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Brief Summary

Key Features

  • 2 folding fishing seats
  • Aerated livewell in aft deck
  • Oversized rod lockers
  • Lowrance Mark 5X fishfinder
  • Trolling motor foot-control deck recess
  • AM/FM Radio with MP3 player and 4-speakers
  • Convertible top
  • Ski-tow bar
  • Center bench seat
  • Removable 54 quart ice chest
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 21' 6''
    6.55 m
    Beam 94''
    2.39 m
    Dry Weight 2,100 lbs.
    953 kg
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft N/A
    - 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 46 gal.
    174 L
    Water Capacity N/A
    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 Not Available
    Tested Power Currently no test numbers
    Opt. Power Six Mercury engine options from 200-hp to 250-hp
    Six Yamaha engine options from 200-hp to 250-hp
    Nine Evinrude engine options from 200-hp to 250-hp
    Three Suzuki engine options from 200-hp to 250-hp

    Captain's Report

    Triton 220 Escape running shot
    The 220 Escape is shown here with the optional wakeboard tower and bow cushions.

    Overview

    The 220 Escape is the flagship of Triton’s Fish & Ski Series and she’s designed and equipped to perform capably in both tasks. She has a big forward casting deck and the cockpit is deeper than competitive boats, which should make her more comfortable for cruising or watersports.For fishing, she has large casting decks forward and aft and she comes standard with all the equipment anglers need including an 800-gph aerated livewell, a trolling motor and a Lowrance Mark 5x fishfinder. For skiing, the 220 Escape has a removable tow pylon, a large in-sole storage locker and a swiveling co-pilot’s seat for observing.Because Triton is an independent builder, the manufacturer can offer 2- or 4-stroke Mercury, Evinrude, Yamaha and Suzuki outboards, ranging from 200 to 250 horsepower. Finally, Triton packages its boats with trailers made for the hull design.

    Triton 220 Escape
    Triton fits a ski locker, full-length rod storage, tackle and gear storage and a giant livewell in a boat that measures 21’6” (6.55 m) in LOA.

    Main Features

    Performance Heritage.

    Triton president Earl Bentz is a former world champion powerboat racer in the Formula 1 class. Many of the design elements found on Triton’s Vortex bottom were developed by legendary outboard performance boat innovator Roark Summerford whose STV (Summerford Tunnel Vee) boats won numerous championships in the Mod-VP class. Summerford designed the concave pad on the 220 Escape which traps air to cushion the boat’s ride in rough water and provides lift to increase efficiency. Additionally, Triton custom-matches the stainless steel propeller to the boat and horsepower package.

    Wood-Free Construction.

    Triton builds the 220 Escape with hand-laid fiberglass and AME 1000 resin. The transom is cored with Tri-Core polyurethane coring that is used in aircraft construction and the transom spans the full width of the stern to better support the motor. Basically, the 220 Escape is built from three pieces: the hull bottom, a single-piece stringer grid, and the deck. The Zero-Flex Stringer System has two longitudinal braces running from bow to stern and seven crossmembers to provide strength and to prevent twisting when the boat is running in rough water. The hull, stringer grid and deck are bonded together with fiberglass, and flotation foam is injected into the stringers, hull rails and compartments in the hull and deck.

    Triton 220 Escape rendering
    This rendering from Triton shows the construction details of the 220 Escape.

    Geared Up.

    Anglers and skiers will be equally pleased with the standard equipment list on this boat. In addition to the accessories mentioned above the 220 Escape comes with two folding fishing seats, an aerated 800-gph livewell with a recirculation pump, a pump-out and a timer, the Lowrance Mark 5x and a Motorguide X3 trolling motor with 70 lbs. (32 kg) of thrust and a 50” (1.27 m) shaft. For skiing, there’s a removable tow pylon that extends above the top of the outboard, plus a dedicated tow-line locker in the stern.

    Custom Trailer.

    Triton manufactures its trailers so that the boat is cradled low in the bunks when being towed. That decreases the effects of crosswinds and improves fuel efficiency. The trailer comes with disc brakes, a spare tire, swing-away tongue and LED lights.

    Features Inspection

    The Bow.

