This needs to be prefaced with the information that I've never sailed in my life, don't know a jib from a boom or how to batten down some hatches. Ron Lane (Fastlane Sailing in San Diego) told me I didn't need to know any of that before jumping in the Islander so I took his word for it.
IT WAS AWESOME
I had a blast and it really was easy. If I got stuck simply pedaling out of trouble was a snap and we were back in action. It was fast, easy and more fun that it should have been considering I wasn't fishing at the time.