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Old 01-21-2010, 07:41 AM
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Default 43'-46' Carolina boat reccomendations?

Looking for a 43'-46' carolina convertable. From 2000 to newer or possibly a boat in progress where the buyer bailed. Ive looked at all the regulars but want to see what else is out there.
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MMP,

Get ready to be avalanched by builders and their customers! Please look at the following website.

Pat Harrison builds a 39 footer that can also be built larger to fit your needs. I have been on the "Carolina Magic" shown on his website and after experiencing that I may not be able to go on anything smaller. Good Luck!

www.HarrisonBoatworks.com
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Does it get better than a Spencer?
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I think Jarrett Bay has been trying to sell a partially built 43' hull that someone bailed on at least a year ago.

http://www.jarrettbay.com/constructi...php?hullnum=53

EDIT: Just realized you were looking for a convertible... this is an express.

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Originally Posted by jbg108 View Post
Does it get better than a Spencer?
will Spencer build a convertible that small? Will any custom builders these days? All I have heard in the recent past is how it's not economically feasible to build a 45', for almost the same $$$ you can build a low 50's and have more room. It doesn't make much sense to me, but I'm not a boatbuilder so I don't know.
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Not a carolina hull, but Judge Yachts will custom build on the 42 Jersey mold they have.
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Boy, That Harrison 39' sure has nice lines. Less like an old Carolina hull with too much flare/tumblehome and more like a Florida boat. Nice shear
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Originally Posted by jbg108 View Post
Does it get better than a Spencer?

Im pretty sure they don't make a convertable in that size range, atleast I haven't seen any for sale
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Originally Posted by mmppirate View Post
Im pretty sure they don't make a convertable in that size range, atleast I haven't seen any for sale

They made a sweet IPS Express though.
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http://www.lightningyachts.com/aboutus.html will build whatever you want.
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Not many recent carolina convertables in that size range that I can recall... maybe a couple of Alex Willis boats out there around 45'. Most builders would say that it's just plywood and paint... they can build you a 48'-53' boat for about the same money and it will handle better and not be so cramped. If you are bent on that size range maybe go look for a 46'-47' Davis that's been repowered. Hope you don't have to run down-sea too often.
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call leonard at cap n squid boat works, he is your guy
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http://www.yachtworld.com/core/listi...g_id=75647&url=
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Paul Mann builds a gorgeous 43 with IPS 600's. Kick-ass machine...

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CMP, think you mean the Paul Spencer IPS express boat right??
Also forgot to mention that Shearline built a ~37' convertable day boat a few years back... it has been for sale off and on for a while.
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Originally Posted by HarborRd View Post
will Spencer build a convertible that small? Will any custom builders these days? All I have heard in the recent past is how it's not economically feasible to build a 45', for almost the same $$$ you can build a low 50's and have more room. It doesn't make much sense to me, but I'm not a boatbuilder so I don't know.
I think the times have caught up to every one. Including spencer?
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Default Capps Boat Works

Capps is a great boat to buy in the 40ish to 50ish range.
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if you want to go Custom, and Cold Molded Shearline are quite specialized in the smaller sizes
you can also go not Carolina but same as above and have a look at Gamefisherman from Florida
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Originally Posted by tbgame32 View Post
I think Jarrett Bay has been trying to sell a partially built 43' hull that someone bailed on at least a year ago.

http://www.jarrettbay.com/constructi...php?hullnum=53

EDIT: Just realized you were looking for a convertible... this is an express.

That is just the hull.... It can be an express or convertible....You can get this one right....
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Originally Posted by B-Faithful View Post
Not a carolina hull, but Judge Yachts will custom build on the 42 Jersey mold they have.

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