    The 220 Escape could be described as a three-section boat. The bow is focused on fishing with a large casting platform. There are receptacles in the deck for two fishing chairs and immense lockers for gear. In the center, there’s a rod locker long enough for flippin' rods and outboard on each side are locking compartments big enough for oversized gear bags, fenders and more. In the bow, the foot control for the trolling motor is recessed into the deck to keep the area obstruction free, and there’s a trim switch for the outboard motor at the bow so anglers don’t have to go back to the helm when fishing shallow waters. Retractable rod belts secure gear to the deck when the boat is running to the next stop.

    Triton 220 Escape bow casting deck
    The bow casting deck is big enough that two adults can fish comfortably. This photo shows the boat with the optional rear deck sun pad.
    Triton 220 Escape locker hatches
    Large locker hatches like these make it much easier to get to the contents and locking latches keep gear secure.

    The Cockpit.

    Step through the opening center section of the tempered-glass windshield and down into the 220 Escape’s cockpit and the boat has the look and feel of a family runabout. In that step to the bow is an insulated 54-quart cooler. The cockpit comes standard with two bucket seats that swivel and adjust fore and aft and an aft bench seat. Buyers can opt for an L-shaped lounge to port that provides more seating capacity. There’s a large glove box in the port console and down low is a footrest for the co-pilot.

    Triton 220 Escape ski locker
    The ski locker has good capacity and the expandable map pocket on the back of the driver’s bucket seat will be a great place to stash sunblock.
    Triton 220 Escape l shaped lounge
    Buyers can upgrade to the L-shaped lounge to port instead of the second bucket seat. Note the grab handles for observers to secure themselves when spotting for watersports.
    Triton 220 Escape cooler
    Dedicated space is provided for a 54-quart cooler, and the gas strut permits the use of two hands to retrieve it.
    Triton 220 Escape livewells
    Aerated livewells in the aft deck keep bass or other gamefish healthy all the way to weigh-in.

    The Helm.

    The 220 Escape’s helm is designed to accommodate a variety of driver heights via a molded, angled footrest with non-skid pads that extends forward beneath the console. The most important gauges are on the same level as the Lowrance Mark 5x fishfinder, which is important on a boat with the speed potential this one has. When a driver is running at high speed, he doesn’t want to look down to check an instrument. The dark color will reduce glare. The accessory switches are split on each side of the steering wheel, all easily accessed. To keep passengers entertained, the 220 Escape includes a stereo with an MP3 input and four waterproof speakers.

    Triton 220 Escape helm
    A bass-style boat can be trim sensitive so having the trim gauge in the bottom of the tachometer is smart. Also the water pressure gauge, an important indicator of outboard health, is easy to view to the left of the wheel.

    Power Options

    We haven’t tested the 220 Escape so we don’t have numbers for the boat. Buyers can choose a 2- or 4-stroke outboard from Mercury, Yamaha, Evinrude or Suzuki in 200, 225 or 250-hp ratings.

    Options to Consider

    • Lowrance or Humminbird fishfinder/GPS upgrades with factory pre-rig


    • Trolling motor upgrade
    • L-group bench seat
    • Bow cushion set
    • Teleflex turn signal trim
    • Tilt helm with hydraulic steering
    • 9 Plano style tackle boxes
    • Boat cover
    • Transom saver

    Price

    See a local dealer.

    Triton 220 Escape trailer
    The Triton 220 Escape comes standard with a custom-built trailer that includes disk brakes, a spare tire, swing-away tongue as well as LED lights.

    Observations

    The 220 Escape has a more substantial look and feel than other fish-and-ski models we’ve seen. Her deep cockpit should appeal to families with young kids or even pets. Drivers should find the bucket seat at the helm comfortable, and the port side seat swivels for observing watersports.The boat is well-equipped with everything an active family could want, including livewells, a Motorguide X3 70/50 trolling motor and a Lowrance Mark 5x fishfinder. For watersports, she has a ski tow bar and can be upgraded with a wakeboard tower with speakers. The standard stereo has an MP3 player with four speakers.Cruising amenities include a convertible top, a walkthrough windshield and grab handles placed where they should be throughout the boat. A dedicated space for a 54-quart cooler helps keep the cockpit free of clutter and there’s plenty of storage for fishing gear as well as skis and boards. A custom-matched trailer completes the package.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    Fishfinder Standard
    GPS/Chart Optional

    Systems

    Battery Charger/Converter Standard
    CD Stereo Standard
    Shore Power Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Ice Chest Standard
    Tower: Watersports Optional

    Warranty

    Full Warranty Information on this brand coming soon!

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