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Hope you make it there on time. The boat show doesn't start until Feb. 12th.

If you are running 97 mph, you are going to be considered rather pedestrian in Miami.

There are a good many boats, down there, that run in the 180 mph range. Not fishing boats but I'm just saying. There are even boats coming through there that are running 210 mph. I've seen them go under the Baker's Haulover bridge throwing a rooster tail over the bridge and it's 5 stories off ground level; so, let's say 56 feet. Going so fast they couldn't hear the sirens from the Marine Patrol that was chasing them or didn't care.
 

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Keep in mind this is a 39 foot center console boat with outboards. Nor-Tech also makes some pretty badass go fast boats too. I work for a Nor-Tech dealer and will be riding this thing probably Wednesday afternoon.
 

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The best question is Miles per Gallon or Gallons per Mile. Again, when you have $20K out there in a tournament, you aren't worried about fuel. This is a tournament boat, not a white snapper boat.

Yeah, ya'll had your boat backed up to us in the Biloxi tournament year before last.
 

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I know the ocean is somewhat cleaner than the warrior river here in Birmingham, but I would like to share this high speed story. In 1995 I watched a 19ft Ranger bass boat with a 300 Merc on the back screaming up and down the river.. on one of those trips he hit a submerged log and all that was left of the boat and driver was a cloud of dust and fragments and the engine of the 300 nothing was found of the foot. I know it is great and just like the guy who died in this crash they have the need for speed. I think that I will stay under 50MPH and most times well below that. good luck on the trip and be safe.
 
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