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Old 04-09-2020, 04:33 PM
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Just looking to see what y’all believe to be the top boats of 2020. Please keep the price range between 50-200k and a range of 18-32ft long. Or what the best boat Brands are for a mixture of Fishing and cruising. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by Goose dog View Post
Just looking to see what y’all believe to be the top boats of 2020. Please keep the price range between 50-200k and a range of 18-32ft long. Or what the best boat Brands are for a mixture of Fishing and cruising. Thanks.
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23 Albury Brothers
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Too wide, there are a ton of great boats in that range.
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All brands of boats, cars, homes, motorcycles, etc are only as good as the MAINTENANCE AND CARE they receive by the owner. A well maintained Bayliner will preform far better offshore than a poorly maintained Contender.
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I too seek a very ridiculous answer. Boats, 15-85ft, priced between 5k and 13 million. Do tell.
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Blind man...
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All joking aside , I can tell you from the recent boat show just about all of your mid-tier boat manufactures have upped their game. They are putting out some well designed fishing platforms. There are a lot of small batch manufactures that put out some incredible products but i hope they have the deep pockets to outlast the condition the country is in. I will give you my list but are you looking at Bay Boats, nearshore CC or all out offshore CC's . All have their place and are different .
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1. Onslow Bay
2. Everything else.
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Agree with above
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Originally Posted by kingfisher7697 View Post
All brands of boats, cars, homes, motorcycles, etc are only as good as the MAINTENANCE AND CARE they receive by the owner. A well maintained Bayliner will preform far better offshore than a poorly maintained Contender.
You had me up until your second sentence lol. I’ll take the poorly maintained Contender all day long.
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Originally Posted by tango2echo View Post
1. Onslow Bay
2. Everything else.

What he said
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ZCB Boats for a new company.
Sea Lion Boats another new company

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The one you own, use and maintain. How many high end boats do not leave the dock, yet the guys with the old beat up rig is out enjoying life.Its about the best fit for you.
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I'll bite: And dare anyone to show me better specs. apples to apples

World Cat 295 CC - Twin 300's = $245,000
No Mono-hull can come close to the smooth ride in any kind of chop.
No Mono-hull will draft less
No mono-hull will get better fuel economy
No Mon-hull has the same usable room inside the hull (Have to go up 3'-4' in a mono to get close)
LOA: 29’1″
Molded LOA: 29’1″
Beam: 9’6″
Hull Draft: 15”
Typical Cruise**: 31.7 mph / 1.8 mpg
Typical WOT**: 55.4 mph / 1.0 mpg

Simply put: A Better Way To Boat!
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Love the Grady-White Coastal Explorer 251. For my style boating (inshore New England) it's really a swiss army knife of boats. That's my vote!
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So many options/opinions.. that's like saying, "what's the best car between $50k-$150k?" A boat is just a tool, and no tool is perfect for every job. For that price range though, I'd snag a new 25' Regulator with twin 250's. Should be able to find one loaded just under that $200k cap.
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The 2020 Pair Marine from the old Sea Ox Molds. Bryan is doing a hell of a job and they are reasonably priced- you can get the 21 foot with a 175 on the back for under 50k. or dress it up with all the bells and whistles for under 70 still!!! and those boats are a fishing machine!!!!!
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The 2020 Pair Marine from the old Sea Ox Molds. Bryan is doing a hell of a job and they are reasonably priced- you can get the 21 foot with a 175 on the back for under 50k. or dress it up with all the bells and whistles for under 70 still!!! and those boats are a fishing machine!!!!!
Can't wait to get mine back on the water. Have a few things I'm customizing even more the next week or two then I'll do a thorough walk thru video that I wanted to do last year, but never got around to it. Made a new windshield, some more storage solutions, and some fun stuff.

My buddy has a 21 on order as well. He's pumped

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