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Old 07-16-2003, 02:47 PM
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Default Smoothest riding, 70+ MPH boat in the 28 to 31 foot range

After talking with the wife, "we" have decided that it's not the cabin that's important, but rather the RIDE. Since I will be keeping the boat in a slip (on my home lake), I doubt that we will ever overnight in it.

So..... What would y'all consider to be the smoothest riding, 70+ MPH boat in the 28 to 31 foot range? My current boat will go over 70mph, but it can be a very rough ride on the weekends!

I want to keep the price under $60K, so I will be looking at older boats.

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There is no question about this one....Cig Bullett !!
I'll give Sonic the cabin......But Ride.....Naaaaaa
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You mean one like this ?
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Head on my 302 will plow through just about anything. You can find one under $60k too.
 
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Do you want me to fly down & sea trial her for ya ??
Cig1988 has a 1989 on the market also
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Thanks birdog, but I live in Austin, so I'm only 200 miles away.
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There is always Pantera!
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Clay,

What happened to the 31-35 range? You're going the wrong way.
 
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LOL @ 29Fever. Yep, I'm getting smaller. I know that a 35-foot boat will ride smoother than a 31-foot boat, so making the boat "smaller" will make the question/poll tougher. Also, since the wife doesn't care about the cabin, I'm now looking for "dockside" appeal.

I still want an enclosed head, a place to sleep, and a place to "prepare food" so that I can write it off as a "house" on my income taxes. A/C and shore power would also be nice, but I don't think that a smaller, used boat will have that. I know they won't have a genset.

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Sorry gotta beat your request by a foot and say the 32 Advantage, I've rode in a ton of boats, it's got the smoothest ride of any I've been on. and the roomy cockpit, and the sleeping room, and a/c, fridge, and I cant help you on the 60K thing. But what a hell of a smooth riding/fast hull.
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