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Old 04-04-2016, 21:55   #16
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I love it!

Not because it looks good, but now hopefully everyone will make fun of SunReefs instead of Lagoons.
OK! I can live with that!

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Old 04-04-2016, 22:54   #17
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Whatever the boom height turns out to be, that is one FUGLY boat. How can they design such a travesty?
I have it on the very best authority that it was just a simple mix up, nobody's fault really.

SunReef just happened to hire the same market research company that had the Lego & Fisher Price accounts and the two focus groups were invited on the same day and, well, er...

Let's just say the SunReef will be very popular with buyers aged 4 to 8 years.
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Old 05-04-2016, 02:28   #18
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I have it on the very best authority that it was just a simple mix up, nobody's fault really.

SunReef just happened to hire the same market research company that had the Lego & Fisher Price accounts and the two focus groups were invited on the same day and, well, er...

Let's just say the SunReef will be very popular with buyers aged 4 to 8 years.
you have it wrong ! it will be popular by chinese as it looks like chinese style property. Smaller the guy, bigger boats he needs.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:19   #19
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I love it!

Not because it looks good, but now hopefully everyone will make fun of SunReefs instead of Lagoons.
I understand your point --

Lagoons look like the Mona Lisa, next to that monstrosity . . . .


Definitely



Really, I always considered myself a total boat whore, who could find something beautiful in any boat, but that . . . even a mother couldn't love that.


Also, how could you possibly sail it? The windage of the hull is greater than the sail area!
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Old 05-04-2016, 04:24   #20
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I love it!

Not because it looks good, but now hopefully everyone will make fun of SunReefs instead of Lagoons.
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Fully agree ,

'Also had a chance to look at the lagoon 450 sports, boat looks awesome , inside and out.
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Old 05-04-2016, 12:40   #21
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If they can't get it sold due to it's mass un-appeal I'll take it off their hands, I bet it's comfortable at anchor.
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Old 06-04-2016, 04:33   #22
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If they can't get it sold due to it's mass un-appeal I'll take it off their hands, I bet it's comfortable at anchor.
Apparently it's already sold , seems to appeal to the Asian motor market , it's going on charter directly after the boat show finishes
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Re: Don't Buy A Wedding Cake

"Not because it looks good, but now hopefully everyone will make fun of SunReefs instead of Lagoons."

I do not know why you think people make fun of Lagoons.

I came across this on U Tube in a video pretending to be a serious look at The three most popular production multi hulls in the market place.

Can you guess which brand they represent ? They looked at 3 and it was not the Leopard. (Screen Grab from the you tube video)



It went on to point out Lagoons are primarily designed to sail around in a 50 mile charter boat circles.

Guess I had better stop traveling in straight lines and start going around in circles.

The best thing was "This information was gathered primarily researching the internet"

SO it must be true.
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"Not because it looks good, but now hopefully everyone will make fun of SunReefs instead of Lagoons."

I do not know why you think people make fun of Lagoons.

I came across this on U Tube in a video pretending to be a serious look at The three most popular production multi hulls in the market place.

Can you guess which brand they represent ? They looked at 3 and it was not the Leopard. (Screen Grab from the you tube video)



It went on to point out Lagoons are primarily designed to sail around in a 50 mile charter boat circles.

Guess I had better stop traveling in straight lines and start going around in circles.

The best thing was "This information was gathered primarily researching the internet"

SO it must be true.
I have also run across that video on YouTube. it is a shameless promotion of a certain brand at the expense of others. I have always told our sales people to sell on our merits, never on the perceived faults of a competitor. Acknowledge the competitor makes a fine product or offers a fine service, even if they don't. But never, never run a competitor down.
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Re: Don't Buy A Wedding Cake

Maybe dock space is really expensive there and this gives you the most living space for a given overall length...
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I love this one. Downwind you do not need sails at all, upwind you can't sail at all. Very practical. ;-) All boats are compromises, so to say.

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I'm gonna HUFF and PUFF and...


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I have also run across that video on YouTube. it is a shameless promotion of a certain brand at the expense of others. I have always told our sales people to sell on our merits, never on the perceived faults of a competitor. Acknowledge the competitor makes a fine product or offers a fine service, even if they don't. But never, never run a competitor down.
i dont know for you guys but L 400 looks really elegant to me. And get many compliments from other people.

thinking about it, mostly females.
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Assuming a waterline length of 68', it looks like roughly 25' from waterline to boom based on some rough calculations. In the attached image, the horizontal red lines are evenly spaced apart.

http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...1&d=1459812628

Based on the CharterWorld review, this is a massive boat.
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Maybe dock space is really expensive there and this gives you the most living space for a given overall length...
Nah. My latest design is four storeys high. Five if you choose the optional basement.

Jacking legs at all four corners so none of that wobbly nonsense in harbour, even up in the penthouse suite with the RV slide-outs deployed.

Massive square cockpit tent that doubles as a mizzen spinnaker at sea so she'll be fast too

I think the name "Leopard" might be taken already so I'm registering the name "Cheetah" as soon as the first cheque arrives.
edit: maybe second cheque... landlord almost caught me coming in the window just now

Still a limited number of investment opportunities!
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