Costa Rica Fishing Lodge Welcomes New Contender Center-Console

Zancudo adds 32-footer to to its stable of offshore boats

Zancudo Lodge in Golfito, Costa Rica, has brought to its docks a new Contender 32ST. The center-console features twin Yamaha F300 outboards, new Raymarine electronics including Super HD radar for tracking birds (over tuna) out to six miles.

The new Contender joins the lodges' stable of boats, which have all been upgraded with tuna tubes, Raymarine electronics, Fusion audio systems and Okuma Makaira reels.

Here are the specifications on the boat from Contender's website:

LOA: 32 ft. 8 in.
Beam: 9 ft. 8 in.
Weight (Dry): 5,850 lbs.
Draft: 20 in.
Deadrise: 24.5 deg.
Fuel Capacity: 310 gal.
Max HP: 700 hp

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Zancudo Lodge in Golfito, Costa Rica, has taken delivery of its first new Contender 32ST for the 2014 fishing season. The center-console features twin Yamaha 300s and cruises at 45 mph for a speedy trip to the fishing grounds.Courtesy Zancudo Lodge
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Rigged and ready for offshore fishing! The Contender 32ST features Raymarine electronics, including Super HD radar for tuna hunting. All of the lodges' boats have been upgraded with Raymarine electronics, tuna tubes and Okuma Makaira reels.Courtesy Zancudo Lodge
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At the waterline, the tricked-out Contender 32ST shows off its stepped hull and a colorful fishing wrap.Courtesy Zancudo Lodge
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Two Yamaha F300s punctuate the transom of Zancudo's new fishing machine.Courtesy Zancudo Lodge