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Checkmate MAX229, 229, for sale - $16,500

Checkmate 229

Pataskala, OH
Single
340
295506
Stock #

41 photos
$17,500
$16,500
Available
Year
1989
Brand
Checkmate
Model
MAX229
Type
High Performance
Length
22' 9"
Hours
Freshwater
Located in Pataskala, Ohio, this 22ft 1989 Checkmate MAX229 high performance boat (freshwater cooling), freshwater use only and always stored indoors. Powered by a 340hp OMC 5.7L King Cobra Big Block engine (rebuilt in 2020) will reach speeds of around 60mph. She's been well-maintained, clean and ready to go. Newer upholstery along with the upgraded captain and passenger seats and stored indoors, this Checkmate boat can get you to your favorite spot at incredible speeds of up to 60 mph. This boat has some serious zip! The cuddy could sleep 2, but would be a little tight. Used m...
Checkmate 283 Convincor, 283, for sale - $55,000

Checkmate 283

Holley, NY
Twin
300
291181
Stock #

79 photos
$55,000
Available
Year
2000
Brand
Checkmate
Model
283 Convincor
Type
High Performance
Length
29' 8"
Hours
395
Looking for that great-looking high-performance boat Check out this 2000 283 Checkmate Convincor! Plenty of zip with the Twin 350 mag MPI with Bravo ones and 4 blade SS props, This popular model has a nice size cuddy cabin with twin couches fridge, Sink, Porta-potty, and a V-Berth upper bunk for an overnight trip. Cuddy has a ton of storage and a nice skylight to bring in plenty of light down below. There is plenty of seating with two swivel deep seats and a large 4 person bench seat. Looking for a place to layout, AFT there is a large sun pad and a nice size swim platform with a fold-o...
Checkmate 28 Convincer, 28, for sale - $35,000

Checkmate 28

Salem, NJ
Single
725
255111
Stock #

136 photos
$44,450
$35,000
Available
Year
1995
Brand
Checkmate
Model
28 Convincer
Type
High Performance
Length
28'
Hours
Unknown
Are you looking for a boat that will get you noticed with style and speed? Look no further, this is your boat. The 1995 Checkmate Convincer cruises in the 50s MPH and can get up to over 70mph. This boat has been well taken care of being cleaned and stored in covered storage after every use. This boat can get you, and three others where you want to be, enjoy the tunes on your pioneer stereo and enjoy the comfort of the pads that will keep you snug when you are motoring to your next destination. This boat will be a great boat for the bay. Come see it Today !!!
Checkmate Convincor, 25', for sale - $24,900

Checkmate 25'

Seymour, CT
Single
625
244849
Stock #

104 photos
$28,900
$24,900
Available
Year
1987
Brand
Checkmate
Model
Convincor
Type
High Performance
Length
25'
Hours
525
In the world of racing pedigree boats you've got Fountain, Cigarette, Eliminator, Baja and more, among them stretching back to the early 60's is Checkmate, founded for racing and have always been about racing. If you have a need for speed, this is the vessel indeed. Propelled by a supercharged fresh water cooled Mercruiser 496 with well over 600hp and tough Bravo One X drive with external hydraulic steering and high performance trim tabs this boat is all about speed, as measured by the Tattle-Tale GPS speedometer, and good looks, period. But fast and loud is not the only choice, you'v...

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Checkmate Pulse 186, 186, for sale - $8,000

Checkmate 186

Pompano Beach, FL
Single
150
202947
Stock #

80 photos
$15,500
$8,000
Available
Year
1990
Brand
Checkmate
Model
Pulse 186
Type
Runabout
Length
18' 7"
Hours
Unknown
This Pulse 186 has all the DNA that Checkmate's have come to be know for - speed styling and attractive finish. Legendary Checkmate runabout with engine and trailer, has the fundamentals you need to restore her to racing form. Equipped with ski tow bar and cockpit and mooring covers, this speed boat exudes potential and is the perfect boat for those tinkerers looking for a quick turn around on their project. Her current seller was looking into restoration, but is dealing with family and other issues, and is reluctantly letting her go.
Checkmate Convincor, 25', for sale - $24,900

Checkmate 25'

Seymour, CT
Single
625
244849
Stock #

104 photos
$28,900
$24,900
Available
Year
1987
Brand
Checkmate
Model
Convincor
Type
High Performance
Length
25'
Hours
525
In the world of racing pedigree boats you've got Fountain, Cigarette, Eliminator, Baja and more, among them stretching back to the early 60's is Checkmate, founded for racing and have always been about racing. If you have a need for speed, this is the vessel indeed. Propelled by a supercharged fresh water cooled Mercruiser 496 with well over 600hp and tough Bravo One X drive with external hydraulic steering and high performance trim tabs this boat is all about speed, as measured by the Tattle-Tale GPS speedometer, and good looks, period. But fast and loud is not the only choice, you'v...
Checkmate 28 Convincer, 28, for sale - $35,000

Checkmate 28

Salem, NJ
Single
725
255111
Stock #

136 photos
$44,450
$35,000
Available
Year
1995
Brand
Checkmate
Model
28 Convincer
Type
High Performance
Length
28'
Hours
Unknown
Are you looking for a boat that will get you noticed with style and speed? Look no further, this is your boat. The 1995 Checkmate Convincer cruises in the 50s MPH and can get up to over 70mph. This boat has been well taken care of being cleaned and stored in covered storage after every use. This boat can get you, and three others where you want to be, enjoy the tunes on your pioneer stereo and enjoy the comfort of the pads that will keep you snug when you are motoring to your next destination. This boat will be a great boat for the bay. Come see it Today !!!
Checkmate MAX229, 229, for sale - $16,500

