Rinker 232 Captiva Cuddy: Performance Test

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Rinker 232 Cuddy: Performance

Rinker 232 Cuddy: has of value versatility to

Top speed the Cuddy a more-than-respectable mph at rpm. (All by Tom

Can you too many when you buying a Sure — you have idea what re looking But once ve narrowed your wish choices only your chances getting what want.

The at Rinker that one and type runabout does fit all, is why are six in the s Captiva But for who want mid-size runabout a cabin, 23 6 8 6 232 Captiva could be perfect fit. tested the off Captiva Fla. and pleased with solid performance generous features.

Base price the boat a MerCruiser V-8 engine $29,295. Our model came with Rinker Special Edition which features long list goodies from gelcoat to Dino steering An optional MX 6.2 engine also boost the to $39,595.

232 Captiva s 20-degree featured a keel, afterplanes six reversed Only the set of ran full As for slightly negative they were 6 inches

The manufacturer the boat the previously 320-hp small-block with a Three drive 15 x and 13 x 28 stainless-steel propellers a 2.2:1

Top speed the Cuddy a more-than-respectable mph at rpm. The also was quick, hopping plane in seconds and just shy 50 mph 15 seconds. running-start drills, test model straight down business, going 20 to mph in seconds and 30 to mph in seconds.

Despite sloppy to 3-foot the 232 Cuddy performed in agility The Bravo drive worked with the s hull enabled it stay hooked in slalom at 20, and 40 Testers found same consistent, performance during turns at and full

Tracking for 232 Captiva was first-rate all speeds, during sudden Another plus the boat ability to through chop excessively jarring occupants. Passenger shift and wind gusts t seem affect the s ride handling.

Without the 232 Cuddy s and mold were well-above standards. Additional accents were applied in tape, and extruded plastic with a insert was installed for protection.

Behind the gelcoat (25 below the was a skin coat, in the and chopped mat. Laminants included three of 2415 which was used to seven-ply pressure-treated

To support considerable engine when open, manufacturer installed gas struts. engine itself lag-bolted to stringers and secured by standard transom Engine compartment was generally supported and and the was finished gray gelcoat easy cleaning.

cabin included lounges and V-berth.

Rinker a fine outfitting the cabin of 232 Captiva over-stuffing it. space felt than it perhaps because the light color and natural illumination the deck and two Filler cushions the V-berth, was just enough for 6-foot-tall member our test to use comfort. Other niceties included galley with stove, a Potti, a locker and radiused locking for privacy.

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The cockpit bucket seats the driver co-pilot. On port gunwale, stainless-steel grab was supplied the co-pilot. sections of covered the sole.

At helm to our test enjoyed an view of the Faria in simulated panels.

At helm to our test enjoyed an view of the Faria in simulated panels. The tilt steering made for driving ergonomics, did the placement of throttle and on the

The cockpit bucket seats the driver co-pilot.

Just of the s position an entertainment that included sink and compartment, complete brackets for pull-out trash Aft of was a that led the swim An L-shape provided enough for four five adults, the sunpad large enough accommodate one

Our test rated 232 Cuddy s as perfectly for recreational skiers. Because wakes were easy to through, he able to hard during cuts and the boat ability to on line he pulled. his delight, boat tracked at all About the thing he didn t about the experience was time and required of in deep-water

Take-off punch wakeboarding, on other hand, no problem. boarder described wakes as and non-threatening, for beginners even intermediates.

s no of 23-foot boats on market today that s fact. Here another one: Rinker 232 Cuddy boasts performance, easy and an of pleasant features. We talking choice.

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