Congrats on your Contest! They are nice boats, and generally well-built. For further information and forums, you need to check out the following:
& Contest Yacht Owners Club
The 34 is designed by Dick Zaal (http://www.dickzaalyachtdesign.nl/)
, and is an IOR design, however not as extreme as others. They're not the fastest, but seaworthy, as they were more intended for cruising.