I guess I'll chime in. Welcome to the buzz. Try the search feature in the future. The aire trib is a good boat made over seas but has a good reputation. Most aire's are made in Boise. A 16' is a great size and can handle anything from the smith to the grand. Do you have a frame yet? There's a lot of things to consider when setting up a boat, fortunately your on the buzz and most of those have been answered already. Several of my boat pals have aire's including a 14' trib and the like them a lot.
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