Well Team 16 I have maybe given you a rough time in this one,It should also be known that JF himself says the boats are built well and are good offshore boats as you have tweeked the chines so as to be an warped deadrise.giving good offshore stability in roughish whether.
The problem is we all now what the sea can be like and its when something goes wrong that the problems realy start. I can say if you like sports ribs this seems to be one of the best ,as JF points out that Neil is 7 times world champion in racing boats so he should no his stuff.
So to leave this subject and to be fair to all. My personal views as a punter with some offshore experiance in the main with displacement craft, is Its what you feel happy with and the conditions you are going to use your boat in most that count.
Ribs by the very nature are safe boats just some are more easy to handle at different times and in different conditions,But all ribs in the main nowadys are just brill boats.