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Question about VTX swim platform...


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When the boat is sitting still in the water, where does the swim platform sit in relation to the water level? It is right at the water level or a few inches above?

I was watching the Malibu DVD last night and it looked like the platform was several inches above the waterline.

Anybody have pictures??

Thanks!

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With my boat completely empty, it sits about an inch above the water. But when were loaded, its sits right on the surface.

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With my boat completely empty, it sits about an inch above the water. But when were loaded, its sits right on the surface.

Thanks WAKE-RIDER-01! That sounds good. I was worried it was several inches (e.g. 4 or more) above the waterline. I spent last weekend in my friend's I/0 with a really high swim platform and it made it too hard for my kids to get in the boat.

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You are sitting just right in the water. The reason an I/O sits higher is because... well, it's an I/O. My inboard Bu sits the same as yours. It all has to do with the wieght in the boat, be that ballest, people or stuff.

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Here is a pic of my VTX from this week at Don Pedro. All ballast is empty, no one aboard and calm water. I never noticed it sitting up that high. I do know that as soon as any weight is on the platform, its becomes level with the lake. Hope it helps.

http://i410.photobucket.com/albums/pp189/m.../Pedro08013.jpg

That is where our's sits loaded the same way. That is about 3-4" off the surface of the water.

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