Go deeper with the Contender 26BAY. The 26BAY offers the performance and fishability you can expect from a Contender along with the versatility to take you deeper into the bays and backcountry than you’ve ever been before.
Combining the world class running surface of our 25BAY with some new updates and modifications, the 26BAY displays Contender’s continued dedication to innovation through fishability and performance.
Beam: 8′ 6″
Weight: (Ready to fish) 4,200 lbs
Fuel: 100 gals.
Deadrise: 15.5 °
Max HP: 400 HP
Forward Seat w/Three Storage Compartments Transom Bustle with Heavy Duty Jack Plate Built-In Glove Box Oversized Electronics Face
Integrated Helm Pod
Integrated Helm Pod
125 GAL Dry Storage (2) Rear Jump Seats
- Vacuum Infused Hull and Deck
- Choice of Gelcoat Color and Upholstery
- Heavy Duty Vinyl or Stainless Rub Rail
- Anchor Locker w/Molded-in Anchor Storage
- 70 GAL Insulated In-floor Fish Box
- 40 GAL Livewell
- 12 GAL Bait well
- 70 Qt. Cooler, Console Front Seat
- Lenco Trim Tabs
- Custom Electronics Packages
- Underwater and Under-Gunwale Lighting
- Soft and Hard T-Tops
- Stand-Through 2nd Station
- Shallow Water Anchors
- Trolling Motor w/optional Lithium Battery
- Casting Platforms
- Custom Seating and Leaning Posts
All boats are built from a variety of colors and finishes available. Custom stitched upholstery is available for both forward and rear seating.
A range of factory-installed electronics are available to fit console, size, and budget.
Your boat can be built with a stereo system from mild to wild, GPS navigation screens and electronics to suit your application.
Choose your custom model options to build the boat that is perfect for you.
Not just a competitor…
Hand Built in the USA.
The Contender 26BAY is hand built in Florida with a variety of options to create the perfect boat to fit your lifestyle.
Built to Order.
Just like no two fishermen are alike, the same is true for each Contender. With hundreds of options to create the perfectly-custom-to-your-preference fishing machine, each boat is designed, built and delivered with a craftsman’s spirit. This means attention to detail, high levels of quality control and exceeding the expectations of our owners – and ourselves – in every boat we build. No matter the reason for getting out there, we know our fanatical approach to boat-building means better experiences on the water.