2017 Boston Whaler 230 Vantage

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Year
2017
Manufacturer
Boston Whaler
Model
230 Vantage

Overview

Description

Follow the status quo and you won’t earn the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s Innovation Award; but challenge the status quo and awards may come your way…especially if you do it well. The dual-console 230 Vantage® received the Innovation Award for expanding the possibilities capable in a 23-foot boat. For starters, seating is top-notch, and it delivers incredible comfort and rugged luxury with impressive power and capability so every crew can journey longer and farther in comfort, with Whaler confidence that goes to the core.

Specifications
  • L.O.A. (on centerline, from bow to engine mounting location): 23 ft. 2 in. (7.06 m)
  • L.O.A. (with platforms): 24 ft. 7 1?2 in. (7.51 m)
  • Beam: 8 ft. 6 in. (2.59 m)
  • Draft: 17 in. (0.43 m)
  • Weight (dry, no engine): 3,900 lb. (1,769 kg)
  • Weight (with engines, fuel and water, if applicable): 5,450 lb. (2,472 kg)
  • Maximum Weight Capacity: 3,000 lb. (1,361 kg)
  • Swamped Capacity: 4,000 lb. (1,814 kg)
  • Height (keel to highest point): 6 ft. 10 in.
  • Height (lowest tip underwater gear, in down position, to top of windshield/hardtop): 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Persons Capacity: 10
  • Maximum Horsepower: 350 HP (261 kW)
  • Minimum Horsepower: 225 HP (168 kW)
  • Deadrise at Transom: 20
  • Fuel Capacity: 111 gal. (420.18 L)
  • Water Capacity: 18 gal. (68.13 L)
  • Livewell Volume: 14 gal. (52.9 L)
  • Maximum Engine Weight: 700 lb. (318 kg)
  • Transom Height: 25 in. (0.64 m)
  • Bridge Clearance: 5 ft. 4 in. (1.63 m)
  • Bridge Clearance with Tow Arch: 8 ft. 2 3?4 in. (2.51 m)
  • Bridge Clearance with Sun-Top: 7 ft. 4 in. (2.24 m)
  • Package Boat Specs (with trailer/engine up): 29 ft. 6 in.L x 8 ft. 6 in.W x 11 ft. 8 in.H
  • European Certification: C
Standard Equipment
  • All hardware 316-L stainless steel
  • All rails welded 316-L stainless steel
Deck/Cockpit
  • 28" interior freeboard
  • 8" stainless steel cleats – bow (2), stern with stainless steel hawse pipes (2), pop-up spring line (2)
  • Anchor storage
  • Bow and stern eyes
  • Cockpit coaming bolsters
  • Cockpit courtesy lights – dual color blue/white
  • Drink holders (8)
  • Extended integral swim platform with recessed telescoping dive ladder and grab rail
  • Gunnel-mounted stainless steel rod holders (4)
  • Heavy-duty rub rail
  • Motorwell drains (2)
  • Self-bailing cockpit sole
  • Stainless steel grab rails
  • Stern stainless steel hawse pipes with drink holders (2)
  • Transom door with stainless steel latch
Cockpit Utility Center
  • Cutting board
  • Sink with drain
  • Stainless steel grab rail
  • YETI cooler (35 qt)
Bow Area
  • 12-V receptacle
  • Bow bolsters
  • Bow cushions with backrests
  • Bow walkthrough block off panel
  • Drink holders (4)
  • Fiberglass lids with latches
  • Recessed storage/cup holder compartment
  • Welded stainless steel forward grab rails
Console
  • Access panel to electronics
  • Cast stainless steel steering wheel with urethane grip
  • Compass
  • Courtesy light
  • Dash visor
  • Drink holders (2)
  • Electronics mounting surface
  • Fender holder
  • Helm and companion footrests
  • Instrumentation and electrical switch panel with circuit breaker protection
  • Storage bucket
  • Tempered glass windshield
  • Trash door
  • Windshield wiper (starboard)
Head
  • Dash visor
  • Interior light
  • Lockable entry door
  • Molded sink with drain
  • Portable head with pump-out
  • Stainless steel grab rail
  • Stainless steel storage hooks (2)
Seating
  • Bow seating area with lounge backrests (port and starboard)
  • Convertible port lounge seat with storage
