If you know anything about the history of offshore racing, you’ve surely heard of Velocity Powerboats. Over the years their thoroughbreds have won many races and shattered numerous speed records, but their newest line of bay boats leave the competition in their wake with innovative hull designs and smart deck layouts. Velocity Powerboats also has an excellent reputation within the industry for superior quality control and customer service.
While the performance is proven, the numerous standard features make this sleek craft even more desirable. The large casting deck features an oversized fishbox and two 8-foot rod lockers. A 95 quart cooler with custom seat cushion rests in front of the console and dual 18-gallon baitwells mean there’s plenty of space for tournament winning redfish or an ample supply of live bait. The oversized Comfort Helm is one of the largest in this class and provides space for two flush mount 12-inch displays, yet is still easy to walk around. The design features intelligent placement of the steering wheel and throttle pad for the most convenient and ergonomic angle for operators. The windshield is also well thought out and is adjustable with a unique sliding track system. Furthermore, the dual console seats utilize a drop down bolster for superior comfort whether sitting or standing.
The market may be oversaturated with bay boats, but one look at the Velocity 260 Bay and you’ll surely see the difference. Velocity Powerboats, 407.322.7770, velocityboats.com
Fuel Capacity 80 gal.
Dry Weight 2,350 lb.
Max HP 350
MSRP $78,995 (w/250HP Mercury Verado & Trailer)*
*Model may be shown with optional features
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