Plus, the QM2 does not exactly plug along! What is the max speed for a following sea? I kinda doubt a following wave would catch the QM2 .......
Thanks guys. A wide flat bottom stern to accommodate the aziuthal pods make sense. I'm not so sure about the spoon shape protuberance! Now I'm...
So what is the reasoning for a mixed design, like the QM2?
You can also find chatter on deals on late model bowriders over on www.BoatingABC.com and www.TrailerBoats.com
For wakeboarding a big motor is not a bad fit. I would agree that a V8 is overkill for any 18 footer. But my 19' Chris-Craft had a V8, and it...
Monterey started life as a poor man's imitation of a Chaparral. But that was over a decade ago, they have improved a great deal over the years....
In bowriders this small when talking about hull performance we are really splitting hairs! The differences are much, much smaller than found in...
That strong, high chine in the bow may work for 55 footers. But it looks VERY odd on a 19. Otherwise, sharp looking design.
Oops! Does this mean I'm going to need a bigger trailer? :D
Err, quite agree Capt. G.
However, I was not the one asking the questions! Perhaps my link was confusing?
Here is a link to a thread on another site that may help -
What boat should I buy?
Since these are performance boats, you might also ask over on www.offshoreonly.com
In theory at least the finish and appointments on the Sea Ray should be a little better than you find on the other boats. However, this advantage...
My mind keeps coming back to the UK builder Solent, so I'm no help. But I'm sure the guys over on www.rib.net could help you.