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Old 02-14-2013, 06:19 PM
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With out being bias which of the 2 would u pick?
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Not been on either but have seen both. Both pretty. I'm biased so I will let others pick.
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Originally Posted by dadealbreaker View Post
With out being bias which of the 2 would u pick?
CH - better built

SH - more room


What will you be doing with it?
Old 02-14-2013, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by A Few Dollars View Post
CH - better built

SH - more room


What will you be doing with it?
I'm biased too, but like AFD asked, what are you doing with it?
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Not sure about the better built part, but definately more room in the SH. I think the newer 27's are built better each year. they definately have made changes with hardware etc. each will lack storage so tough call. I like the larger space.
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When I think CH, I think TANK. They are both very nice boats. What will you be using it for, the SH is pretty fishable, the CH is more of a fishing machine. The SH has a lot of room, seating, storage, and such. I think the CH has a foward seating option. It depends on your need, I needed seating and some creature comforts, thats how I ended up with my boat. It was between the boat I have and a SH 26/27, I just found my sailfish first. You'll be happy with either, just gauge it by what you will use it for most of the time. Fishing = CH, Fishing / Family Cruising = SH.
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95 percent fishing other 5 cruising!!! Want to go off shore
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Originally Posted by Fytnfyr1 View Post
When I think CH, I think TANK. They are both very nice boats. What will you be using it for, the SH is pretty fishable, the CH is more of a fishing machine. The SH has a lot of room, seating, storage, and such. I think the CH has a foward seating option. It depends on your need, I needed seating and some creature comforts, thats how I ended up with my boat. It was between the boat I have and a SH 26/27, I just found my sailfish first. You'll be happy with either, just gauge it by what you will use it for most of the time. Fishing = CH, Fishing / Family Cruising = SH.
This pretty much sums it up. ^^^
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Cape Horn 100%
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Originally Posted by dadealbreaker View Post
95 percent fishing other 5 cruising!!! Want to go off shore
In that case, absolutely Cape Horn.

If the numbers were reversed, then absolutely Sea Hunt.

Unless you're looking at the leftover 7-year-old Cape Horn in North Carolina...then hell no.
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Originally Posted by theolog View Post
In that case, absolutely Cape Horn.

If the numbers were reversed, then absolutely Sea Hunt.

Unless you're looking at the leftover 7-year-old Cape Horn in North Carolina...then hell no.
Only if you can get it for about $50,000 with full warranties.
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Originally Posted by A Few Dollars View Post
Only if you can get it for about $50,000 with full warranties.
True! $69k, not so much.
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Adding to what others have said...Cape Horn.

You can get transom seats (even when buying an older boat) as well as forward seating on the newer CH as well. I am not a fan of forward seating other than to hang out with friends, etc. but it has never been an issue for me.
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Originally Posted by Eastbound View Post
Adding to what others have said...Cape Horn.

You can get transom seats (even when buying an older boat) as well as forward seating on the newer CH as well. I am not a fan of forward seating other than to hang out with friends, etc. but it has never been an issue for me.
We ordered our 24CH with forward seating. I do 95% of my fishing in the cockpit. In addition, you get a nice forward storage box for extra lines, rode, hook,, bumpers ETC. makes a great casting platform while bait fishing. Put the cushions in the boat and you have comfortable seating for 8-10 depending on how many kids versus adults. Great for Scalloping, sandbar, cruising, ETC. Yet a very capable fishing platform when I leave that stuff in the shed.
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Where is the cape horn leftover in north carolina?

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I'm not biased, I walked on a 23T the other and was disgusted with the quality, plastic trim pop riveted and all buckled up, no storage space. Stuck my head under the suspended foward seating (which looks extremely cheap)and looked up and noticed they missed on glueing the deck together because all the epoxy had fell over the edge. Im not a Seahunt fan either but I felt like it was a better boat for less money. I try to look beyond outside appearance, look under hatces, under the floor, the wiring etc! and compare to one another. Cape Horn ruined it for me I'd never buy one. But I would say it would probably do better in rough seas but that's all your gonna get.

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