I know you're a busy man Tim but look down the forums and you will see...
Which has website and contact details.
The red 8.5m with a small cabin you saw at Drivers and later that weekend belongs to a friend of mine. Its his second Ocean and he is very pleased with it. I can put you in touch with him if you want.
I tested some oceans at an open day way back in 98. IMHO the are very solid with good build quality and reasonable performance. I think a well set up ocean would look after you in the rough stuff.