Fucile has been boating for more than 30 years, and during that time has fully digested more experience and knowledge than most of us could even taste. His wife enjoys boating, too, and they often take their teenage daughters on jaunts up and down the coast of New England. Along their course to the perfect boat-the one they'd love and use probably more than any boat they'd owned in the past-they fell for a Fortier 33. It was a great sea boat in the New England tradition but small for its length, and they soon grew tired of shuffling things on and off every time they were needed. The Legacy 40, predecessor of the 42 and no longer in the line, captured their fancy next. Designed by Mark Ellis, this boat's features pushed most of the right buttons-especially its comfortable motion and fuel economy-but it, too, began to feel small, as their daughters grew. Now what?