Concept: Provide excellent performance, 100-percent fishability, and water skiing or wakeboarding abilities in a relatively small package.
- 5052 H-36 aluminum hull plating is doubled at the bow and along the chines.
-Deck is constructed from pressure-treated ply, and is covered in rugged, easy to clean vinyl.
-High-gloss Urethane paint looks as sharp as a fiberglass boat’s finish.
-Drop-in ski pylon is heavy-duty, and locks in place via a sturdy pull-pin.
-Steering system is no-feedback.
|Fuel capacity||26 gal|
-With the 150-hp Mercury on the transom, this one’s a screamer – we came darn close to hitting 50-mph.
- 5.5 miles to the gallon at a speed of 36-mph is excellent efficiency.
-Between the speed and the no-feedback steering, this one makes you feel like you’re in a sports-car at the helm.
-Seas were calm during our test, but the 177 handled boat wakes nicely and threw little spray (thanks to reverse chines).
-At wide-open throttle (and with little gear and just one passenger on board) the boat goes so fast it can chine-walk a bit when over-trimmed; keep the engine tucked in a hair.
|Test conditions: Five knot breeze, calm water, one person on board.
Fuel consumption figures are approximate.
|Power||150-hp Mercury four-stroke outboard with a 14 5/8” x 19” 3-bladed SS Tempest prop.|
-Bow double-plating provides extra piece of mind.
-Aft jump seats are well-designed, sturdy, and fold down into a casting deck.
-Handholds are everywhere, and no matter where you sit down there’s one close by
-The big dual windscreen was much appreciated in our chilly test conditions.
Princecraft’s newest fishing boat will also please the watersports lovers in your family.