View Poll Results: What 24/25' boat would you pick?
25' Active Thunder
108
7.12%
25' Baja
376
24.79%
25' Checkmate
392
25.84%
24' Pantera
166
10.94%
25' PowerPlay
101
6.66%
25' Sunsation
95
6.26%
24' Superboat
111
7.32%
25' Ultimate Warlock
65
4.28%
24' Velocity
103
6.79%
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Old 05-27-2004, 06:58 PM
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Yup, from shockwaves website. Most West Coast boats sport a 21 degree V since the West really isn't an offshore area. Mostly rough lakes.

Centerline length: 25'
Beam: 98"
Bottom: 21 -degree V
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I could be wrong, but I'm pretty sure the 25 Shockwave has a 24 degree bottom and that the website has an error. I used to have one of their 29's (24 degree bottom) and it worked great in the ocean. I know a lot of people out here with 25' shockwaves who take them out in the Pacific and they seem to handle the water well for a 25' boat.
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Old 05-27-2004, 08:32 PM
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A 26' Nova ST is very similiar to a Scarab with a slightly wider beam and it works great in the rough stuff but if you want a true 24'er don't jump till you ride a Pantera. I did and it handles like a 26'er and the 28'er handles like a 30'er. The price is reasonable too especially with single power getting a 24- with 425 HP for 65k new and a 28' with T-425's for about a hundred. JO gave me a nice package deal in an e-mail and am considering doing a 28.
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Old 06-03-2004, 11:01 PM
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Personally I would go for a hydrolift s24r.

Nice and clean with a lot of design details. and its fast with a single engine.

saw one on a local race, it was radar messured to 86miles.

http://www.hydrolift.no/
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Old 06-04-2004, 12:12 PM
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Personally I would go for a hydrolift s24r.

Nice and clean with a lot of design details. and its fast with a single engine.

saw one on a local race, it was radar messured to 86miles.

http://www.hydrolift.no/
Looks interesting, but no North American dealer!!!
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Old 06-04-2004, 05:54 PM
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Looks interesting, but no North American dealer!!!
Thats to bad.

But if you give them a call they will garantied help you with that if you are interested.
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Old 06-12-2004, 10:59 PM
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I have heard that pounding for pounding that those Banana's are one of if not the best 24 deep vee on the high seas. Its too bad they don't make them anymore.
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If I had to pick, it would be this one. This is one nice looking boat. Almost has me thinking... http://server1.offshoreonly.com/geoc...php?a=2&b=1439

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Old 07-16-2004, 05:08 PM
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Get one of these. We're very happy, just need to go bigger now
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Pantera gets my vote.
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Old 07-22-2004, 11:08 PM
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How about a Four Winns Liberator 241 with a 650hp 540?

I myself would like to have any of these boats listed, but I must say that checkmates, especially the older 251 convincors' always made me look twice.
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