  • Custom helm seat with high/low pedestal
  • Fold-out stern seat with backrest
Storage
  • Bow anchor locker with drain and anchor storage rack
  • Captain's pocket storage
  • Console storage with stainless steel latch and storage system for life jackets, dock lines, and fenders
  • Head storage compartment
  • In-floor ski/rod storage locker (lockable)
  • Insulated bow storage lockers (port and starboard drains)
  • Under gunnel storage shelves
Mechanical
  • 225 XL L6 DTS Mercury® Verado engine with power steering
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Dual battery trays with switch
  • Electric horn
  • Engine fuel/water separator
  • Freshwater system (18 gallons) with cockpit sink sprayer and head sink sprayer
  • Fuel tank (111 gallons) (plastic with barrier coat)
  • LED navigation lights
  • Recessed electric trim tabs with indicators
  • SmartCraft deluxe gauge package
  • Stainless steel propeller
  • Tilt steering
  • Transducer mount area
Optional Hull Colors
  • White (Standard)
  • Classic Desert Tan
  • Glacier Green
  • Light Blue
  • Light Gray
Optional Engines
  • 225 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury® Verado engine (standard engine)
  • 250 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury Verado FourStroke engine
  • 300 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury Verado FourStroke engine
  • 300 XL L6 DTS White Mercury Verado FourStroke engine
  • 350 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury Verado FourStroke
  • 350 XL L6 DTS White Mercury Verado FourStroke
Optional Electronics
  • Premium audio package – includes: amp, premium speakers (6), subwoofer
  • Raymarine eS98 9” Electronics / Navigation Package
  • Raymarine eS128 12.1” Electronics / Navigation Package
  • Raymarine Ray50 VHF radio
  • Raymarine Satellite Weather
  • Satellite radio – Sirius satellite receiver with antenna
  • Stereo – Fusion® AM/FM with waterproof speakers (4)
  • Tower mounted speakers with amp
Notable Options/Accessories
  • Air compressor system
  • Anchor (stainless steel)
  • Anchor windlass – low profile with rode and anchor
  • Battery charging system
  • Beach boarding ladder
  • Bow tow eye
  • Corian countertop at utility center with stainless steel rail
  • Fishing package – includes: livewell (14 gallons) with light, washdown, toe rails, rod holders (2)
  • Flooring (maintenance free synthetic teak)
  • Freshwater shower – bow and stern sprayers
  • Grey water system
  • Hardtop (fiberglass) – includes: navigation light, tow bit, aluminum tower
  • Rails - bow rail
  • Rails - split bow rail
  • Rails - black rub-rail (standard)
  • Rails - white rub-rail with stainless steel insert
  • Raw water washdown
  • Red, blue or black graphics, striping and logos
  • Seating - bow filler cushion
  • Table - bow table with dedicated storage
  • Tow arch
  • Trailer – aluminum with disc brakes, dual torsion axles, guide-on stanchions, LED lights, radial tires, spare tire
  • Vessel View 4” display
  • Wakeboard racks
  • Watersports tower – includes: navigation light, rod holders (4), tow bit, aluminum tower
  • Windshield cap (stainless steel)
Optional Canvas
  • Bimini top for watersports tower
  • Cockpit cover
  • Pedestal seat cover (black or blue)
  • Port lounge cover
  • Sun-top with boot (black or blue) and stainless steel fittings
  • Weather curtain set – side, forward and aft curtains (black or blue)

Specs

Engine

Max HP
350 hp (261 kW)

General

Length Overall
24 ft. 7 1⁄2 in. (7.51 m) with plataform
Beam
8 ft. 6 in. (2.59 m)
Draft
17 in. (0.43 m)
Dry Weight
3,900 lb. (1,769 kg)
Max Person Capacity
10 persons
Fuel Capacity
111 gal. (420.18 L)
Max Carry Load
3,000 lb. (1,361 kg)

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