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Old 06-15-2007, 02:32 PM
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Be careful when you say alot of people will drive it most insurance for performance boats only covered named drivers
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Hard To Beat A Good Ol 38 Scarab- Friend Had One With 502's With Some Minor Mods, It Would Run 70's All Day And Loved Rough Water.
If Stepps Are A Real Big Issue, Take A Look At Velocity-high Performance Without Stepps!
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Old 06-15-2007, 06:54 PM
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Look at Sonic 38.
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Old 06-15-2007, 09:06 PM
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Hard To Beat A Good Ol 38 Scarab- Friend Had One With 502's With Some Minor Mods, It Would Run 70's All Day And Loved Rough Water.
If Stepps Are A Real Big Issue, Take A Look At Velocity-high Performance Without Stepps!

The big Velocity boats are a $ per mph bargain. You have to drive them though- the pad keel takes some getting used to and the ride slaps a little more. You won't roll one though. The hull construction is top notch but the rigging and finish isn't upper-echelon.
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Old 06-15-2007, 09:22 PM
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a 38 sc fountain is the perfect boat for everything and used are priced resonably
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Old 06-15-2007, 10:17 PM
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Not to sidetrack the thread, but, tuffenuff, post a pic or two of your bananna! cool boat!
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Old 06-15-2007, 10:54 PM
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Look at the Donzi ZR series either the 35 or 38, both have advanced step hulls that drive with ease.

Go for some test drives and factory tours to get a feel for the quality of the manufacturer.
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I have never had an issue with my twin stepped hull. Seems pretty predictable. Gets on plane very easy. Again, just be responsible. The 38ZX has a large cabin plus a wider beam (9'3") which makes the cockpit area feel roomy also. And it still runs upper 70's. I agree - boats are not always easy to sell - do the research and buy what you want (like your going to keep it).
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I was thinking a Donzi 38 ZX sounded like it would fit the bill.
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Thanks for all of the responses. I always like to check out forums for advice/information on purchases. My budget is around 100k, I could go a little higher, but i would like to make a good purchase at this price. I may have to go down in size to get what i want at that price. There are so many used boats for sale, i am sure with enough searching i will find the right one.

I am taking all of your responses to mind in my search. Thanks, for all of the support.
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