2008 RANGER 188VX for sale $45,995

Marine / Boats / Power Trailer Boats

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CALL 07 3171 1935
Title 2008 RANGER 188VX
Make RANGER
Price AUD $45,995
Listing Type Used
Stock Number UR6866
Refcode TA882941
Usage Leisure
Hull Material Fibreglass
Hull Mono
Length - metres 5.49
Length - feet 18
Engine Make Suzuki
Engine Type 4-Stroke
Engine Power - hp 175
Engine Hours 197
Trailer Configuration Ranger Trailer alloy braked trailer (03.2008)

** Further Reductions Now $45,995 tow away! **

The team have just landed this sensational head turning sports fishing platform from Ranger. This Ranger 188VX was imported by the owner and if not stored undercover has spent its 197 hours mostly on the local freshwater impoundments chasing Barra and bass.

First Impressions
As the photos depict, the colour scheme is striking and the condition she presents in wont disappoint even the fastidious buyer. The boat is loaded with features and accessories dedicated to sports fishing, lure fishing and the fly caster. With flat decks, copious amounts of storage for gear, some 20 odd fishing rod storage spots, plumbed live wells and even the stern fitted Power Pole for the shallow water holding anchor the is a one touch button for deployment!

On the Water
The rig is powered by a 175Hp Suzuki EFI four stroke that effortlessly pushes the rig along. With some experience and time behind the wheel, your skills will allow for a quick hole shot balancing the foot accelerator and steering column mounted trim control. The engine has been both computer tested and mechanically inspected to ensure your boating enjoyment and as a further bonus the tow away price includes the engines annual service by John Crawford Marine. Like all outboards sold through JCM it is backed by a limited BIA engine warranty.

For the Skipper
The steering position is low and sporty and you feel you are in a sports car along with your passenger and when at speed the dual side consoles allow the wind to be deflected up and over your head. However, if someone is riding gun shot in the middle, hang on to your hat and sunnies!  The helm has the necessary info needed for the engine and although the original fuel gauge is redundant surrender the Sounder unit is fitted with the NMEA system connected to the motor giving you the capability to determine consumption and volume clever technology!

The boat is also fitted with a quality bow mount electric motor powered by recently fitted new deep cycle batteries. The bow is the perfect place to view the sounder, use the electric foot control and flick the lures in anticipation of the big strike!

Accessories and features are numerous, but we have tried to outline the major ones as below and picture them for you in detail:

Features & Accessories:   
NMEA 2000 systemfor fuel data
Lowrance X510 colour sounder
UHF TX4600 radio
Sony CDX-HS70MS stereo system
24V Minn Kota Maxxum 80lb trolling motor w foot control
Custom upgrade painted hull- Scarlet Red Mist
Custom colour-matching alloy trailer with mechanical override disc brakes, alloy wheels, spare wheel & swing away draw bar
Sea Star hydraulic steering
Dual batteries with an isolation switch
Underfloor fuel tank approx. 145L capacity
Full boat storage cover & outboard cowl cover
Cockpit seating with enhanced leg, lateral & lumbar support, passenger grab handles
Competition steering wheel
Removable tinted windsheilds
Hot Foot Foot throttle pedal
 Removable bike seat, multiple locations
Electric stern fitted Power Pole Anchor
Plumbed live bait tank
Underfloor kill tank
In-floor storage lockers
Red light strips
21 rod holders throughout
2 paddles, 2 drink holders, glove box
Bow & stern casting platforms
Note some analogue not operational & sold as is
And the Trailer
The rig is trailered on a Ranger Trail alloy framed single axle trailer. The trailer is fitted with mechanical over ride disc brakes and dressed with matching colour fiberglass guards/platforms that are simply striking!

Exceptional Fishing Rig!
If you are looking for a comp boat or something that is just so far above the norms from the tinny market, then this exceptionally well optioned and priced sports fishing Ranger 188VX has to be the one especially when compared to the other similar brands on the market many with high hours and 2 strokes

Further reduced to $45,995 tow away, she will be on the back of the next fortunate owners car in no time!

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JOHN CRAWFORD MARINE

1029 Manly Rd, Tingalpa, QLD, 4173
Australia