Harris FloteBote Sunliner 200 Boat Test Notes

Detailed information about this economical and family-friendly pontoon party boat.

4th February 2012.
By Jeff Hemmel

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CONCEPT
• Good quality construction of higher-end models in economical, easy-to-maintain package.
• Family-friendly layout
• Adequate horsepower for towing.

Harris FloteBote Sunliner 200 performance data

CONSTRUCTION
• 25” Aluminum pontoons; individual airtight compartments
• Full-length M brackets, inside and out, connecting pontoons to deck crossmembers
• Lifetime-guaranteed, tongue-in-groove marine plywood
• High-tech screws form friction-weld between metals

PERFORMANCE
• Top speed: 24 mph with fuel-efficient Mercury 90hp outboard
• Likely not enough power to tow most skiers, but adequate for inflatables
• Fuel consumption: 9.6 gph at full throttle

HANDLING
• Lifting strakes help twin tubes to get on plane with little bowrise
• Confident handling, no severe outside list in the corners

Harris FloteBote Sunliner 200 specifications

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FEATURES
• Swooping exterior rails add style, upscale appeal
• Pop-up changing room below aft bench; optional porta-potti
• Low-maintenance rotomolded seat bases, plastic matches vinyl color
• Fiberglass helm
• Optional jump seat fits into gate openings, sunpad cargo net secures water toys


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Jeff Hemmel writes for boats.com, Boating, PersonalWatercraft.com, and Powersports Business. The former Senior Editor at Watercraft World, Jeff is a multi-time award winner as well as a 2008 inductee into the IJSBA Hall of Fame. His first book, "The Anti-Pirate Potato Cannon...and 101 Other Things For Young Mariners To Try, Do, & Build On the Water," received a bronze medal in the 2010 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. For more info, visit Jeff Hemmel's website.

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