I had one and loved it, very well built and hated to see it go at the time. There is a yahoo group about them with lots of good info. When I compare my National's built quality to the my old Hawkins, its night and day, I like the national but the Hawkins was just solid.
2008 National SurfSide 34E (Bunk Model) Ford V10
Sold- 1990 Hawkins Chevy P30 454