Well we went and saw the SJ 28 this evening, it had everything we wanted in a first boat; newish sails, dodger, autohelm, gps, inboard diesel, roomy interior, etc. It's ready to sail, so we bought her.
Already have a slip waiting in Port Hadlock, so next weekend we'll have our neighbor help us bring her up from Tacoma. Not that concerned with speed, we aren't interested in racing, but the fact that she's a fast little boat is a bonus. Thanks for the replies, I'm sure we'll be posting with lots of questions now that we have our first boat.