2010 Regal 2300 RX Bowrider with Sport Tower & Bimini Top, Matching Trailer & Mooring Covers
In-Service Date 2012, only 120 hours, Serviced professional twice annually, Stored indoors, 300 Horsepower Volvo V8 300 EVC Catalyst and DuoProp Drive, Sport Tower (collapses electrically), Extended Swim Platform (low to the water making it better for water sports & more social when rafted up), FasTrac Hull Design (gives more control on the water with up to 26% faster speeds and 30% better fuel efficiency), Transom Trim Switch (no need to climb into the boat to adjust the trim), Bullet HollowPoint Tower Speakers (the most powerful speaker of its size), Shakespeare Galaxy SRA-25 Satellite Radio Antenna (antenna for receiving Sirius Satellite), THIS BOAT IS SO LOADED WITH COOL FEATURES…
You’ve never experienced comfort like this before. Designed to give you relaxation at every corner, the Regal 2300 is made with the intention of giving you the kind of day off you deserve. Sit back and enjoy the view with a friend on the Dual Ultra Loungers at the transom, or stretch out in the spaciously designed cockpit, all finished with the luxurious, eye-catching details promised in every Regal.
I love a big bowrider. If one is not going to be spending the night onboard then why settle for a cuddy just because one wants to go up in size? Larger bowriders give the comfort and functionality that is desired in a day boat with room for the owner and all their friends. And one can still have watersports! To me, it’s a perfect sportboat package. She has a stepped hull, which is clearly visible at the chines. In Regal parlance, it’s called a FasTrac hull.
FASTRAC HULL DESIGN: The FasTrac Hull gives you more control on the water, with up to 26% faster speeds, and at the fuel pump, with up to 30% better fuel efficiency.
The boat is so loaded with cool features. The bow seats have armrests that can be deployed or folded away, and the pedestal table has a mount both at the bow and in the cockpit. The swim platform is large enough to completely cover the outdrive, which prevents injury when jumping in. This is an important attribute and no matter what brand boat you buy. Another plus… the “Aux” position on the ignition. Just like in your car, it allows you to listen to the stereo without having the ignition add an unnecessary drain on the batteries. Nice touch!
One important sign of a well-designed boat is the use of “dead” space for storage. No boat – including 150-footers – has enough storage space for its mission. On the Regal 2300 the designers have carefully made every nook and cranny accessible. As a result, there was enough storage to pack anything and everything onboard this boat that a person might reasonably need. For example, if one runs out of room in the cockpit sole ski/wakeboard storage compartment, then lift the back of the passenger lounger. Under there is a compartment that goes all the way to the bow. I mean someone could sleep in there! I also like the storage under the seats that hold everything, and I mean everything, including the removable cooler, table, filler cushions, and trash basket, with room to spare for life jackets, boat hook, first aid kit, kitchen sink, and anything else you need for bowrider envy. I also liked the gull- wing storage compartments on either side of the sunpad, with gas-assisted struts. There just didn’t seem to be any wasted space aboard this boat.
COMFORT CURVE: The unique design of the comfort curve allows passengers to sit in a corner that would otherwise be unusable.
Automatic Fire Extinguisher: A dedicated fire extinguisher in the engine room is just another great safety option found on a Regal.
Travel/Storage Cover (Black): The travel and storage cover protects your boat from the rub-rail up and can stay on while you are towing.
Bow Anchor Locker: No need to drag the wet anchor through your boat, the 2300 has designated storage.
Lockable Glove Box: The lockable glove box is a perfect spot to store your valuables while at the dock.
With the Volvo Penta duo-prop leg trimmed in, the boat will rise onto the plane and sit on that pocket of air. Give it a touch of trim out and it’s off with finger-tip steering control. With the 5.7lt, 300hp, Volvo Penta V8 inboard happily turning over at 3500rpm and the boat running in its sweet spot at 30 knots (55.6km/h), the driver can take his or her hands off the steering wheel and the boat will track straight and true. It’s very much like flying a well-trimmed aircraft – and an experience I can’t ever recall having in a similar boat. Throw the boat into a turn at this speed and still riding on its air pocket it will sit in nicely without the slightest hint of cavitation. There was no way this baby was going to come unstuck and in general the boat was free of vices and felt very safe. The epitome of style, Regal’s 2300 bowrider has the performance to match the looks.
There are two innovative—dare we say trendsetting—features to the 2300 FasTrac, as well. First is the forward hinging engine hatch, which helps keep the tools and smudges out of the cockpit. The second is the motorized folding feature on the sport tower—just touch a button and the arch folds down or up. What’s more, the sport tower is made from carbon-fiber composite to reduce weight while maintaining strength, not to mention its flowing lines. All told, the Regal 2300 FasTrac is definitely a style winner.
It’s not often I make a statement like this, but if I was in the market for a bowrider I’d find it hard to go past the Regal 2300.