This is the choice for boaters looking for a little more pop when towing water sports, and maybe some attitude to boot. The 196 is also the only model in this category with a walkthrough to the swim platform. An aerated livewell and removable bow cushions make it effortless to convert everyone over to fishing mode. We’ve gotten 50-plus mph out of the bowrider on which the 196 Fish and Ski is based, and it’s a solid ride in mild chop because of Caravelle’s wood-free construction.
Vital Stats * Length Overall(w/platform): 19’11” * Beam: 8′ * Dry Weight: 2,700 lb. * Max HP: 225 * NMMA Certified: Yes