I'm not seeing the pulse has any advantage on a beachcat. Do you really think that sitting(or hiking) on a flat tramp(which is where you will be with any wind) is easier(or more comfortable) than being trapped out(and surly not as comfortable as sitting on the wings)? A beach cat with wings will be drier, more comfortable, Easier to rig, lighter to move around and launch, and lighter to tow. The only down side might be the 8-8.5 beam for storing. And you can pick up some really nice used 20 ft beachcats for under 10K(including trailer, sailbox, and cattrax). Spend another 1K to add wings.