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Old 08-16-2010, 01:46 PM
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Ok guys have any of you owned or driven both of these boats? How do they compare in performance, size,running surface, cockpit, and cabin. I know the running surface on the Sunsationis is just under 30' I'm assuming the Fountain is somewhere around 32'
I know a Sunsation with lab fiinshed props and 496MagHO's will run 83 MPH with great acceleration and good cruising speeds. Sunsation has some of the best customer service in the industry. I've owned a 32' Sunsation and a 29' Fountain. My preferance would be a 32' Sunsation but I have found what I think are great deals on 3 35' Fountains

Thanks What do you guys think of these three boats? Which one would you choose?



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You already said the words you need to hear.... Sunsation has the best customer service you will find... hands down - Nor-tech I hear is pretty good as well
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Check out this one...

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owned both, 35 Fountain hands down, much more stable & predictable ride, (above 75), I'm comparing boats the were built 1997 - 1999 my .02
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That is actually my boat. KN if you have any questions feel free to give me a call!
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I dont think you can compare. Been on both and the sunsation is cool, but lets face it, its not a Fountain!
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I saw that boat, I check Sunsations website on a regular basis. It looks like a very nice boat, competitivly priced. I just really don't like the purple's that seem to be on a lot of the Sunsations around those years. I've even talked to Mitch about painting a 32' all white because I can't seam to find one that I like the graphics on.
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owned both, 35 Fountain hands down, much more stable & predictable ride, (above 75), I'm comparing boats the were built 1997 - 1999 my .02
How did the two compare in size in the cockpit and cabin? Are the Fountain bolsters as comfortable as the McLeod's in the Sunsation?
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The cockpit is a bit larger on the fountain, the sunpad is way bigger, cabin is about the same, there is an enclosed head on the Fountain, I would say the bolsters are comparable as well, IMO the fountain handled the waves much better & felt more solid, better construction, no stress cracks on the hull, all that being said, I did prefer the looks of the sunny better, but as they say looks only get you so far
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