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Old 03-11-2014, 13:12   #1
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440 Flybridge

Hi All,
I read a lot about the fly-bridge on my 440 and in bad weather it would be uncomfortable, true, my decision to buy a 440 included a saloon steering station, I have sailed my boat from Singapore to Darwin and with only 4 stops for fuel, at night or in windy conditions I would drive my boat from the saloon, 12'' chart plotter with chart/radar and a look outside every 10 - 15 minutes at night, we never hit anything, I was so impressed with the 440 I am now buying a 500 so I can play tennis on the deck !!! (nearly )
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Old 04-11-2014, 03:19   #2
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All the negative about the fly is generally from non fly owners,still yet to hear any who have one bag it.
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Old 04-11-2014, 04:05   #3
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The boat that suits your lifestyle is always the best boat no matter what anyone says.

A Lagoon 500 will be a sweet ride for sure.
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the design could definitely be improved......by having a beer fridge and intercom up there for sandwich service from downstairs.............also wing mirrors so you can see the dock properly when reversing......... oh! and softer seats and a proper backrest!
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Old 09-11-2014, 03:51   #5
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I stomp 3 times and a beer gets passed through the hatch behind my ankles, works great.
5 stomps gets me nachos.


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Couldn't spring for a another fridge 4 already but this will have to do.
VHF has intercom down to Room service.
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