Is this a reasonable watch system?

2021.12.08 12:26 lolninja Is this a reasonable watch system?

Hi sailors, newbie here just fresh off my first multi-day passage and genuinely interested in learning & improving.
Background: My friend has been living on and sailing his boat around the med for the last 3 years, and is now set on crossing the Atlantic. Most recently, I sailed with him from the Canary Islands to Cape Verde. The passage was 760NM and took us just under 6 days. We had ultra-reliable trade winds (20-35 kts) and 2-3m swell all the way. We set a goal of 5kts avg boat speed and reefed the sails for comfort. We ended up achieving 5.5 kts avg and only used the headsail all the way. At one point, we realised we hadn't altered course or touched the sails in 36hrs. We hand-steered a bit for fun, but relied on autopilot 99.9% of the way. We didn't see any other traffic besides one container ship on day 5, and we weren't near any shipping lanes.
By day we switched off radar to conserve battery, and just set a running alarm for 20mins to scan the horizon. Generally one of us was in the cockpit (not agreed upon, just because we wanted to be) or could poke their head out of the companionway for a quick scan.
By night, we started off with a 2hr on, 2hr off shifts in the cockpit, but somehow the idea of being awake and in the cold seemed pointless to us for a few reasons:

  1. If anything were to happen to the boat (e.g. wind change, something breaking) we'd notice and wake up instantly.
  2. The radar does a much better job of picking up other ships than we can ever hope to with our eyes, and we set a pretty loud alarm that would wake us if it saw something.
The boat was super rolly and loud, so one of us was up constantly anyway, although not necessarily in the cockpit. The skipper also set 30min alarms to check our boat/wind speed, and listen if anything was wrong (which he could all monitor from his phone), but was otherwise asleep. He said that was how he'd do it on a solo passage anyway.
The most compelling argument for cockpit-watch that I could think of, was that if something went wrong, one of us would already be dressed/harnessed up to deal with it right away, instead of putting on shoes and finding trousers etc. However if you sleep in your trousers in the saloon like one of us always did, and can slip on a jacket and shoes in 3 seconds, you haven't exactly lost much.
Were we too complacent with this watch "system"? I wasn't the skipper, but I also felt like we had everything under control with this informal arrangement. We felt safe and secure on the boat, and didn't feel like staying awake and being outside in the cockpit constantly would add any significant level of additional safety.
But I'm here to learn and would love to be schooled if you feel this is unreasonable or unsafe!
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