Originally Posted by Dick L.
Even though you 'SAY" you won't race - the Nirvana is an AMYA Class boat and if you stay "legal" there will always be a market for resale.
And if the importer drops the ball again getting product into country, a shortage of new boats might cause yours to increase in value - if/when you decide to sell.
If looking for a 1 meter size, I would recommend the Seawind over the Vela or similar knock-offs strictly for same reasons as the Nirvana - it is a class boat.
i just finished and sailed my first sailboat the kyosho seawind^ its a great sailboat!