I'm no longer boatless. I finally managed to get this Nelson/Marek 1/2 Tonner bought today after nearly 5 months of trying. Now I just have to get it 100 miles down the coast to home. It has reputedly hit 12 knots so it might be a fast trip if I get a nice Northwesterly. On the sail test today we stayed at 6 knots beating into a very light breeze while trying to figure out sail trim - it's a very quick boat. I included a shot of the underbody to show that it is not the usual distorted IOR stern