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Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-)
(w/ 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive)


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Brief Summary

Regal’s 2000 bowrider, with its wide 8-foot six-inch beam, offers plenty of room in a compact, easy to trailer package. An impressive standard-equipment list, abundant stainless steel hardware, and refinements like French-stitched upholstery add to the boat’s enjoyment, and Regal’s FasTrac hull provides impressive speed and economy, even from our test boat’s 6-cylinder engine.

Key Features

  • FasTrac hull
  • Stainless steel hardware throughout
  • Extended fiberglass swim platform
  • Removable & rubber backed carpet
  • Starboard transom door
  • U-shaped bow seating
  • AM/FM/CD stereo
  • L-shaped cockpit seating
  • Starboard side transom walkthrough
  • Transom sunpad
  • Sunbrella bimini & cockpit cover
  • Gelcoat graphics molded right into the hull, not applied decals
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 20' 2''
    Beam 8' 6''
    Dry Weight 3,400 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 34''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 20 deg.
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 42 gal.
    Water Capacity none
    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 1 x 220-hp Volvo Penta 5.0 GL SX
    Tested Power 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive
    Opt. Power 1 x 220-hp MerCruiser 4.3L MPI Alpha
    1 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI Alpha
    1 x 270-hp Volvo 5.0 GXi SX
    1 x 280-hp Volvo 5.7 Gi SX
    1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MPI B1

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    600 3.3 2.8 0.8 4.3 3.8 164 142 64
    1000 5.6 4.8 1.3 4.4 3.9 168 146 68
    1500 7.2 6.2 2.0 3.6 3.1 135 118 70
    2000 8.6 7.5 3.6 2.4 2.1 92 80 73
    2500 17.1 14.8 4.7 3.7 3.2 139 121 79
    3000 25.9 22.5 6.2 4.2 3.7 159 138 78
    3500 32.4 28.1 8.0 4.0 3.5 153 133 83
    4000 37.5 32.6 10.0 3.8 3.3 142 124 90
    4500 43.0 37.4 13.5 3.2 2.8 121 105 88
    5000 48.5 42.1 18.2 2.7 2.3 101 88 97
    600 142 264 5.30 3.03 1.84 64
    1000 146 270 9.00 4.92 1.89 68
    1500 118 217 11.60 7.57 1.52 70
    2000 80 148 13.80 13.63 1.03 73
    2500 121 224 27.50 17.79 1.56 79
    3000 138 256 41.70 23.47 1.79 78
    3500 133 246 52.10 30.28 1.72 83
    4000 124 229 60.40 37.85 1.60 90
    4500 105 195 69.20 51.10 1.36 88
    5000 88 163 78.10 68.89 1.13 97

    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 3.4 sec.
    0 to 30 7.0 sec.
    Ratio 1.66 : 1
    Props 19'' pitch Aluminum
    Load 2 persons, 1/8 fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate Temp: 63 deg., humid: 30%, wind: calm, seas: calm

    Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) Line Drawing


    Captain's Report

    Regal's 2000: A Compact, Easy to Trailer Bowrider Regal’s 2000 bowrider, with its wide 8-foot six-inch beam, offers plenty of room in a compact, easy to trailer package. Regal also incorporated lots of storage, something often lacking on smallish boats, and built the 2000 on their award-winning FasTrac hull for increased performance and fuel economy.While its wide beam is most noticeable aft, it pays off forward as well, with a substantial bow seating area. Large upholstered seat backs in front of the windshield and another in the bow, plus side bolsters provide 360-degree padded comfort, with port and starboard handrails and drink holders for convenience. Regal hinges the bottom seat cushions along their aft edge and adds pneumatic supports to keep them open, allowing easy access to long, deep storage compartments beneath the seats. These compartments continue aft beneath the windshield to store long objects, and the seat backs just ahead of the windshield also lift, giving additional access for bulkier items. The wide beam also enables Regal to widen the windshield walkthrough without encroaching on seating, and this also allows a wide hatch in the walkthrough deck to access the ski locker beneath.Immediately behind the windshield the 2000’s beam really pays off. There is plenty of room at the helm, with comfortable seats with ample legroom and space outboard of the seats for drink holders and handrails, plus lots of room between the seats to walk through. Regal’s attention to detail, quality hardware, and upscale features are noticeable here too. For example, a complete array of engine instruments plus speedometer, digital depth, and temperature displays. I particularly appreciate the standard-equipment stereo remote, placed right in the center of the tilt steering wheel. The stereo is mounted in the glove box behind the windshield on the port side, with an option for an additional remote at the swim platform. Our test boat was equipped with an optional Sirius satellite radio, and there is also an optional iPod dock.A little farther aft, the boat’s beam allows a starboard side transom walkthrough as well as L-shaped cockpit seating. The port side seat lifts, hinged at the back with a pneumatic stay, to access a 25-quart Igloo cooler. Particularly on a boat this size, a removable cooler can be much handier than having one built in, as it can be taken ashore. There is also dedicated storage for a trash receptacle, beneath the sun pad on the port side, just aft of the cooler. The aft part of the cockpit seat as well as the center section of the sun pad both sit atop the engine hatch, with more storage under this hatch and pneumatic lifts to allow the engine hatch to be lifted easily and held up safely. Because of the transom walkthrough, the sun pad is only a bit over five feet long, not quite long enough to allow an adult to lay completely flat. Regal offers an optional filler cushion, though this creates more seating, not a larger sun pad. Back on the swim platform, the stainless steel telescoping boarding ladder is concealed beneath a hatch with additional room here to store a few dock lines, made possible because the hull extends all the way to the back edge of the swim platform. In the center of the boat, however, the hull is recessed beneath the swim platform for the stern drive. This isolates people in the water from the outdrive as much as possible. This is a great safety feature, particularly for towed watersports. The biggest feature of the hull, however, is Regal’s patented FasTrac design, which incorporates a step in the bottom of the hull running diagonally from the waterline to the keel around the middle of the boat. This step draws air from above the water down beneath the hull, allowing the boat to ride on a pocket of air and thereby reducing drag. This allows the 2000 to perform admirably with just a 6-cylinder, 4.3 liter, 225-horsepower engine. Our test boat topped 48 miles-per-hour and traveled more than 4.3 miles-per-gallon at cruise. Of course 8-cylinder engines are available as well, from 220 to 300 horsepower, and the FasTrac hull harnesses this power well, with great control in tight turns and effortless straight tracking.While its wide beam offers more room for its length, and the FasTrac hull provides bigger performance for its horsepower, Regal’s 2000 bowrider offers one other thing a bit harder to measure...huge fun.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Regal 2000 Bowrider (2007-) is 48.5 mph (78.1 kph), burning 18.2 gallons per hour (gph) or 68.89 liters per hour (lph).

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    VHF Radio Optional


    CD Stereo Standard
    Power Steering Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Swim Ladder Standard
    Swim Platform Standard
    Tower: Watersports Optional
    Transom Door Standard


    Bimini Top Standard
    Cockpit Cover Standard


    Hull Warranty
    Limited Lifetime

    Deck Warranty
    Engine Warranty
    Powertrain Warranty


    Blistering Warranty
    NMMA Certification Other Certification Yes - 9001 Yes USCG (U.S. Coast Guard)
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