Intrepid Power Boats center console with Volvo IPS diesels gets unbelievable MPG at 40 MPH in the open ocean. They make center consoles in various sizes, but always with the top designs. Intrepid may very well use the best techniques, materials, technology, and customization among all of the center console boat builders.
Here is a 40 foot center console fishing boat that betters the fuel consumption numbers than many 25 to 30 footers at cruising speed. Getting the 1.6 MPG number at a fuel burn rate of 25 gallons per hour while running at 40 MPH is setting a record. This is the talk of the dock by fishermen. Their center console fishing machine does not achieve this level of efficiency.
She features a unique padded cushion and long box configuration in front of the helm station, also. Take a look at how it can be arranged to fit you and your fishing style by repositioning them.
The Volvo Penta IPS drive system with joystick makes this boat succeed. It is the new high tech power package in fishing boats. Here is the safety of diesel fuel coupled with center console fishing efficiency and a hi-tech drive system approach to offshore performance.
Its top speed is not 60-65 MPH. This boat did not have that as its design goal. If that is what you need, go somewhere else. Ask Intrepid power boats, they specialize in filling design goals as long as one of the selection their hull molds is the starting point.
By the way, Intrepid boats calls this a 400 I/O diesel model.