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Old 06-27-2010, 07:32 AM
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hello everyone i'm new around here looking for some help on a future boat purchase.

when i was a kid a local builder in the VI took a 23 monza hull mold and started putting sport decks on them. he make a few that were also 25. they were powered by 200 outboards and did around 50-55. ive always wanted one or something of that style.

i dont have a picture but it resembles the superboat 24.

on that note, as of right now i am looking at a few different used boats, but havent really ridden on many of them.

-24 superboat
-26 powerplay sport deck
-monza z-280 (not a sport deck, CC, but i have ridden one)

i dont do much if any offshore fishing, pretty much just island hopping. sport decks are wanted, but i can settle for a CC.

looking for something 55+ mph range, can handle medium chop, 25-30sih feet, outboard engine, and simple, i pretty much need a hull with a motor lol.

any recommendations and comparisons are greatly appreciated. as of now <50k please

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welcome to the site. Its tough to go wrong with any of those. The Superboat and Powerplay i am familiar with and they are both great boats. You may also want to look at one of Charlie Mccarthys Bannana Boats.

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thanks, very interesting, are they in south florida? maybe i could meet up and see one of the used inventory, and possibly take a demo ride after i get back from work in a month
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There is a 25 Powerplay in the classifieds here on OSO.
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i am still up in the air with what i want to purchase, just researching right now, would prefer a single outboard for fuel reasons.
trying to make an educated decision
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Check out my Sutphen. The 26 is an amazing rough water boat for its size and fast! If your looking for a great boat to get a feel of running a performance boat this could be you!
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how does that sutphen go?
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24 Pantera...
Call the factory and speak to Jo or Pepe www.panteraboats.com
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Check out my Sutphen. The 26 is an amazing rough water boat for its size and fast! If your looking for a great boat to get a feel of running a performance boat this could be you!
http://www.offshoreonly.com/classifi...o34580-en.html
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how does that sutphen go?
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Call the factory and speak to Jo or Pepe www.panteraboats.com
havent seen much that are my style so far. thanks for the like tho
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starting to narrow down on needs here:
-single O/B
-55+ mph
-able to take abuse, in the future it will most likely be left on a mooring ball, ran, not washed off. pretty much ridden hard and put away wet.
-able to take 4-5 foot chop on a regualr basis.

- going to be use for island hopping around the virgin islands, surf excursion, late night bar trips in the bvi. maybe a DD for work lol.
dont need all the fancy crap, want a fast hull that can take a beating, with an outboard motor that doesnt suck fuel, can jump into and go. no bathroom, matresses, pillows, carpet, electronics, or anything of that sort. a race boat that can be DD.
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