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Captain Crash 01-29-2017 12:08 PM

23' Open Contender SOLD
 
SOLD

23' Open Contender

Evinrude G2-300hp with less than 20hrs as of 2/26/17 (I use the boat just about every weekend so the hrs will continue to go up)
Warranty to 1,000hrs or 5 years n no dealer service till 500hrs
New upgrades in 2016 include......
Garmin 741XS GPS with Airmar transducer
Kenwood stereo
JL amp
JL 7.7" speakers
JL 10" sub
Fresh n saltwater wash down pumps
Live well pump
Hull sides n deck nonskid painted with awlgrip
LED lighting which includes, underwater, under gunnel, under t-top n flood light
All upholstery redone in 2015 as well as new batteries
Also include r 2 custom dive boards with dive ladder
Fresh water shower
Taco Grand Slam outrigger bases
Life vest
VHF
Bow dodger with full set of bow cushions for deck under dodger
Console cover
Full boat cover
Anchor
Set of Polk speakers


I'm sure I'm missing a few things but feel free to contact me for more info.

Boat is currently in The Abaco's Bahamas
Will make a great boat for a second home owner or for a frequent vacationer to The Bahamas as it is Bahamian duty paid n registered. If someone wanted to buy it for Fl message me n we can workout the details.

crazybeard 01-29-2017 01:02 PM

Pics from OP:

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BigNasty 01-29-2017 02:17 PM

Clean looking sled. Must be hard selling after putting that new power on it, bet its perfectly matched with that G2. Price is reasonable, bet this is gone fast.

Captain Crash 01-29-2017 03:08 PM

Yes it is hard to sell it after all the upgrades but just decided to go a different route n need something a lil bigger. G2 is awesome! I've seen as good as 3.7mpg at 3900rpms cruising 35mph. But that was with light load n perfect conditions. Adverage is 3mpg or just over

My Love 01-29-2017 03:48 PM

What do you see at top end with that G2?

holic 01-29-2017 04:23 PM

What year is the boat?

Captain Crash 01-29-2017 05:23 PM


Originally Posted by My Love (Post 9914861)
What do you see at top end with that G2?

I've seen has high as 54 mph but with the current prop I'm running I c 52 mph @ 5750 rpms getting 2.2 mpg or 24.2 gph. Adverage cruise @ 4500rpms, 40mph adverages between 3.0 n 3.5 mpg depending on load

Captain Crash 01-29-2017 05:25 PM


Originally Posted by holic (Post 9914961)
What year is the boat?

It is a '99 with a total of less than 600 hrs on the hull

Captain Crash 01-31-2017 03:14 PM

Had a few inquiries about "Bahamian duty paid" so I will try to explain.
When u take a boat into The Bahamas u either have to purchase a cruising permit or pay import tax (duty). Cruising permit is $300 every trip where as duty is 10% valvue of the boat for a one time fee. Once duty as been paid there's is no further need for a cruising permit n the boat can either stay in The Bahamas or can travel back n forth at no further expense for a cruising permit. Just show the paper work for where duty has been paid when clearing customs n ur good to go. Or if u r a second home owner or vacation in The Bahamas a lot u can leave the boat in The Bahamas n fly back n forth without ever having to take in back out of the country.
Hope this explains it well n answers all the questions

on deck 01-31-2017 08:15 PM

I had that exact hull for 12 years and can confidently say that it is the best riding boat under 26' that you can get. GLWS.

mowsojior 02-03-2017 06:09 PM

weekend bump

ThongChaser 02-03-2017 07:27 PM

Very nice

Captain Crash 02-17-2017 06:56 PM

Bump

ncmallard78 02-17-2017 06:59 PM

Nom nom nom

ceenik 02-22-2017 04:48 PM

Nice 23 Open...I used to fish mine in 5 - 6 foot seas all day. They handle well

crazybeard 02-26-2017 05:08 AM

A few more pics from OP

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DarthBaiter 02-27-2017 04:44 PM

Really love the dive board and the dodger.

GLWS


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