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post #38 of Old 05-11-2011
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Some is economics, the manufacturing costs of a smaller boat is much larger percentage of retail price than it is for larger ones. So manufacturers see a larger return on the bigger boats.

Labor costs on a 25 footer will be very close to those of a 30 footer, and there isn't really a huge difference in the equipment required.
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