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Old 03-27-2011, 12:26 PM
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Maybe cause I live up north where it cools off at night, dont fish and love to overnight on the boat I totally dont get it.....on any level.

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Simple:

Want a boat that a big group of Friends(girls) can all hang together with you? Get a CC.

Want a boat that GUARANTEES you can seperate the HOT one from the rest and take off? Get a BAD ASS performance boat.
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I know you can physically fit more people in a CC, but where the heck will they all sit? Most try to hang onto the leaning post, or try not to bounce out of the front seats, assuming they have cushions at all. Except for the very pricey ones, most have somewhat comfortable seating for 3-4
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I would be honored to own either a 39 nortech CC with half cabin or the Epic 41. I have no problem owning more than one boat, and would use either at any time and still have a stupid grin on my face.
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When I wrote this commentary and linked to it, I had no idea the topic would catch fire like this. From the industry side, it's been an easy trend to identify, especially in the last 10 years. But hearing straight from current and former performance-based center-console is even more enlightening.

Great discussion and excellent feedback from those who love and don't love center consoles.

This is probably sacrilege, but I actually like how quiet today's outboards are. I like that I have to look at the tachs if I can't remember starting them. I know, I know, aversion to loud noises is a function of age.
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Maybe cause I live up north, dont fish and love to overnight I totally dont get it.....on any level.
+1 on that. I view CC's as a florida thing. If you want a boat for 10+ people you get a big wakeboard boat
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I know you can physically fit more people in a CC, but where the heck will they all sit? Most try to hang onto the leaning post, or try not to bounce out of the front seats, assuming they have cushions at all. Except for the very pricey ones, most have somewhat comfortable seating for 3-4
The 32 ft Concept CC can sit 10 people, that's a lot more than 3 or 4 !
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When I wrote this commentary and linked to it, I had no idea the topic would catch fire like this. From the industry side, it's been an easy trend to identify, especially in the last 10 years. But hearing straight from current and former performance-based center-console is even more enlightening.

Great discussion and excellent feedback from those who love and don't love center consoles.

This is probably sacrilege, but I actually like how quiet today's outboards are. I like that I have to look at the tachs if I can't remember starting them. I know, I know, aversion to loud noises is a function of age.
I am 53 and the first thing I did after buying my new 36 cat with twin 700sc's was to have a shop take out those stupid mufflers and straight pipe it right out the back of the boat. Quite, don't be silly Matt!!
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