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Old 09-26-2019, 12:34 PM
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Anyone have any first hand info on a Stuart 27? Look like very well built boats. Anyone have experience with twin 300s on one?
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I know someone who had a Albury...sold it...went to a Stuart...sold it right away didnt care for it and then built a new 27 Albury. He said Albury Bros. is in a class by itself..
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I crossed over to the Bahamas with one that had twin f300s. From what I remember, it was light on fuel capacity for the size. I believe it topped out in high 50s - low 60s.

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Originally Posted by Jassman View Post
I know someone who had a Albury...sold it...went to a Stuart...sold it right away didnt care for it and then built a new 27 Albury. He said Albury Bros. is in a class by itself..
thanks. I have had an Albury 23...great boat but in the 27s I like the Stuart layout a lot better.
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Originally Posted by T-bone123 View Post


thanks. I have had an Albury 23...great boat but in the 27s I like the Stuart layout a lot better.
since you are in north carolina you might want to look at onslow bay 27, built in Hampstead------ or not -----
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since you are in north carolina you might want to look at onslow bay 27, built in Hampstead------ or not -----
not what Iím looking for. Different style of boat and Iíve had one too. This is going to be a tender/ island boat wonít be fished much. Diving and cruising.
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Originally Posted by Salty Gator4 View Post
I crossed over to the Bahamas with one that had twin f300s. From what I remember, it was light on fuel capacity for the size. Topped out in high 50s from what I remember.
Thanks. That was a concern I had about fuel but sounds like they can add more? Would like to be able to run from West palm to elbow straight
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Subbed. Very interested in this boat as well.
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We looked hard at them and did a sea trial before settling on our Cobia 277. Stuartís are really solidly built. Pound on the side and itís like a rock. Great layout options with either a coffin box or forward seating. Theyíll do some minor customization depending on what you need. The boat I sea trialed had twin 200 Suzukiís. Topped out a smidge under 50 and was getting almost 3 mpg at cruise around 30. The best feature is the hull design. Since itís got a round bilge design, like the Albury, there is minimal pounding in chop and boat wakes.

We went with the Cobia, as for a similar price to a base Stuart 27 with 200s, we were able to max out the hp and electronics/stereo on our 277. We also had a trade and didnít have to wait for a build (although I donít think the wait time is very long compared to some other builders). I do say that part of me wishes we had the Stuart. The sea trial still sticks in my head every time we take a few jolts from some bigger chop on longer Bahamas runs. Stuart is definitely worth a close look.
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Originally Posted by arosmarin View Post
We looked hard at them and did a sea trial before settling on our Cobia 277. Stuartís are really solidly built. Pound on the side and itís like a rock. Great layout options with either a coffin box or forward seating. Theyíll do some minor customization depending on what you need. The boat I sea trialed had twin 200 Suzukiís. Topped out a smidge under 50 and was getting almost 3 mpg at cruise around 30. The best feature is the hull design. Since itís got a round bilge design, like the Albury, there is minimal pounding in chop and boat wakes.

We went with the Cobia, as for a similar price to a base Stuart 27 with 200s, we were able to max out the hp and electronics/stereo on our 277. We also had a trade and didnít have to wait for a build (although I donít think the wait time is very long compared to some other builders). I do say that part of me wishes we had the Stuart. The sea trial still sticks in my head every time we take a few jolts from some bigger chop on longer Bahamas runs. Stuart is definitely worth a close look.
Thanks. was it a pretty dry boat?
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No opinion about the boat. I came for pictures and found none. Here's the website and a picture.

https://stuartboatworks.com/the-stuart-27/


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Originally Posted by T-bone123 View Post


Thanks. was it a pretty dry boat?
We didn't have a lot of wind, so it was tough to tell. Like the Albury they do have spray rails.

Here's a pic of their latest build:


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That is a beautifully boat right there ��
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Originally Posted by arosmarin View Post
We didn't have a lot of wind, so it was tough to tell. Like the Albury they do have spray rails.

Here's a pic of their latest build:

just saw this on YouTube . Wow


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