Boat Details

Contender Boats 35T

You know there is more to it than just luck. There’s fishing the right bait, the water temperature, the wind, the season and a host of other factors that stand between you and the scale at the dock. And then there’s the boat…

We’ll put it simply: the boat matters. To own a Contender is to own the best sport fishing boat on the market. Period.

Since 1984, Contender has been producing the highest quality, most well designed boats. Contender’s popularity among true die-hard fisherman is a testament to there reputation and legendary performance.

A Contender is built by fishermen for fishermen. That means they know how fishermen think. That’s why the interior layouts are clean and unobstructed with one level deck allowing quick and easy movement from bow to stern. Below the oversized deck lie large storage compartments with waterproof gaskets. Contender know that fishermen are very particular about their boats. Making these boats not just great for fishing, but any boating activity.

Why Chose a Center Console?

360 degrees of fish ability and a 35′ x 10′ fishing platform aboard a custom 35T CONTENDER tournament rigged including a full Marlin tower for spotting fish and two new Yamaha 300s ensures you’re first to the fishing grounds. Take advantage of the Center consoles ability to fish live baits on all sides of the vessel creating a bigger area of coverage not possible on cabin sport fish boats. You come to experience the outdoors, not to be crammed in a cabin or have diesel fumes get you seasick. No expense is spared to ensure you have a competitive edge on the competition each and every day. The vessel carries top of the line equipment with over 30 matching fishing rod outfits onboard including fly fishing gear to keep you prepared for any opportunity. The vessel is meticulously maintained with the latest equipment with the help of our sponsors Such as new Penn tackle, Yamaha outboards and more.

Boat Specifications

  • Width : 9′ 8″
  • Draft : 24″
  • Fuel Capacity : 400 Gallon
  • Hull Design : Deep V – 24.5
  • Length : 36′ 8″
  • Horsepower : 600 HP (2 yamaha 300s)
  • Max speed 52 MPH
  • Cruising speed 39 MPH
  • Weight : 13,500 Lbs.
  • Over 15 different seating arrangements

Amenities :

  • Toilet Porta Potty 
  • Fresh water & salt-water shower
  • Fighting Chair Seats to sit from while fighting large fish. 
  • GPS Garmin with autopilot
  • Radar Garmin (to locate birds on Gamefish, Avoid weather, and traveling at night)
  • Fish finder Foruno with High Power 1kw sonar Chirp Technology
  • Bed on bow of boat to lay down on. 
  • Marlin Tower 
  • Snorkeling Equipment agreed upon request 
  • 3 Live Bait Well 
  • Multimedia System Receiver With Subwoofer’s and bluetooth 
  • Outrigger’s 18′
  • Tuna bait Tube’s 6
  • Underwater Lights
  • Spearfishing Equipment agreed upon request 
  • Cooler Ice Box
Autopilot, Radar, Fish Finder, E-pirb, VFH Radio, Media Player, electronic controls.
6′ x 12′ shaded protection from the elements with seating for 2 on top of rear cooler seat and 2 in helm area.
Rear leaning post seating doubles as a cooler and 60 gallon Livewell for tournament days.
Removable 6 rod holder Rocket Launcher with seating.
Clear Isinglass panels extending from rear corner of console provides protection to the rear of boat from the elements.
Seating infront of console with shaded sun protection for 2.
Wide helm comfortably sits 2 adults
Forward seating sits 5-6 adults. Foam coming bolsters line entire gunnel providing comfort on back and knees for leaning against.
Rear folding bench seat sits 4 adults.
The seating also serve as storage for your coolers and bags.
Storage compartment throughout entire inside of fwd seating. Subwoofers and JL speaker mounted on seating compartment.
Tower with full controls provides vantage point to spot fish.
Spotting birds and fish from the tower with the Garmin Radar.
2 large 40 gallon Livewell on rear of boat with clear acrylic lids. Freshwater & salt-water wash down hose.
Toilet Porta-Poti inside console
New Yamaha 300S
Underwater and bait well lights attract fish
Rear Under gunnel deck lights and cooler/bait well light
Forward under gunnel deck lights
18′ Outriggers poles enable a full 8 line trolling spread and 4 teaser’s
Forward seating also serves as a casing platform.
Viewing a turtle that a tiger shark is eating