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Who saw the Donzi ZR in miami

Old 02-20-2002, 07:36 PM
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That is a awesome ride. I have never seen anything like it.
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Old 02-20-2002, 08:21 PM
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Ya I saw it too that thing is bad to the bone.But I dont like sit down boats.
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Old 02-20-2002, 08:30 PM
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I took a ride on the poker run version that was at the in water show. The boat rides awesome. If you go to the Miami boat show pic thread by Bill R you can see some of the pictures from our ride. They really did an awesome job on it. DMAN2
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Old 02-21-2002, 08:27 AM
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I thought it was cool looking, huge engine comp. Not a boat I would buy, noy functional enough.
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Old 02-21-2002, 09:13 PM
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Rode it Tuesday, after the wind switched to the east and picked up to 20 +, small craft warnings.. Ride is fantastic, lands smoothly. The sit down position had me concerned, growing up in Miami I know the cut well, but the boat rides so well that it was no a problem. Even after chasing a few sportfish boats around to bounce off of their wakes, we never had a rough landing. We pulled a 45+ MPH U turn in the very end of the cut, true 6' swells easily, no muss, no fuss.

Looks wise, it is a different look for sure. I will admit the Gladiator @ the show (will those flames stick?) was probably the sharpest boat there, but I would hate to have to dock it anywhere with no rubrail. Course, I understand that one spent something like 6 weeks in the paint shop?
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Old 02-21-2002, 10:28 PM
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Saw both boats. Everyone that I met at the Donzi booths were pricks though. Too bad.
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Old 02-21-2002, 11:16 PM
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has Donzi built and sold enough of these to qualify for APBA F2??

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Old 02-21-2002, 11:30 PM
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Wait a minute...Am i missing something here? Comparing a Donzi @ a Cigarette ? isnt that about a 50k price diff ? Like a turbo Porsche @ a Miata....Both nice well built but..............
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Old 02-22-2002, 05:33 AM
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Marty, Building boat 4 and 5 as we speak no 4 was just sold they have 3 more ortders. Number 4 is being built with big Hp and being sent out for a custom paint job. The reason for the big engine compartment is they can stagger 2 engines.
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Old 02-22-2002, 07:13 AM
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I was impressed enough to become a Donzi dealer again. Hopefully my 38 will be the next one out of the mold.
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