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Old 02-11-2019, 10:43 AM
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Jeepman
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Originally Posted by Blue Fury View Post

I'm paranoid about Fountains because they ride not so good unless they are doing 40 plus mph, you sure can't run 40 in 3' seas in that boat without feeling like you're going to get ejected... I've been in a 38' a few times to the shelf.
the good part is with that boat we're running 45-50 mph getting .9 mpg if weather allows.

For me, would not make a long run in 3' seas no matter what hull I was on. If it is not smooth then we just stay in close. But when it is flat, and I can run wideass open then need speed. We do ever now and then make day trips out 100 miles, but got to have boats that can cruise 40+, if not spend to much time boat riding and not enough time fishing.
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