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Maxum 2300 SC

1 x 250-hp MerCruiser 5.7L EFI

Brief Summary

The 2300 SC Premier Edition is an exciting new boat with a revolutionary new docking system. The “Control Max” system enables boaters to maneuver in any direction with great ease and accuracy.

Key Features

The 2300 SC’s “Control Max” allows virtually any boater to easily maneuver and dock their boat by simply moving a joystick. No more over steering or miscalculating. The cabin on the 2300 SC Premier Edition features a fiberglass liner that has plenty of storage beneath the bow cushions. The V-berth has a removable table and filler cushions that allows overnighting accommodations for two. The 2300 also features a galley cabinet with a pull-out igloo cooler and sink and a portable head with a privacy curtain. Contact: Maxum Marine, P.O. Box 6050, Arlington, WA 98223-6055, Phone: (800) 824-2422,

Test Results

1000 5.8 5 1.6 3.63 3.15 228 199 N/A
1500 7.9 6.9 2.9 2.72 2.37 172 149 N/A
2000 10 8.7 5.3 1.89 1.64 119 103 N/A
2500 18.1 15.7 8.8 2.06 1.79 130 113 N/A
3000 25.7 22.3 8.9 2.89 2.51 182 158 N/A
3500 32 27.8 11.7 2.74 2.38 172 150 N/A
4000 37.5 32.6 15 2.5 2.17 158 137 N/A
4870 46.7 40.6 22 2.12 1.85 134 116 N/A
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Length Overall 23' 11''
Beam 8' 6''
Dry Weight 4,188 lbs
Draft 3' 0'' (max)
Deadrise/Transom 22
Max Headroom N/A
Bridge Clearance 5' 3''
Fuel Capacity 70 gal.
Water Capacity 10 gal.


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Acceleration Times & Conditions

Time to Plane N/A
0 to 30 N/A
Ratio N/A
Props N/A
Load N/A
Climate N/A

Engine Options

Tested Engine 1 x 250-hp MerCruiser 5.7L EFI
Std. Power 5.7L EFI MerCruiser Bravo III
Opt. Power various MerCruiser up to 7.4L 310-hp Bravo III Sterndrives

Captain's Report

The 2300 SC Premier Edition features a revolutionary new docking system that enables virtually anyone to slide their boat in and out of spaces and in-between boats, which is usually the hardest thing to do especially for novice boaters. All the driver simply has to do is align the boat parallel to the dock and move the joystick in the direction he wants the boat to slide. The Control Max will be featured on Maxum’s new 2100, 2400, and 2600 Sport Deck models.
This revolutionary new system was developed in conjuction with Mercury Marine.
The 2300 is built with Uni-Max rigid Matrix construction. The deep-V Max Trac hull design ensures reliable handling, stability, and a smoother ride. She features good overnighting accommodations for two with a convertible V-berth.
The cockpit has good seating room for six or seven and features ski stowage in the sole. There’s good transom storage for fenders or lines and there’s also a shower located at the stern for anyone who wants to be refreshed after a long day in the sun. The integral swim platform is wide and features a hide-away ladder and handrail for safe, easy reboarding.
The helm features wood accents and all the controls and switches are within easy reach. The steering wheel is padded for extra comfort while driving and all the instruments feature stainless steel bezels. The helmsman’s chair features a bucket swivel pedestal seat with a flip up bolster. There’s also a JVC AM/FM stereo system with CD player and speakers to play your favorite tunes while cruising around.
The cabin has overnighting accommodations for two with a V-berth that has filler cushions and a removable table. There’s also a galley that features a sink and a pull-out igloo cooler. In addition, this 23 footer features a portable head with a privacy curtain. The cabin also has good stowage space under the forward cushions and features four overhead lights.
When it comes to performance the 2300 SC Premier Edition is stable and delivers precise handling. Her forward chine steps improve turning and top-end speed. The Control Max not only helps when docking, it provides better maneuverability whenever you need it. Whether you’re loading the boat on a trailer or picking up a skier in the water, the Control Max will provide a greater amount of accuracy when tight corners or tricky situations arise, or precise placement of the boat is necessary.
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