Originally Posted by justin.payne
Get the smallest boat you can fit into UNcomfortably. If you start out with a playboat that is roomy and comfortable, your learning curve will be much bigger. I made that mistake starting out. Jackson makes the best playboats (rockstar, allstar), hands down. Rockstar pops a little better, but allstar is easier to learn in. Jackson pioneered the playboat design, everyone else is copying. truth.
OP, if you buy a used boat, different years of Jackson are slightly different sizes.
Different colors have a very small size difference among the same model and year (more or less shrinkage when they come out of the mold)