Extending Hull Length

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Woundupmarine,A buddy of mine added 4 feet to his 34 Webbers Cove...The boat looks great and even gained a little speed ..if your gunna do it go 4 not 2
 

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It was no difference in handling....because his Webbers has a long stainless shoe holding the rudder....and when it was 34 foot you could see the rudder...so now its just right
 

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John, not a crazy idea at all but let me tell you this... Get off your ship and home soon!!! The longer you are out there the more crazy idea's you will have... I almost order'd a green stick for my boat this year for tuna after I got extended a few days, figuring I didnt expect the money, lol... Its amazing what keeps you up in the bunk on a ship...

I remember Onset Bay Marina was extending a bunch of Oceans at one time. Had a friend that had a 42 extended to 46 just in the cockpit, wasn't a downeaster, hell can't remember the name now...
 

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thats interesting, my boat would be a canoe!! 34x10

Doesn't take much of a paddle to make a canoe move pretty well?? There might be something to this skinney boat theory ?? My bowpicker was 28x11 and they stretched some of the same hulls to 30x11, every one went better than the 28's with the same power but most of the 30's had bigger houses and were heavier and still picked up 3-4 knots at cruise speed..
 

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