I've had mine for a couple of months. Like Tin man said, you will get some spray on you in rougher water. I bought the camo without carpet, so when I get done fishing, I don't have to clean anything! Its stable for an aluminum boat. The wind will blow you around a little, but its not as bad as I thought it would be! The boat tends to ride like a flat bottom. The boat fishes great. Overall, I love mine! If your ever around the Tyler area, give me a holler and we'll take it out! Also, I have the 115 Mercury 4 stroke that is super quiet and the fuel mileage is great!