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Old 05-28-2012, 01:51 PM
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I am currently trying to sell my Century 2200 CC because I am getting deployed to Afghanistan for the third time and when I get back I want to upgrade. I enjoyed fishing my boat mostly out of Destin and Panama City FL for bottom fish and trolling it it performed well. I am looking to upgrade to a 26-28' forward cuddy boat. I really like the Grady-White 28' Sailfish, 27' diesel Sailfish, preferably with something with a 9'6" beam I love that room. Can I get some advice on other boats and the diesel options. Is the diesel worth it? Is the economy that much better? I like the Albemarle 26' express but I dont like the 8'6" beam. Just brainstorming here and was wanting some input. I have a family with 2 little girls thats why I am leaning towards a cuddy and the fishability in a forward cuddy seems better to me with all the open room in the back. I also would like her trailerable Lets hear the advice!
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Thank you for your service !!!...3 tours has gotta suck, Stay Safe !!!!!!
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Those are bad a** I am from cali and saw some of these there they are probably like unidentified floating objects in florida but that makes them even cooler.
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thanxs for your service be safe. I perfer the rosborough but does not have the beam and some states won't let that width for towing.My boat is ten years old runs like new and sips fuel 3-6gals an hour 16-18knots not a speed demond
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I am currently trying to sell my Century 2200 CC because I am getting deployed to Afghanistan for the third time and when I get back I want to upgrade. I enjoyed fishing my boat mostly out of Destin and Panama City FL for bottom fish and trolling it it performed well. I am looking to upgrade to a 26-28' forward cuddy boat. I really like the Grady-White 28' Sailfish, 27' diesel Sailfish, preferably with something with a 9'6" beam I love that room. Can I get some advice on other boats and the diesel options. Is the diesel worth it? Is the economy that much better? I like the Albemarle 26' express but I dont like the 8'6" beam. Just brainstorming here and was wanting some input. I have a family with 2 little girls thats why I am leaning towards a cuddy and the fishability in a forward cuddy seems better to me with all the open room in the back. I also would like her trailerable Lets hear the advice!
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I have been what cats you recommend i like the world cat and glacier bay what about pro cat?
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Old 06-01-2012, 12:18 PM
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I know , my family love my walk around boat with a/c and toilet etc.
Proline makes some nice walk around boats ,but with outboards . In my opinion you have more options with outboards . diesel fuel is not cheap and outboards out perform them .


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