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Old 08-14-2016, 03:54 PM
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Or is it just for looks? Seams to me you loose a little running surface , comparing a 38' fountan to anything else's 38'. Would nose first re-entries be effected ?

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Why the beak- so the marketing department can add another foot or two to the boats brochure and ads with a semi straight face. The factory makes more money not having to spend the money to actually build a boat that long.

They are simply small for their size compared to most other offerings.

Its a trend that many companies follow by marketing the top length of their boat, vs the bottom of it- where most company add the swim step and call it "boat"- with fountain you get a swim step combined with a beak that can add several feet of boat length that doesn't really exist.

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Old 08-14-2016, 04:23 PM
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Why the beak- so the marketing department can add another foot or two to the boats brochure and ads with a semi straight face. The factory makes more money not having to spend the money to actually build a boat that long.

They are simply small for their size compared to most other offerings.

Its a trend that many companies follow by marketing the top length of their boat, vs the bottom of it- where most company add the swim step and call it "boat"- with fountain you get a swim step combined with a beak that can add several feet of boat length that doesn't really exist.

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Old 08-14-2016, 04:33 PM
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Yes brilliant, miss the old guy!
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