Boat Buyer's Guide 2012: Bayliner
For the fourth year in a row, Bayliner Boats has received the prestigious Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the leading association of the recreational boating industry. In fact, Bayliner received not one but three 2011 CSI awards from the NMMA. With this year's honors, Bayliner becomes the only fiberglass boat company in the value segment to receive at least one CSI award in four straight years. This year, Bayliner was the recipient of awards in the following categories: Deck Boats, Sterndrive Bowrider Boats, Sterndrive Cuddy and Express Boats.
Quality Starts with Design-Bayliner quality starts with exceptional designs for superior handling, stylish looks and optimum spaciousness. For example, our Bowrider, Deck Boat and Cruiser models feature our proprietary Beam Forward Design promoting unsurpassed interior space in the industry.
To ensure quality performance, Bayliner’s exclusive Smooth Ride System™ (SRS) matches the hull design to its specific application to achieve superior acceleration with fuel-saving lower horsepower engines, a softer ride and a safer handling boat that planes quickly..
Believing the boat you purchase will stand by you through every relaxing day on the water and blast of a great time is essential to your buying decision. At Bayliner, we appreciate that you want a high-quality boat, and we take pride in delivering on your expectations. Learn more at www.bayliner.com.
Small bowriders such as Bayliner's new 175 are meant to be entry-level workhorses that offer massive stowage, room for a reunion of relatives, pulling power for boarders, tubers, or skiers, and predictable performance. Plus, they need to accomplish all that at a Wal-Mart-like price. So how does the 175 stack up? Let's see.
- LOA: 17'6"
- Beam: 6'11"
- Deadrise: 19
- Draft-Drive: 2'10""
- Dry Weight:1923
- Fuel Capacity: 21
- Capacity(People): 7