1996 Contender 31 Cc For Sale

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Stock #190517 -
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1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
Yamaha 250
1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
Yamaha 250

Boat Details

Year:
1996
Type:
Power
Brand:
Contender
Category:
Center Consoles / Fishing Boat
Model:
31 Cc
Length (LOA):
31' 6"
Beam:
9' 4"
Draft:
18"
Trailer:
2005 Magic TIlt
Stock #:
190517
Location:
New Orleans
(near Kenner)
Status:
Available
Reason for Selling:
Wants to upgrade to bigger boat
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
2005
Brand:
Yamaha
Model:
250
Size (each):
250 hp
Hours:
1,182 (as of 9/18/2019)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"31 CC powered by twin, 2005 250HP Yamaha 4-stroke engines, many upgrades!"

1996 Contender 31 with Twin Yamaha 250s. This boat was made for fishing and is equipped with cuddy cabin. This is a very user-friendly boat.

Owner is looking to upgrade to a bigger boat and one that is more comfortable for his kids.

This boat's story Per the Owner:

The boat was...more

1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
Yamaha 250
1996 Contender 31 Cc - #1
Yamaha 250

1996 Contender 31 Cc Fishing Boat in New Orleans

Stock #190517

1996 Contender 31 with Twin Yamaha 250s. This boat was made for fishing and is equipped with cuddy cabin. This is a very user-friendly boat.

Owner is looking to upgrade to a bigger boat and one that is more comfortable for his kids.

This boat's story Per the Owner:

The boat was stolen from the previous owner's yard in Florida. They found the hull a few days later and the owner bought it back from the insurance co. He took it back to CONTENDER and everything under the top cap was replaced.

New tar coated aluminum tanks, new wiring harnesses, and he had to buy more motors to put on the boat. Seller has about 60 pictures from the previous owner from when the work was done.

Seller also had a marine inspector do an inspection on the boat before he bought it, which included running a scope in the hull, and engine and lower unit oil analysis.

I had the water jackets in the mid-section scoped last year and no anomalies were found.

Engine hours are port-1182 and starboard-1180. Bought the boat with +-850 hrs. on them and have changed the lower unit oil twice since I have had it and engine oil every 100 hrs. as per manufacturer. Alarm is set in the electronic gauges.

Previous owner did have the bottom painted with an anti-foulant pair at some point. I always planned on stripping it off and getting back to slick gel coat and never got around to it. The boat would be faster without it.

Boat has never been kept in water as far as I know. I know the previous owner as well as myself have always kept trailered, other than if was going to be fishing for a few days in a row. Previous owner used boat to run back and forth from Miami to the Bahama's. It would stay in the water when he was in the Bahama's.

A large amount of work has been done to the boat trailer over the last few months to get it top notch again. It was getting in pretty bad shape before repairs made. Would have no problem pulling it back to Florida right now as it sits.

Seller would be willing to deliver the boat within a couple of hours from Houma, LA if needed.

The refit after the boat was stolen was done in Homestead, Florida at the Contender yard. This was not a shade tree refit in putting the boat back together.

Information On Condition

This Contender 31 is over twenty years old and it does show its age but is in generally good condition. Hull has a few dings that have been taken care of and they do not affect this boat's performance.

Approximate boat location: Houma, Louisiana

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Basic Details
Year:
1996
Type:
Power
Brand:
Contender
Category:
Center Consoles / Fishing Boat
Model:
31 Cc
Length (LOA):
31' 6"
Hours:
1,182
(as of 9/18/2019)
Stock #:
190517
Location:
Houma, Louisiana
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
2005
Brand:
Yamaha
Model:
250
Hours:
1,182
(as of 9/18/2019)
Size (each):
250 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
80 gals
Propeller:
Stainless Steel
Cruising Speed:
30 mph
Maximum Speed:
52 mph
Fuel Consump.:
1.3 gals/hour @ Max
Config.:
Outboard - 4 Stroke
Bilge Pump:
2
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
31' 6"
Beam:
9' 4"
Min. Draft:
18"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Radar:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Compass:
Fish Finder:
GPS:
Garmin 4212
Deck Features
Anchor:
Bait Well:
Live Well:
Transom Door:
Washdown:
Fresh & Raw
Cleats - Pop-up:
Bow
Fish Boxes:
5
Rod Holders:
10
Safety EquipmentEquip.
High Bilge Water Alarm:
ElectricalElec. Components
Battery Switch:
Cockpit Lighting:
Engine Kill Switch:
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
2005
Brand:
Magic TIlt
Material:
Galvanized Steel
# Axles:
3
# Brakes:
0
Spare Tire:
Yes
Breakaway Hitch:
Yes
Our company makes no claim of road worthiness of trailer. If not maintained adequately, it may not be fit for travel. We recommend a thorough inspection prior to purchase.
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
8
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
2
Water Capacity:
30 gals
Waste Capacity:
0 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
White
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