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Baja 30 Outlaw
(w/ 2 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO)

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Brief Summary

Baja has designed the 30 Outlaw with more space in the cabin and amenities for serious offshore enthusiasts. In addition, there are several engine and drive options to choose from.

Key Features

  • Two bolster seats
  • Wide bench seta aft
  • Mini-galley below with sink, microwave, AC/DC refrigerator
  • V-berth for overnighting
  • Two long bench seats which convert into a double berth
  • Enclosed head
  • Instrumentation at the helm has Teleflex Gauges
  • Clarion AM/FM/CD
  • Carbon Monoxide Monitor
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 30' 1''
    Beam 8' 6''
    Dry Weight 6,900 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 35''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 24 deg.
    Max Headroom 5' 0''
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 142 gal.
    Water Capacity 10 gal.
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
    N/A

    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.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power 2 x 320-hp MerCruiser MX 6.2
    Tested Power 2 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO
    Opt. Power 2 x 375-hp MerCruiser 496 Magnum
    2 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 Magnum HO
    2 x 525-hp MerCruiser HP 525 EFI
    2 x 600-hp MerCruiser HP 600 SCI

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    600 4.0 3.5 3.2 1.3 1.1 160 139 74
    1000 8.2 7.1 5.9 1.4 1.2 177 154 75
    1500 9.7 8.4 10.2 1.0 0.8 122 106 80
    2000 11.1 9.6 19.2 0.6 0.5 74 64 84
    2500 30.8 26.7 20.5 1.5 1.3 192 167 85
    3000 42.2 36.7 25.5 1.7 1.4 211 184 88
    3500 52.5 45.6 34.6 1.5 1.3 194 168 90
    4000 67.0 58.3 58.0 1.2 1.0 148 128 95
    4500 70.5 61.3 61.3 1.2 1.0 147 128 95
    4800 70.8 61.6 65.1 1.1 1.0 139 121 96
    RPMNMKMKPHLPHKPLdBA
    600 139 257 6.40 12.11 0.53 74
    1000 154 285 13.20 22.33 0.59 75
    1500 106 196 15.60 38.61 0.40 80
    2000 64 119 17.90 72.68 0.25 84
    2500 167 309 49.60 77.60 0.64 85
    3000 184 340 67.90 96.53 0.70 88
    3500 168 312 84.50 130.97 0.65 90
    4000 128 238 107.80 219.55 0.49 95
    4500 128 237 113.50 232.05 0.49 95
    4800 121 224 113.90 246.43 0.46 96

    All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.

    Performance Chart

    Performance Chart

    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 5.1 sec.
    0 to 30 6.7 sec.
    Ratio 1.5 :1
    Props 28'' 4-blade stainless steel
    Load Load: 2 persons; Fuel: full; Water: none; Gear: minimal
    Climate Temp: 85 deg.; Humid: 88%; Wind: calm; Seas: 1-2 ft.

