I had a Novi built in 2000. I used it for a variety of commercial fishing. When I purchased it I had a small cabin up front. Plenty of room pushed very easy. With then cabin on the bow I added 300lb of weight in the cabin. Depending what sea conditions you are using this boat remember you don't have a 1200lb hunk of iron in the front of the boat. Plus factory in the 800lb hunk of weight on the transom. Build her heavy on the nose.
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