2019
Z17
Z17
Boat, Motor, and Trailer - all included!
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Photos may show optional equipment.
Specs and features subject to change without notice.

Description

The quick and compact NITRO Z17 is a fiberglass bass boat that’s easy to fish, easy to store and just right for anyone from the casual angler to the amateur tournament competitor. It shares many of the features of the larger Z Series boats, including our revolutionary NVT™ hull, a large, heavily insulated cooler, lockable rod storage, a Guardian™ livewell, roomy tackle storage and custom seating built in-house.

  • NITRO® Vortex Technology™ (NVT™) hull w/Rapid Planing System™ (RPS™)
  • 32-sq.-ft. (3.0-sq.-m) bow deck w/100% composite deck core w/superior thermal stability & strength-to-weight ratio
  • Unitized hull, foam-filled stringer system & deck for superior durability & flotation
  • Room at the bow & console for flush-mount fishfinders
  • Step to bow deck w/62-qt. (58.7 L) insulated cooler & removable trash receptacle
  • Oversized, lockable port & starboard bow rod lockers w/lift assists rods up to 7’ (2.13 m)
  • Oversized, lockable center bow storage locker w/lift assist & organizer for 4 rods up to 7' 6" (2.29 m)
  • Aft 23-gal. (87 L) Guardian™ aerated livewell w/divider & timer
  • Partner rod ramp w/rod handle organizer & hold-down strap
  • Factory rigged w/a Mercury® outboard, Minn Kota® trolling motor & custom-fit trailer w/GALVASHIELD® Impact corrosion & chip protection

Specs & Layout

SpecificationsSpecifications
Deadrise 16 degrees  Length 17'4"
Draft 15"  Beam 7'6"
Average dry weight 1450 lbs.  Bottom width 6'
Average package weight 2650 lbs.  Max. recommended HP 115 HP
Bridge clearance 6'2"  Fuel capacity 24 gal.
Package height 5'3"  Max. person capacity 3 persons
Package width 7'11"  Max. person weight 460 lbs.
Towing length 23'8"  Max. person, motor & gear weight 1100 lbs.
Storage length 20'9"  Interior depth 16.25"
 Transom height 20.5"
 
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Features

Comfort, Convenience & Peace of Mind
  • NMMA® certified
  • Flotation meets or exceeds NMMA® & U.S. Coast Guard Requirements
  • EPA-compliant fuel system
  • Non-skid mats bow & stern
  • 2 drink holders
  • 4 stainless steel, angled cleats flushed w/gunnels
  • Integrated fold-down stainless steel reboarding ladder, angled for allowing optional shallow-water anchor
  • 2 grab handles (1 at passenger, 1 at transom)
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Horn
  • Paddle
Livewell Systems
  • Aft 23-gal. (87 L) Guardian™ aerated livewell w/divider & timer
  • 500 GPH (1,893 LPH) livewell recirculation/pump-out system
  • 500 GPH (1,893 LPH) aerator/fill pump
  • Rotomolded w/rounded corners
Trolling Motor
  • Minn Kota® Edge® 12V, 55-lb. (24.95 kg) thrust, 45" (1.14 m) shaft foot-control trolling motor
Console
  • NEW Lowrance® HOOK2 4x flush-mounted fishfinder
  • Single cable, no feedback rotary steering w/tilt
  • Removable acrylic, tinted windscreen
  • Ready to accept optional removable port console
  • Custom-molded modular console w/2-tone gelcoat
  • Veethree® multifunction instrumentation w/speedometer/fuel gauge, tach/trim gauge, voltmeter gauge & water pressure gauge
  • Dash light dimmer
  • Water-resistant switch panels
  • LED courtesy light
  • 12V outlet
  • Room to flush-mount optional, exchanged 9" (22.9 cm) graph
Interior
  • 32-sq.-ft. (3.0-sq.-m) bow deck for casting mobility w/lots of storage
  • Bike seat w/pedestal
  • Folding fishing seat w/composite frame
  • Driver & passenger bucket seats w/molded-in storage below
  • Trolling motor pedal recess for Minn Kota® & MotorGuide® trolling motors
  • Port & starboard bow rod hold-down straps
  • Molded-in drainage channels around bow storage compartments
  • Oversized, lockable port & starboard bow rod lockers for rods up to 7' (2.13 m)
  • Oversized lockable center bow storage locker w/lift assist & organizer for 4 rods up to 7' 6" (2.29 m)
  • Step to bow deck w/42-qt. (39.8 L) insulated cooler
  • Partner rod ramp w/rod handle organizer & hold-down strap
  • Footrest w/non-skid mat under console(s)
  • Step to aft deck w/polymer lid
  • 2 lift-out, molded aft storage boxes that will each accept seven 3700 tackle trays
  • Molded utility rigging compartment for easy access to batteries & pumps & easy cleanup
  • Insulated aluminum lids w/welded corners
  • 16-oz. (.45 kg) plush, marine-grade cut pile carpet on decks & floor
  • Lockable compression latches
Performance
  • NITRO® Vortex Technology™ (NVT™) hull for a smoother, drier ride
  • Rapid Planing System™ (RPS™) for quicker holeshots & maximized speed
  • Rigging tube for organized wiring & abrasion resistance
  • Stainless steel propeller
Construction & Exterior
  • 100% composite deck core w/superior thermal stability & strength-to-weight ratio
  • Deck & hull chemically bonded & mechanically fastened w/stainless steel fasteners every 2" (5.08 cm)
  • Gelcoated stringer/liner system
  • Foam-filled hull for optimal buoyancy & safety
  • Full-width fiberglass-encapsulated composite transom
  • Low-profile gunnels to maximize deck size & for easier casting
Electrical
  • Bow panel w/trolling motor receptacle, anchor/light switch, trim switch & capability to flush mount 9" (22.9 cm) graph
  • 1,000 GPH (3,785 LPH) bilge pump
  • LED console courtesy light
  • Automotive-style labeled fuse panel w/cover
  • Interstate® 24M-RD cranking battery
  • Heavy-duty Interstate® Series 27 trolling battery
  • 2-bank, 8-amp battery charger w/exterior receptacle
  • 6-gauge trolling motor wiring w/50-amp circuit breaker
  • Master power switch
  • Waterproof Deutsch plugin gauge connectors
  • Water/abrasion-resistant connectors
Trailer
  • Custom-fit, single-axle NITRO® trailer w/powder-coat finish & GALVASHIELD® Impact corrosion & chip protection for improved durability
  • 7-pin connector
  • NEW 13" (33.02 cm) chrome wheels w/radial tires
  • Super Lube hubs for quick & complete hub lubrication
  • NEW spare tire carrier w/matching spare
  • All-welded rectangular GALVASHIELD® frame
  • Space-saving swing-away tongue to reduce storage length
  • Heavy-duty winch w/nylon strap & bow safety strap
  • Outboard motor support to reduce hull & transom stress while towing
  • Carpeted bunks & fender boards to protect hull
  • Submersible LED lights
  • Safety cables
 
 
 
 
 

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