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Old 03-04-2003, 07:34 AM
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MattG
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Default How much freeboard is enough?

Do you plan on fishing this boat, or cocktail cruising. Remarks like you can never have enough freeboard is not true. High freebaord boats catch the wind, make them drift like c**p and overall stink for fishing. Your more likely to fall over the side from leaning over a high freeboard boat in order to get to the water to land your catch then you are in a low freebaord boat like a Mako where you can literally kneel on one knee, then lean your arms over to grab your catch, not your whole body. Boats are desighned for particular purposes. A Mako, is a real fishing boat, so if you are a hard core fisherman, you'll love the low freeboard.
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