Originally Posted by littlenige
This will be like an Apache thread
Here is my summation of the responses you will get:
It makes the boat noticeable and stand out in a crowd. People recognize fountain because of this
Reggie added the beak and integrated swim platform so he could advertise a boat as being 3' longer than it actually is
I once had a fountain owner tell me the engine compartments open to the sides so you could work on the engines during a race....my response "sure, I have swapped carbs at 90 MPH many times"