Originally posted by Rogue Wave
I personally wouldn't buy Falcon , but you pays your maney and you takes your choice.
Now that is a sweeping statement that makes me laugh
Your extremely qualified 'expert opinion
(since you've never been on one yet) worths 'a lot'
FALCON's are great boats. They are very reasonably priced and are built extremely well and they last for years. You can ask VOLVO who bought one a few years back to use it as a support boat for the Cross Atlantic sailing race.
Why they didn't buy a Scorpion, Valliant, Gemini, RIB EYE or anything else? They bought the FALCON because this particular boat is built to cruise comfortably (and for their requirement) fast in all weather conditions.
The 650SR has a CE certificate to carry 12 people and if you want something small may I suggest the 575SR. On those because of the hull design you can use, for the 640SR a 90 bhp enbgine and it will give it 40 knots top speed and on the 575SR a 75 bhp is adequate.