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PostPosted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:45 am 
First time poster here... I'm considering purchase of a used Grand Raid II 540 but am a little concerned about the recommended height of "1.8+ meters" (5' 11"). While I stand at precisely that height myself, I know that when I take someone with me, there's a good chance they'll be less than that.

Any thoughts on this?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 1:33 pm 
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The coamings are pretty high on that boat, and the commandos who use them often kneel rather than sitting on the seats. At the same time, I suspect someone of your height might find the seat-to-seat distance on the smaller Nautiraid double a bit tight. I'd go recommend you consider a Long Haul, Klepper or FOlbot doubleoinstead.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:22 pm 
mje wrote:
The coamings are pretty high on that boat....


Oh good, I learned a new word today! :mrgreen:

I suspected that was the issue, and obviously that becomes even more of a concern if you drop down even lower as you suggest.

Appreciate the feedback.


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