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Old 05-17-2004, 10:00 AM
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I am looking for a new boat and would like to go with a cat. It can have either outboards or inboards. Must have a cabin of some sort. Would like to stay in the 30 to 35 foot range. What would you all recomend. would like to see mid 90's. Would like to consider them all even the ones that are small companies.

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Old 05-17-2004, 10:07 AM
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Ive been looking at cats as well. The tops in quality are with out a doubt Skater. Also check out the AMT. As for the cabin, well thats a problem, 90's however is not.
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The best CAT I have seen in that size range with a decent cabin is definitely eliminator. I would love to have a Skater but there are some major funds needed for a Skater with a cabin. I looked at a 30' eliminator last year that had a suprisingly nice cabin for a 30' CAT.

All I had to do was get a few insurance quotes and the idea of owning a CAT faded away quickly
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http://www.sleekcraft.com/magic/index.html

New 34 Magic Cat

Above average and has a cabin.
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AMT but no cabin!
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Old 05-17-2004, 10:37 AM
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Default Re: BEST CAT from 30 to 35

When buying a cat you REALLY need to look closely and RIDE in them as well. I would look at only a few manufacturers because there are only a few that really build cats that can handle the bumpy stuff. They are and in no particular order:

Skater
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Shane summed it up pretty well. However, Skater Spectre and AMT build what I believe you are looking for.

All three are very similar boats built to the highest quality.

Realistic everyday speeds with these three boats will be between 105-115 mph with 300x's. I encourage you to make calls to the owners of these company's and discuss the characteristics of each boat.

I personally just finished building a 30 Spectre and am having a fantastic time dialing it in. Just a whole lot of fun to drive.

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I am looking for a new boat and would like to go with a cat. It can have either outboards or inboards. Must have a cabin of some sort. Would like to stay in the 30 to 35 foot range. What would you all recomend. would like to see mid 90's. Would like to consider them all even the ones that are small companies.

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there is a 36 skater with triple promax's and a cabin for sale on the skater website.
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