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Sold Yamaha 242 Limited-S for Scarab 255 Open

TimBroom

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Location
Gainesville, FL
Boat Make
Scarab
Year
2018
Boat Model
Other
Boat Length
25
Hi gang.....thanks for all the info regarding the 255 open. I been looking, watching, dreaming, just could not pull trigger over summer. I too have lots of toys for kids but we are phasing out tubing for more cruising, fishing, entertaining. My son and I just drove 3 hrs one way to look at 255s because 2 units are marked down (2018).

Curious though on the tube at stern, I assume you have to have tailgate open since it’s a low point. Does the rope rub the mat, tailgate? Can kids or adults get back on boat without the tailgate ladder?
I have never had any trouble pulling a tube from stern or from the tower. The tuners preferred being pulled from tower because from the lower stern the rope would splash water in their faces often. I know it is not a best practice but if you aren’t going too fast the air they might get is more fun then dangerous.
Enjoy
Tim
 

Liveto99

Jetboaters Commander
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Location
New York Hudson Valley
Boat Make
Yamaha
Year
2018
Boat Model
FSH Sport
Boat Length
21
Plenty of storage on the FSH21, and we can boat the extra week as you get the engine replaced. The Scarab 25 looks awesome I was on the one at Cycle Springs, But long term reliability Yamaha has proven it and Scarab has fallen short. If you are getting a new boat every few years I would go with the Scarab it us nice, but I’m keeping it for a while so Yamaha.
 
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