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Old 09-05-2006, 01:24 PM
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http://www.regalboats.com/viewBoat/i...re%203560%20IB

Regal has put the beak on their largwr cruisers.

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Old 09-05-2006, 01:52 PM
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The purpose of the beak...was to let the builder know... precisely which way the boats were traveling. Without that accessory, he frequently got confused.

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Allison has pics of Reggie racing their boats many years ago. He copied the idea of a padded bottom & claimed he had the first padded V-bottom hull until Allison sued him. The beak came from his friend that was helping him design the boats. His friend ( can't remember his name right now) was a sailboat builder in NC & was asked to help give the boat a "different" look from everything else that was out there.
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you mean Excaliber, and I believe it was a 28 at that
And that boat is known as an Excalibeak?
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Just one more reason Fountains are the BEST boats ever made !
I dont know why any other builder even tries to build a boat....
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Fountain hull was originally an Excalibur hull.He added the beak to make it his own.
jc hit the nail on the head
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Just one more reason Fountains are the BEST boats ever made !
I dont know why any other builder even tries to build a boat....
Absolutely, damned straight,right on. Everyone knows that Fountains are the most fastest, mo' better built, most baddest mama jamma's out there. Tell Larry and Skip to stop now while they can.
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Absolutely, damned straight,right on. Everyone knows that Fountains are the most fastest, mo' better built, most baddest mama jamma's out there. Tell Larry and Skip to stop now while they can.
Uh...Larry did stop...awhile ago!
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Simple,

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"Excalibeak?" LMAO
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