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Old 06-27-2001, 07:58 PM
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Which one would you want/ 35 formula 500efi's or 35 fountian 500 efi's ? and what do you think about the diff. in cabins in each ?
 
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Old 06-27-2001, 08:20 PM
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Go for Formula (gee I wonder why). No other boat cabin compares to the Formula fit, finish and features.

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I'll take the Formula because it's really a 35' boat, not a 32' with a beak

Plus, they put the sticks on the right side of the wheel
 
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I would go with the Formula, I,ve owned two and still have a 38. Great quality boat, great fit and finish, will not fall apart!
 
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<STRONG>I'll take the Formula because it's really a 35' boat, not a 32' with a beak </STRONG>

Wow! That's gonna hurt. Never did like that beak.
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Isn't the Fountain several miles per hour faster? Anybody know the top ends on each?
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<STRONG>Isn't the Fountain several miles per hour faster? Anybody know the top ends on each?</STRONG>
35 feet - 3 foot beak = less hull in water = a little faster
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Question is how big a diff in ride does the 3 feet make?

I found the specs for the 35' Fountain
LOA: 35' / 10.67 m
Beam: 8'6" / 2.6 m
Weight: 8,400 lbs. / 3,810 kgs
Fuel capacity: 182 gals. / 689 l
Recommended power: twin 500 EFI Mercurys with Bravo One drives
Speed - 86+ MPH
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35ft - 3 ft water = not as stable in rough sea & less room in cabin.

ive heard the beak design steers better than the formula...

but i like the formula better.

however, the early designs of WELLCRAFT SCARAB, circa 1978 are still widely accepted as the most classic and truly superior design of all time.

 
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The Formula site didn't list top speed. But get this, it's only 175 pounds heavier with more boat in the water. Hmmm...

Centerline Length: 35' 3" (10.74 m)
Maximum Beam: 8' 3" (2.51 m)
Approx. Weight: 8,575 lbs (3,890 kg)
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