Questions and answers

Can a Hurricane deck boat go in the ocean?

Can a Hurricane deck boat go in the ocean?

The “four digit” models will perform better in rougher waters than the “three digit” models due to their higher deadrise angle. Regardless of the performance improvement of one model over the other, Hurricane boats are not designed for use in open and deep ocean. Stick to inland water and protected bays.

How long are Hurricane Deck Boats?

Hurricane Boats Lineup 18′-26′ of versatility for any boating passion; craft the experience you want with spacious layouts, complete comfort, agile performance and optimal passenger capacity. 18′-24′ of quiet performance featuring expansive padded stern lounging area and obstruction free swim platform.

Where are Hurricane Deck Boats built?

Elkhart, Indiana
Manufactured in Elkhart, Indiana for over 45-years, we didn’t just invent fun on the water, but we like to think we perfected it. Our obsession for boating adventure is what fuels us to design and build the most versatile and capable boats in the world.

Who owns Hurricane Deck Boats?

Polaris, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange, made the announcement today that it has signed a definitive agreement to make an all-cash purchase of the largest U.S. pontoon manufacturer with four brands — Bennington, Godfrey, Hurricane and Rinker.

What is a deck boat good for?

Deck boats are great for activities like fishing. You might even consider buying a trolling motor. And with a powerful motor, they’re also quite capable of water sports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding and tubing.

What are deck boats good for?

Deck boats were created by combining the layout of a pontoon with the hull design of a runabout. They have large open deck spaces, but also the speed that you might want for recreational activities such as water sports, entertaining and fishing.

Are deck boats good for ocean?

Deck boats can handle rough waters like ocean or seas, but a deep V-hulled deck boat will handle it better than other hulls. A deep V-hulled deck boat with a narrow bow can easily cut through all the waves, resulting in a smooth and steady ride. However, deck boats aren’t intended to be used in the ocean.

Can a deck boat go offshore?

Deck boats can handle rough waters like ocean or seas, but a deep V-hulled deck boat will handle it better than other hulls. Alternative for a deck boat or if you want something with the deck boat kind of seating with an offshore capable hull, you should be looking at dual consoles.

Can you flip a deck boat?

The flat deck and two pontoon tubes gives great stability on water. It means that pontoons don’t have the risk of flipping or tipping over like traditional v-shaped hull and deck boats do – they can withstand being side to side rolled a lot better due to the unique design.

Are deck boats good in choppy water?

A deck boat with a V-shaped hull can handle choppy water almost as well as a bowrider. Other deck boat hulls will not cut through waves as well, and they will bounce and be tossed. It is still best to avoid rough water and weather with a deck boat.

Can you fish off of a deck boat?

Yes, fishing off of a deck boat it possible because of the open bow and stern layout typically associated with a deck boat. You can fish on a deck boat but you might find yourself running into trouble in more shallow waters as well as narrow waterways.

What are deck boats used for?

Deck boats are designed to maximize space onboard, giving boaters more usable space from bow to stern across the whole beam. From freshwater fishing to watersports and simple day cruising to entertaining, deck boats are versatile and adaptable for many different activities.

What is the value of a deck boat?

Whilst most boats have a V-Shaped bow, deck boats tend to have a squared bow which creates more room and allows for a larger capacity of people. The prices of deck boats, like any other boat – vary vastly. If you’re looking for a new one, you’ll be looking between the $15,000 and $60,000 range.

Who owns hurricane boats?

Polaris Industries has announced an agreement to buy Boat Holdings, which is the company that owns Bennington, Godfrey, Hurricane and Rinker boats.

Who manufactures hurricane boats?

Hurricane deck boats are manufactured by Godfrey Marine. In addition to the series of deck boats, Godfrey Marine also manufactures a line of pontoons ( Sanpan , Aqua Patio, Sweetwater & Parti Kraft), and Fishing Boats (Polar Kraft and Polar)