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Smoker Craft 172 Ultima
(w/ 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard))

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Brief Summary

Test Power -- 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke outboard

Best Cruise -- 23.7 mph @ 3500 rpm

WOT -- 42.6 mph @ 5850 rpm

With reinforcements for downriggers, large livewells, lighted rod storage and a large 40 gallon fuel tank the serious angler will be right at home. And thanks to features like snap-in carpet and a unique fold-up walk-in bow design the Ultima can go from hard core fishing to tubing with the kids in no time at all.

Key Features

  • Hydra-Lift Rolled V-Hull
  • 5-Keels
  • Treated Floor with Lifetime Warranty
  • 5 Year Carpet Warranty
  • Vinyl Floor Covering
  • Rear fold down seats
  • Port and Starboard Rod Storage (lighted)
  • Console, Bow, Stern and In Floor Storage
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 17' 2''
    Beam 91''
    Dry Weight 1260 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 36''
    - 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 24 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 Not Available
    Tested Power 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard)
    Opt. Power 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard)
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    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane N/A
    0 to 30 N/A
    Ratio 2.00 : 1.00
    Props Solas New Saturn 13 1/4 X 15 X 3 Stainless Steel
    Load 2 persons, 3/4 fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate 78 deg.; 50% humid.; wind: 10 MPH; seas; calm

    Smoker Craft 172 Ultima Line Drawing


    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Smoker Craft 172 Ultima is 42.6 mph (68.6 kph), burning 11.0 gallons per hour (gph) or 41.64 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Smoker Craft 172 Ultima is 23.7 mph (38.1 kph), and the boat gets 6.24 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.65 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 135 miles (217.26 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 115-hp Honda 4-stroke (outboard).

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    Fishfinder Optional Navman (w/Smart Craft)


    CD Stereo Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Swim Platform Optional


    Full Canvas Optional


    NMMA Certification Yes
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