It protects those on the boat, making it easy to stay dry and comfortable.
Coaming pads line the entire boat, including the transom.
The full transom also acts as a sound barrier, making the ride quieter.
The design provides plenty of space at the proper height for compartments such as fish boxes, livewells, ice chests and storage.
The full transom/bracket plays a crucial role in the boat's balance. With the weight farther back, the console can be farther aft as well, creating more overall deck space.