The Boating Forum - Panga Boats
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12-20-2003, 10:51 AM
I'm wondering if any of our experts here know anything about Panga boats. I know they're very popular in Mexico and the Caribbean but are they being imported here to the states by anyone. I've also heard of the Mercpanga which is suppose to be a Cummins powered/Merc I/O 26 Center Console but the only thing that comes up is in California. Appreciate any input that anyone has.
Thanks in advance
12-20-2003, 11:02 AM
They have a distributer in Virginia. www.pangausa.com (http://www.pangausa.com) I don't know alot about the quality though.
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12-20-2003, 11:09 AM
Just a start. Think 'Google'.
12-20-2003, 11:12 AM
Thanks Dockmaster, I now remember being on that site sometime ago. By the way, if you need any info fo the Carver, I sold them for 13 years.
12-20-2003, 02:57 PM
Check this one too
12-21-2003, 05:03 PM
I have a Mercruiser Panga with a Diesel. The boat comes somewhat basic but you can rig them to be pretty neat. Mine has all the bells and whistles on it now. Recently had side curtains installed and we even carry a pop-up enclosure with a portable potti inside. The hull planes at very low speed and cuts through the chop better than a Boston Whaler I had previously owned-way better. I cruise around in the mid twenties and top out a bit over thirty. The best part is I get somwhere around 5-6 mpg. This boat wouldn't do the job for the guys that want to run 50mph but it suits me fine.