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Old 09-10-2003, 07:41 PM
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I've got a bug up my ass about making a change. Lately I have been mysteriously drawn to looking at cats. Besides the speed diff., how do they handle rough, snotty water, such as swells and chop beam side. My Sonic is great in rough water and I have no idea what a cat would feel like. I guess to answer my own question would be to ride in one. But any experiences would be appreciated.

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I raced V bottoms 32 hustler, 40 hustler, then I moved up to a 40 skater.

WOW what a diff. a fellow racer put it this way. Do you see any of the rich old guys racing V's.

They are faster in all water conditions, and a better ride.

Once you ride in a cat you will not go back to a V.

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I'm curious about this one also as I just bought a smaller cat and I've always had V's. I cant believe people aren't eating this one up. I thought for sure it would get a lot more replies. Anyone?
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i made the switch also... i now own a 31 american offshore. i will not be switching back thats for sure. the speed and ride are untouchable by a v bottom boat.

do yourself a favor and buy a cat..

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Kendall,

Anytime you would like to ride in my little cat you are more than welcome. Once you get to the 28 30 or 32 range it becomes a WHOLE NEW WORLD! Once you switch, you are done! The ride and rough water capabilities are extraordinary.
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I'm making the switch from a 35 fountain to a 36 Nor-tech supercat

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Old 09-10-2003, 10:15 PM
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I have always been a v guy and really like them. But, after a few rides in different lenght cats and having driven one, I can say that cats ride better in all water conditions versus similar sized vees. The cats are unbelievable. You won't have the interior room in a cabin, regardless of the cabin design in a cat, but you'll get terrific speed and awesome handling.
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If it's not a CAT it's a DOG!!!!!!!!
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i made the switch also... i now own a 31 american offshore. i will not be switching back thats for sure. the speed and ride are untouchable by a v bottom boat.

do yourself a favor and buy a cat..

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