All things considered, the Formula 31 PC to be a nice compromise of speed, utility and riding comfort. Like so many things about Formula boats, it takes a sophisticated buyer to appreciate a lot of the details that add up to a big difference. For example, there is 6' of headroom below, there is a full double bed forward instead of narrow island berth. On the bridge deck, there is forward seating for three people, something that you often don't see because the port seat is turned into a lounge in order to provide headroom below.
While the basic layout of the Formula 31 PC is typical of boats in this class, the real differences lie in the fit-and-finish and details.