not sure who the owner is, but I saw it in the back of clear creek last year, a guy and gal just cruising and joy riding, I was doing the same. this is the boat I'd like for tarpooning, if I have a 23 mako redone which I'm on the brink of pulling the trigger on, I'd have a leaning post and eliminate all the back decking so as to be able to walk around the leaning post at one level. No rear deck at all. the new 25 Blackjack Coastal did this exact same thing, eliminated the rear deck for fishing out-front in a little bumpier water. but absolutely beautiful rig and nice work. i'm sure a quick call to Eric at Simmons would answer your question.