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Topic: Anybody seen the Stealth Pro Fisha 575?  (Read 2405 times)

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LifeisGood

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Nonetheless the boat fits your style.  Get it if the money is not a real issue since no one can buy the time.  I don't believe they will setup a production shop here, period.
Also, did you mentioned the rudder position and if it can be replaced easily by a home made rudder and properly sealed ?

Guess the total cost probably around $4K shipped for the standard unit, the full carbon list price at $2,485 pound sterling  :smt005, the oldman's dream unit. 

My next yak will be a Pro Fisha 475 full carbon. 
« Last Edit: May 21, 2013, 08:39:08 PM by LifeisGood »


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Great boat. The boat is fast, but I wouldn't say they are worlds different from a speedy plastic boat. A bit faster and lighter no doubt. 12 k per hour may be a bit hopeful. Just sayin.
Always willing to join others in the Monterey/Santa Cruz/Half Moon Bay area for a bit of fishing...feel free to contact me.


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Did you happen to notice that the Stealth has 2 drain holes?  Yup, there are 2 completely separate compartments inside them.  Something about South African maritime laws requiring that.  I wonder if that's one of the reasons you don't see  many rotomolder SOT's down there.

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I think it really depends what you define as cruising speed. 12kmph is about 7.5mph.
I can hold 6.5 to 7 in my Addy for short distances on the lake with minimal gear, but I wouldn't call it cruising speed. 12 kmph in an 18 foot long 24 inch wide glass boat. Sounds doable, but dude better have some monster shoulders.

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What's an Addy?


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I traded some emails with Brett, the owner of Stealth back in South Africa.  I knew him from before, in fact he's the one who introduced me to Hennie, which ultimately led to our Panama Trip.  Here is what he had to say.

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The fixed rudders are really solid and takes some serious pounding to damage these rudders. We launch here in some large and rough conditions often.
The Pro Fishas are really a breeze to paddle and have great cruising speeds.
I comfortably can paddle the 575 around 11km/h and the 475 around 10km/h

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