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Old 08-13-2005, 01:55 PM
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In the 30' range how much of a difference in ride. Normal water, and rough water. 30 Motion,30 Spectre, 30 AMT, all with outboards. Deep V would be any Mfg, Baja,Pantara, with Twin stern drives.
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I would think if your boating in 3+ foot waves you would most likely like the ride of the V. Also the cabin room. I had way to much fun in my cat but I always envied V's with the cabin space. The cat handled like a sports car when passengers would allow.
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tantrum has a 30 AMT. never been in it but i know it flies. if you want cabin go with a v like fasterdamitt said. for speed go with the cat.
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I would much rather be in a V in 3' or bigger water.
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how well would a cat turn in 4-6 steep high frequency lake erie waves?

like when your perpendicular to them and get cought in the trough
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In my 26' American Offshore, it would be a slow wet turn. In two footers it would jam!
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how well would a cat turn in 4-6 steep high frequency lake erie waves?

like when your perpendicular to them and get cought in the trough
Wow....Dreamer...you know a big word...I am impressed...

...sorry..could not resist..
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I had a 30 Eliminator Daytona sold it and bought a 30 Cig. boath boats have been great. But the difference in speed is driving me to go back to a cat. I wen't from doing 130+ to 80+. I enjoy every ride on the Cig. it's just not the same.
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Well aware of the difference's in the cabin space and speed. Just curious if you would prefer doing 80 in a CAT or V moderate to rough water.

I own a 358 Sonic now and believe me that when the water kicks up it's no fun banging around at 50 to 60 MPH on a normal afternoon on Lake St. Clair.

The reason I would down size is because I trailer my boat and the 358 is getting just too large for the wife to help out. We can handle a 30 footer.

I still like going fast but, I don't want to sacrafice too much speed.
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Wow....Dreamer...you know a big word...I am impressed...

...sorry..could not resist..
its ok

since youve been behaving for a good year now ill let you off your phuctard probation
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