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Overall length
Max horsepower
1600 HP
Fuel capacity
1714 Litres
Boat weight
6803 Kgs
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The Contender 39 Fisharound or 39FA is a fishing boat with a difference. Contender have catered for the fisherman looking for comfort with a small cabin in the console, complete with a bed, cooktop, microwave, sink, television, marine toilet, and shower. It blends the fishability of a centre console with the convenience of a cabin boat. Offering something for everyone when it comes to comfort and luxury.

But the luxury does not end there. There is individual bench style seating for three behind the console, a large double sunlounge located immediately ahead of the console and an ‘L’ shaped bench seat in the rear port corner of the boat. Luxury fishing at its finest.

While there is plenty of convenience, Contender have stayed close to their roots with the Contender 39 Fisharound. The rest of the boat is open and spacious, maintaining the 360-degree fishability of a centre console. The captain’s console is laid out offering full access to a twin screen multi-function display arrangement with unique and well-crafted design that still allows room for passengers at the helm.

There is plenty of storage behind the helm seating with a slide out esky/seat, a storage compartment, and drawers. Overhead is a hard T-top with an option to add Contender’s Custom Fishing Tower. The complete second station up top keeps you in control of position and the fish when they are boat side.

The Contender 39 Fisharound can take up to a massive 1600hp making it a true offshore weapon, capable of getting you there fast and in complete comfort. You could achieve speeds over 100km/h in open water and with a standard 1,741-litre fuel tank there will be no limits.

Standard features:

  • Hull and deck is hand laid fibreglass using multi-directional fabric and foam cored glass stringer system
  • Foam floatation
  • Integral dive platform with full transom and transom door
  • Self bailing cockpit
  • Non-skid cockpit sole and deck
  • Heavy duty rub rail
  • Additional battery with switch
  • Countertops in Corian (select colours in options)
  • Electric head with Y-valve
  • Sea Dek interior flooring (to match Corian counter top selected)
  • Flat screen TV
  • Livewell plumbing (4200 lph, x 2)
  • 4 x rod holders (gunnel)
  • 6 x under gunnel rod racks
  • Cleat on bow with pop up and lifting eye
  • Freshwater system
  • High speed compass
  • Navigation light
  • Steering wheel with stainless steel knob
  • Tilt steering helm with 2nd hydraulic cylinder 
  • Trim tabs (Livorsi model 1150)
  • Standard Contender logo
  • Cushion colours (select colours in options)
  • Gel coat colours (select colours in options)

*Please note that the above standard features include Contender’s standard features plus additional options that we, at Boat Monster, know that you will need, want and love.

About Contender Boats

Contender are a U.S manufacturer with over three decades of experience building the world’s finest semi-custom sportfishing boats. Boats that are carefully engineered and meticulously hand-crafter. Not because it is the east way, but because they have a reputation to uphold. A reputation of building boats that out-perform and out-last. A reputation that drives Contender to push the envelope even further, every day. 

Contenders are built for fun, built to fish, and built for you! Every Contender is built with hand laid fiberglass using a multi-directional fabric and foam cored solid glass stringer system. The hull is laminated solid fiberglass using biaxial and triaxial cloths, structural PVC core sandwich construction, vinyl ester resins and specially formulated gel coats for a high gloss mirror like finish.

Every hull includes raised transom live wells, flush mount bow rails, a bow anchor locker, and a self-bailing cockpit. Unlike some mass production boat builders, Contender pride themselves on keeping this experience personal. Your Contender is made for you. Your experience is hands on. To customise each component of the vessel from hull size and power, to console and electronics packages. Right down to down to the type of stitching on your upholstery.

You can choose custom hard tops with full towers, stand on consoles, or canvas tops to fit your tastes and accommodate a variety of styles and applications. Console options include vertical rod holders, electronics mounting layout options, customs witch locations, and all-around toe kick. A variety of colours and finishes are available with custom styled stitching patterns for forward and rear seating. Rig your electronics for fishing, navigation, general comfort, and personal convenience. Contender provide the options to suit your needs.

Being a semi-custom builder allows Contender to craft boats that excel in tournament fishing, family outings, commercial work, and everything in-between. It allows them to work behind the scenes to ensure each boat delivers the ultimate performance, strength, durability, and comfort you expect from a Contender. 35 years of experience gives Contender the runs on the board.

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