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Old 08-19-2004, 08:44 PM
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I was gonna do a poll but it's easier just to ask and get responses.

Question:

What is a very good but "least talked about" or "recognized" offshore boat out there in terms of performance and quality. Maybe a boat that "got lost" and needs a little boost! Maybe we can identify a few and do a little overdue "horn tooting"!

Obviously it dosen't have to be the "least" but you know what I am getting at; a "sleeper" or "diamond in the rough".

You don't have to be "popular to be best" sometimes can apply.

Remember in making a decision "The only real valuable thing is intuition."

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My choice is going to be a Donzi 18' Classic or 22' Classic

L O A 180 (5.49m)
BEAM 70 (3.13m)
DRAFT, DOWN 29 (0.74m)
UP 14 (0.36m)
DEADRISE 24
FUEL CAP 41 gal (155.2L)
WEIGHT (appr) 2,700 lbs (1224.7kg)
MAX HP 350 (261kw)
BRIDGE CLEARANCE 26 (.66m)

L O A 226 (6.86m)
BEAM 70 (3.13m)
DRAFT, DOWN 31 (0.79m)
UP 16 (0.41m)
DEADRISE 24
FUEL CAP 52 gal (196.8L)
WEIGHT (appr) 3,400 lbs (1542kg)
MAX HP 470 (223.71kw)
BRIDGE CLEARANCE 28 (.71m

Just something reasonably priced and powered to have a blast with!
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Without a doubt, it can only be....the Cobra!

Nuff' said
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Offshore??? In that Donzi? I duno what shore you've been hanging out on. With that freeboard you'll be pushin it in anything bigger than a bath tub.
 
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Offshore??? In that Donzi? I duno what shore you've been hanging out on. With that freeboard you'll be pushin it in anything bigger than a bath tub.

I agree, it would be a "fair-weather" lake boat.
Maybe I started a "dumb thread"?
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Offshore??? In that Donzi? I duno what shore you've been hanging out on. With that freeboard you'll be pushin it in anything bigger than a bath tub.

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this one
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40 Excalibur, im partial but mine is starting to suprise me.
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Donzi was a good choice for protected waters. I am going to choose another that qualifies as a true ofshore.
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