hava-jet, welcome to the boards, fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride. also we will need pics of baoa and wife or g/f. its protocol for newbies. family is ok too..i had a 85 or 87 bahner and didnt mind the boat. i just think my eliminator rides better, alittle partial to eliminator, i guess. you need alittle tough skin around here once you get to know the guys. also some very knowlegeable and friendly peeps here. again welcome and enjoy the ride..