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Old 11-12-2007, 12:18 PM
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Seen this at Appalachicola seafood fest couple weeks back
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I love the 16 ft cruiser and can see myself exploring many of the waterways around me over extended weekends. The ability to cruise at a speed fast enough to cover reasonable distances and economical enough for it to be a reality is very appealing.
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If it me, or does it look like a Panga with a little cabin on it? cool little boat.
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always wondered who buys them and what the hell are they used for.
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the 16 was priced at $25,000
The 22 was $52,000.00
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They make them about 2 miles from my office and there are lots of them here in Washington..Nice little boats, but they are true " dories" meaning no deadrise at the transom..They are pounders in a chop. The upside to that hull is they plane with less power.

Read the book River Horse..William Least Heat-Moon ran the 22 footer from New York to the Pacific on the rivers of the US. Interesting book.
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Boy, that's a heck of an upgrade, $27,000 for 6' of boat. Does that $52,000 include a kicker motor and gold in the cabin where the sink an stove are? Saw some of these a couple of years ago at Lake Powell and they just cruise along with significantly less power than I had. Intriguing little boats.
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A lot of them in Alaska. They're a balsa core boat, so you'll see small motors pushing the light hull. I think they're really nice looking boats, but I've never ridden on one.
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They are a nice verry well bulit cork ,
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Old 11-13-2007, 05:14 PM
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$52k for a 22ft boat!! WOW!! Boaters must be rich in your part of the world!
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I ran a 26' C-Dory as a charter boat for a while in Alaska. Definitely a rough ride in the slop, but overall a tough little boat. Flat on the bottom.

I think they are mainly into their catamaran line - sure is a lot of them out there. (Some old ones too).
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I see a lot of older folks cruising the coast of maine in them. They are very cheap to run, have all the needed features for a long day or weekend. I REALLY like them, but I just dont see the 22 as an offshore fishing boat- its a cruiser to me through and through.
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I love that 16 fter
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I live here Apalach./ St George Island and know Wefings sells them, and they are cool looking, but I have never seen one on the water around here. The Hun
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