Solidly built, accommodating, and excellent sailing characteristics are phrases sailors have used to describe the Bristol 35.5C. The cockpit hosts wheel steering, compass, engine controls and gauges, and bench seating with cushions. There is also a dodger. Three Garmin GMI-10 display units are mounted above the salon entry for wind, speed and depth readouts. Heading down the entry stairs into the salon you are struck with the room and accommodations below decks. Immediately to starboard is the galley with the navigation station to port. The galley is configured with a dual stainl...