The 217 OB is a sporty deckboat designed to be versatile for either fish or ski activities. The boat has a seating capacity of ten persons and enclosed changing compartment or optional head. Hurricane builds its boats with what they call a Category 5 hull. This design features a widebody hull that is the same width bow to stern, along with lifting strakes, sponsons, a shallow draft, and reverse chine hull, all which enhance the overall comfort level of the ride.
Test Power-- 1 x 225-hp Honda 4-stroke
Best Cruise-- 17.6 mph @ 3000 rpm
WOT-- 46.7 mph @ 5200 rpm