2014 Fountain 47 Lightning

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The Fountain 47Lightning is one of the fastest boats in its class and features an updated version the hull that made history in the world of fast boats.

Marketed as “the ultimate Poker Run yacht—or as a cruiser that can go anywhere, anytime”, the Fountain 47 lightning will boost your adrenaline levels each time you fire up its engines.

Talking about engines, the Fountain 47 Lightning is offered with a wide range of powerplants that can propel it to maximum speeds of up to 115 mph (when equipped with twin Mercury 1075s).

The really good part is that all these sporty performances are combined with first class ergonomics. With features such as newly styled drop down bolster seats, an ergonomic cockpit configuration, an optional six man stand-up/sit-down bolster or a four bolster option with a rear bench seat, the Fountain 47 Lightning has all it needs to keep your as comfortable as possible.

Hit the jump for more information on the Fountain 47 Lightning.

Overview

Fountain 47 Lightning

Ready to blister the competition with the famous cat killer hull?

Here’s the latest incarnation of a living legend, the Fountain 47 Lightning. How do you improve on a boat that is known throughout the world as one of the greatest racing hulls in history? It isn’t easy. Only Reggie Fountain’s magic touch could bring about such a transformation. Now you can have it as the ultimate Poker Run yacht—or as a cruiser that can go anywhere, anytime. (But never sedately.)

Want a bullet proof package?

Looking for staggered twins with exceptional center of gravity balance? Bolt in a pair of Mercury 700s with NXT1 gimbals and #6 uppers and lowers and run 90+ MPH. Move up to twin 850s and thunder over 100 mph. Leave the world behind you at 115 mph with twin Mercury 1075s. You read it correctly.

The 47 comes complete with newly styled drop down bolster seats and an ergonomic cockpit configuration. Choose a six man stand-up/sit-down bolster option or a four bolster option with a rear bench seat. Fountain’s technological advances add up to the fastest, safest, smoothest running boat in its class.

The thrill of a lifetime...comes standard. Guaranteed!

2014 Fountain 47 Lightning Standard Equipment:

Fountain 47 Lightning

• Anchor Locker - Recessed in Foredeck
• Anchor w/ Mounting Bracket in Bow Locker
• Batteries (2) - Heavy-Duty w/ Jumper Cables & Receptacle
• Battery Switches (2) - Parallel, Explosion-Proof
• Bilge Blowers (2)
• Bilge Pumps (2) - 12 Volt DC, 1200 GPH Automatic / Manual Pump
• Bow Lights - Pop-Up w/ Deck Bezels
• Cabin - Customized
• Carbon Monoxide Detector - Cabin
• Cockpit & Cabin - Drink Holders
• Cockpit Billet Accents - Seat Legs, Cockpit Rails, Speaker Covers & Step Pads
• Cockpit Carpeting - Customized w/ Embroidered Fountain logo
• Cockpit Cover - Form Fitted Including Windshield (Upgraded Material)
• Cockpit Seating - 4 Bolsters w/ Rear Bench or 6 Bolsters
• Construction - Hand Laid Composite Hull & Deck w/ Multi-Directional Fiberglass and High Density Coring & Interplastic Vinylester Resin
• Construction - Hull & Deck Laminated, Thru-Bolted, Screwed & Sealed Toghether w/ Heavy-Duty Marine Sealant/ Adhesive
• Dash w/ Monster Gauges - Carbon Fiber Glovebox Lid & Surround w/ Color Coordinated Throttles, Gauge Rims, Bezels, Wheel Hub & Steering Wheel
• Depth Gauge
• Engine Compartment w/ Lighting & Motorized Hatch w/ Custom Logo
• Engine Room Billet Accents - Battery Box w/ Chrome Engraved Step Pad, Fender Holders, Hatch Rams, Water Fills (Blue Only), Trim Pump Caps, Motor Well Panel, Sea Strainer & Drive Line Cover
• Fire Extinguisher, Automatic
• Fresh Water Flush
• Fuel Filters - 3 w/ Water Separators
• Fuel Tanks - Heavy-Duty 3/16" Thick Aluminum (Foamed, Glassed & Bolted in Position) w/ SS Pickups - 340 gal Total Capacity
• Fuel Vapor Detector
• Galley - 2 Burner Electric Stove, Refrigerator, Sink and Hot & Cold Water Pressure System
• Graphics - Standard Selection
• Head - Electric Flush w/ Holding Tank & Dockside Pump-Out
• Head - Exhaust Fan
• Horns - Electric
• Hour Meter
• Instrumentation - Heavy-Duty Livorsi Gauges w/ Integrated Warning Lights, GPS Speedometer & Screen Display - Vessel View
• Propellers - SS to Match Engine & Drive Package
• Rails - Bow & Stern, 316L SS, Thru-Bolted
• Rubrail w/ SS Insert
• Satellite Radio - Sirius or XM
• Sea Strainers
• Shrink Wrap
• Slimline Cleats - Pop-Up w/ Deck Bezels
• Steering - Heavy-Duty Hydraulic, Offshore Hi-Performance w/ Dual Pumps, Tie Bar (External)
• Stereo - Marine AM/FM/CD w/ Marine Speakers (6), Subwoofer (1), Amplifier (1) & iPod Port
• Sun deck - Upholstered Over Engine Hatch w/ Bolt Logo
• Super Ventilated Positive Lift Hull
• Swim ladder - Transom (Folding) w/ Integrated Fiberglass Cover
• Throttles - Billet Race w/ Trim Switch for Drives
• Trim Indicators - Mechanical (Drives & Tabs)
• Trim Tabs - Hydraulic (Heavy-Duty), Offshore Hi-Performance
• Water Heater - 11 gal
• Wet Bar - Refrigerator (115/12V)
• Windshield - Wrap Around
• Windshield - Frame (Powder Coated)

