Under 250 Hours and Lift Kept. Diesel generator.
All trades considered
This incredibly well kept, VERY lightly used Boston Whaler 305 is the one that you have been looking for. It has been owned and loved by a "gentleman cruiser" as his on the water SUV for family and friends. It is loaded with features, including radar (operational, but currently not connected to the new Chartplotter) and an updated Chartplotter/GPS, as well as custom canvas covers for the entire helm enclosure to keep sun damage to an absolute minimum -- and it shows.
The feel of the ride on this awesome fishing/cruising machine is aided by the hull’s aggressive 20-degree deadrise, which helps deliver good turning without cavitation — and without the engines coming out of the water. The boat’s definitely ready to take on big water.
The 305 Conquest’s list of fishing features is enough to make any angler gleeful. As you’d expect, there is rod storage galore (under the gunnels and inside the cabin), along with four gunnel-mounted stainless steel rod holders and three transom-mounted rod holders; however, you might be surprised to also find four downrigger weight holders and stainless steel cockpit toe rails. Coaming bolsters run throughout the cockpit, making it much more comfortable for anglers to fish for hours on end, and the self-bailing cockpit lets you back down on fish without worry.
The deck of the cockpit hides two fishboxes with a pumpout, and if that’s not enough for you, check out the 24-gallon livewell, which comes with a raw-water fill, a light and a cutting board. Moreover, there are designated tackle drawers, a cockpit bait prep center and a raw-water washdown. The stern half of the cockpit is a wide-open space of Arizonian proportions, with a walk-through transom at the starboard side. The forward half of the cockpit has the helm and bait prep center to starboard, and a straight settee runs along the port side. A stainless steel steering wheel and sharply angled console are the de rigueur helm accoutrements on a sportfisher, and they are present on the 305 Conquest. An SmartCraft deluxe gauge package is standard at the helm, and visibility is good from the helm station.
The comfortable helm seat can be set to either of two positions — sitting or standing — and the fresh air vent located in the middle of the windshield is a great feature for the hot Florida weather. When you step down into the ample cabin, you see that this hardened warrior has a soft side. Rich colors and plush fabrics run throughout the nicely appointed galley, enclosed head compartment, forward V-berth and midcabin double berth.
The galley includes a sink with hot and cold faucets, a 12v/120v refrigerator, a electric stove and a microwave oven. A wood-grain finish covers all of the cabinets, giving them an unexpected elegance.
The enclosed head features a VacuFlush toilet with a holding tank, dockside pumpout and overboard discharge — all of which you’ll be thankful for. The compartment’s sink has a pullout shower head and shower sump pump with cover, so you won’t have to smell like entrails for your entire trip — unless you want to. It’s amazing how much sleeping space Boston Whaler has managed to fit into the cabin, with the forward V-berth and the midcabin double berth each sleeping one or two people.
Anglers who are close to their fishing buddies, but not THAT close to their fishing buddies, will appreciate having two distinct sleeping spaces. Plus, the V-berth converts to a dinette with the addition of a pedestal table. Our boat is equipped with the optional cruising package and air conditioning. The cruising package option that this boat has adds that single-burner electric stove and a 4 kW Kohler diesel generator with a 15-gallon fuel tank, and the air-conditioning package delivers big-boat air conditioning below.
Brokers: 50/50 listing. Courtesy showings gladly provided for out of area brokers without penalty. For additional information, or to arrange a live video walkthrough, call Owner's Agent Capt. Lee Scheele at 239-699-6434 direct anytime!