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Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Ranger (2006- )
(w/ 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC)

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Brief Summary

The 2200 Bay Ranger is an all new salt water fishboat from Ranger. She comes with a wide range of performance Precision Matched Outboards to give you a choice in power without a compromise in performance. Ranger's bay boats sport a large bow casting deck with wide walkarounds.

Key Features

  • Teleflex hydraulic steering standard
  • Recirculating aerated livewell/baitwell with in-line filter and high speed pickup
  • Stainless steel wheel with assist knob for precision handling even at low speed
  • Heavy duty 6 gauge trolling motor wiring with 50 amp breaker
  • 12 volt receptacle for portable gear
  • Carpeted rod storage
  • Cast net storage
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 22' 0''
    Beam 8' 4.5''
    Dry Weight 2, 075 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 1' 1''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 60 gal
    Water Capacity N/A
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)

    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 Not Available
    Tested Power 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC
    Opt. Power Not Available

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    500 2.7 2.3 0.5 5.4 4.7 292 254 60
    1000 4.2 3.6 0.9 4.6 4.0 249 217 75
    1500 6.2 5.4 1.4 4.4 3.9 239 208 72
    2000 7.7 6.7 3.9 2.0 1.7 106 92 78
    2500 13.5 11.7 6.4 2.1 1.9 115 100 82
    3000 23.2 20.1 8.3 2.8 2.4 152 132 83
    3500 29.3 25.5 10.1 2.9 2.5 157 137 87
    4000 34.8 30.2 13.3 2.6 2.3 142 123 88
    4500 40.5 35.2 16.9 2.4 2.1 130 113 98
    5000 50.2 43.6 20.9 2.4 2.1 130 113 98
    5500 53.3 46.3 23.4 2.3 2.0 123 107 98
    500 254 470 4.30 1.89 2.30 60
    1000 217 401 6.80 3.41 1.96 75
    1500 208 385 10.00 5.30 1.88 72
    2000 92 171 12.40 14.76 0.83 78
    2500 100 185 21.70 24.23 0.91 82
    3000 132 245 37.30 31.42 1.19 83
    3500 137 253 47.20 38.23 1.24 87
    4000 123 229 56.00 50.35 1.11 88
    4500 113 209 65.20 63.97 1.02 98
    5000 113 209 80.80 79.11 1.02 98
    5500 107 198 85.80 88.58 0.97 98

    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 3.0 sec.
    0 to 30 7.0 sec.
    Ratio 1.85 : 1
    Props 3-blade Viper 14 3/4 x 21
    Load 2 persons, full fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate 88 deg., 46% humid.; wind: 5 mph; seas: minimal chop

    Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Ranger (2006- ) Line Drawing


    Captain's Report

    Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Boat

    Ranger’s Latest 2000 and 2200 Bay Boat Models

    These almost identical twins are big on performance and durability.By Capt. Rob SmithRanger Boats are designed to get the average angler out on the water with minimum hassle and maximum performance. These boats are somewhat light in standard amenities, but they do offer sufficient room for working a couple of fish at a time. There is also plenty of room to add your own set of options as well.

    Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Boat

    Layout and Features

    The bow on each boat is really a spacious casting deck with wide gunwales all the way to the stern. Both models are rigged for Minn-Kota trolling motors with 6 gauge wiring and battery boxes in the helm. The Bay 2000 handles up to 8’ rods in her dual boxes up front. Dry storage is in the center box in the bow while there is an anchor locker in the peak designed to handle Danforth style anchors. The Bay 2200 mirrors this set up with 9’ rod lockers and an additional center box for a second livewell/baitwell. A carry-on cooler is secured to become a handy forward bench seat with a seat back mounted in the front of the helm for comfort. The helm has wide walkways and four rod holders on each side. The removable windshield and fold-over stainless grab rail allows you to fit these boats in most garages much easier.

    Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Boat


    There are several options for seating, including a simple leaning post helm set up with foot rail and back rest. Instrumentation is simple with room for adding your own electronics. Our boats were outfitted with hydraulic steering with stainless wheel and speed knob. We also had a jack plate on the engine with either a push button control in the dash, or a turn signal style control on the wheel.By adding a removable tray, there is easy access to the bilge and the pumps with shut-off valves. The stern casting deck on both models is smaller than the bow, but is still quite useful. The stern seat cushion easily slides out of the track and the seat back removes to create plenty of working room. A standard livewell/baitwell is located in the center with a dry box to port and mechanical access box to starboard. Although the fire extinguisher was mounted in the stern dry box, I would rather see it at the helm for easier access.

    Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Boat


    Both these boats appear nearly identical. The obvious exception is the added box up front which is a livewell on the 2200. The Bay 2000 measures 19’6” length overall on a beam width of 100.5 inches. The Bay 2200 measures slightly longer at 22’0” on the same beam width. The 2000 weighs in at 1,775lbs. hull weight while the sister 2200 weighs in at 2,075 lbs. dry weight. The 2000 is rated for 115-150-hp outboards while the 2200 is rated for 150-225-hp outboard rigs. The Bay 2000 carries up to 41 gallons of fuel in her tank while the 2200 carries a single 60 gallon fuel capacity.

    Test Numbers

    We tested these boats in the wide Intercoastal waterways outside of Punta Gorda. The water was almost mirror-calm when we started our test run. Both models handled light to the touch and we didn’t experience a hard bounce when crossing wakes. In addition, walking about these boats when stopped was as stable as you can get.

    Ranger Boats 2200 Bay BoatThe 2000 was up on plane in only 2.7 seconds and traveling 30 mph in 7 seconds with an 150-hp Evinrude engine, while its bigger sister the 2200 was on plane in 3 seconds and hit 30 mph in 7 seconds with an 250-hp Evinrude. The 2000 cruised most economically at 26.2 mph turning 3500 rpm for a range of 132 miles while the 2200 cruised at 3500 rpm traveling 29.3 mph for a range of 157 miles on a full tank of fuel. At wide-open-throttle the 2000 reached 43.2 mph turning 5500rpm, while the 2200 topped out at 5500 rpm traveling 53.3 mph.If you are a fishing enthusiast and want to get into bay fishing, the Ranger Bay 2000 and 2200 offer a suitable performing and stable platform that will serve you for many years to come.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Ranger (2006- ) is 53.3 mph (85.8 kph), burning 23.4 gallons per hour (gph) or 88.57 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Ranger Boats 2200 Bay Ranger (2006- ) is 29.3 mph (47.2 kph), and the boat gets 2.92 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.24 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 157 miles (252.67 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 250-hp Evinrude E-TEC.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Exterior Features

    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard


    Hull Warranty
    Lifetime (original owner)
    Yes (10 years from the original delivery date)

    Deck Warranty
    Lifetime (original owner) Yes (10 years from the original delivery date)
    Gelcoat Warranty

    Accessories Warranty
    1-3 years*
    NMMA Certification Yes
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