This beast has a massive 8’ 4” (2.54m) beam and a sweeping 21’ 7" (6.58m) length, and when combined with the Deep V hull and Rapid Planing System, you can slip through the cold waves in powerful comfort.

For 2015, the NITRO ZV 21 boasts new Veethree® multi-function gauges and digital keypads and new LED courtesy lights throughout. And, as always, huge amounts of storage include deep port & starboard bow storage compartments plus new patent-pending port net storage w/rubber mat to prevent scratching.

Continue reading for more information on the NITRO ZV 21.

  • 2015 NITRO ZV 21
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    Minn Kota Terrova 36V, 101-lb. thrust
  • Horsepower @ RPM:


2015 NITRO ZV 21 Exterior
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Nitro biggest, baddest Deep V is built to take on the vast and wild northern waters in your search for your next record.

The ZV 21 comes ready to please dedicated walleye, pike and muskie anglers alike with a multi-level center rod locker, heavy-duty trolling rails fore and aft, Minn Kota® trolling motor with a 60” (1.52 m) shaft, plus a long 26-gallon (98.42 L) livewell to accommodate big walleye and aerated lift-out bait buckets fore and aft for live bait. Other new features include new heavy-duty molded, tinted windscreens with lighter tint and an emergency start switch that transfers power from the cranking battery to the trolling battery.

And for the sprint back to the weigh-in, you’ll be powered by up to 300 horses leading the charge. So when it comes to huge northern waters (or even the big lakes of the south), choose the NITRO ZV 21. It’s got the muscle and the performance to make you a champion.

2015 NITRO ZV 21 Key Features:

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• Aggressive performance Deep V hull design to take on rough waters
• Rapid Planing System transom for a quick holeshot
• NEW Veethree® multi-function gauges and digital keypads
• NEW exterior LED courtesy lights
• NEW WISE Centric I fish seats with high-compression foam padding
• 26-gal. (98.42 L) aft Guardian™ livewell and & 5.5-gal. (20.82 L) bow baitwell
• Dual consoles w/Lowrance® HDS-7 fishfinder w/GPS, port glove box & space for extra electronics
• Minn Kota® Terrova® 36V, 101-lb. thrust, 60" (1.52 m) shaft trolling motor
• Custom matched trailer w/No Touch Vortex hubs, swing-away tongue & GALVASHIELD® protection
• NEW fiberglass fenders & custom aluminum wheels for trailer

2015 NITRO ZV 21 Standard Features:

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Comfort, Convenience & Peace of Mind

• NMMA Certified
• Flotation meets or exceeds NMMA & U.S. Coast Guard requirements
• EPA-compliant fuel system
• 3 stainless steel drink holders
• 4 stainless steel pull-up cleats
• Anti-fatigue matting below bow & cockpit carpet
• Emergency boarding ladder
• Non-skid bow mat
• Stainless steel passenger grab handle
• Fire extinguisher
• Horn


2015 NITRO ZV 21 Interior
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• RAM®-mounted Lowrance® HDS-7 fishfinder w/GPS
• NEW digital keypads w/integrated master power switch
• Hydraulic steering w/custom tilt wheel
• Below-console footrest w/non-skid mat
• Custom-molded port & starboard modular consoles w/2-tone paint scheme
• Heavy-duty molded, tinted windscreens
• NEW Veethree® multi-function instrumentation gauges w/speedometer/fuel gauge, tachometer/trim gauge, voltmeter gauge & water pressure gauge
• Emergency start switch for transferring power from cranking battery to trolling battery
• Side-mounted LED courtesy light
• Oversized carpeted, lockable port glovebox
• Port & starboard below-console shelves
• Helm below-console recess for optional Hot Foot® pedal
• Soft-touch waterproof digital switches
• Space to mount additional electronics
• 2-tone paint scheme

Construction & Exterior

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• Heavy-duty rub rail
• Full-width fiberglass-encapsulated composite transom
• Transverse & longitudinal fiberglass foam-filled stringer system
• Deck & hull chemically bonded & mechanically fastened
• Hand-laid, heavy-duty performance hull w/reinforced sides


