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Is there a specific reason you suggest ally? I used to go out on port phillip bay in my neighbours 4.5m Savage and i wasn't particularly impressed with the ride!
I think that the hull shape can have an impact there! :unsure:

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I think that the hull shape can have an impact there! :unsure:

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Yeah but how do i know which boats ride well? I hear good stories about quintrex but they are priced at a premium.
Seem to get a lot more for your money with glass boats but many are for protected waters and skiing. I need to figure out what can hndle open waters.
 

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Yeah but how do i know which boats ride well? I hear good stories about quintrex but they are priced at a premium.
Seem to get a lot more for your money with glass boats but many are for protected waters and skiing. I need to figure out what can hndle open waters.
Was your mates Savage a Jabiru?

Look for a deep v alloy, generally the heavier built "plate" style boats ride better.

These are the boat of choice up here. Personally I'll stick with a v punt and rough ride.
 

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Yeah but how do i know which boats ride well? I hear good stories about quintrex but they are priced at a premium.
Seem to get a lot more for your money with glass boats but many are for protected waters and skiing. I need to figure out what can hndle open waters.
The Quintrex tinnies with the Millennium hull will generally ride better than anything other than plate boats. I've sat on 50 in 1m chop in a 5m Quintrex leaving Darwin harbour and didn't get bashed around. Try that in most other tinnies and you will need physio afterwards. They are worth the money. Stay away from the entry level ones like the Busta as they have very weak sides.
If you want to venture outside protected waters you definitely want high sides and a deep v hull.

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The Quintrex tinnies with the Millennium hull will generally ride better than anything other than plate boats. I've sat on 50 in 1m chop in a 5m Quintrex leaving Darwin harbour and didn't get bashed around. Try that in most other tinnies and you will need physio afterwards. They are worth the money. Stay away from the entry level ones like the Busta as they have very weak sides.
If you want to venture outside protected waters you definitely want high sides and a deep v hull.

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My mate has a Quintrex tinny and it is the most stable and comfortable tinny I have ever been in.
 
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