2014 Fountain 47 Lightning Optional Equipment:

Fountain 47 Lightning

• Arch, Radar Fwd Rake
• Bimini Top
• Bimini Top w/ Enclosures
• Bolsters, Two / Three Rear
• Cabin Air Condtioning
• CE Certification
• External Mufflers, Fulltime
• External Mufflers, Switchable
• Fans, Oscillating (2) In Cabin
• Gel Color - Hullsides
• Generator, 4 kw 50 Hz Euro
• Generator, 5 kw 60 Hz
• Hatch, Colored Mirror w/ Logo
• Head w / Overboard Discharge
• Heads Up Drive/Tab Indicator
• Lights, Docking
• Mercury Engine Color
• Microwave
• Shipping Cradle
• Shore Power / Charger EU
• Shore Power / Charger US
• Shower, Transom
• Ski Eye
• Steering Wheel - Issota Aria
• Stereo Upgrade # 1
• Stereo Upgrade # 2
• Storage Cover To Chine
• Storage Cover To Gunnel
• TV - 14” Flat Screen w/ DVD
• Water Tank, Add’l 13 gal

Specifications

Fountain 47 Lightning
EngineMercruiser Twin 480 Cummins ASD 8 Drives, 1350 SCI Dry Sump # 8 Drives
Mercruiser Twin Staggered 525 EFI, Bravo 1 XR SSM Drives, 600 SCI, Bravo 1 XR SSM/ITS Drives, 662 SCI EU, NXT 1/ # 6 Drives, 700 SCI, NXT 1 / #6 Drives, 1100 SCI, NXT 1 SSM Dry Sump # 6 Drives
LOA:47’3" / 14.4 m
Beam:9’ / 2.74 m
Weight, Dry:16,500 lbs.* / 7,500 kgs
Fuel Capacity:340 gals. / 1,287 L
Draft w/ Drive Down:38” / 0.96 m
Recommended Power:Twin Staggered Mercury 700 SCI NXT #6
Speed:90 mph
Cruise (Fuel) at 50 mph:57 gph
Miles per Gallon:.9
WOT (Fuel) w/Twin 525 Mercury:116 gph at 90 mph
Maximum Cruising Range:322 miles at 90% capacity
Hull Warranty:2 years

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