Marine 31 and McKees 37 work great. I believe the guy who started marine 31 sold out and started Mckees. So pretty interchangeable. You can smell the bleach in them, or what smells like bleach. Definitely bleached a pair of shorts as I used it on a buddy’s neglected boat. But … sometimes you...
I don’t think it is a broken piece. Too smooth every where.
As to the switch covers, I wish I could take credit. See this thread.
I live on Martin. It can get busy on the weekends, but any Bennington 24 feet and up handles it well.
We have a 250, but we also have a nautique for the tubing, etc. A 250 would probably work, but a 300 would be what I would want.