250CS Articles and Reviews


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250CS -- Stingray 250CS from Boatguide (2013/01)
"Easily towable with a full-size pickup, Stingray's 250CS has a lot to offer, making it no surprise it has become such a popular model in the company's lineup."

250CS -- Our Best Buys from Boating Life (2008/04)
"The flagship of Stingray's cruiser line, the 250CS is priced $5,000 to $6,000 below comparable models from other brands."

250CS -- Excellence in Design from Trailer Boats (2008/01)
"When it comes to boat cabins, it's often the little things that count, and there are lots of those on board Stingray's 250CS."

250CS -- Thrills and Chills from Trailer Boats (2007/05)
"In fact, the 250CS proved fun to drive, delivering nimble handling and good throttle response. Despite its agility, this hull is not tender, meaning it doesn't lie on its side in hard turns like most cruisers do."

250CS -- A True 25-Foot Cruiser from Go Boating (2007/04)
"One of Stingray's design goals was a small cruiser with big-boat headroom in the cabin, and that's exactly what the 250CS has."

250CS -- The Big Easies from Boating World (2007/02)
"The wide-open helm/cockpit layout adds a sense of space and roominess so the 250CS feels as accommodating as a much larger boat."


Company -- 35 Years of Stingray from Great Lakes Scuttlebutt (2015/03)
"STINGRAY uses the same materials as other builders, but they provide their customers a great value by building quality, craftsmanship, performance, and efficiency into every STINGRAY model."

Company -- STINGRAY Boats for the Great Lakes from Great Lakes Scuttlebutt (2014/05)
"Stingray has been a player in the Great Lakes area for years, but the brand is continuing to grow as more and more customers realize that Stingray gives them more boat for their dollars, without compromising on features, styling, and performance."

Company -- Under Control from Professional BoatBuilder (2009/12)
"...his web based computer network, developed to monitor every aspect of the company's operation, is arguably the most advanced system in American boat manufacturing."

Company -- Full Disclosure from Go Boating (2007/05)
"There's more to building boats than meets the eye."

Company -- Rags to Rigs from Boating Life (2005/05)
"This isn't just any 17-foot Stingray bowrider; it's the very first boat this Hartsville, S.C., builder made."

Company -- fast families from Boating Life (2003/08)
"Stingray's patented Z-plane hull creates a sort of "reverse chine" that provides lift without drag-inducing strakes on the hull's surface."

Company -- Building a Better Boat from Go Boating (2001/06)
"Changing technology for changing times."

Company -- Cruising the Net from Boating (2000/04)
"Stingray (www.stingrayboats.com) offers three simple steps to boating nirvana."

Company -- On The Cutting Edge from Boating World (1999/12)
Still proudly independent after 20 years, Stingray has compiled an impressive list of "firsts" through its history.

Company -- Troy Tempest for a day from Sportsboat Magazine (1998/11)
"...based in Hartsville, South Carolina, Stingray Powerboats boasts one of the most advanced boatbuilding operations in the business... "

Company -- Control Tweak from International Boating (1998/10)
"The Stingray reputation for excellent performance stems from good power-to-weight ratios and clever design."


Engines -- Big Power, Small Package from Boating Life (2009/03)
"We could see the skier benefit immediately. Set your throttle position, and the electronic throttle will manage the drag of sharply turning skiers without any manual adjustment."

Engines -- Propfest 4.3 from Trailer Boats (2006/03)
"Stingray's sportboats are built for speed and efficiency, and are relatively light (compared to some hulls) to eke out every bit of horsepower."

Engines -- Diesel Power from Great Lakes Angler (2003/02)
"I expected a rumbling, slow ride, but that boat got on plane in less than seven seconds and accelerated quickly to its top speed of 42 mph—not bad for a 120-hp motor."

Engines -- Stingray 200MS MerCruiser Diesel from Power Boating Canada (2001/08)
"The bottom line is this little diesel is fast and very economical on fuel!"

Engines -- Juice Squeezer from Trailer Boats (1999/02)
The MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI V-8 vs. the MerCruiser 7.4L MPI V-8

Engines -- Just What is a ZP Hull Anyway? from In The News (1994/06)
"Stingray has set out to revolutionize the boating industry and bring quality to a new peak."

Engines -- The V-8 Debate from Trailer Boats (1994/05)
"Our test pitted a MerCruiser 5.7 ... 350 ... and Volvo 5.7 against each other."


Other -- River Rats Reunion from Go Boating (2002/06)
"Our small boat flotilla is proof that you don't need a big cruiser or cuddy to make this trip."


Technology -- The Hull Truth from Boating Life (2008/01)
"Stingray, which introduced its CAD-designed and patented hull in 1989, knows plenty about the pluses and minuses of the V-bottom boats with lifting strakes."

Technology -- The V-8 Debate from Trailer Boats (1995/05)
Topics : Engines

Technology -- Fast Forward from Hot Boat (1995/01)
Topics : Automation, Computer Aided Design

Technology -- Z Difference from Hot Boat (1994/06)
"They use the same MerCruiser packages everyone else does, and their boats are priced so reasonably that it often makes their competition wince."


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