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Old 12-18-2006, 11:37 PM
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Default Fountain's are Wet Boats?

Haven't had much chance to use my new(used) one yet. Are Fountains wet boats compared to Cigs, OL or just some models? Specifically is there a difference between Ex's and Lightnings? Please post experience not just opinion.
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When you asked "wet" do you mean "stuff-age"...Yeah I've stuffed mine a few times up here on Lake Michigan.
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i've been on a 42 a few times. it was a very level, comfortable riding boat....but we did get wet a couple times when it got rough.
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i thought the beak was supposed to deflect the water so you didnt get wet
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i thought the beak was supposed to deflect the water so you didnt get wet

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All boats are wet. They float in the water!! Well not mine but most do

I have ridden on a few and found them not to be any worse then others.
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Less feeboard than most.
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Default Re: Fountain's are Wet Boats?

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When you asked "wet" do you mean "stuff-age"...Yeah I've stuffed mine a few times up here on Lake Michigan.
Not stuf***e I hope! Just getting the family and the women splashed too much. We had a 33 Baja before this and was not a wet ride at all even with moderate cross wind.
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All boats are wet. They float in the water!! Well not mine but most do

I have ridden on a few and found them not to be any worse then others.


I agree with Jon on both statements!
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Well you might get some spray back at ya since the bow is farther forward and the water has more time coming across in a cross wind.
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