2018 Robalo 226 Cayman
the 226 Cayman has a big boat feel and is perfectly suited for a wide variety of conditionsby Sulthoni, on
Everything that’s special about Robalo’s new bay boat Cayman Series gets bigger and better with the introduction of the 226. Sporting a No Haggle Reel Deal price including a 150 hp Yamaha and a trailer, the 226 Cayman has a big boat feel and is perfectly suited for a wide variety of conditions.
2018 Robalo 226 Cayman
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR NEXT FISHING TRIP
Tournament anglers and recreational fishermen alike will appreciate the 226's distinct style lines, high quality fit and finish and extensive fishing features.
Go ahead and fish the flats or venture outside the harbor offshore. Sporting a 22’6" centerline with a trailerable 8’6" beam, the 226 Cayman gets it done with dry-riding freeboard and an efficient 15-degree variable deadrise Hydro Lift bottom design. Engine options up to a 250-hp Yamaha are available. Tournament anglers and recreational fishermen alike will appreciate the 226’s distinct style lines, high quality fit and finish and extensive fishing features. Three 30-gallon live wells, lockable rod storage, wide walkable gunwales and dual casting decks all rate best-in-class.
Additionally, the 226 is one of the few boats in this size range that features a fully-enclosed walk down compartment that serves as a privacy head with the addition of an optional porta-pottie. Rigged to meet the rigors of saltwater environments, the 226 showcases Kevlar reinforced construction, complete stainless steel hardware and a ceramic cored transom for added strength and durability.
DESIGNED FOR FISHING ADVENTURES
An enormous forward casting platform gives the 226 a big boat feel.
An enormous forward casting platform gives the 226 a big boat feel. Non-skid surfaces provide added traction and security. Flush mount latches are an added safety measure. Oversized gunwales are also designed for secure footing. Optional removable bow cushions convert the casting platform to a huge sun lounge or provide added seating. A bow seat is available as optional equipment. The seat is easily adjustable for fitted comfort no matter what your height. The seat stows in its own secure compartment. The forward anchor locker is sized for a line and chain. A cradle mount secures the anchor, eliminating rattles. One of three onboard live wells is positioned within easy reach on the forward casting platform. The forward 30-gallon live well features LED lighting and a blue gel coat finish that is a cut above rivals.
THE ONLY THING IT WON’T TELL YOU IS YOUR PULSE
Yamaha Command Link Gauges
Command Link® digital gauges provide accurate, real-time stats on boat systems and operating conditions. Easy to read and designed to withstand the elements, Command Link® digital gauges allow you to monitor everything from engine function and fuel management to trim levels and battery voltage.
Optional Garmin Electronics
Each of our models Can be equipped with optional Garmin electronics to suit whatever needs you may have on the water. The Garmin units offered show what happens when very complex, sophisticated technology is made extremely easy for you to use. A sensible menu, simplified navigation and helpful support all provide you the most enjoyable navigational experience possible.
Easily Accessible Circuit Breakers
All of our models feature state of the art circuit breakers designed with you in mind. These water resistant breakers are located in order to be easily reached while on the water. No more fumbling with fuses while fishing, simply resets the breaker and you are back in business!
A LOOK INSIDE THE 226 CAYMAN
A walk down console compartment turns into a privacy compartment with the addition of an optional porta-pottie.
Attention to detail is exceptional. The two-tone upholstery features triple french stitching. The Robalo logo accent is molded into the console backrest. Stainless steel hand rails are a welcome plus.
A walk down console compartment turns into a privacy compartment with the addition of an optional porta-pottie. The compartment also allows easy troubleshooting access to dashboard wiring.
One of three onboard live wells is positioned within easy reach on the forward casting platform. All livewells are insulated and can double as fish boxes or coolers.
Dual Transom Livewells
The Transom features twin 30-gallon livewells with blue gel coat and led lighting.
REELING YOU IN WITH A LAYOUT THAT DEFIES THE CENTERLINE LENGTH
Featuring a folding backrest and stainless hardware, the seat hinges, converting the entire aft area to a huge casting platform.
The aft center jump seat adds to the 226’s seating capacity. Featuring a folding backrest and stainless hardware, the seat hinges, converting the entire aft area to a huge casting platform. The aft casting platform features non-skid walkways, flush mount latches and flat gunwales. Go ahead and reel ’em in. Right where you need it, the casting platform features twin 30-gallon live wells with blue gel coat and LED lighting. A special compartment provides bucket storage. A three step telescopic boarding ladder with a top-rung grab handle stows out of the way in its own compartment and invites easy boarding and debarking.
EXPERIENCE HYDRO LIFT PERFORMANCE
The extended running surface coupled with the tight aft hull corners delivers everything you need when you’re taking sharp turns.
Low Speed Stability
Our hull design utilizes an extended running surface, allowing the "v-plane" to continue aft of the transom. This creates superior stability under nearly all driving conditions.
Efficient Fuel Economy
Less time at the pump means more time in the water and more money for bait. The hydro-lift provides a quick plane time, creating one of the most fuel efficient boats in their class.
Feather Soft Ride
A fishing trip feels like a day cruise when you’re out on a Robalo. Engineered by the best for the worst of conditions, you will feel the difference that hydro-lift provides.
Precise Cornering Agility
The extended running surface coupled with the tight aft hull corners delivers everything you need when you’re taking sharp turns. These hulls drive like a luxury automobile.
Dry Riding Freeboard
Enjoy dry comfort aboard any Robalo due to our high freeboard. Feel secure in the deep cockpits. You’ll be amazed at the size, all while maintaining a sleek profile.
Full Throttle Excitement
With a forward keel designed to cut through the water like a knife, high-octane pleasure awaits. Quick acceleration delivers the ride of a lifetime each time you leave the dock.
|LOA:||22’ 6" / 6.86 m|
|Beam:||8’ 6" / 2.59 m|
|Bridge Clearance:||6’ 3" / 1.91 m|
|Bridge Clearance with T-Top:||8’ / 2.44 m|
|Fuel Capacity:||60 gal / 227 L|
|Forward Livewell:||30.00 gal / 114 L|
|Aft Livewell:||30.00 gal / 114 L|
|Draft Down:||28.00" / 71 cm|
|Draft Up:||12.00" / 30 cm|
|Max HP:||250 HP / 186 kW|
|Dry Weight w/ Engines:||3200 lbs / 1451 kg|
|Passenger Capacity (NMMA):||8/1200 lbs / 8/544 kg|