The Hunter 340 is a great cruising sailboat for the family or single-handed sailor. She was designed for ease of use and safety, with all control lines leading aft to the cockpit. In her the large cockpit, she has comfortable dry seating for the entire crew. She has the popular sugar scoop walk thru transom for easy boarding from a dingy to/from the water. The spacious interior makes you feel like you are on a much larger vessel, considering all this the Hunter 34 is a great value.