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Sugar Sand Tango
(w/ 1 x 175-hp Mercury XR2 SportJet)

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Sugar Sand Tango
Sugar Sand Tango
A jetboat that’s decidedly not a toy. An honest 16’ of performance, comfort and economy.

Key Features

    The Tango provides “balanced performance.” That’s just the right combination of speed, handling and fuel consumption. Her deep-V hull and 175-hp engine provides the punch and power to let her slam through any chop. An oversized impeller provides needed torque and points those 175 horses in the right direction. A fully fiberglass layup—not the plastic laminates of many other jetboats—that includes layers of biaxial woven roving, ensure long life and supreme strength.


Sugar Sand Tango Specifications
Length Overall 16' 6 Dry Weight 1,350 lbs
Beam 6' 9 Tested Weight N/A
Draft 1' 0 Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 26 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity n/a
Deadrise/Transom Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom open boat Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance n/a Trailer Weight N/A
Total Package 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

Sugar Sand Tango Engine options
Std. Power 1x175-hp Mercury XR2 SportJet
Tested Power 1 x 175-hp Mercury XR2 SportJet
Opt. Power n/a

Sugar Sand Tango Photo Gallery

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Quick and easily maneuverable.

On our test run the Tango topped out at 52 mph. She’s a lot of fun to drive and even though she may look like a toy, she’s really a speed demon.

Sugar Sand Tango Captain's Report

The Tango’s 16’ length overall, and her deep-V hull help avoid the pancaking and bottoming out that jetboats with a less pronounced V are prone to. Her wide, flared bow deflects spray and helps increase visibility, especially into her standard side-mounted rear view mirror, that is so important when towing a skier. Yes, the Tango’s Mercury XR2 engine has all the necessary gumption to pull a skier. And the passengers aboard will be plenty comfortable also. There’s seating for three in her large forward cockpit, and those removable, patented, formed vinyl-covered, foam-filled seats include orthopedically-designed backrests to avoid the back injuries which can occur when you come down hard off a sea. Under each of those seats are stowage areas and there’s plenty more stowage throughout the boat. The easy-to-read instrumentation features large, backlit numbering and there’s even a pressure shower to wash you, and the boat, down. With a top end of 52 mph, you’ll get where you’re going quickly, too. At that speed you’ll travel 60 miles. Slow her down to a cruising rpm and she’ll stretch to almost 100 miles. If that’s not cruising in style, what is? This Tango dances just the way you want to.

Sugar Sand Tango Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Sugar Sand Tango is 49.9 mph (80.3 kph), burning 19.1 gallons per hour (gph) or 72.29 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Sugar Sand Tango is 32.3 mph (52 kph), and the boat gets 4.36 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.85 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 102 miles (164.15 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 175-hp Mercury XR2 SportJet.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Sugar Sand Tango Standard and Optional Equipment

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Sugar Sand Tango Warranty

Sugar Sand Tango Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.

Full Warranty Information on this brand coming soon!

Sugar Sand Tango Price

Sugar Sand Tango Price
Pricing Range $15,595.00
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.

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