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 1999 Radon
"Caroline"
CF 6698 HZ

Custom Built for Lance Merker

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Don Radon Signature Series
Custom 26 x 9


Boat:

  • LOA 26 feet
  • Beam 9 feet
  • Dry Weight 6,500 lbs
  • Fuel Capacity 160 gallons
  • Water Capacity 80 gallons   

Engine:

  • Mercruiser 496 MAG HO (425 HP)   
  • Freshwater Cooled
  • Bravo III
  • 4:3, 24 pitch props
  • 300 Amp Hrs AGM Batteries
  • 1,500 Watt Inverter

Electronics:

  • Furuno TZT14 MFD
  • Furuno DSR4D Radar
  • Furuno DDF1 Finder
  • Furuno Navpilot 711
  • Standard GX2150 VHF   

Misc:

  • Microwave Oven
  • Cabin Heater
  • Water Heater/Shower
  • Electric Flush Head
  • Stereo, MP3 player
  • Quad Speakers
  • Dual U/W Viewing Ports
  • Dual HD fixed Cameras for U/W Viewing
  • 2 High Definition TV Monitors
  • DVD Player

 

RPM MPH GPH MPG Range (miles)
4700 44 35 1.27 203
4000 37 22 1.72 275
3500 31 16 1.93 308
3000 24 13 1.79 286
2500 15 11 1.38 220

Tests were performed with 100 gallons of fuel, 50 gallons of water,
all normal equipment, two men, two sets of dive gear,
and some fishing equipment.


Select Pictures From:

Finished Boat Pictures

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Boat Construction Pictures

Also...

Dead Fish Pictures (caution: some blood and guts)


Because so many people have been asking me, here is Don Radon's info:

D.R. Radon Boat Building, Inc.
67 Depot Rd.
Goleta, CA 93117
805-692-2170
www.radonboats.com
radonboats@aol.com

Copyright © 1999 - 2013 Lance Merker

 

Last Updated 1/7/13