Originally Posted by Poly
Welcome. A formula 27 and a rib are very different boats. It’s a good time of year for buying boats. Ballistics have a reputation of design for speed rather than ride comfort, and a styling which probably appeals to the leisure market rather than some of the more committed enthusiasts here.
Hopefully someone with experience of ballistic tubes will comment on their longevity. My instinct is the engine will be the higher risk - hpdi’s were known as High Probability of Destructive Incident - although if they survived this long you may have a good one!
Polar opposites really aren't they
The ballistic was pretty fast and I thought it was fairly robust during the test water test
The appeal of the formula or the like is that we could go and stay over on board if we wanted to