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Old 03-30-2010, 12:01 PM
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Hey guys I am thinking about buyingy first boat and wanted some opinions. I am looking for a 22' or bigger speed boat with a cuddy. I really like the Bajas and Scarabs. I have found several but any help would be appreciated. If u have one for sale let me know. Thanks alot everbody. I don't want to spend more than about 20k for it either. Give me some opinions.
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Better talk with your wife, she says you want a cruiser.

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The 23 Wellcraft Eclipse is a good all-around boat with a decent cabin for its size, enclosed head, room to sleep, sink, etc, economical, can pull a tube, has enough room to relax on it... If you want something faster you can get into a Nova that has less of a cabin, or a 22' Scarab or Baja that has little to no cabin at all.

If you don't mind going a little bit older the 21-24'Liberators are nice boats, handle rough water well, pretty fast if you get the single big block or twin small blocks, and have decent cabins in them.
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Better talk with your wife, she says you want a cruiser.

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Funny thing is, is that Zeller is my mom and KingLaney is my friend. I told them both about this site. They are both looking for a boat. Help them out!
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Got a 26' Infinity. Like a Donzi or Baja. but better. 454 mag. bravo . 1994 No issues. need some upholstery TDC but I can take care of it. $10 K. with trailer. 69.3 MPH at the Miss. kilo run some time ago. Or.. an older classic Formula 272 with twin 350 mags. Also 10 K.
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For $20k how about we custom build my 24' sunsation to your spec??? Still time to pick a motor and colors!
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Got a 26' Infinity. Like a Donzi or Baja. but better. 454 mag. bravo . 1994 No issues. need some upholstery TDC but I can take care of it. $10 K. with trailer. 69.3 MPH at the Miss. kilo run some time ago. Or.. an older classic Formula 272 with twin 350 mags. Also 10 K.
Do u have pics of either one?
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For $20k how about we custom build my 24' sunsation to your spec??? Still time to pick a motor and colors!
20k is a bit more than I want to spend. Why are u getting rid of it ?
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Funny thing is, is that Zeller is my mom and KingLaney is my friend. I told them both about this site. They are both looking for a boat. Help them out!
That's great! Welcome to the site. My advise to your mom also applies for your friend, although cruisers are more likely to be found at a marina than a sport boat. Good luck to both in their searches.
Might look at a 232 Rinker. They have a huge cockpit and a useful cuddy.
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