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(w/ 1 x 60-hp Yamaha 4-stroke)

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Brief Summary

The 170 DC is a day boat designed for inland fishing or cruising around. This dual console model offers a good amount of storage aboard, basic fishing features, and is versatile enough to be used as a ski boat.

Base price package includes Boat/Motor/Trailer

Key Features

  • Aerated baitwell
  • 2 bow fish lockers
  • Stainless steel features throughout
  • Forward console seats with cushions
  • Adjustable Pompanette ladder-back style helm seats
  • Unsinkable closed cell foam flotation
  • Trailer
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 16' 10''
    Beam 6' 5''
    Dry Weight 1,030 lbs. (w/o engine)
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 6''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 13 deg.
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance 38''
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 21 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 1 x 60-hp Yamaha 4-stroke TLR
    Tested Power 1 x 60-hp Yamaha 4-stroke
    Opt. Power Various Bombardier, Suzuki, Honda up to 75-hp
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    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 5.0 sec.
    0 to 30 8.3 sec.
    Props 10 5/8 x 13
    Load 2 persons, 3/4 fuel, no water, min. gear
    Climate 77 deg., 0% humid.; wind: 10-12 mph; seas: 1' chop

    Triumph 170 DC (2008-) Line Drawing


    Captain's Report

    Choose From Center Console or Dual ConsoleThe 170 is designed to get you into the world of fishing much faster.By Capt. Bob SmithTriumph delivers one of the toughest boats to the market thanks in part to its Roplene technology. It has been a couple of years since I first saw these boats, and the changes have been both in design and convenience. These boats can really take a beating and are truly durable. One of the advantages over their fiberglass kin is the quiet, smooth ride these hulls deliver. Even with a bunch of chop from a busy waterway, the ride was as advertised, smooth and dry. You don’t even have to worry about waxing your ride a couple times a year like you do a fiberglass boat. These are so easy to keep up the maintenance on even your kids can do a great job with them.Bow FeaturesThe stainless steel bow rail on these boats adds to the safety on the water when it comes to the little ones aboard. The bow area can be converted into a large casting platform when needed. Triumph adds to the seating on the CC with a bow bench in front of the helm that has four rod holders and a padded seat. Inside is a handy baitwell. The storage hatches up front on the CC model have removable stands inside to keep the gear out of any water that may accumulate inside. Getting to the helm from the front or working a fish down the gunwales is easy with wide walkways from front to back. With the dual console version, you have more of a bass boat feel to the walkthrough at the helm stations.Helm FeaturesThe helm of the CC has a fixed position stainless steering wheel. A 12-volt connection is handy for portable GPS or charging the cell phone underway. Faria fog-free gauges monitor engine performance and have bright chrome bezels. Electric control switches are to the right of the gauges, and the throttle is to the far right, with two cup holders above. A gasketed door below the wheel keeps things in the box dry like your license and wallet. Stern FeaturesAt the stern, the CC has a stern light clipped securely under the gunwale on the starboard side, so you don’t have to rummage around trying to find the light when the sun sets. Corner seats are fix-positioned with access to the batteries under the starboard seat. Access to the bilges is under the port seat. Good protective rails and a center grab bar make it safer when underway in these seats. Triumph offers a swim ladder to add on, which can be mounted on the starboard side of the stern. These seats did make it a bit harder to reach over and handle the ladder, but once you figure out a system, it’s not so bad.SpecsThese handy and very popular boats are 16’10” length overall with a beam width of 6’5”. They weigh about 1100 lbs and have a fuel capacity of 21 gallons. They are rated for outboards of up to 75-hp and have a 13-degree deadrise at the stern for added fuel economy.PerformanceI tested these boats on the Intracoastal waters off Morehead City, NC. I found best cruise to be at 4000 rpm and 29.8 mph on the 170CC. At cruise, she burned about 5.5 gph for a range of 103 miles with a 75-hp Evinrude E-TEC outboard. The 170CC was on plane in just 3.5 seconds and cruising up to 30 mph in only 9.2 seconds. The 170DC model hit a top speed of 31.7 mph at 6000 rpm.The marina where we tested used a lot of the 170DC boats as well as the 170CC for rentals. They told us the boats were easy to manage, clean, and the renters didn’t destroy them like fiberglass boats of the same size. These boats are ideal for new boaters and are easy to handle. In addition, they’re easy on the pocket and simple to maintain.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Triumph 170 DC (2008-) is 32.0 mph (51.5 kph), burning 5.4 gallons per hour (gph) or 20.44 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Triumph 170 DC (2008-) is 21.1 mph (34 kph), and the boat gets 8.96 miles per gallon (mpg) or 3.81 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 169 miles (271.98 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 60-hp Yamaha 4-stroke.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Exterior Features

    Hardtop Standard
    Ice Chest Standard
    Swim Platform Optional


    Bimini Top Optional


    NMMA Certification Yes
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