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    1989 Carrera 235 & 1997 Carrera 238 - 24 Degree V

    You don't see these often, never mind two to compare. West Coast Carrera built a 24 degree deep V performance hull for 10+ years that was high quality. They are "bigger" water full 8' beam hulls just under 24' in length so a nice rough water size that you can still trailer. It looks like there are two listed now for sale in California, one is a 1989 235 Classic closed deck with the 330hp (flywheel rated) 7.4Carb and the second is a 1997 238 Classic mid cabin open bow with the 310hp (prop rated) 7.4Carb. I guess effectively they both have the exact same motor and can do 64mph light on fuel and peeps. The 235 and 238 are the same hulls and it looks like both are in mint condition. Carrera Classics have smart layouts for a go-fast. The closed deck has jumper seats under the bow that fold flat to add to the bed that is already under there and make a truly huge sleeping area. The mid-cabin's have a smaller open bow cut out than most boats which is smart and that allows the mid cabin jumper seats to also fold flat to create a two person bed so pretty flexible for kids or an overnighter. This model uses drop down bolster buckets because of there high freeboard so you can sit or stand if it gets rough. The deck and dash structure is tall so you can sit straight up in the below deck jumper seats at 6'+.

    Probably the roomiest 23 footers I've ever seen and a wave crushing 24 degree bottom. Really nice boats, buy 'em and have a husband-wife matched set! Interesting that both the 1989 and 1997 are priced at $18,000.
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