Gone are the days when the words pontoon boat meant a water vessel cruising at a moderate speed and just meant for fishing. Today’s fast pontoon boats pack a punch and get the adrenaline rushing. With multiple high horse power engines and an aerodynamic design, these boats have a speed that is at par with other types of boats. The sports and adventure series of different boat companies feature some of the fastest pontoon boats.
South Bay Sport Series RS9 DC Twin
South Bay’s 25 Sport RS 9 is the ultimate combination of technology and performance. With twin outboards motor and a collective maximum 800HP, the boat is performance packed. Add to that the set of 4” lifting strakes on the center tube and another on the inside of outer tubes that come with the 3.0+ Performance Package along with a lightweight aluminum deck, and this boat can easily cross 90MPH without breaking a sweat making it a superb choice for people looking for fast pontoon boats. It allows excellent control and tight turning radius. The 52-gallon fuel tank is more than enough to take this beast out for a ride. It also features high end gadgetry, audiophilic sound system from Kicker and exotic furnishing and decor making it as beautiful as it is swift. The boat can accommodate nine for a thrilling ride. And if that is not enough, adding a tow bar for some skiing can give the much-craved adrenaline rush.
Powertoon X-Treme 2700
PlayCaraft’s X-Treme 2700 is another pontoon that dashes across the water like a sprint runner on a track. The boat has a 350HP stock outboard motor. Triple toon package adds a third pontoon and a performance shield to give the boat a momentum boost. The noses of each of the three pontoons are aerodynamically designed using the X-Treme surface piercing technique. Handling of the boat is flawless with the RAC-R-FINS. This fast pontoon boat is comfortable, spacious and luxurious and can accommodate 15 persons easily. The boat comes with a more than enough 30-gallon fuel tank, fiberglass console and hydraulic steering. Be it a speed race or a relaxing cruise, the X-Treme 2700 is ideal companion.
Manitou 2017 X-Plode XT
The X-Plode XT from the house of Manitou is a nifty addition to the pontoon boats. The boat can be equipped with twin engine each of which can shell out 300HP. The Sports Handling Package of the boat adds a third pontoon which is 27-inch as compare to the other 25-inch. It is also lower than the other two pontoons by a little more than 5 inches giving this fast pontoon boat unprecedented agility and responsiveness while being handled. Lifting strakes on each side of all the three pontoon tubes is another performance improving addition. There is a seating for 13 people on the 25-foot SHP dual engine model. A whopping 90 gallons with twin engines is more than a person can ask for.
Aqua Patio 250 XP
Aqua Patio 250 XP is a fast pontoon boat from the house of Godfrey. The performance of the boat can be credited to its two engines each of which is 350HP. A package option of three tubes with 27″ diameter supplements the power of the boat. A hydraulic steering and lifting strakes on the tubes make handling easy and responsive. The furnishing of the boat makes extensive use of fiberglass lowering the overall weight. The boat is roomy and plush and can easily accommodate 16 people making it right for a laid-back retreat too. A ski tow bar can be added for some more fun at full throttle.