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Old 02-15-2019, 02:43 PM
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Default Contender 44ST

So how did THAT stay off of everyone’s radar......?
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It’s been in the works for a long time
Old 02-15-2019, 04:17 PM
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I didn’t think it was a secret.
Old 02-15-2019, 04:27 PM
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I checked it out today. Contender is really stepping up their game in terms of fit & finish and comfort. Glad to see it. They were being left behind by the others.
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Im a yamaha guy who isn't on board with the 425s. But man they look sweet in this photo






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Mid to high 60s with (3) 425s and full tower. And they claim close to 80 with (4) 425s.

I like it.
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Walked all over the boat during the show; love her from top to bottom, new sheerline looks great. A must see for the CC enthusiast.
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Curious about the price tag if anyone recalls hearing a number at the show...
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Is that plastic hinges on the forward sun pad/cooler ?
Old 02-15-2019, 05:39 PM
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Anybody have an interior shot from the console facing forward? I just like to see the amount of space in the bow in front of the lounge chairs.
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Originally Posted by hensleyfish View Post
Anybody have an interior shot from the console facing forward? I just like to see the amount of space in the bow in front of the lounge chairs.
Their site is loaded with photos
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Water test reports please.
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Holy Motha of God...
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They’ve had the mold for 9 months, not a secret
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It was one of the stand outs at the show.
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If the Contender 39ST is one of the best riding Center Console Fishing Boats in the world, then this new 44ST must be unbelievable with its length, steps, and I am guessing 24.5 degree deadrise. Everyone of the top boatbuilders is upping their game in this Make America Great Again economy!
Old 02-15-2019, 09:34 PM
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Beautiful boat!! I really like the lines of contender boats.
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Contender really took their time with this boat. Looking forward to seeing it in person.
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Originally Posted by 305seahunter View Post
Contender really took their time with this boat. Looking forward to seeing it in person.

I love the triple sectioned coffin box!
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Glad to see them add a new mid-sized center console to their lineup....


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