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Old 04-09-2010, 11:12 AM
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So... lets see the boat, and the options list of what you get for the money.

Time to show more than an artists rendering - weve been looking at that pict a while now. It obviously missed the Miami show.

There are lots of really strong players in this space.

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Old 04-09-2010, 11:24 AM
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UD,

We are developing the options list and standard equipment now. I will update once all in completed.
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Old 04-09-2010, 11:29 AM
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We are developing the options list and standard equipment now. I will update once all in completed.
I understand what ya'll are trying to do..as a base model..I prefer twins myself..Here's another possible alternative.. Twin Merc 350 4 strokes..what ya think.. Jeff
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Cool boat, but I don't see it running 90+ with a 525 bravo. If it does its a runner. I would guess closer to 85 maybe 88 on a perfect day/setup.
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If you want to sell many of them, Need to keep selling price down,make the profit in quantity. 525 with bravo package, Make it very user friendly easy to get out and in of.Swim platform, storage and portable toilet. Make it a family speedster!
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I want to see real pics
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Old 04-09-2010, 02:21 PM
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IMO if it doesn't have twins, its not an offshore boat.

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I had a single engine Donzi Z-25 that used to smoke my buddy's twin engine Baja 28 in almost every category. It was a better boat in all regards other than top speed, and handled the rough stuff better. It definetely was an offshore boat.
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IMO if it doesn't have twins, its not an offshore boat.
I want what your smoking..... must be some really good ****!
So I guess you would say the 27/30 activator isnt an offshore boat? But a 32 fountain with twins is?
The 29 kryptonite is also not an offshore powerboat too than? But a twin 292 forumla is?
A 270 Laveycraft also not an offshore powerboat I assume too, right?
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Old 04-09-2010, 02:52 PM
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I'm wondering what your target market is for this boat. I would think that with a price of $150K you're going to be limited to what motor package you can offer. A 496HO (or the new 502) or maybe a 525EFI?

Are you going after Superboat Y2K and Pantera 28 buyers?

Are you thinking entry level offshore guys?

Or more lake type boaters?

As the owner of a Baja 29 Outlaw with twins that is the set up I would want. I am mostly an ocean boater so I want twins. To me the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.

I would think the single engine 28-30 foot market is for guys who want a stripped down, light weight boat to haul azz in big water. Not much cabin, no head, etc.

The lake boat market out West here is loaded with single engine 28-30 footers. They are typically lower freeboard, flatter hulls with high quality levels of rigging and gel coat. It's a crowded tough market.

Outerlimits has a reputation of building high end larger boats just as Cigarette does. Cig couldn't sell their 30 Vice so they discontinued it. Also, the Adrenaline comes to mind. That is (was?) a high end beautiful boat but didn't sell well.

Don't get me wrong, I'm sure your 28 will be an outstanding boat, regardless of power option but in today's market I'm not sure who will buy it.

Anyway, my choice would be twin small blocks. I know it can go just as fast (maybe faster) with a single bit lot's of people like twins for reasons other than speed/power.
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With the 525 and XR...we had 6+ differant boat manufactures that were within 2 mph of each other...
We have seen 84 mph in the 27 Activator and the Fountain, Volocity, Krypt., Warlock and Superboat all weighting in at 5000 lbs. with a 2'' X dimention. I think 90mph in a 28 Hull will be a little tough with the 525 and XR and maybe a little help from the ITS if put on...but any of the boats named above with the 650 Ilmor/Indy package would be over the 90+mph range...and you can forget about blowing drives..
I've owned a Baja 24 O/L, 29 O/L with twins and a 33 O/L with HP500's and the 33 did 89 in race set up...so to have a nice 28' boat that dose 90+ with a single is a great set up...
Look how many guys have a 30' boat or smaller and are putting on blowers and spending 5k to 10k trying to get to the 90+ mph mark...and blowing drives along the way...
i think its a good market to go after...but like alot have said here...price point will make the differance

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