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#10964718 - 07/08/15 07:53 PM 2002 Carolina Skiff 220 Bay Runner Sea Chaser
kward9463 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/04/14
Posts: 16
Loc: Sweeny, Texas
I'm looking into buying this boat Friday. Don't know much about them hoping someone could help me out? It also has a 2002 Suzuki 150 on it don't know much about Suzuki out boards are the depenble as well?
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#10964774 - 07/08/15 08:16 PM Re: 2002 Carolina Skiff 220 Bay Runner Sea Chaser [Re: kward9463]
Pat Goff Online   content
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5714
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
There's a bazillion of them running up and down the coast, some owner should pipe up pretty quick.

As far as the 'zuke goes, if you have a local dealer, probably good, hard to find parts for and expensive when you need them.
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#10964786 - 07/08/15 08:21 PM Re: 2002 Carolina Skiff 220 Bay Runner Sea Chaser [Re: kward9463]
kward9463 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/04/14
Posts: 16
Loc: Sweeny, Texas
Yea I'm taking it out for a spin on Friday I been shopping around and this deal is hard to pass up.
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#10965257 - 07/09/15 06:38 AM Re: 2002 Carolina Skiff 220 Bay Runner Sea Chaser [Re: kward9463]
Ambassador84 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 02/03/11
Posts: 3141
Loc: San Antonio
One more thing...Read up on corrosion issues with the zukes. The newer ones don't seem to have the issues the early 2000 models have.
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#10966386 - 07/09/15 02:32 PM Re: 2002 Carolina Skiff 220 Bay Runner Sea Chaser [Re: kward9463]
Grinder55 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/21/13
Posts: 1078
Loc: Rockport, Texas
Carolina Skiff makes a durable shallow running boat.

I ran a 24' CS while guiding for 8 years before I sold it.

It brought me home in 2002 when a "gust front" from the north in June brought 70 mph winds and wreaked havoc on many guides boats and sunk shrimp boats that took some shrimpers lives with it. I navigated in 70 mph winds and some serious waves with no problem across Copano Bay with the 24 ft. CS and a 115 Mariner @ 3000 rpm.

No doubt the CS is a boat that will keep you safe, ... and you should enjoy it if you like to be able to fish skinny and also hit the deep reefs.


Edited by Grinder55 (07/09/15 02:33 PM)

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#10966389 - 07/09/15 02:32 PM Re: 2002 Carolina Skiff 220 Bay Runner Sea Chaser [Re: kward9463]
kward9463 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/04/14
Posts: 16
Loc: Sweeny, Texas
Alright will do
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#10969551 - 07/10/15 09:36 PM Re: 2002 Carolina Skiff 220 Bay Runner Sea Chaser [Re: kward9463]
shutupandfish Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 54
I have an older 4 stroke Suzuki 140 and it has been dependable and pretty good on fuel.

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