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• Redundant automatic bilge pump system w/dual 1600 GPH (6,056.66 LPH) pumps
• Heavy-duty Interstate® 27M-XHD starting battery
• 3 heavy-duty Interstate® Series SRM-29 trolling batteries
• 4-bank (35 amps total) onboard battery charger w/exterior receptacle
• Automotive style, labeled fuse panel w/cover
• Bow panel w/trolling motor receptacle & trim switch
• Digital switching (except master power & accessory)
• Electrical system w/Power Management Enclosure (PME)
• LED cockpit courtesy lights
• Manual LED lighting in bow storage compartments
• Stowable navigation lights
• Trolling motor power distribution panel w/50-amp circuit breaker
• Waterproof Deutsch plugin gauge connectors
• Water-resistant connectors on all pumps & navigation lights w/protective abrasion-resistant wrap
• Console-mounted 12V accessory outlet


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• 22-oz. plush, marine-grade, cut pile carpet on decks & floor
• Carpet edge trim
• 3-level center rod locker w/organizers for rods up to 8’ (2.44 m) long
• Adjustable helm & passenger seats
• Between-console foldout storage drawer w/two 3600 tackle boxes
• Elevated bow casting deck
• Bike seat w/power pedestal
• Fold-down molded fishing seat w/power pedestal
• Lift-out, molded aft storage boxes that will accept tackle trays
• Passenger rod ramp w/rod handle organizer & hold-down strap
• Patent-pending integrated port net holder
• Port & starboard bow lockers w/lid assists
• Port & starboard midship insulated storage boxes designed to accept tackle trays
• Port bow cooler w/removable tray
• Room to mount additional electronics at bow
• Stainless steel fore & aft rails (port & starboard)
• Stainless steel lockable compression latches
• Starboard tool holder

Livewell Systems

• 5.5-gal. (20.82 L) insulated bow baitwell w/removable bucket
• 26-gal. (98.42 L) insulated aft Guardian™ anti-slosh livewell w/removable bait bucket
• Aeration system
• Pump-out systems (baitwell & livewell)
• Oxygen generators (baitwell & livewell)
• Rotomolded livewell w/rounded corners
• Two 500 GPH (1,892.71 LPH) aerator/fill pumps w/timers (1 for baitwell, 1 for livewell)
• Two 750 GPH (2,839.06 LPH) recirculator pumps w/timers (1 for baitwell, 1 for livewell)


• Stainless steel propeller
• Transom designed for Kicker motor application
• Deep V performance hull w/Rapid Planing System transom
• 3" (7.62 cm) adjustable jack plate (Verado® engines only)
• 10" (25.40 cm) adjustable jack plate (OptiMax® engine only)
• Lifting strakes to maximize overall handling & performance
• Rigging tube


• Custom-fit, factory-matched, tandem-axle NITRO® drive-on trailer w/color-coordinated powder-coat finish & GALVASHIELD® corrosion protection
• Surge disc brakes on 2 axles
• All-welded tubular frame for a unitized structure w/exceptional strength-to-weight ratio
• 14" (35.56 cm) custom NITRO aluminum wheels w/radial tires
• NEW spare tire carrier w/matching spare tire
• Space-saving swing-away tongue to reduce storage length
• NEW fiberglass fender design w/integrated back-up lights
• No Touch Vortex hub lubrication system for no-maintenance peace of mind w/6-yr. 100,000-mile limited warranty
• Submersible LED lights
• Outboard motor support to reduce hull & transom stress while towing
• Carpeted bunks & fender boards to protect hull
• Heavy-duty winch w/non-binding nylon strap & bow safety strap

Trolling Motor

• Pedal recess that will accommodate Minn Kota® or MotorGuide® trolling motor pedal
• Minn Kota® Terrova® 36V, 101-lb. thrust, 60" (1.52 m) composite shaft, foot-control trolling motor w/Universal Sonar 2


Length 21’ 7’’
Beam 100"
Bottom width 77"
Max. recommended HP 350 HP
Fuel capacity 64 Gallons
Max. person capacity 6 Persons
Max. person weight 1200 Lbs.
Max. weight capacity 2500 Lbs.
Depth inside 25"
Transom height 28"
Deadrise 18 Degrees
Draft 18"
Approx. weight 2900 Lbs.
Approx. package weight 5500 Lbs.
Package height 6’ 9’’
Package width 8’ 6’’
Storage length 24’ 7’’
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