Checkmate 229

Pataskala, OH
Single
340
295506
Stock #

41 photos
$17,500
$16,500
Available
Year
1989
Brand
Checkmate
Model
MAX229
Type
High Performance
Length
22' 9"
Hours
Freshwater
Located in Pataskala, Ohio, this 22ft 1989 Checkmate MAX229 high performance boat (freshwater cooling), freshwater use only and always stored indoors. Powered by a 340hp OMC 5.7L King Cobra Big Block engine (rebuilt in 2020) will reach speeds of around 60mph. She's been well-maintained, clean and ready to go. Newer upholstery along with the upgraded captain and passenger seats and stored indoors, this Checkmate boat can get you to your favorite spot at incredible speeds of up to 60 mph. This boat has some serious zip! The cuddy could sleep 2, but would be a little tight. Used m...
Checkmate 283 Convincor, 283, for sale - $55,000

Checkmate 283

Holley, NY
Twin
300
291181
Stock #

79 photos
$55,000
Available
Year
2000
Brand
Checkmate
Model
283 Convincor
Type
High Performance
Length
29' 8"
Hours
395
Looking for that great-looking high-performance boat Check out this 2000 283 Checkmate Convincor! Plenty of zip with the Twin 350 mag MPI with Bravo ones and 4 blade SS props, This popular model has a nice size cuddy cabin with twin couches fridge, Sink, Porta-potty, and a V-Berth upper bunk for an overnight trip. Cuddy has a ton of storage and a nice skylight to bring in plenty of light down below. There is plenty of seating with two swivel deep seats and a large 4 person bench seat. Looking for a place to layout, AFT there is a large sun pad and a nice size swim platform with a fold-o...

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Checkmate 275 ZT, 275, for sale

Checkmate 275

Gulf Breeze, FL
Single
425
249688
Stock #

93 photos

1 video
Sold 5.1 mos ago
Year
2010
Brand
Checkmate
Model
275 ZT
Type
High Performance
Length
27' 5"
Hours
54
Wanting to spice up your time on the water with high-performance fun? This 2010 Checkmate 275ZT will do that for you! The seller reports a top speed of 74 MPH! To speed things up, Mercruiser's 496 MAG High Output engine develops 425 horsepower and the Mercruiser Bravo One X drive transfers the ponies to propulsion. Extremely low hours of only 54. The digital engine display shows engine functions along with analog gauges. Lenco trim tabs, battery charger and a Fireboy fire suppression system are installed. The engine has a closed cooling system with a fresh water flush and thru-tr...
Checkmate ZT 280, 280, for sale

Checkmate 280

Kingman, AZ
Single
415
193724
Stock #

117 photos

1 video
Sold 6.1 mos ago
Year
2000
Brand
Checkmate
Model
ZT 280
Type
High Performance
Length
28' 1"
Hours
544
Located in Kingman, Arizona, this 28-foot used Checkmate ZT 280 is a great high performance boat. Checkmate builds high-performance handmade fiberglass boats. They are known for their performance and craftsmanship. Powered by a 415hp Mercruiser 502 engine, this Checkmate boat can get you to your favorite spot at incredible speeds of up to 68 mph. This boat has some serious zip! This boat is in very good condition and systems are working well, according to her owner. She has had 3 owners and it's easy to tell how well each owner has cared for her. Also, she is a freshwater boat, so ...
Checkmate Convincor, 25', for sale

Checkmate 25'

Vero Beach, FL
Single
240
250150
Stock #

66 photos

1 video
Sold 9.4 mos ago
Year
2000
Brand
Checkmate
Model
Convincor
Type
High Performance
Length
25'
Hours
Unknown
Cruising comfort, upgraded upholstery and the fact that this boat has never been operated in saltwater would be among the top features. This is a very well-maintained vessel from top to bottom. For the boater that wants to cruise the local Dockside establishments or hang out on the sand bar, he can do it in style with this boat. Aside from a few very superficial scuffs she is in extremely good condition topped off by all-new upholstery. The single Mercruiser 5.0L with 240 HP will push this boat 55 MPH+ top speed or a loafing cruise of 40 MPH as per owner A deep vee hull that cuts th...
Checkmate 301 Convincor, 301, for sale

Checkmate 301

Fort Myers, FL
Twin
500
228503
Stock #

65 photos
Sold 10.4 mos ago
Year
1993
Brand
Checkmate
Model
301 Convincor
Type
High Performance
Length
30' 1"
Hours
500
1993 CHECKMATE 301 CONVICOR This beauty is located in Fort Myers, FL is the original owner and was just serviced. She is ready for her next adventure. She has 25P props on her. She was moved down from New York in 2005 and has only touched saltwater less the 5 times since she has been brought here. The owner is a Marine servicer and has taken extremely good care of her, per Seller. She hasn't been in the water for about 6-7 years. This boat has the basic equipment for a day on the water or a poker run. For entertaining, she has a bar with a liquor dispenser. The roomy cabin is...
Checkmate ZT 280, 280, for sale

Checkmate 280

Lexington, IL
Single
550
225445
Stock #

23 photos
Sold 11.5 mos ago
Year
2000
Brand
Checkmate
Model
ZT 280
Type
High Performance
Length
28' 1"
Hours
147
Beautiful hull, great looks and super-fast boat! This on-owner (yes, only 1-owner) boat has hydraulic steering, a nice cabin and includes an unused porta potty! Per the Seller: The supercharger added an additional 120 HP for a whopping 550HP! (This V-8 engine stock is at 415HP). Vessel also has silent choice exhaust feature which allows for a more muffled sound where appropriate. Interior is sharp, no rips or tears or smells, upholstery is in great shape! Cuddy cabin with sliding entrance door, salon seating, V-berth for sleeping. Upgraded stereo system with Bluetooth! Owner is inclu...

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