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Old    Tings (tings00)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-24-2006, 9:58 AM Reply   
The ugliest boat ever made:
Svfara Marine Inc. SV696



MSRP $56,600.00
why would some one buy that for that much when you could get a better and proven wakeboard boat for the same price
Old    DJ (greenthumb)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-24-2006, 10:19 AM Reply   
I am not into boat knocking threads, been too many lately.
Old    dave Noti_dad (noti_dad)      Join Date: Jul 2003       01-24-2006, 10:22 AM Reply   
Here we go again......................
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       01-24-2006, 10:29 AM Reply   
Hows the wake? Thats whats important to me.
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       01-24-2006, 10:31 AM Reply   
Mooo!!

I actually think they are really cool boats, although I've never seen one in person. Not sure what they were thinking with that color combo...
Old    Craig Butinsky (olddude)      Join Date: Oct 2003       01-24-2006, 10:51 AM Reply   
Evan, do you really like this one? I agree, UGGGGGLLLLY
Old    Brian Rothchild (rothy)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-24-2006, 10:55 AM Reply   
It's a direct drive. . . why are we even bothering to talk about it.
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       01-24-2006, 11:10 AM Reply   
They make a v-drive as well I checked them out online. Seem to be a nice boat but a little pricy IMO.
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-24-2006, 11:10 AM Reply   
I guess only "real" wakeboarders drive V drives, huh??
Old    Kellan Scheiris (shavis)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-24-2006, 11:11 AM Reply   
from what has been said aboutit.... its supossed to throw an amazing wake....but your right the price....it has alot of options none of us would ever use....
Old    proho (proho)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-24-2006, 12:26 PM Reply   
any boat would look bad with the wrong color scheme.
Old    low_key_wake            01-24-2006, 12:28 PM Reply   
yeah, but doesent that bad boy have a bar.
Old    B.C.P...........Mike (wakeeater2003)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-24-2006, 12:32 PM Reply   
Water ski magazine actually does the boat testing on the lake where I live. They were very impressed with the wake. Actually Nick Wienacker said it was one of the best wakes he had ridden behind. The color scheme is pretty bad though.
Old    Craig Cox (wakedoctor)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-24-2006, 12:59 PM Reply   
That is just the new theft proof option.
Old    Marshallk (marshk344)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-24-2006, 4:40 PM Reply   
"Mooo!!"

i agree...looks like they killed a cow for the interior
Old    mendo247            01-24-2006, 4:47 PM Reply   
"its a direct drive.. why are we even talking about it"

bah ha ha

ive been behind some very nice direct drives, many of them better than allot of v-drive wakes ive seen..
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       01-24-2006, 5:58 PM Reply   
There's a svfara on my lake, from what I've seen and (I don't know stats on this years) the short beam I've always been turned off.

Even with that said though, I'm not going to knock anyones boat, it's their baby and as long as they're happy with it great. That goes as far to include the 15' 90 hp outboards. Whatever it takes to wakeboard, or whatever you have. Make the best of it, ride and share in the sport so many of us love.

(Message edited by EternalShadow on January 24, 2006)
Old    Jenny (jenw2w)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-24-2006, 6:25 PM Reply   
I actually own an 05 Svfara 696. I do agree this is one UGLY color combo. We have been extremely happy with our boat. It has lots of fun options (yes a bar!)The wake is as big as I will ever nead. I can't imagine paying $ for the color scheme in the picture??!!!!
Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       01-25-2006, 7:42 AM Reply   
What kind of tweaked out hippy came up with that color scheme?

Could have been a disgruntled employee or maybe he didn't get the memo. That, or this is just one phase of the master marketing plan...you know what they say - no publicity is bad publicity. Dirty trick...played right into our hands. That guy has upper management written all over him.
Old    Jonathan Metherell (jonm)      Join Date: Jan 2002       01-25-2006, 7:55 AM Reply   
Why are people trying to defend this dudes boat? Probably an awesome boat but I've never seen one uglier, ever. He will only sell that god awful boat at a huge loss. I would be embarassed to say I ordered that color scheme. Thanks for sharing the pic.
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-25-2006, 3:53 PM Reply   
I looked at some profiles on the above Post's. Some people do not even have a boat listed or a pic in their profile. That boat is not my style. For the people bashing that boat let's see you're boats.
Old    Craig Cox (wakedoctor)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-25-2006, 4:42 PM Reply   
Was mine bashing? I was just meaning good hummor even though I agree with everything that has been said about this boat. If mine Is bashing ill post a picture.
Old    mendo247            01-25-2006, 5:35 PM Reply   
maybe they wanted to see how crazy or ugly of a boat they could make.. i think its so ugly its really cool! every one has different tastes.. if we all liked the same things this world would be pretty boring.. im not defending anyone.. i guess i just have a positive attitude.. my parents always taught me if you dont have anything nice to say dont say anything at all.. to each his own!!
Old    mike smith (riverrider)      Join Date: Oct 2002       01-25-2006, 6:41 PM Reply   
here we go again.....what's next who has the worst looking wife?
Old    Jeff Vaaler (jcv)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-25-2006, 7:12 PM Reply   
i don't have a wife. can i still insult some of yours? i also don't own a football team, but i still think that the owner of the lions is a complete moron
Old    David D (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       01-26-2006, 5:47 AM Reply   
Let's go with who has the ugliest board and bindings set-up...
Old    Jonathan Metherell (jonm)      Join Date: Jan 2002       01-26-2006, 3:00 PM Reply   
I wish people could just grasp the fact that some people and some things are prettier than others. It is not a bad thing, it's just reality. Given that all other things are equal, people will usually pick the prettier thing. I get that peoples tastes vary, but generally society has similar ideas of what's attractive. Although the boat may be a great performer, the color scheme on this boat is not going to win any trophies at the boat show.

Same principal applies to the fat, ugly girl with the heart of gold. We probably get along great and she might be dynamite in the sack but I won't be entering her in any beauty contests. I'd probably wax her more often though.

Now I have a board and binding combo that I admit is ugly. If only I had a digital camera...
Old    dave Noti_dad (noti_dad)      Join Date: Jul 2003       01-27-2006, 10:08 AM Reply   
I agree with Jonathan's statement (beauty is in the eye of the beholder or in this case the owner). BUT having someone post a pic of your boat (wife, girfriend, kids, dog, etc....) and call them ugly in an open forum would probably piss you off. Even if it wasn't their cup of tea. JMHO
Old    DJ (greenthumb)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-27-2006, 11:18 AM Reply   
This is where Wakeworld typically differs from other discussion forums, where I have seen "UGLY ____, post your pics" somewhere else, I usually see SWEET RIDES...POST PICS" here. But I have noticed lately that people are hating on other peoples stuff. Like grandma always used to say, unless you have something good to say, don't say anything at all.
Old    Craig Cox (wakedoctor)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-27-2006, 11:38 AM Reply   
It's the Winter. Someone is going to pop if warm weather doesn't come soon.
Old    Joe B (jbwaken)      Join Date: Dec 2005       01-31-2006, 12:00 PM Reply   
I actually checked out thsese boats at the Pleasanton boat show and they are nice boats. right out of Canada. To each their own on apprearance. They do run a little high in cost..
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       01-31-2006, 7:28 PM Reply   
Design looks suspiciously similar to a Malibu XTI

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