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Mambo Minnow posted 06-25-2006 07:15 PM ET (US)   Profile for Mambo Minnow  
Dis Boston Whaler make CONQUEST models with a sterndrive? I did not see such in the 1998 catalog.
kamie posted 06-25-2006 07:41 PM ET (US)     Profile for kamie  Send Email to kamie     
There is a photo of one in the 1999 catalog
David Pendleton posted 06-25-2006 08:06 PM ET (US)     Profile for David Pendleton  Send Email to David Pendleton     
I have one (the boat and the catalog). What would you like to know?
Mambo Minnow posted 06-27-2006 12:56 PM ET (US)     Profile for Mambo Minnow    
No questions...just an observation. Very rare for Whalers - it might make an interesting Cetacea page to see how the motor was installed beneath the deck. Looks like most demand was in the Great Lakes region for this configuration.

pgbj posted 06-27-2006 01:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for pgbj  Send Email to pgbj     
I have one too - a 2000 Conquest 23. Mine has a 4.2l turbocharged Diesel in it for added rarity - at least from a North American perspective. I believe they made this model mainly for the European market where diesel is a third the price of petrol due to tax differences. I'll see if can get a piccy.. it's a pretty big engine.
prm1177 posted 06-29-2006 07:37 PM ET (US)     Profile for prm1177  Send Email to prm1177     
I own a Conquest23 with twin outboards. The bilge is deep enough to accommodate engines for stern drives, but I would estimate you'd lose some deck space as well. Is this the case?
David Pendleton posted 06-30-2006 11:13 AM ET (US)     Profile for David Pendleton  Send Email to David Pendleton     
I haven't been on an outboard Conquest in a while, but I think the amount of cockpit space in the Conquest I/O is about equivalent to the outboard model with the stern seat in place.

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