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TexasWhaler posted 07-14-2006 11:42 AM ET (US)   Profile for TexasWhaler   Send Email to TexasWhaler  
I saw this on Boat Trader Online this morning.

Jim, I hope you don't mind me posting it here, and not in the Whaler Marketplace area.

I wanted to post here in the Post-Classic Whalers area due the the pretty good photos of this new model in the add.

This boat, like it's big brother the 220, looks like a great, very low freeboard, bay fishing setup.


andygere posted 07-14-2006 12:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for andygere  Send Email to andygere     
That is a great looking boat. I am shocked that these boats are on the street, but Whaler has yet to put them on their website. Talk about a marketing blunder. I'm also surprised to see this one sitting on a wobble roller trailer. I thought that was still a no-no.

I know the dealership where that boat is listed, and if it's still on the lot when I get out that way next month, I'll try to snap a few more photos. Does anyone know what the MSRP for this boat is?

K Albus posted 07-14-2006 03:21 PM ET (US)     Profile for K Albus  Send Email to K Albus     
I called the dealership that is advertising that boat. The price of the boat without the trailer is $50,000.
TexasWhaler posted 07-14-2006 03:33 PM ET (US)     Profile for TexasWhaler  Send Email to TexasWhaler     
That's not too bad, when you consider that there are many Verado equipped Dauntless 220s out there that have an MSRP of around $75,000.
Yiddil posted 07-14-2006 05:10 PM ET (US)     Profile for Yiddil  Send Email to Yiddil     
yep, Id be interested to know why its on a roller trailer? WHy shes like 50 thou...? and the Marketing dosnt sound right from the start....

Im so glad I got my Nantucket in 2004, what a huge savings....Looks like a nice boat...........though......

Jkcam posted 07-24-2006 04:26 AM ET (US)     Profile for Jkcam  Send Email to Jkcam     
Poling platform? You'd better bring your gorilla with you to pole that baby around the "flats".
Whalerider posted 07-24-2006 07:07 AM ET (US)     Profile for Whalerider  Send Email to Whalerider     
Your right.... that poling platform is about the craziest thing I have seen. If its something BW adds on, they must be way too busy to have EVER gone fishing.
jsgrise posted 07-27-2006 09:47 PM ET (US)     Profile for jsgrise  Send Email to jsgrise     
I don't know if it's me but I think that this Whaler looks cheaper than ever. The new console and the leaning post remind more Bayliner boats than a true bad ass Whaler...

I prefer the 180 Dauntless, am I the only one ?

jsgrise posted 07-27-2006 09:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for jsgrise  Send Email to jsgrise     
Just took a look on the Whaler web site. The boat looks better there. I have to finally say that the 200 is a nice boat.

Sorry about that.

bsmotril posted 07-28-2006 09:12 AM ET (US)     Profile for bsmotril  Send Email to bsmotril     
I agree. Not many 20 foot bay boats offer a freshwater shower, not to mention a ski pylon/wakeboard tower and foldaway rear seat. Looks like the packed a lot of family friendly features into a capable fishing boat. BillS
highanddry posted 07-28-2006 01:18 PM ET (US)     Profile for highanddry  Send Email to highanddry     
And it has more freeboard than a Montauck 170 or 190 so what makes it a bay boat.

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