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

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Brief Summary

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.


Length Overall 16' 6
Beam 6' 9
Dry Weight 1,350 lbs
Tested Weight N/A
Draft 1' 0
- Draft Up N/A
- Draft Down N/A
- Air Draft N/A
Max Headroom open boat
Bridge Clearance n/a
Weight Capacity N/A
Person Capacity N/A
Fuel Capacity 26 gal.
Water Capacity n/a
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 1x175-hp Mercury XR2 SportJet
Tested Power 1 x 175-hp Mercury XR2 SportJet
Opt. Power n/a
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Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

Time To Plane n/a
0 to 30 n/a
Ratio 1.25
Props Impeller
Load Full fuel, no water, 2 persons on board, min. cruising gear
Climate Temp: 80F, Humid: 65%, Wind: 5-10 knots, Seas: 1-2 feet

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.

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.

Standard and Optional Features


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