Length 20 ft.
Beam 90 in.
Seating capacity 8
Fuel capacity 35 gal.
Test prop Acme 13×12 3-blade
Test engine MerCruiser 6.2 MPI, 320 HP
Top speed 45.4 mph 5,150 rpm
Accel. to 30 mph 5.2 sec. 125.4 ft.
Accel. to 36 mph 7.0 sec. 220.3 ft.
Noise levels (db) Neutral 71 D 67 R, 36 mph 93 D 95 R
We know a lot of skiers who like to sneak an occasional
wakeboarding run — not that there’s anything wrong with
that. If you’re doing that, though, just make sure
you’re covered with a boat like the Tigé 20i.
For starters, this boat comes close to matching the strong
slalom performance of the skier-centric 20ci. Advanced skiers can
slice over the narrow, sprayless wake to improve their performance
while going after personal bests. Of course, open-water
recreational skiers are in for a real treat, too. Even if
you’re behind the wheel instead of behind the boat,
you’ll enjoy yourself, feeling at one with the 20i thanks to
its great responsiveness, tracking and visibility and its top-notch
Now about that wakeboarding. Go ahead and equip this model with
boarding options: the tower, the TAPS wake adjustment system and
the “Tower of Power” stereo upgrade. Those features
help transform the ski machine into one of Tigé’s most
versatile boats. Dial up the TAPS to adjust the running attitude,
and the wakeboarding performance will satisfy those now-and-then
The open bow and storage space also add to the versatility. You
can go through the slalom course with nothing but your driving
partner and glassy water, or you can load up with a few kids in tow
and make the most of an afternoon on the lake with the family.
There’s nothing wrong with that, either.
•Serious skiers can benefit from the slalom wakes and
•Wakeboarding options turn it into a multisport model that
will satisfy recreational boarders.
•The open bow offers more passenger room and is easily
accessible with the true walk-through, rather than a step-over
•Storage in the rear locker can accommodate a 68-inch ski
or whatever else you need to stow.
•The 40-ounce plush carpet and 34-ounce vinyl upholstery
are welcome creature comforts.
•A low-profile engine box allows a roomy interior for a