Ranger Boats We Love Our Troops


It’s a powerful tribute to the patriotic honor, duty, and sacrifice of America’s Armed Forces, their families, and thousands upon thousands of others all over the globe. We’re proud to share our latest news with you and look forward to hearing from all of our friends in U.S. military service.

You stand in the gap, protecting and preserving the very foundations of freedom. We appreciate your dedication and encourage you to drop us a line and share some of your most memorable fishing stories.

May God continue to bless you, your family, and our great nation.

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New Ranger RP-190
Returned from the Persian Gulf (8th deployment) where I had researched boats in my spare time. Received my new RP-190 last week and the first day I caught 3 slot Reds and 2 slot Spotted Trout. The boat rides great and handles the waves great! Thanks for the military appreciation program Ranger!!

11TH Ranger
As a Vietnam era vet, we were not received very well from our fellow Americans upon our return. For Ranger and Forrest to remember us at this time is a honor in itself. I just picked up my 11th Ranger that stretch all the way back to 1973 for my first. The 2016 is a beautiful sunfire and white Z521c with a 250 Evinrude with all the toys. I believe it is the best one to date. Thank you Ranger for the safety you build in your boats and for the recognition of our armed services.

Ranger RT188C
I am preparing for my forth deployment in about a week. My wife and I have decided to purchase the RT188C with the Mossy Oak Breakup. We love the color and setup it offers. We plan on many hours of quality time when I return on our new fishing boat.

Service to USA
We stand between the worst the world has to offer to protect the best this world has to offer and for little pay and less recognition. We sacrafice our lives and our bodies. Some of us come home broken and some return under a flag but we all would serve again given the opportunity. Our way of life is not free and freedom has its costs and they are paid for by the blood of those of courageous enough to serve.

One day I'll own a Ranger and will enjoy my time in the best quiet places the USA has to offer.

L/CPL Walker
USMC retired

My New Ranger RT178
I would like to thank the Ranger organization for the support they show for Veterans. I am a retired Navy Vet and have just purchased my first Ranger boat. I have owned other boats before, but this new aluminum series is put together better than any other on the market. My hat's off to Ranger.

Thank you Ranger and Collins Inc. Ranger Boat sales in Smithfield, NC. Waiting to take delivery of my new Z520C Dream Boat. I traded my 2004 Ranger 519VX which I enjoyed for 11 years. It was the greatest boat with all the comfortable features and the Yamaha VMAX 200HP engine which ran just as strong when traded as it did when I bought it new. I have many great memories running the boat without any major problems. Thank you Ranger for the bonus benefits on my new Z520C; $6200 dollars worth of upgrades; boat cover, 2 $300 life jackets, 2 power poles valued at $4400, and a $200 gift card. Plus I received the Troop Appreciation Engine HP rebate and clothing incentive. I also received the extended Yamaha warranty as another inventive. Dream boat and dream deal of a lifetime. Thank you Ranger Boats for recognizing this 34 year active duty Navy guy, and for taking care of all the military boat buyers. You and I know the sacrifices of being away from family, and all the hard work that goes into a military job and career. Keep building the best fishing boats in the world. Thanks again to Collins Inc. and Ranger Boats.

I am waiting on delivery of a new 2016 Z518c Intracostal - I as well as a lot of others here that have posted are former military. A shout out to all my brothers. And much love to my fellow military family that also suffer from PTSD/TBI.

With my blood being red, white and blue it was only natural that I went with a Ranger.

The serenity of being on the water gives me back my freedom. Hooah 4th ID!!

Thanks For The Support
Just purchased my first Ranger boat... always wanted one. I can't express my gratitude enough for the support this company has offered to vets, it makes the purchase that much more enjoyable knowing they also appreciate our military and our freedom. Thank you for the support, you don't have to give it, but you do it anyway and it means a lot!

To My Brothers and Sisters
I am a U.S. Army vet and to me the members of the other branches of the military are my cousins.


I lost 6 brothers in Iraq and to this day it still hurts, and it always will.

Once I get me a Ranger it will be wrapped in these words: "REMEMBER THE FALLEN."

2nd To None When It Comes To Quality And Looks
I came home from deployment in April 2015. During my deployment I researched all the Aluminium Boats on the market and it came down to two manufacturers. If you knew me, you would know I do months worth of research before I make a purchase of a product. And after I did my research, Ranger won hands down. They do what they say and the personnel that I spoke to at Ranger are a person of their word. Which means a lot to me, hard to find that these days. They even sent me a survey which they take to heart. I have had the boat now over a year, and at the boat ramps I still have people come over and want to look at it and ask me all kind of questions. Everyone that has came over said that is a nice looking boat, and the best part it is "true aluminum boat", not like the others that have a lot of plywood on it decks. It is also as tough as nails, so from the lakes to the rivers, you will get your moneys worth. Thank you Ranger from a Veteran that knows what it means to be made in America.

Just Joined The Family...
Active duty Army... Just bought my first Ranger - 1996 461VS. Smooth ride, runs high 50s with a 150. Couldn't be happier.

Great Job Ranger
Always have been proud of my Rangers; latest was a 2015 RT 178. Now... even more proud. Thanks for showing the support Ranger!

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