Your Opinion on Cathedrel Hulls?

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Your Opinion on Cathedrel Hulls?

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Any comments welcome, good/bad
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I always go for a catheral hull due to the fact that if the weather turns nasty you can get back in quick also same applies going out, you can be on the fishing ground in no time, It has to be said however a clinker built hull is more stable.
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Hi there, thanks for your reply, do you have a cathedrel hulled boat? Do you think cathedrel hulls can take a bashing from the weather, good for offshore?
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Cathedral hulls can take punishment but as stated in my previous post they are designed to beat a quick retreat when bad weather starts. I sold my boat see http://www.sea-fishing.org/ftopic-13428-0.html Rabbit2. I have now 2 small boats for fishing in good weather or the estuaries and shelterd bays.
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Words of wisdom indeed.
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Just on a off note, would it be econimical to go at displacement speed (3 - 5 knot) for a abit? on a 40hp?

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Hi there, I am looking at a Wilson Flyer,
Thanks for your previous comment.
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Hi there, just one more thing, This may be a stupid question, but is it possible to fit a diesel inboard engine on a 17-18 ft look a like of a wilson flyer?
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I have a 17ft Wilson Flyer with a Mercury 50hp ootboard, and it's the best..... It's very stable and quick with 50 horses on the back. It has loads of fishing space and a cuddy if it rains. A fab boat :D

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HI ,
I have a 18 ft Birchwood cathedral hull powered by a 35 horse merc..It is moored on the clyde coast, which at any time can become nasty{short sea big wave 5ft plus }.This is only my second season on salt water and am engoying it greatly.Common sense a bit of experiance and reading forums like this can be a great help.
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Thanks for your message, what kind of speed do you get with your 35hp
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