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Old 08-14-2005, 12:26 AM
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When you drive your boat, do you prefer standing or sitting? What about the passenger by your side?


I stand 90% of the time I'm driving. My passengers probably stand about 25% of the time - depends on how bad the chop is. For me standing gives me better visibility to the water. Much easier to read the waves.

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Old 08-14-2005, 12:42 AM
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I also stand 90% of the time. Not only can you see the water better, you can see all of the drunk idiots not paying attention to where their boat is heading.
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Old 08-14-2005, 01:05 AM
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Old 08-14-2005, 02:12 AM
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I prefer to be standing. My Gladiator had suspension seats in it, but I still think that we took less punishment in the stand up boats. For me personally, my body seems to take the punishment of running offshore better when standing up. Besides that, I also like the better visibility of standing versus sitting down while running. Just my personal preference.
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I like to stand .... probably why my hair always looks like chit
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Old 08-14-2005, 06:58 AM
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Stand in my 35...the new 42 I sit down is the cat's a$$. Feel good and tuckin in.
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Old 08-14-2005, 07:09 AM
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Old 08-14-2005, 07:41 AM
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Old 08-14-2005, 12:35 PM
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I like to sit provided there is a good foot rest. I have drop outs but I am thinking of getting rid of them and getting high back buckets. In my boat you can see fine from a seated postion.

It seems that most deeper cockpit boats I've been in, you have to stand or you can't see very well.
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