Ray Van Horn of Ranger Boats takes us on a tour of the newest models. The Z21i offers a total fishing package with its versatile platform, extra-wide casting deck with deep storage lockers, plush seating, and top speed of around 76 mph. This is one rugged bass boat, that's for sure! Watch out for this one on the water.
Foam filled fiberglass stringer system
High performance stainless steel prop
Minn Kota® Rip Tide 80BGH, 52" trolling motor 24V
Pultruded fiberglass transom
Recirc. aerated livewell with divider
12V DC power receptacle
Passenger side glove box
Skid resistant deck & interior
Skid resistant material on bow
Stainless steel hardware throughout
Integrated tackle management system with Plano boxes
Ranger tournament measuring board
Runnin' rod rack with retractable strap
Ranger Boats Z21 Intracoastal Specifications
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.
FLIPPIN (February 19, 2007) When the rise in popularity of competitive redfish and other inshore fishing events revealed a need for a boat that's not quite a skiff, not quite a bay boat, Ranger responded. Anglers said they needed a boat with plenty of top-end speed and fuel storage for long runs, the ability to track well in shallow water and be extremely maneuverable. To meet these and many other needs that are specific to inshore anglers, Ranger Boats took the best boat available in the freshwater fishing world and gave it the characteristics of a first-class inshore rig. The result: the 2007 Ranger Z21 Intracoastal.
Rated for a maximum of 250 horsepower and equipped with two 24-gallon fuel tanks, the Z21 Intracoastal is capable of making long runs with ease. This new take on an inshore fishing boat delivers extremely responsive handling and a smooth, dry ride. With the faster, shallower hole shot and strong top end delivery of Ranger's Z-Comanche Series, anglers will enjoy more time spent enticing fish and less time getting there.
Virtually all of the characteristics of the freshwater Z-Comanche model have been preserved in this saltwater incarnation. With plenty of fishing space, three anglers will have no problem casting and landing fish aboard the Z21 Intracoastal, making it ideal for guides and recreational anglers alike. The deck of the Z21 Intracoastal is quiet, making it easier to target shy redfish and snook that flee at the sounds of footsteps on deck lids. The interior of the Z21 Intracoastal features the soft ride comfort of an SRS bench seat as well as two pedestal seats to be used on the front and rear fishing decks. The interior and cockpit area is also available with snap-in carpet for added comfort. The aggressive, high-performance look and feel of the freshwater Z boats has also been preserved with a polished aluminum trim package and custom color packages.
Available with a wide range of precision-matched saltwater engines, the Z21 Intracoastal features a saltwater trolling motor and corrosion-resistant electronics. Onboard, there is easy access to storage and features such as the aerated livewell/baitwell with high-speed pickup and in-line filter. The boat also offers quick access to batteries, breakers and pumps with all electronics using corrosion-resistant wiring and resettable breakers. The sleek instrumentation panel includes easy-to-read speed, tach, fuel, trim and water pressure gauges.
Additional custom details of the Z21 Intracoastal include carpeted rod storage with organizers, insulated cooler, integrated tackle management system with Plano boxes, runnin' rod rack and a bevy of other features. With an abundance of storage (6-foot, 6-inch to 8-foot rod storage in three rod lockers under the front deck) and plenty of fishing space, the Z21 Intracoastal is destined to become the inshore boat of choice for competitive anglers, guides and recreational anglers from Louisiana to the Florida Keys.
Equipped with a tandem-axle, custom-matched aluminum trailer built for saltwater use, the Z21 Intracoastal is easier to maneuver and enjoys the smooth trailering benefits of custom alignment and individually balanced wheels. Up front, the center swing jack retracts flush to the frame and creates a more balanced load, making it even more secure on the trailer. Combined with matching fiberglass fenders, aluminum wheels, matching spare tire and wheel, Ranger's exclusive oil bath COOL Hub® lubrication system, torsion axle suspension, and swing-away tongue, the RangerTrail trailer delivers lasting peace of mind and easier towing.
Standard and Optional Equipment
Ranger Boats Z21 Intracoastal Standard and Optional Equipment
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc
= Standard = Optional
Ranger Boats Z21 Intracoastal Warranty
Ranger Boats Z21 Intracoastal Warranty Information
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