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Old 12-12-2006, 12:47 PM
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My uncle has a 1990 30' Velocity and it is a good bang for the buck as far as power needed to run fast, But you do need to know how to drive our you'll get hurt very quickly.
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Old 12-12-2006, 01:06 PM
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How much difference in speed does it make if the engines are staggered or side by side?
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One thing that also helps the Velocity's for add'l speed is the built-in setback into the transom. This helps to raise the X dimension of the drive because the water has a chance to rise back up once it leaves the pad area. This was what Steve coined the "Stepp" transom. (I.e. the pad ends before the transom or the very rear of the boat.) I believe the Fountains were built this way too.

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I think what Paul is asking is, what's the record for a straight bottomed V. Not which hull is faster. What is the fastest a straight V has run?

(Hint: He want's to beat it. And possibly will )
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Old 12-12-2006, 01:55 PM
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I HAVE BEEN IN A FEW SUTPHENS THEY RIDE THE BEST
I just wish we had water around here that I could really run my boat in. We only have calm lakes.
I did have my boat at LOTO once. That was a true test. On a busy Saturday afternoon, we were running 55-60, jumping cruiser wakes and dodging SeaDoos. What a blast !
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Was INXS in 1993 40 Fountain 128mph?
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Old 12-12-2006, 02:13 PM
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Fastest I've heard....

22 velocity - 123mph
260 velocity - 111mph
280 velocity - ??
390 velocity - 117mph

If you do a search on here for fastest velocity, you'll find a thread about it. Doesn't mean they are actually the fastest though.
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Waht About A Active Thunder?
The original 31' Active Thunder could be a candidate. The 37's are single Steps.
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I think what Paul is asking is, what's the record for a straight bottomed V. Not which hull is faster. What is the fastest a straight V has run?

(Hint: He want's to beat it. And possibly will )
What's he got??????
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Baja's stock 35 Outlaw with 700's ran 101mph. Could you imagine if it had the light layup like Poker Face.
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