The result: when a Boston Whaler boat encounters a wave, there is little or no give or bending of the hull, and the impact of the boat into the wave is transmitted directly to the hull. Boston Whaler’s classic Montauk 17 center console skiff has set well-deserved standards for small-boat seaworthiness, durability, and utility for fifty-four of the company’s sixty years, but no one will tell you it’s perfect, including this writer, who has lived with a hard-working member of the breed for twenty-five seasons and counting. Im gonna do classic desert tan with black accent trim, black top. Just called to follow up. Take a walk through our interactive boat builder tool to get everything just right. Fuel economy in that cruising range is around 5 nautical miles per gallon, and the wide range of efficiencyOther features added to this model include a 25-gallon aluminum fuel tank under the cockpit sole, the option of the bow-mount trolling motor with a second battery under the console, teak trim, a bow casting deck with fishbox, a dedicated anchor locker sized for a Fortress FX-7 with chain and rode, and optional cushions to form a sun pad.
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Whaler designers tweaked the hull shape in 1976 and enlarged the model slightly in 2003, but the new 2018 Montauk is a complete redesign incorporating important features asked for by customers and dealers while retaining most of the virtues of the original. 3) Surprisingly, the Montauk has a steeper deadrise at the transom. By logging into your account, you agree to our The Boston Whaler 170 Montauk was powered by a Mercury 90hp, oil injected, two-stroke outboard with electric start, power trim/tilt and an 18′ stainless steel Quicksilver propeller.
Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. Learn what others have to say in these third-party reviews.Visit our Resources section for more information on specs and parts.One of the most exciting things about buying a Boston Whaler is deciding just how you’d like it configured. What awesome little boats. I ultimately choose it over the 170 Dauntless because: Boston Whaler isn’t resting on its laurels, or neglecting its smaller boats. It’s useful and informative, and a lot of fun!We know you’re ready to see this boat in action, and we’re here to help! THANK YOU FOR THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE!Are the electronics worth a self install or should I order it from the factory?Not sure what Whaler offers from the factory, but where you have a Mercury engine Simrad would be the way to go as they include the Mercury engine pages in the EVO and GO series, I would go with the GO9 for that size boat, should be around $1000 and has GPS, and several type of sonar. To try and respond to your questions... High 30s out the door on a new one with a trailer would be good on a new one.
Please refer to the Spec Sheet for the most updated information.Boarding steps (midship)(molded-in port and starboard)Bow locker with fiberglass cover and overboard drainSwim platform with grab rail and telescoping stainless steel swim ladder (fiberglass)Electrical switch panel with circuit breaker protectionReversible pilot seat with locking backrest and storage90 EXLPT EFI Black Command Thrust FourStroke Mercury® engineBattery box with switch with hold-down strap in consoleOption descriptions below may not list full details and compatibilities. Find Boston Whaler 170 Montauk boats for sale near you, including boat prices, photos, and more. A running total tells you what your Whaler costs as configured. They have a schedule posted on a white board that follows the boat through the factory. Based on these recent experiences, we can say that Whaler’s design team got this boat right.At 17 feet, 4 inches with a 7-foot, 3-inch beam, the new 2018 170 Montauk is nine inches longer and eight inches wider than the original, and more than twice as heavy at 1,700 pounds dry, without motor. The big 2.38:1 gearcase and 14.5-inch propeller provides plenty of shove, even with 900 pounds of people and gear aboard during the fishing tournament. There are three variants of hull produced with the MONTAUK name. The classic Boston Whaler Montauk remains one of the most popular center console boats out there, thanks to practical design, rugged utility and easy “hose-and-go” cleanup. Finally, this boat will float shallow enough to sneak over sand bars into the Chesapeake’s most interesting creeks and marshes. The trade-off is in substantially more interior space. Additional options include various seating accommodations, a cooler, and livewell packages. Splitting the anchor locker from a fish box was a must. Shit I might be ordering one myself.. what color/trim did you order? Then takes a week or two to ship.Okay, so I just ordered one as well. Okay, so I just ordered one as well. 115? Just tried repeatedly on two separate phones and the calls wouldn't go through. The narrower footprint presents a more delicate balance between these bottom features. That year the power head was made by Yamaha. From 1961-1976 there was the original hull referred to as a 16-MONTAUK.
I have been to the factory 4 times.