Footprint Boats: Can You Say “Unique”?

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  1. PopUpSteve

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    Footprint Boats Debuts at the Toronto Boat Show
     
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    Re: Footprint Boats: Can You Say “Unique”?

    That thing is awesome. The only problem is that you will for sure get your hair wet putting on the Gizmos.
     
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    Re: Footprint Boats: Can You Say “Unique”?

    I see two major problems with that boat, as far as I'm concerned. 1) it is ugly, and 2) it isn't very functional from a recreational standpoint. No place to fish, no deck to lounge around on and enjoy the outdoors. I know the roof rolls back, but that's still not the same thing as being outside on an open deck where you can jump in and take a swim, lounge around, etc. No thanks!
     
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    Re: Footprint Boats: Can You Say “Unique”?

    Well, on one hand it does combine my love of pontoon boats and pups.... but on the other hand, it's just a bit "muttly"!
     
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    And it's just $167,000 for a boat that sleeps six.
     
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    lbdelaney 1992 Jayco 1206 Deluxe

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    For that $$$$$ you could buy one hellof a house boat... B. O. A. T. ( Break Out Another Thousand )
     
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    Re: Footprint Boats: Can You Say “Unique”?

    I think you might have to be a Cirque de Soleil acrobat to put out the bunk end supports when you are on the water.
     
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    Wow, that floats my pup!
     
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    Mickeyrv Week day camping is great

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    Re: Footprint Boats: Can You Say “Unique”?

    I had an idea years ago. Let the boat rental places rent a small barge (20 ft wide by 35-40 ft. long) so you could put your trailer on it and go. I imagined a fold down steering wheel and controls in the front so the trailer could be rolled towards the back and tied on. A simple 9.9 Hp outboard with 10 gallons of fuel would probably run that rig for a month or so. The barge could accommodate 3 large holding tanks ( fresh water + Grey and Black water tanks) it could also have room for an astro turf lounge area type sun deck and have tie ups for other water craft. This would make a great vacation house boat substitute and one would not have to haul it every camping trip.
     
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    Re: Footprint Boats: Can You Say “Unique”?

    Balance would be key, if the PUP goes at the back there is too much weight there.
     

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