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Old 05-14-2013, 06:54 PM   #1
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Worst pilothouse design ever?

http://treasure.craigslist.org/bod/3694859472.html

Hope this isn't someone's boat on the forum.....
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:09 PM   #2
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Yep, I see what you mean. I think it's the front windows slanted the wrong way.
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:13 PM   #3
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I'd like to see what Larry can do with it in Photoshop.
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Maybe it needs some canvas.

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Old 05-14-2013, 07:34 PM   #5
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Fugly!! and likely top heavy.
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:41 PM   #7
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They broke the first rule of Boatbuilding.... Leave the Framing square at home!!!
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Old 05-14-2013, 08:23 PM   #8
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Old 05-14-2013, 08:25 PM   #9
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Isn't that the proof-of-concept prototype for the Krogen Manatee? I heard it was for sale.....











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Old 05-14-2013, 08:28 PM   #10
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Isn't that the proof-of-concept prototype for the Krogen Manatee? I heard it was for sale.....

Wow. On second look it does kind of look like a Manatee. Ouch.
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Old 05-14-2013, 08:33 PM   #11
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Isn't that the proof-of-concept prototype for the Krogen Manatee? I heard it was for sale.....

Exactly! It's essentially a home built Manatee. Nothing wrong with that. I'll bet she gave her owner hours of satisfaction both in the building and in her use. Not sure why this forum behaves so catty? Like a bunch of old women (i don't mean to insult the old women lurking here either). As my mother taught me, if you can't say something nice! Don't say nothing at all.
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Exactly! It's essentially a home built Manatee. Nothing wrong with that. I'll bet she gave her owner hours of satisfaction both in the building and in her use. Not sure why this forum behaves so catty? Like a bunch of old women (i don't mean to insult the old women lurking here either). As my mother taught me, if you can't say something nice! Don't say nothing at all.
While aesthetics can certainly be debated-- and most of us have our strong likes and dislikes in this regard--- there is usually no argument when it comes to the value of boating to a person's life. Regardless of whether a person likes monohull diesel cruisers or power cats or solar boats or go-fast Euroswoop boats or antique steam launches or sailboats, they all bring value to their owners' lives.

I don't believe in saying a boat is beautiful when I don't think it is just for the sake of the owner's feelings. And in a forum discussion about aesthetics I will say what I think looks good and what I think sucks from an aesthetic view. But that's just talking about lines and curves. The experiences a boat can bring to a person are amazing and that is a whole different deal than what the boat they choose to use looks like.
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I can't find anything like that on Glen-L website, so I can only conclude that this is owner inflicted ugliness.
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Holy crap! You're right! It's a Manatee without all the streamlining.




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I agree, here's my J boat
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Holy crap! You're right! It's a Manatee without all the streamlining.
I can't imagine what you guys are talking about. I've studied the lovely assets of this stellar design, and although I admit it is missing something, this simple fly-bridge addition was all that it needed bring it back into balance.
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Reminds me of Mayan architecture.

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