There are a few threads in 'another place' about deeper draft boats in our neck of the woods;

http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302216

http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?t=301025

A while back I moved from a Twin keel Hunter to a 1.9m fin keel and while there are times when I miss being able touse the Havengore Bridge or nipping up to Woodbridge or Wivenhoe on an evening tide and then take the ground on balance I think the positives outweight the negatives. Or have I missed something?