Quintrex 500 freedom sport bowirder

Hi, just wondering if anyone owns or knows much about the quintrex 500 freedom sport bow rider? Thanks  


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 I know a couple of guys with

Tue, 2019-09-24 19:43

 I know a couple of guys with the 480 version, what do you need to know?

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How they handle offshore,

Tue, 2019-09-24 20:09

How they handle offshore, what deckspace is like for fishing, if people recommend them?  

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 I can tell you now,

Tue, 2019-09-24 20:19

 I can tell you now, deckspace is minimal. I've had other mate's go out on them and they came back with the same story that they struggled for room. They apparantly handle the water ok as most Quinnies do. But imo they are a family boat for the mrs and kids and suited more for river and estuary. 

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Yeh sweet cheers for the

Wed, 2019-09-25 07:00

Yeh sweet cheers for the info, was only looking at it for comfort for the kids but still want it to be a practicable fishing vessel, so will maybe have to look at some

other options! Cheers again  

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 Awesome boat, plenty of dec

Thu, 2019-09-26 14:08

 Awesome boat, plenty of dec space for two blokes fishing i put my 110lt esky up the front. Grest boat, had the 490, would get another one if i could