22 S

22S Specs

  • LOA: 22′ 6

  • Beam: 8′ 6″

  • Draft: 18″

  • Weight: 4,450lbs

  • Fuel: 100 gals.

  • Deadrise: 22.5 degrees

  • Max HP: 300 HP

  • Anchor Locker w/Molded In Anchor Storage
  • Livewell Plumbing
  • Under Gunnel Rod Racks (4)
  • (1) 94 Gallon Forward Fish Box
  • (2) 30 Gallon Aft Fish Boxes
  • (1) 26 Gallon Livewell, Above Deck
  • Forward Bench Seating
  • Removable Forward Seat Insert (to convert seat to “U”)
  • (2) 59 Gallon Storage Compartments Under Forward Seats
  • Aft Seating w/Additional Bilge Access
  • Oversized In-Deck Bilge Access
  • Custom Sport Console w/Built-In Helm Pod
  • Step-Down Console w/Optional Head
  • Console Seat w/Insulated Storage
  • Deluxe Handrail Laceless T-Top
  • Mini Leaning Post
  • Dome Light in Console
  • Chrome on Bronze or Stainless Steel Hardware
  • Bow Pop-Up Cleat, 6″
  • (2) Heavy Duty Stern Lifting Rings
  • (2) 8″ Stern Cleats
  • (4) Flush Mount Gunnel Rod Holders
  • Recessed Bow Handrail
  • Hand-Laid Fiberglass Using Multi-Directional Fabric
  • Solid Glass Stringer System
  • Molded Structural Grid
  • Integral Dive Platform, Full Transom
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit
  • Non-Skid Cockpit Sole & Gunwales
  • Heavy Duty Rub Rail
  • Choice of Hull & Deck Gelcoat Colors
  • International Lighting
  • Recessed Pop-Up Bow Light
  • Hydraulic Steering w/Custom Steering Wheel
  • Custom Switch Panel w/Waterproof Switches & Breakers
  • 2000 GPH Auto/Manual Bilge Pump
  • High-Speed Compass
  • Custom Recessed Lenco Trim Tabs 15″ X 11″



Every Contender boat is built to order – custom made in Homestead, Florida between Key Largo and Miami.  We know the saltwater lifestyle, and know you have different needs on your boat if you’re a diver, spearfisherman, fisherman, or just weekend sand-bar goer.

The 22S is the entry level boat in the Contender family that allows you to get in the game, and decide where and when you’ll use your boat.


Just because the wind is blowing, doesn’t mean you have to sleep in on Saturday like everyone else.  The boat will handle it.  You can’t catch them from the couch.  Get out there, get loaded, and get in the game… with fishability, reliability, and attention to detail on your side. You’re always in the game with a Contender.


Hull & Deck

  • Hand-Laid Fiberglass Throughout High Tech Construction Using
  • Multi-Directional Fabric & Foam Cored Glass Stringer System
  • Foam Floatation
  • Integrated Dive Platform, Full Transom & Transom Door
  • Self-Bailing Cockpit
  • Non-Skid Cockpit Sole & Deck
  • Heavy Duty Rub Rail
  • Choice of Hull & Deck Gelcoat Colors
  • Hand-Painted Boot & Pin Stripe


Unlike some mass production boat builders, we at Contender pride ourselves on keeping this experience personal. Your Contender is made for you, with you in mind. You will team up with the finest craftsmen in a hands-on boat building process. You choose whether to customize each component of the vessel‚ from the hull size and power option to the electronics package, livewell rigging, down to the type of stitching on your upholstery, and more.


The family doesn’t want to be in the house stuck playing on their phone all day.  They want to be out on the water with blue skies overhead.  Gear up the family and gas the boat.  Get in the game.


Competition has always fueled innovation at Contender Boats.  A culture of very competitive Captains creates a craving for the best in class options on every boat.  “Performance through Innovation” means Contender is constantly ahead of the pack in creating a boat that is higher quality, more reliable, and more fishable then the competition.  We’re not just a competitor…

…We’re a Contender.


Biscayne Bay is the perfect testing grounds for the perfect Bay Boat. The power to go offshore, with the flexibility of staying in the bay. Check out the 25′ Bay and other Bay Boat Options!


Tournament fishermen know that mother nature doesn’t plan for fishing tournaments. Those big wind days with big money on the line call for big boats that can handle tournament conditions.


If there’s one thing we’ve proven, it’s this: you don’t have to be around a long time to be considered a legend. Sport series Contender boats in a variety of sizes.

Have some questions about a Contender?

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