I am 6'2", and I really like my 26' Sonic. The cabin is awesome, and the boat is built incredibly solid; much morseso, (IMHSMO )
than the others on the list. I rarely find myself sitting in my boat, and you will have to drive the boat to see how you are comfortable. It is not as bad as you think with the windscreen. Not at all. You cannot go wrong with that choice.
I have my 1999 Sonic 260 Prowler, with HP500EFI unoffically for sale; and in your price range. I love this boat, but a bigger one would be sweeter. There are several Prowlers for sale on this board, and in great shape. Mark in So. MD's boat is a steal!!!!!!! If I were shopping in your arena, I would buy Mark's boat in a heartbeat. (Red, White & Blue, 502 Mag). Take a ride in the Sonic in 3-4s, and you will buy it that day.