You might want to ask your question on the Allcoast Sportfishing
board. It's mostly a West Coast sportfishing site, but there are a ton of Skipjack (West Coast builder, as I am sure you know) owners on the site.
The short answer is that the people who own them seem to love them.
Disclaimer: I don't own a Skipjack, am not affiliated with them, yadda, yadda, yadda.
When did ignorance become