While I agree with JWag that the S-2 9.2 was a so-so coastal cruiser and really never intended or suited for serious offshore work, I disagree that the design is in any way related to the design of the 9.1. The 9.2 was a Slikkers design and the 9.1 was a G&S designed MORC race boat. They are completely different boats in all ways. Of the two the 9.1 is the better boat in most respects. In my book the 9.2 is a strange piece of naval architecture.