Originally Posted by Fanatic
You're absolutely right.
The dramatic reduction in weight coupled with the multi-step bottom has given today's offshore boats a substantial increase in big-water handling ability. As a result, the long-distance races that once had to be postponed when the water got into the 8'+ range can now be run regardless of water condition. 20 years ago, no one could have dreamed that the Miami to Bimini and back run could have been done in under an hour.....
P.S. Enjoy your giant ski boat.