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122 raggits Re: 2520xl vs. sport cabin(deep V) 2/23/2004 15:49:00

--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=bg0MXMBwS26kJwaWxm4B-R1oAuy0-_HEw2e7-Qfn36IHyIEcn-RPJpu5fiIAo_Zb9MOgYMUVqRw_WqwHeySJHZTD9Nc">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "wdutra2000" <wdutra@o...> wrote:
> Hello all:
>
> I've been going over posts on the old site and trying to determine
if
> anyone has actually ridden these two hulls in similar conditions.
I
> prefer the layout of the xl, but am concerned about the 16 degree
> deadrise.
>
> I understand that it is a heavier boat and that Parker tried to
give
> it a sharp entry, but I spend alot of time in 3-5 feet of chop
along
> our coast and in S.F. bay and am worried about the amount of
pounding.
>
> Has anyone, in fact, ridden both of these boats in a heavy chop?
If
> so, could you please relate your experiences?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bill, I have a 2520 XL and I have been out in a good chop, I don't
know if it was 3-5, but with the bow trimmed all the way down, it
did not pound....I came out of a 23' Seacraft that I owned for 15
years to buy this boat and I have not been disappointed yet.....