    Captain's Report

    For The Die Hard Offshore EnthusiastTested by Capt. Ron SvobodaNothing is quite as thrilling as driving a twin-engine muscle boat, especially when the water gets rough. Enjoyably, I recently had the opportunity to test the much anticipated new 30 Outlaw performance boat by Baja. Fortunately, the newly designed model did not disappoint in aesthetics, nor behind the wheel.FeaturesStarting with a clean sheet of paper, the engineers at Baja have designed an all-new boat. They have incorporated aerospace technology into the hull lamination and finished the deck design with wind tunnel testing. The result is a boat that offers great performance and good value, while also providing a cabin with more space and amenities than you’ll find on other performance boats of equal length. Now, add to that your choice of engine and drive set-ups available from MerCruiser, and you can have your Outlaw rigged from mild to wild. Either way, great handling and head turning style are all part of the package.LayoutThe cockpit is typical with a wide bench seat aft, and two drop-bottom bolster seats forward. As an option, McLeod electric seats are available for the captain and companion. If you plan on doing your boating in rougher waters, I highly recommend the upgrade over the stock Rotocast bucket seats. In the back, your guests will have plenty of room for their beverages and belongings in the side coaming panels. Throughout the cockpit are sturdy grab rails in addition to handles on the rear of the front bolster seats. While up front, the companion seating has access to the Clarion stereo and a self-draining glove box. Behind the WheelAt the helm, keeping an eye on the two engines will be easy, thanks to a clean dash configuration and ‘Monster Gauges’ by Gaffrig. The controls are divided at the helm with throttles to starboard and shifters mounted to port. Drive and tab switches are within reach of the throttles, as are the easy to read drive and tab indicators.CabinAccess to the cabin is through a curved acrylic cabin door. The door slides neatly into the helm station and is complimented by several steps that are notched into the console. These steps are a great help when moving to the fore deck, unfortunately, the non-skid surface ends at the steps. The foredeck is completely devoid of any type of grip, making it slippery, so use caution if you have to go up there. Should you dare to make the trip forward, you’ll find a large anchor locker located at the bow. It features hardware for securing a fluke style anchor and has plenty of space for rode. Inside the cabin, the Baja designers earn top marks for its layout. Rather than use the typical V-berth and twin facing couches that have to compromise space, they innovatively eliminated the forward berth and utilized two very long couches that convert quickly into a place for three people to sleep. Additionally, a snack table can be inserted, resulting in a large comfortable dinette area. Best of all, our test boat came equipped with cabin air conditioning than can be used while at the dock.GalleyBaja also made use of a mini-galley that is very well equipped with a pressurized faucet and sink, as well as a microwave oven located on a large Formica countertop. Above, you’ll find a power distribution panel and a CD changer, while below the counter is an AC/DC refrigerator and storage cabinet.Another luxury included on the 30 that you won’t see on other go-fast machines is a private head compartment. Large enough for tall adults to use, the head features a porta-potti and a convenient place to stow the snack table when it’s not in use.SpecsThe overall length of the new Baja is 30 feet, 1 inch. If you add the tubular aluminum swim platform to the equation, then total length will be 31 feet 9 inches long. The tall deck boat has a beam of 8 feet, 6 inches and weighs a substantial 6,900 pounds. With the drives in the down position you will need 35 inches of water to clear the Outlaw’s 4-blade, stainless steel propellers.Performance NumbersHammering down the Mercury Racing throttles, the Outlaw accelerated quickly to a top speed of 70.8 miles per hour at 4850 rpm. In order to get the most efficient cruise speed you will have to back the throttles down to 3500 rpm. This will result in fuel economy of 1.52 miles per gallon while traveling 52.5 miles per hour. So properly equipped, the new 30 Outlaw will provide even the most jaded offshore enthusiast with a great ride!

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Baja 30 Outlaw is 70.8 mph (113.9 kph), burning 65.1 gallons per hour (gph) or 246.4 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Baja 30 Outlaw is 42.2 mph (67.9 kph), and the boat gets 1.65 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.7 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 211 miles (339.57 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 2 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG HO.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Systems

    Air Cond./Heat Optional
    CD Stereo Standard Clarion
    Head: Portable Standard
    Head: Fixed Optional
    Power Steering Standard
    Trim Tabs Standard
    TV/DVD Optional

    Galley

    Microwave Optional
    Refrigerator Optional

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Optional
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Swim Platform Optional
    Transom Shower Optional

    Canvas

    Cockpit Cover Optional Sunbrella

    Warranty

    Hull Warranty
    Transferable
    5-year Limited Warranty
    Yes - Limited

    http://www.bajamarine.com/index.asp?display=ownerswarranty&tab=4&
    Deck Warranty
    5-year Limited Warranty http://www.bajamarine.com/index.asp?display=ownerswarranty&tab=4&
    Engine Warranty
    None
    Powertrain Warranty

    None


    Gelcoat Warranty

    3-Year Limited Warranty


    Blistering Warranty
    3-Year Limited Warranty http://www.bajamarine.com/index.asp?display=ownerswarranty&tab=4&
    Certifications
    NMMA Certification Other Certification Yes IQ Certified
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