Kencraft

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Kencraft

Inshore Elegance, Offshore Attitude

A functionally designed boat that offers a best in class fit and finish while incorporating the finest construction materials to give you one of boating’s best values today. A no wood, no rot hull for peace of mind that your KenCraft will last for generations. Whether you are looking for a boat designed for fishing, or just cruising with the family, we have the KenCraft model that is precisely for you.

KenCraft boats are PowerMatched® Exclusive with Yamaha Outboards for performance.

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Kencraft Boat Series

Click on a boat below to learn more about it. All specifications are approximate and subject to change at manufacturer’s discretion.

Kencraft 21 Outer Banks Edition

NEW FOR 2020 – Step down console!

  • Length20’9″
  • Beam8’4″
  • Weight Without Motor2675lbs
  • Fuel Capacity80gal
  • Livewell Capacity30gal
  • In Floor Fishbox/Storage315 Quarts
  • Forward Seating Coolers/Fishboxes70 Quarts Each
  • Max HP250
  • DeadriseForward Entry 58°/Transom 20°

The Outer Banks Edition has an ergonomically designed console with a storage access door on the side. The Outer Banks Edition comes standard with a 15 gallon live well/cooler under the front seat and an Aluminum Leaning Post with Backrest. Check out the Summary:

KenCraft-Challenger25-boat

Kencraft 25 – New Release Coming Soon!

  • LOA25’2″
  • Beam8’8″
  • Weight4,500 lbs
  • Fuel Capacity160 gallons
  • Max HP500
  • DeadriseEntry 55°/Transom 22°

KENCRAFT 25  EURO TRANSOM

Here at KenCraft Boats we have been working on a new KenCraft 25 design for the better part of 2 years and the finished product should be available soon as Hull #1 is out of the mold.  This new model will replace the Challenger 240 which is no longer in production.

We have been working with Architect Dan Mielke from OneDesign to build what we feel is the perfect marriage of a true offshore fishing platform with a creature comfort family cruising boat that the entire family can enjoy out on the water.  This attention to detail makes our boats different from every other builder because we sweat the small things that both a fisherman and a family want to see in today’s boats on the water.  As with all of our boat lines, you really can have a fishing boat that will satisfy the family as a weekend cruiser.

The KenCraft 25 incorporates a sharp deadrise at the transom and the bow for those rides offshore in rough water, yet the family safety is not forgotten with our signature high freeboard at the amidships as well as the stern of the boat. Of course the traditional Carolina Bow Flair is there like all of our KenCraft boats. For additional safety, we will have a wraparound hand rail recessed inside the forward fish/storage boxes.

The drawings you see will show the general layout of the KenCraft 25 and how we designed the forward seating to not interfere with the fisherman, as it allows easy 360 degree walking around the interior while fighting that fish. There is a 5’ long fish box/storage box in the floor forward of the console which will hold either your large fish or your island chairs for the cruise. Forward seating boxes are fully foamed and drain overboard while also being able to store your very large fish.   We have a livewell in the rear Euro transom that holds 32 gallons and for the fisherman that needs more, we offer an optional live well leaning post that will hold approximately 45 additional gallons.  There will be a fold down bench seat in the rear as well.  Fuel tank capacity on the KenCraft 25 is 160 gallons for a long cruising range to the canyons.

The walkdown console will have almost 6’ of headroom and will house the batteries on a built in shelf that is part of the console and not under your feet when you are inside the console.  All water on the deck will drain via the transom door and not through in floor scuppers like most competitors. This means any water you might take in the boat from an unexpected wave, will quickly and safely escape out the back of the boat much faster than in floor drains; a true self bailing boat.   

We will release more information as we complete the KenCraft 25.  Feel free to reach out to us at the factory if you have any questions and we will be glad to help you in any way possible. 

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Our facility consists of over 52,000 square feet of modern manufacturing space that occupies 5 acres of land. Come take a tour of our plant and see how we build our boats to last you a lifetime.

Contact one of our many dealers to begin enjoying the water.

Our facility consists of over 52,000 square feet of modern manufacturing space that occupies 5 acres of land. Come take a tour of our plant and see how we build our boats to last you a lifetime.

Contact one of our many dealers to begin enjoying the water.

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