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Looking at a 2004 21' cape horn with twin 150 yamaha 4-strokes. My question is has anyone had a 21' with twins if so how was the ride? Can the boat handle the twins or is there to much weight in the back causing the boat to ride bad? Also is this year model a dry ride? The boat does have tabs. Thanks for any help. This will be my first boat purchase.
 

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I'd sure want to sea trial it before I got too interested. Seems like a lot of weight for a 21'. My C-Hawk was stern heavy after I went from a 150 Johnson to a 150 4 stroke Honda.
The only small boat that is dry is one that has a pilot house. Sea-r-cy
 

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Definitely a wet ride. The 24' is the smallest "dry" ride for a cape horn. Sounds like a lot of weight for the 21.
 

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I don't suppose you'll be heading out to the rigs on overnighters with a 21' boat. Twins on a 21 footer seems like overkill to me. Compare the dry weights of the following Yamaha engines:

F150 - 490 lbs x 2 = 980 lbs

F250 - 562 lbs (25")
F250 - 571 lbs (30")

F300 - same as the F250

Don't forget the doubled maintenance costs and the cramped transom.
 

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newer CH 21 's are drier than the pre 2001 models... single 250 would be my choice.. I have a 24 bought new in 2000 with twin 175 zukes... :thumbup:
 
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