2008 Sea-Doo Challenger 230 SE For Sale

Stock #224255 -
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Boat Details

Year:
2008
Type:
Power
Brand:
Sea-Doo
Category:
Jet Boats/Jet
Model:
Challenger 230 SE
Length (LOA):
23' 6"
Beam:
8'
Draft:
12"
Trailer:
2008 Karavan
Stock #:
224255
Location:
Goodland, Florida
(near Naples)
Status:
Sold
Storage Status:
Currently in storage††
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
2008
Brand:
Rotax
Model:
4-TEC 1503
Size (each):
215 hp
Hours:
328 (as of 10/1/2020)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
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In the world of jet boats, Sea-Doo stands out as an excellent brand powered by an amazing engine.

The pair of closed-loop cooled 215HP Rotax engines that push the Sea-Doo Challenger 230 SE along are known for their reliability and durability. They're found in everything from snowmobiles to j...more

2008 Sea-Doo Challenger 230 SE Jet in Goodland, Florida

Stock #224255

In the world of jet boats, Sea-Doo stands out as an excellent brand powered by an amazing engine.

The pair of closed-loop cooled 215HP Rotax engines that push the Sea-Doo Challenger 230 SE along are known for their reliability and durability. They're found in everything from snowmobiles to jet skis, and there are even a few members of the Rotax family that power light aircraft aloft.

Like other Rotax engines, these are closed-loop cooled, meaning that raw water is never cycled through the engine, only through a heat exchanger. This extends the life of the engines immeasurably and lends to their reputation for durability.

This 2008 Sea-Doo Challenger 230 SE is an excellent example of the type. She's been rack stored indoors her entire life and it shows in the low wear and tear and minimal fading in the upholstery and trim pieces at the helm.

It is very unusual to find a 12 year old jet boat with only 328 hours on it. These hours were recently verified by the seller's mechanic plugging into the engine ECU.

When you take this vessel home, you can rest assured that you have purchased a great product in great condition.

Information On Condition

According to the Owner: Overall this vessel is in very good condition for its age. Everything works as it should.

There is some very minor damage to the port bow cushion from a near miss with a propeller many years ago. It has been taped over and kept from progressing any further.

The gel coat could use a light compound and wax to remove some light oxidation and a couple of surface scuffs.

The trailer has barely been used. It appears in good condition overall though could probably be well served with a new winch strap.

Per the Seller: Over its one-owner lifetime, this vessel has been maintained with an open checkbook. All factory recommended service intervals have been attended to. The cooling systems of the engines have been flushed after every trip, without fail.

The superchargers on both motors were recently rebuilt on the factory recommended 300 hour interval. They were found to be in perfect condition when removed but were rebuilt anyway out of an abundance of caution.

Approximate boat location: Goodland, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
2008
Type:
Power
Brand:
Sea-Doo
Category:
Jet Boats/Jet
Model:
Challenger 230 SE
Length (LOA):
23' 6"
Hours:
328
(as of 10/1/2020)
Stock #:
224255
Location:
Goodland, Florida
Storage Status:
Currently in storage ††
(as of 10/1/2020)
(High and Dry)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
2008
Brand:
Rotax
Model:
4-TEC 1503
Hours:
328
(as of 10/1/2020)
Size (each):
215 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
53 gals
Drive Type:
Jet Drive
Config.:
Inboard/Outboard
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Closed Water Cooling Sys.:
Engine Alarms:
Engine Flush:
Engine Supercharger:
Fuel Injected:
Date Of Engine Service:
9/10/2020
Maximum Engine RPM:
7300
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
23' 6"
Beam:
8'
Draft:
12"
Weight:
3,500 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Beverage Holders:
Bimini:
Bolster Seat:
Bow Seating:
Carpet - Cockpit:
Cleats - Pull Up:
Cockpit Seating:
Cockpit Table:
Glove Box:
Non-skid Deck:
Passenger Seat:
Pedestal Seats:
Rub Rails:
Ski Pylon:
Ski Tow Eyes:
Snap-on Cushions:
Steering Wheel:
Swim Ladder:
Swim Platform:
Transom - Walk Through:
Transom Seating:
Windshield - Walk Through:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Engine Kill Switch:
Horn:
ElectricalElec. Components
Tachometer:
12 V DC Outlets:
Battery Switch:
Courtesy Lights:
Fuel Gauge:
Number Of Batteries:
1
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
2008
Brand:
Karavan
Material:
Powder Coated Steel
# Axles:
2
Brake Type:
Surge
Spare Tire:
Yes
Breakaway Hitch:
No
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:
12
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Modified-vee
Exterior Color:
Blue/white
Interior Color:
Grey
Stored Inside:
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