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Old 07-06-2009, 10:36 AM
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If you want a family boat with a much more stable ride and much more room buy the PQ. I went from a 260 PQ to a 288 Sunsation. The PQ was much roomier but a pig performance wise compared to the sunsation. If you are looking for more speed and hull efficiency buy the fountain.

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Old 07-06-2009, 11:02 AM
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I live in Quincy and have seen the Fountain a few times on the river. It is a nice boat and runs very well. I would be more then happy to check it out for you if you need me to.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:06 AM
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Take it where?
I had one of those and I took it from Ft-Lauderdale to Lake Champlain Vermont (1600 miles) in six days. That is where I took mine...
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:11 AM
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I had one of those and I took it from Ft-Lauderdale to Lake Champlain Vermont (1600 miles) in six days. That is where I took mine...

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Old 07-06-2009, 11:14 AM
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This is Dan's wife I vote for the PQ we have to kids ages 5 and two we do not want them to fly out of the back .....
I agree with you, the 27 Fountain is not a boat for children to ride in. The cockpit is WAY too small.

Remember, Mr. IC...if momma ain't happy YOU are not gonna be happy. Not only that, she will not let the kids ride with you so they will miss out on the great boating experience. You don't want that I know.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:17 AM
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I had one of those and I took it from Ft-Lauderdale to Lake Champlain Vermont (1600 miles) in six days. That is where I took mine...
Nice...still got the Vette? My boat was red too and it was very hot in the summer here in Texas. My next one will be white or some pastel color that is not so hot to the touch.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:20 AM
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Nice...still got the Vette? My boat was red too and it was very hot in the summer here in Texas. My next one will be white or some pastel color that is not so hot to the touch.
That picture is 20 years old... All the parts are gone except me!
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Old 07-06-2009, 01:14 PM
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I agree with you, the 27 Fountain is not a boat for children to ride in. The cockpit is WAY too small.
Not sure I understand this comment.

I have a 7' beam boat and never had any issues with my kids while riding.

I will agree that most woman would opt for the more "pleasure" orientated boat as compared to performance.

I think the biggest diff. size wise with these two boats would be cabin head room.
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Not sure I understand this comment.

I have a 7' beam boat and never had any issues with my kids while riding.

I will agree that most woman would opt for the more "pleasure" orientated boat as compared to performance.

I think the biggest diff. size wise with these two boats would be cabin head room.
I think I'll just butt out of this thread...
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Old 07-06-2009, 05:52 PM
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Get the fountain and leave the kids at home. The wife !!!? Lets see some pics
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