How fast is a Donzi 22?

How fast is a Donzi 22?

World’s Fastest Donzi 22′ Classic, at 112.6mph; this boat is powered by a Procharged 540, and is owned by Björn Carapi.

How much does a Donzi 22 classic weight?

3,724 lbs

Base price $89,900 (USD), $119,850 (CAD)
Draft up 0.41 m (1′4″)
Draft down 0.76 m (2′6″)
Dry weight 1,689 kg (3,724 lbs)

Who designed the Donzi 22 Classic?

Donald Joel Aronow (March 3, 1927 – February 3, 1987) was an American designer, builder and racer of the famous Magnum Marine, Cary, Cigarette, Donzi, and Formula speedboats.

What is the fastest Donzi?

Donzi reports a top speed of over 120 mph with the staggered Mercury Racing 860 engines paired with M6 drives. (If you want to tone it down a little, you can opt for the Mercury Racing 565 engines.) Its double-stepped hull rides with a level attitude for excellent handling at high speeds.

Where are Donzi boats manufactured?

Washington, North Carolina
Leaving nothing to chance, virtually all of our hardware is custom made to exact specifications at our factory in Washington, North Carolina.

Do they still make Checkmate boats?

True to its roots, Checkmate continues today to build quality boats using time-tested methods and styling. Checkmate’s legendary reputation for speed, incredible styling and finishes appealed most to Checkmate’s current President, Doug Smith.

Where are Baja boats built?

All the boats under the corporate umbrella will be built at the former Fountain Powerboats factory in Washington, North Carolina, and each company will retain its own brand identity and website (,,, and

Is Donzi a quality boat?

Regarded for its rough water capability and stability at high speeds. That said, because Donzi has such a recognizable name, the Classics are worth restoring because they do have better resale than many other boats. But, when you do re-power your old Classic, don’t worry about big HP, they are show ponies.

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What happened to Donzi?

Baja Marine announced it officially acquired the assets of boat companies Donzi Marine, Fountain Powerboats and Pro-Line Boats from American Marine Holdings Inc. The company has been in discussions to purchase its sister brands after a long and drawn-out court battle and two Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings in two years.

What happened to Fountain Powerboats?

Fountain Powerboats remained among the most popular performance and fishing boats until the economic crash of 2009. Recently the company was resurrected as part of Iconic Marine Group, which builds Fountain, Donzi and Baja boats.

Is checkmate still in business?

Checkmate will continue to produce and operate in Bucyrus, Ohio and complement Hustler’s current distributing channels. All current checkmate models will retain the Checkmate branding when production resumes.