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Old 10-30-2002, 04:45 PM
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Ha, hows this for ya, 27'7"in the water. 34'6" overall. What a beak, and its not even a fountain. I like the 28 ft designation when I have to pay for anything by the foot.
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Old 10-30-2002, 06:30 PM
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But who cares we all knew this when we bought them right!!??!!
That's exactly what I was thinking when I first started reading this thread. Everyone who buys a boat, stands, sits, and/or rides in it. They obviously decided the boat was "big enough" for their needs, so who gives a rats azz what designation they put on it, though it does seem to me that beak owners are a little more touchy about this subject.
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Old 10-30-2002, 06:52 PM
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im not touchy!
i purchased mine on the bases that i love the boat, excellent handling and performance, awsome looking, comfortable for were i boat and its fast that was all i needed at the time of purchase.
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The CGS 41 actually 39 since it had no platform had a beak added so it would qualify for super V a few years ago. Also remember hearing about a fountain that had the beak cut off just before the Catalina Ski race cause the boat was 6" too long.
You are right...the 42 Fountains that ran in the Catalina ski race cut off 6" of the "beak" and qualified for the race which has a max of 39'. They don't count the swim plateform in the length of the boat for the race.
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Old 10-30-2002, 07:59 PM
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If they measured boats from the tip of the bow to the tip of the outermost part of the drives, would that curtail the molded swim platform comments by folks?
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Size does'nt matter!
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my 28 SABER is 28'1", no platform or beak. if it had both of these it would be 31'. certainly my boat would sound more impresive speed wise, with the same power if it was 31', correct?
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Old 10-30-2002, 08:05 PM
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32 fever,

no, then we would all be argueing about extension boxes
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no, then we would all be argueing about extension boxes
DOH! There is always a catch....

Of course, with a little custom work, you could take your 28 Saber and turn it into a 41 Saber......LOL!
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The size only matters when you are paying for a slip, storage bottom wash etc. the owners of the big numbers and short boats are getting screwed!!
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