Thanks for the advice, I definately understand that I can go for a shorter board than I'm used to.
I think I need to demo a Bataleon and a Never Summer, although I doubt I will get a good idea in only a few runs as both will feel alien to me after riding my old Burton for so long.
I think the best thing is to just buy one or the other and learn to ride it and love it.
the Legacy R sounds like the one, maybe I'll get this years as 2010 has a really rubbish font. Although nothing a sticker couldn't sort out.