Sirocco vs Tempest 170 poly

Discussion in 'Gear Talk' started by rider, Sep 26, 2019.

  1. rider

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    Hey everyone. Since there was a bit of chat about the Tempest here and there, is anyone here thoroughly familiar with the Tempest 170 poly AND the CD Sirocco? As a long time Sirocco owner, I am curious how the two compare, ie are there sufficient pros to the Tempest to consider jumping ship....? My only real gripes with the Sirocco is weather cocking and a somewhat bulbous foredeck. I tried the Tempest once and don't remember anything remarkable but it was a flat water setting.