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Old    Timothy huxley (tim20man)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-30-2009, 7:27 PM Reply   
I am looking for a new wakeboard boat in the range of 45,000 canadian to 48,000 is the sanger 215 a good option
Old    Jay Conrad (pwningjr)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-30-2009, 7:47 PM Reply   
Yes.

Define 'good'. Depending on what you want, it could be the best boat in the world or the worst.(all boats are that way.)
Old    David Griffith (davidggriffith)      Join Date: Sep 2008       01-30-2009, 8:25 PM Reply   
i have a 2006 215 and i love it sanger has stood behind there boats they fixed my seat no problems i had some gelcoat cracks they fixed it even when it was out of warranty
Old    walt            01-30-2009, 9:41 PM Reply   
IMO Sanger is the best bang for the buck going.
Old    Brent (bfnaci)      Join Date: Dec 2008       01-30-2009, 11:10 PM Reply   
Tim,
My buddy has a Sanger and it is awesome.
Talk to some people and get the weight distribution dialed in, nice boat.
I think they all have a cricket in the motor, I've accepted that.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-31-2009, 12:26 AM Reply   
i've always said, sangers are the most underrated wake boats out there.
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       01-31-2009, 9:38 AM Reply   
We picked up a v230 last year about this time, and we love it! It was a 2007 model year and we got a smoking deal on it! Didn't have all the options and bling of more expensive brands but it had everything we need and we love it.

The v230 is a big boat. Sits high out of the water and rides great through rough water. We got the v230 because we like to surf more then board. Had it been the other way around we probably would have looked more at the v215.

The stock ballast (like most boats) just isn't enough. The first thing I did was pull the hard tanks and replace with Fly High 750's. We opted to get the boat without a stereo so I added in a HU, 4 Polk speakers, and an amp to get us through the summer. This winter I have put in a second amp and a 10" sub. The boat has everything I want except Perfect Pass, but that will probably have to wait until next summer. All in all it is a great boat!
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       01-31-2009, 9:43 AM Reply   
Timothy, you will find everybody on wakeworld speaks very highly of Sangers. Also there are quite a few 2007-2008 brand new ones out there for awesome prices. V215's can had for 35-45, V230's for about the same and I have even seen a v237 for 49k. Those are all American dollars.
Old    Wellman (scwellman)      Join Date: Nov 2006       01-31-2009, 10:20 AM Reply   
Yes, Sangers are great boats , I went through several price point boats until I bought my 2008 V215 and I can not say enough good things about it or the Sanger boat companies customer service.
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       01-31-2009, 10:23 AM Reply   
I've got the D215 and am more impressed with it than I thought I'd be. I test drove everything in 2006 and was sure it would be the best boat for me. The V215 handled as well as quite a few of the d-drives and I seriously considered that too. I had some finicky warranty stuff after the first year and it was all fixed under warranty but Sanger was slow getting some of the stuff needed up to Alberta. It was all completed before the season started.
The boats feel very solid and yet very lively when you drive them. They handle storms in the Shuswap or prairie lakes easily (actually fun). I've pulled good skiers behind mine and they say it's very skiable but has a double bump. My kids surf with about a thousand pounds weight and the wake is clean for boarding.
I think the Bennett wake plate is an excellent option to get and you will love having a heater.
I'd buy another in a minute but I don't think I'll need to for 10 or 20 years.

edit: Oh, and the Stargazer Perfect Pass is an easy install

(Message edited by rallyart on January 31, 2009)
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       01-31-2009, 10:32 AM Reply   
They are sexy.
Old    David Hickman (evadehickman)      Join Date: Apr 2008       01-31-2009, 11:52 AM Reply   
We have had our V215 for two summers now and love everything about it. Great wake, comfortable seating, awesome drivability and many other subtle features. Sanger is a solid company and will take care of you when it counts!
Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-31-2009, 12:12 PM Reply   
Can somebody post a pic of the interior and helm?
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-31-2009, 12:22 PM Reply   
Here is the 360 virtual tour on their website http://www.sangerboats.com/boats-V215-360.html
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       01-31-2009, 12:26 PM Reply   
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Here are pictures from the day we bought it. These were taken before I added speakers to the interior.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-31-2009, 12:32 PM Reply   
I take good care of my boat but I work it very hard when its running it's pretty much always under load surfing with roughly 2500lbs. I've been through three seasons with zero problems. Like Brett said WW'ers think very highly of Sanger boats.
Old    JTW (sangerlover)      Join Date: Sep 2005       01-31-2009, 2:40 PM Reply   
Sanger owners are probably the most loyal owners on the site. There is a reason of course.
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       01-31-2009, 5:57 PM Reply   
I love my V210, 650hrs of over weighted abuse and it has been rock solid. My next boat will be a V215 for sure.
Old    Mike (ponyh8r)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-31-2009, 6:26 PM Reply   
I would love to ride behind that boat. I think Sanger is one of the best boats for the price.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       01-31-2009, 8:21 PM Reply   
I love the Sanger v215 wake. You gotta have the Acme 911 prop though.

most bang for the buck for sure.
Old    Tracktor (tracktor)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-01-2009, 9:50 AM Reply   
Smokin' deal on a used Sanger-

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/boa/1015275049.html
Old    Ryan Rantz (airrantz)      Join Date: Jun 2004       02-01-2009, 9:56 AM Reply   
Wow that is a depressing deal. Makes me wonder what my 2003 V210 is worth these days. As far as Sangers go they are the best value for wake, rough water ride, storage, and overall performance out there in my opinion. Not to shabby of a surf wake for a 21 footer either.
Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       02-01-2009, 10:56 AM Reply   
How is the wake with stock weight, is there even a question and needs more? Anybody got pics or video while riding the Sanger, and what weight their at?
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-01-2009, 11:01 AM Reply   
215 wake with stock ballast is tiny. Add 1500 to 2k+ over stock and it's big and rampy.
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       02-01-2009, 11:22 AM Reply   
That's an insane price on that 04
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-01-2009, 11:30 AM Reply   
Lotta people outta work and desperate...
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-01-2009, 1:05 PM Reply   
DFTR, V210, 2k or so. 80ft & 23Mph. I'm 6ft 200 pd for reference.
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Old    D.F.T.R. Josh (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       02-01-2009, 1:13 PM Reply   
Darren ~~ Thanks, with a little weight that looks great!
Old    Steve Amestoy (stevev210)      Join Date: Feb 2005       02-01-2009, 1:19 PM Reply   
UploadThis is a good pick of Garys old Sanger V215, not sure of weight setup that day but it looks pretty good.
Old    Dennis (dennish)      Join Date: May 2005       02-01-2009, 1:34 PM Reply   
V215 is a great wakesurfing boat also.

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Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       02-01-2009, 9:55 PM Reply   
The 215 wake looks like it needs more weight in the nose or speed up. I like Darren's 210 wake pic much better...
Old    gary cody (pavement_rider)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-06-2009, 4:54 PM Reply   
Sangers rule I'd trade my 95' Tige 2000SLM comp any day for a sanger V215 any takers out there
Old    Colin P (PictureMeRollin)      Join Date: Apr 2010       07-26-2010, 2:01 PM Reply   
back from the dead... sangers are sweet!!
Old    Seahawks #1 Fan Robert T (cwb4me)      Join Date: Apr 2010       07-26-2010, 2:13 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by pavement_rider View Post
Sangers rule I'd trade my 95' Tige 2000SLM comp any day for a sanger V215 any takers out there
GARY WHY? LOOKS like you would rather be riding on the pavement. LOL

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