Boat Reviews By Owners
2002 -- 23' 8" CARAVELLE
Model: 242 Bowrider
Cockpit: plenty of room handled 8 people well.Good visibility all around.fun for swimming and picnics.
Construction: Good construction overall,seat mounts were very flimsy and flexed when sat on.head door would not stay closed.Where the top and bottom cap met was a very bad fit and was filled whith silicone.Scuppers let water back into cockpit soaking carpet.porta poti is for child use only adults wont fit.
Handling: Handled well very smooth in 2' chop 52 mph at 6000 feet.Acceleration was very good .This motor and outdrive worked very good in this boat
Engine Room: 320 hp volvo DP had no problems performed very good
General Comments: we use the boat for skiing ,wakebording,playing,overall it works good for swimming and all we asked it to do.It was used on lakes only at altitudesof 5000 to 600 feet.
Date Submitted: 2006-03-22
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