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Old 08-10-2011, 06:20 PM
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Bigger cockpit with side by side. And we didn't see any speed or handling gains with the staggered set-up. So why do it?
Isn't maintenance much easier on a staggered boat?
I'm years away, but working on refining my dream boat in my head.
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We do a mono 33'10" from the tip of the bow to the transom although with the bustle it's a bit longer - 525's or Ilmor's with your choice of drives - full cockpit or open with a screen, no problem doing the stagger either.







We only build race boats or race boats for leisure use and although we're a little bit further away from you than the competition you wouldn't see many like it!
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Isn't maintenance much easier on a staggered boat?
I'm years away, but working on refining my dream boat in my head.
Good question.

However with stock Mercruiser or Mercury High Performance engines oil dipsticks, oil and fuel filters, water pumpsetc. are all up front and user friendly.

If you want other engine options then maintainence is more of an issue. But really, what is at the back of the engine you need to get to?

I take more bimbos in bikinis in my cockpit first but I am just silly about that.

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That's good to know.
But hey, i wasn't that far off.
No, you were dead nutz on. Stop by if you get down my way and let's talk boats!
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Here say is not fact most Fountains ride on rails and one of the fastest hulls out there !!Not that many builders V/hulls go 100mph with stock 525'sBuy the Fountain
Does anybody here actually have that set up and have confirmed those numbers?
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Does anybody here actually have that set up and have confirmed those numbers?
Just hear say.
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Agree with Rik.
I have been onboard the boat in the BananaShark workshop, I left the feeling of really wanting one, and so did my wife, and we normally never agree on anything. Was very impressed knowledge of the team and the quality of the build. Should also be very fast with its biggest stepps in class.


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Old 08-11-2011, 07:56 AM
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As many will soon point out, the 35 Fountain is really a 32 foot boat.
Hey dumb azz Sunsations have a large integrated swim platform too! Ever seen one? So does that make the 32 really a 30?
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Not sure who you are talking to about the ride in a Fountain. By your response, I can only assume you have not ridden in one.
Most performance V's do not jump on plane, some better some worse, high X's and large pitch props contribute to that.
Runs like dog****? one of the most efficient hulls going in any size. Compare speeds with equal power in same size boats. Fountains are usually as fast if not faster.
Poor manners at high speed? I have never had one of my Fountains do anything unpredicable at high speed.
Most people who ride in ours have never been over 100 mph on the water, usually their first remark is how stable the boat was, and didnt even feel like you were going that fast.
Many great manufacturers to chose from, few fit you needs, go water test yourself instead of relying on second hand information.
But since you own many faster, bigger boats, you probably all ready knew that.
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Does anybody here actually have that set up and have confirmed those numbers?
I believe Powerboat tested it at 101 or right around there.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QFHKKvAJGo

They are rare to see, but the rear power bolsters instead of the bench seat is a really cool option.
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