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Contender 39 ST

Over the years Contender Boats has immortalized their name in the history of sport fishing with a proven track record of producing tournament winning deep-V center consoles. However, this forward-thinking manufacturer has recently incorporated high performance stepped hulls into their lineup of legendary offshore game boats.

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Contender 39 ST

Designed with tournament enthusiasts in mind, Contender’s 39 ST is set to impress the most discriminating captains and owners. Appealing to those who desire fishy features over luxurious thrills, the open layout of the 39 ST ensures professional anglers leave nothing to be desired. Constructed with hand-laid fiberglass, the dual step hull effectively increases efficiency and performance without sacrificing the desirable handling characteristics Contender is famous for.

For anglers with a penchant for fishing with live bait, it doesn’t get any better. Behind the leaning post you’ll find an in-deck 68-gallon livewell, with two additional 40-gallon livewells positioned in the transom. When you find yourself in a hot bite you can be certain you will have plenty of room to ice your catch, with two 105-gallon lined and insulated in-deck fish boxes aft, a 260-gallon fish box forward, and an additional 145-gallon fish box in front of the console.

Rigged with triple Yamaha 350s the 39 ST really gets going in open water, with a standard 500-gallon fuel tank offering incredible range that’s out of reach of many. If you are looking to take down the fleet, let Contender help steer you in the direction of the winner’s circle. Contender, 800.645.2906, contenderoffshore.com

Boat Specs

L.O.A 39’1″
Beam 10’10”
Draft 22″
Deadrise 24.5°
Fuel Capacity 500 gal.
Weight 15,400 lb.
Max HP 1,400
MSRP $328,000 (w/Triple 350s)
*Model shown with optional features

Raymarine C-Series

A world leader in recreational marine electronics, Raymarine continues to provide anglers with high performance radar units, displays, sounders, autopilots, thermal cameras and much more. Providing incredible visibility with brilliant displays, Raymarine’s C-Series Widescreen units offer users a host of beneficial features. Available in 9″, 12″ and 14″ units, the simplified menu navigation features a UniControl™ pad that enables users to easily navigate a host of data including chart, radar, fishfinder, weather and video integration. Furthermore, C-Series Widescreen displays are preloaded with Navionics Coastal U.S. charts and feature a highly sensitive built-in WAAS GPS sensor that eliminates the need for an external GPS antenna. With a comprehensive Raymarine electronics suite the fish don’t stand a chance. Raymarine, raymarine.com

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