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Old 11-25-2020, 06:02 AM
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Are there any other boats to consider in the 100-125k range that are fast, fuel efficient boats with a good ride? Something like the WW or contenders High 50's to mid 60's and 1.5+ MPG. Thanks for any input.
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You might be able to get into an Onslow Bay 27 for that range and the 2x300 or 2x350 boats will do that all day long , the 2x250 boat will be 58-60mph on the top end.
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32’ intrepid would be a great choice. My 356 would even do well.
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Are there any other boats to consider in the 100-125k range that are fast, fuel efficient boats with a good ride? Something like the WW or contenders High 50's to mid 60's and 1.5+ MPG. Thanks for any input.
Both the WW 28 and 32 will top out around 60+ with F300s and get 2mpg on long cruises, if run right. The new cost would be higher, though, I would think, unless you get a bare bones version.
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With a medium load getting 3 mpg average with a 25 Competition single 300 Suzuki. Top end 50 and cruise around 30.
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34 fountain used of course with that budget
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The problem with a lot of these are they aren't available. I haven't seen much for sale in the WW or the OB
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The problem with a lot of these are they aren't available. I haven't seen much for sale in the WW or the OB
Ive seen a ton of contenders for sale the last few months. Sky high prices, but check contenders only on FB.
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Ya the contenders seem to be a dime a dozen its really the onlsow and WW you can't really find these days
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Bluewater 2550 or 2850 in that range, depending on age. My 2550 runs flat and pretty darn good reason I went this route. WW 28 is also a damn nice ride
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In that budget hands down winner used 34 fountain. Followed by cape horn used 31
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I would get a 31 contender. Always be a hull people will put for
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Originally Posted by Crpalp View Post
Ya the contenders seem to be a dime a dozen its really the onlsow and WW you can't really find these days
There have been a few of each for sale on this forum over the past couple of months (WW & Onslow).
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Island Runner 31

Excellent Ride, 2mpg cruise, 60mph wot.

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I vote Contender

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