The 56 is also an 18'2". A bit of a tub and a handful in current and/or wind. I rate myself about a 5 out of 10 on close quarter handling, a little dyslexia and ADD being the issue. But somehow just the wife and I have managed over the years. She is much more likely to "push the button" than I. Why not? It's there and we spend money maintaining it. I just forget about it now and then.