Tidewater 220 LXF
by Ted Lund
Continuing to push the envelope for new and veteran boaters everywhere, Tidewater just introduced a boat that incorporates all of its luxury features on the popular LXF line of performance boats — in a 22-foot package.
The new 220 LXF bridges the gap between the 210 and 230 models, with a advanced feature of called a Tidal Arch. Whether you’re a diehard fisherman or a family-fun boater, the LXF incorporates features everybody can appreciate like full upholstery and ample stainless steel cup holders and family-friendly seating in the bow.
A newly-designed console now includes a footrest, catch all trays on the front and top as well as a glove box. Other popular options include a freshwater shower, power assist steering, Polk stereo with four speakers and custom T-tops.
Standard features on the 220 LXF (and the rest of Tidewater’s lineup) include all-composite, no-wood construction with fiberglass stringers and a hand-laid fiberglass hull. Each boat is rigged to AYBC standards and backed by a 10-year transferable hull warranty.
The 220 LXF tapes out at 22 feet, two inches at the centerline with a girthy 8 foot, 10-inch beam. It’s 2700 pound weight and 18-degree deadrise provide a stable platform when resting, but also the ability to handle rough sea conditions. The 220 LXF’s 14-inch draft means it’s the perfect choice for bays, estuaries, and near-coastal boating.
With 71 gallons of standard fuel capacity and your choice of reliable, quiet and clean Yamaha four-stroke power, you can boat with confidence and in comfort. Owners can get the most out of their boat by installing Yamaha’s award-winning CommandLink vessel gauges and monitoring system.
Other standard features include stainless steel hardware, SeaStar hydraulic steering, bolsters, bow cushions, rear bench cushions, insulated fish box and live well and flush-mount pull-up cleats.
Tidewater’s new 220 LXF is a luxurious, refined boat. To learn more or to locate a dealer near you, visit www.tidewaterboats.com or call 803-732-7300.
Original Source: Sportsmans Lifestyle