Larger and wider than other designs in its class, the RT 178 includes a broad, ultra-stable 92" beam. Inside, the raised decks include a recessed trolling motor pedal and a world of storage for tackle and gear. Cockpit seating is custom built in the Ranger factory. The contoured designs include enhanced lateral and leg support for all-day comfort. At the helm, legroom is plentiful and the fiberglass console is performance engineered to go beyond minimal industry standards with unparalleled confidence, strength and durability.
Combined with a MinnKota trolling motor, heavy-duty 6-gauge trolling motor wiring, a 3-bank on-board battery charger, all-aluminum floors and decks, and a Mercury outboard, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for. So, treat yourself to the ultra-smooth ride and responsive handling of the NMMA-certified Ranger RT 178. With so many best-in-class features, it's generously equipped and priced to put you on the water today.
Options on this boat include a flush mounted Lowrance Hook2 7 color GPS with down imaging, a 6 x 3 on-board battery charger, a MinnKota Maxxum 70 variable speed (like a rheostat) trolling motor, auto bilge pump, 3 step boarding ladder, aluminum wheels and a spare tire.
Hull Length: 17 ft. 8 in.
Beam: 92 in.
Overall Beam w/ Rubrail: 93.5 in.
Max. recommended HP: 75 HP
Engine Shaft Length: 20 in.
Side Depth: 21 in.
Hull Thickness: 0.1 in.
Bottom Width: 64 in.
Fuel capacity: 21 gal.
Approximate Boat Weight: 1075 lb.
Rod Box Length - Port: 8 ft. 6 in.
Max. person capacity: 4 persons
Trailer GVWR: 2720 lb.
Approximate Length On Trailer w/ Motor Down (May vary with engine model and set-back plate): 23 ft. 3 in.
Approx Length On Trailer w/Motor Down/Swing Tongue Open (May vary with engine model/set-back plate): 21 ft. 5 in.
Width On Trailer: 95 in.
Abundant storage for gear and tackle
Three-across bow seating
8'6" rod locker
Custom marine-grade upholstery
Dual aerated livewells
Competition steering wheel
Flush mounted remote throttle control
Bow trim & navigation switches
(2) aerated livewells w/ timers & removable Dividers (1) front. (1) rear
Custom fiberglass console w/ flush-mounted depthfinder, tach, speed, fuel gauge, trim gauge easy touch switching
Cranking battery w/ holder
Channel steel frame
Custom Built Ranger Trail® Trailer / single axle SM2720
Custom swing-away tongue
Ranger® Boats Road Armor Equipped® trailer protectant
Integrated load guides
6 gauge trolling motor wiring
Minn Kota® Maxxum 70 variable speed trolling motor (optional, but included)
On-Board Dual Pro™ charger, 6 x 3 (optional, but included)
12V power outlet
Removable navigation lights
Price shown includes freight, dealer prep, cranking battery, two trolling motor batteries, motor toter (motor support device), traditional (buckle type) tie downs and an aluminum prop. An electronics unit upgrade and/or addition is available. A trolling motor upgrade is available. Please contact us for electronics and trolling motor options and pricing.
Why should you buy your next boat from Clark Marine Sales? We have been in business since 1980 and our goal is to offer you a great experience from start to finish AND great service for years to come. Our location is convenient and easy to find, 2 minutes off I-65, at exit # 61, Peytonsville Road, in Franklin, TN (about 20 minutes south of Nashville).
We are Tennessee’s newest Vexus boats dealer! Vexus boats…. raising the bar of craftmanship and the rewards of ownership.
We were awarded the Triton Boats Dealer of the Year (the largest dealer in the country), for 2014, and we were near the top of the list from 2015-2018!
We have been a Ranger boats dealer since 2011. Starting in 2011 and in every year since we have been awarded a Ranger “Top 100” dealer. We keep a great selection of new Ranger fiberglass and aluminum boats in stock.
We are also very proud that Mercury awarded us their Dealer Congress Award and a Service CSI Award for outstanding customer service and satisfaction in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018! Our current Mercury C.S.I. score is 98%, which we think speaks volumes.
Many of our customers have purchased numerous boats from us and we are very honored and appreciative that they have entrusted us with their repeat business.
We have a state-of-the-art, five-acre marine complex with a paved parking lot and camera security. We are fortunate to have very low employee turnover - the average tenure of each of our staff members is almost 14 years. As a result, all of our employees are knowledgeable and experienced and each one knows that our success depends on how well we take care of you, our customer. Complete customer satisfaction is our goal!
Please take a minute to visit our website at clarkmarine dot com. There you can learn more about us, see actual photos of our new and used inventory (not just representative photos), get directions to us and we encourage you to read some of the mail that our customers have sent to us (under the “Dealer Info.” tab / “Testimonials”). Our customers say it much better than we can!
Do you need financing for your new or “new to you” boat? Please complete a secure credit application (found under the “Finance” tab at the top of our website) we will take it from there.
Do you have a boat you need to trade-in? That’s no problem, we gladly take trade-in boats. Please fill out our trade-in evaluation form (also found under the “Finance” tab on our website) and we will be glad to give you an estimate for your boat.
Do you have a boat you would like to sell? We have a consignment program that makes the sales process extremely easy for you. Please click the “Consignment” tab on the top of our website for details or feel free to give us a call or e-mail.
We keep a great selection of marine parts and accessories in stock. We also have a full service, on-site rigging shop – please contact us to discuss how we can rig your boat just the way you want it!
We offer new fishing and pleasure boats from: Ranger (fiberglass and aluminum), Triton (fiberglass and aluminum), Vexus and SeaArk plus Ranger and Veranda pontoons. We carry and service
Mercury and Yamaha outboard engines. Whether it’s a deck boat, high performance bass boat, crappie boat, aluminum boat, fishing boat, pleasure or fishing pontoon, triple log pontoon, utility boat, jon boat or hunting boat, we have the boat to meet your needs. We have delivered boats to as far away as Vermont and have had customers come from as far away as California to purchase their boat from us. We can arrange delivery to you! (Please call or e-mail for delivery charges). We are well worth the trip whether you are traveling from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Alabama, Kentucky, Arkansas, Mississippi, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, the Florida panhandle, Chattanooga, Nashville, Knoxville, Clarksville, Jackson, Cookeville or Memphis, Tennessee.
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We buy clean, used boats (2008 and newer)!
Thank you for your interest! Please contact us if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance in any way. We look forward to serving you!
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