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RANGER 2050 REATA - Enough room for everyone to have fun

FLIPPIN, AR (July 31, 2007) Since its release, the Ranger Reata series' deep-V design has been a mainstay for the family that enjoys spending its time on the water. With the kind of smooth, comfortable ride found only in a fiberglass boat, as well as striking good looks and features that deliver peace of mind, the Reata series opens up even more opportunities for fishing and fun on the water.

New for 2008, the Ranger 2050 Reata is the newest addition to the successful Reata line, giving passengers more room for more friends and more excitement. Whether the boat is fishing the hottest spots on the lake in the morning, cooling off in the mid-day heat with tube ride or taking after-dinner cruises, the 2050 Reata is rigged for optimum comfort and versatility.

Measuring 20 feet, 5 inches in length, the 2050 Reata is rated for a maximum 225 horsepower, providing enough power and stability for use in any open-water situation. With 45 gallons of fuel capacity, the 2050 Reata can make easy work of long runs. The vessel's 96 ½-inch beam provides for an extremely stable fishing platform and smooth, dry ride, even in less-than-ideal conditions. Seating configuration includes four pedestal seats in the cockpit - two that can be moved to the front and/or rear deck fishing positions - as well as third-row jump seats near the transom.

"When we came up with the concept for this boat, we really envisioned families and anglers in the north using this boat on places like Lake Mille Lacs or Sturgeon Bay. This boat is ideal for people with big families or big water," said Ranger Boats President Randy Hopper. "Far from being a northern specialty, this boat is also well-suited farther south where there are plenty of big reservoirs. Plus, with the added size of the 2050 Reata, you can include more family and friends in the fun and everybody will be more comfortable - and that's important no matter where you live."

A walk-thru windshield comes standard on the 2050 Reata as does a Minn Kota trolling motor, Lowrance or Humminbird electronics and a Sirius Satellite-capable CD stereo. Additional features include 7-foot rod storage in the center and port-side rod boxes. With a transom-mounted livewell, baitwell in the front within easy reach of the forward fishing position and a built-in cooler, the 2050 Reata keeps everything in arm's reach of the family that plans to spend as much time as they can on the water.

An available ski-tow package includes a ski-tow bar that mounts on the rear deck as well as a custom bimini top. Snap-in carpet and low-profile bubble windshields can also be included.

Equipped with a tandem-axle, custom-matched trailer featuring Road Armor and LED lights, the Ranger 2050 Reata is easier to maneuver and enjoys the smooth trailering benefits of custom alignment and individually balanced wheels. Up front, the center swing jack retracts flush to the frame and creates a more balanced load, making it even more secure on the trailer. Combined with matching fenders, aluminum wheels, matching spare tire and wheel, Ranger's exclusive oil bath COOL Hub® lubrication system, torsion axle suspension, and swing-away tongue, the RangerTrail trailer delivers lasting peace of mind and easy towing.

Capacities and Specifications
Overall Hull Length: 20 feet, 5 inches
Beam: 96 1/2 inches
Maximum HP: 225
Transom Height: 25 1/2 inches
Inside Depth: 24 inches
Fuel Capacity: 45 gallons
Total Persons/Motor/Gear: 1,820 lbs.
Approx. Boat Weight: 2,175 lbs.

Trailer Capacities/Specifications
Trailer GVWR: SF6000
Length on Trailer with Motor Down: 27 feet
Width on Trailer: 101 inches
Length on Trailer with Motor Down & Swing-Away Tongue Open: 25 feet

About Ranger Boats
Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Ranger Boats, headquartered in Flippin, Ark., is the nation's largest manufacturer of premium fiberglass fishing boats, including a series of bass, multi-species, fish 'n play and saltwater boats. Founded in 1968 by Forrest L. Wood, Ranger Boats continues its commitment to building the highest quality, strongest performing boats on the water.

About Genmar
Genmar, with approximately 4,500 employees and eight manufacturing centers, is the builder of 14 premier brands of recreational boats which include Carver®, Champion®, Four Winns®, Glastron®, Hydra-Sports®, Larson®, MarquisTM, Ranger®, Scarab®, Seaswirl®, Stratos®, Triumph®, Wellcraft®, and Windsor Craft®. Genmar boats are sold worldwide through its approximately 1,100 dealers. Additionally, Genmar utilizes its proprietary VEC® Technology and the Roplene® process in both the manufacture of certain of its recreational boats and for third party manufacturing.


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