Cruising in Comfort and Safety
Amazing Grace II has demonstrated her safety in all sorts of circumstances. At anchor, in two foot chop, getting out of the dinghy onto the stern is hugely important. In the open ocean in rough weather the ability to reef the sails from the cockpit has been invaluable. Combining this with a truly livable boat that is comfortable is an amazing feat. In my opinion the quality of a Beneteau is unsurpassed. A truly wonderful boat!
Sturdy Rig thats Easy to Sail
Amazing Grace II has proven to be an easy to sail boat. My children started sailing her at age 9. With new (2012) standing rigging and a new furler for the jib she is ready to explore the far reaches of the world.
Things turn up that I find amazing after five years. How the designers and builders managed to get so much quality into a single boat design is truly stunning. For example: