Notices

Contender 24 Sport Reviews

Old 05-23-2019, 08:21 AM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 6
Default Contender 24 Sport Reviews

What is everyones opinion on the 24 sport, preferably those who own/have been on one?
Chawk18 is offline  
Old 05-23-2019, 09:36 AM
  #2  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Margate NJ Barnegat light NJ
Posts: 501
Default

Ran both the 24 sport and the 25 bay. The sport was nice, and ran nice as expected, had nice features for the money as well but smaller feeling than the bay. I went with the bay model, because the ride was excellent, speed, performance with great fish ability as well as family use with comfortable open layout. . I really liked the sport over alI but for me and my family the bay was a better fit. try that boat as well you will not be disappointed. Good luck!
jbros198 is offline  
Old 05-23-2019, 10:49 AM
  #3  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location:
Posts: 1,573
Default

If you are looking for a family first boat it's great. If you want a fishing first boat get the 25T. Just my $.02
tdk72 is offline  
Old 05-23-2019, 05:02 PM
  #4  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 6
Default

Originally Posted by jbros198 View Post
Ran both the 24 sport and the 25 bay. The sport was nice, and ran nice as expected, had nice features for the money as well but smaller feeling than the bay. I went with the bay model, because the ride was excellent, speed, performance with great fish ability as well as family use with comfortable open layout. . I really liked the sport over alI but for me and my family the bay was a better fit. try that boat as well you will not be disappointed. Good luck!
I’m looking for more of a family boat with the ability to go offshore in favorable conditions so I’m not sure if the 25 bay is the right boat for me
Chawk18 is offline  
Old 05-23-2019, 05:23 PM
  #5  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Delaware
Posts: 136
Default

I had one, it was nice boat definitely a good looking boat. It had decent performance and economy but your fishing days offshore will be limited. The head is kind of a joke, it worked well but is limited as to who can use it unless they are on the smaller side. Bilge access is the same , access to the many through hulls in the back aint happening in an emergency, it actually kind of bothered me. I know its rare but if your 40 of 50 miles offshore "rare" has to be considered in my book. Customer service from Contender was meh...
jcirks is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread