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    Fish city boats

    So what's the opinion on them? In particular the FC620 HT
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    I will be watching this thread with enthusiasim😆


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    I have a fc430 as a Bach boat. For coastal missions they are fantastic. Economical and outstandingly stable.
    I would certainly recommend one. As for the big boats? No idea, they seem like good value.
    Worth calling hmd direct for a quote on the same sized plate boat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
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    Are you looking for the southern based boat......

    I'll tell you what, you buy one and tell me how it handles the Grey bar with a " bit " of chop, an south set, and if it does that average or better I'll buy one for the north based boat (as from what I've seen, the NI bars are sort of flat/easy/maybe one hand hold on sort of events..... )


    They look a sharp boat though. But not 100% convinced yet......
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    I know a few people with the little 430's and a 5.5 which are superb but havent heard anything about the bigger hard tops yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaker View Post
    So what's the opinion on them? In particular the FC620 HT
    They are great boats. Very stable at rest and have a good ballast system. Quality also seems to be there. We looked at the surtees 5.5 workmate and the fc595, both great boats and we liked the FC, but loved the Surtees. Good thing about the surtees is that their resale value is one of the best in the market. Everyone wants them and there's a reason for that, believe me. I would recommend checking out the surtees barcrusher 6.1 if a 6m+ is what you're looking for.

    Hope this helped
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaker View Post
    Are you looking for the southern based boat......

    I'll tell you what, you buy one and tell me how it handles the Grey bar with a " bit " of chop, an south set, and if it does that average or better I'll buy one for the north based boat (as from what I've seen, the NI bars are sort of flat/easy/maybe one hand hold on sort of events..... )


    They look a sharp boat though. But not 100% convinced yet......
    I have a good boat. Mclay. Just don't use it as much as I should. It has only done 50hrs from new in 2013.

    More interested too see if I can come up and ruin your snapper fishing😆


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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    I have a good boat. Mclay. Just don't use it as much as I should. It has only done 50hrs from new in 2013.

    More interested too see if I can come up and ruin your snapper fishing��


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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Thats appalling!.
    Which bit?😆



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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
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    The bit in bold! I recon I would have put more than 50 hours on mine in 6 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    The bit in bold! I recon I would have put more than 50 hours on mine in 6 months.

    Never seen a FC in real life.
    Yeah it is pretty sad. The weather here is a killer for going saltwater fishing and getting up there is almost a yearly event. I will use it more once I stop working overseas.

    Weather has been awesome my last 2 breaks but it has been pretty miserable for the last year.
    It's there when I need it tho😆

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheJanitar View Post
    They are great boats. Very stable at rest and have a good ballast system. Quality also seems to be there. We looked at the surtees 5.5 workmate and the fc595, both great boats and we liked the FC, but loved the Surtees. Good thing about the surtees is that their resale value is one of the best in the market. Everyone wants them and there's a reason for that, believe me. I would recommend checking out the surtees barcrusher 6.1 if a 6m+ is what you're looking for.

    Hope this helped
    Thanks for that.
    I was quite impressed with the quality and standard features of the fc boats. Just can't find many reviews etc
    I like the idea of the split front back ballast system.

    The Surtees for some reason I just don't really like. Good / great reviews, but seem a bit agricultural.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    I have a good boat. Mclay. Just don't use it as much as I should. It has only done 50hrs from new in 2013.

    More interested too see if I can come up and ruin your snapper fishing��


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    My cousin brought a 595? Mclay at xmas. Bloody nice looking boat. He knows a thing or 2 about boats/ ships, and he rates it for what they wanted. They are in the list to look at aswell.
    Looking for something around the 6m mark, and hardtop.

    As for ruining the fishing... you are more than welcome to try might try and fit a clay thrower to the roof for when the fishing is off
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaker View Post
    My cousin brought a 595? Mclay at xmas. Bloody nice looking boat. He knows a thing or 2 about boats/ ships, and he rates it for what they wanted. They are in the list to look at aswell.
    Looking for something around the 6m mark, and hardtop.

    As for ruining the fishing... you are more than welcome to try might try and fit a clay thrower to the roof for when the fishing is off
    I will be up with bells on. Took some guys out for a hunt recently from the far north that have offered to take us out for a marlin and some snaps.

    Once you buy the boat I will fly back from work via Auckland and curse your snapper fishing. I am a deterrent to the fuckers😆


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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    I will be up with bells on. Took some guys out for a hunt recently from the far north that have offered to take us out for a marlin and some snaps.

    Once you buy the boat I will fly back from work via Auckland and curse your snapper fishing. I am a deterrent to the fuckers��


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