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steffanf

Looking for a new fiberglass boat

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   I re-posting this because I put it in the wrong forum.  Anyway, I'm looking for purchase a new fiberglass fishing boat, but having a tough time finding a suitable model.  Basically, I'm looking for one under 20' (18.5' to 20' max; 19' optimal), prefer a deep-v with a walk-through windshield, can clear a standard-height garage and be able to accommodate 9' fishing rods.  Is there such a beast, or am I SOL?

 

-Gregg B.

 

 

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Plenty of options if you are willing to give up the 9' rod storage.  Center rod storage on the Skeeters and Pro V GL are 7'6'' yarcraft makes an 18' boat with 8' center storage.  9' storage under 20' is going to be difficult unless you don't mind stuffing them on the side.....

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You need to tell what you mean by "standard" garage height garage door. I think 8' is standard for me, but 7' is for many people. What do you have? Just about anything will fit a 8' door, but 7' might get tight for some windshields or even motors, depending upon how the hitch on tow vehicle is set up.

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How deep is the garage?  19 foot boat and what, 3 feet for the motor, little more for even a folding tongue on trailer. 

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