sailors, to whom we gave the title "Sea Trials Judges." They were"

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Sep 3, 2004 )


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