Length 20 ft. 8 in.
Beam 95 in.
Seating capacity 10
Fuel capacity 40 gal.
Test prop OJ 14×18 4-blade
Test engine Indmar Assault 5.7L MPI, 330 HP
Top speed 44.3 mph 5,000 rpm
Accel. to 30 mph 5.2 sec. 126.4 ft.
Accel. to 36 mph 6.8 sec. 208.2 ft.
Noise levels (db) Neutral 68 D 67 R, 89 D 92 R
family looking to get into a great all-around ski and wakeboard
boat without taking out a second mortgage on the house need look no
further than the Outback LSV.
The V-drive opens up the interior, allowing for a large main
cabin with wraparound seating that brings the whole family together
in what feels like a floating living room. The seating includes a
convertible rear-facing seat, and you can also camp out in the open
bow or on the expansive rear sun deck and the large nonskid swim
platform. Plus, there’s a built-in cooler, 11 cup holders
sprinkled all over and storage space where you need it.
What you can’t see, but you can certainly feel, are the
double sidewall construction and the three tracking fins for a
solid ride and handling. It’s comparable to driving an
inboard. In addition to its above-average ski wakes for a V-drive,
the Outback LSV wowed us with the size of its wakeboard wakes,
crisp and clean with no rollover. The V-drive configuration allows
the Outback LSV to house an optional three-bag, 900-pound ballast
system, one in the front and two in the rear. Finish it off with
the Rad-a-Cage tower and other wakeboarding options to complete the
Now comes the part where we sound like a late-night infomercial.
How much would you expect to pay for all this? $50,000? $100,000?
Well, the answer isn’t quite three easy installments of
$19.95, but the deal you get is one of the best available for this
level of boat.
• Excellent choice
for a family of water-sports enthusiasts looking for a
seating in the cabin works well for friendly get-togethers.
• Broad sun deck
offers plenty of space for tanning or getting ready to wakeboard or
• Generous amounts
of storage throughout.
inboard-type handling for a V-drive.
double sidewall construction dampens the sound and provides a
console includes Beede gauges, Teleflex controls and tilt
driver’s soft-touch armrest