Regulator boats are among the most popular and well-appointed on the market, and they have a reputation as the choice of offshore anglers and discerning boaters everywhere. The brand is constantly innovating, and they’ve rolled out exciting new features for the new year. Today, we’ll take a closer look at everything that Regulator has to offer.
This year, Regulator is rolling out a robust assortment of their seven flagship center consoles and two designs in the XO series designed for coastal and freshwater boating. Let’s take a closer look at the details.
With nine boats across two distinct product lines, Regulator has an ideal boat for you, whether you’re a competitive angler or a family looking to enjoy some fun in the sun.
Regulator’s smallest feature-rich center console, the 23, is an ideal choice whether you’re running offshore or enjoying some family fun in the bay.
The 23 offers either a Yamaha 300 or twin Yamaha F150s, which provide the power you need when it’s time to shoot offshore.
This CC is loaded with features that are sure to delight offshore anglers, including a 350-quart fishbox, 46-gallon livewell, Garmin 16 Fish package, and a tuna door. Families are sure to appreciate features like built-in coolers, head with electric pump out, and sun shades.
- LOA: 23’6”
- Beam: 8’6”
- Weight: 6,720 (single-engine)/7,120 (twin engines)
- Max horsepower: 300hp
- Fuel tank: 149 gallons
- Price: Starting around $120,000
A performance-minded offshore fishing machine, the Regulator 25 offers a bevy of sportfishing upgrades that make it even easier to shoot offshore for your next trophy.
The 25 offers twin Yamaha F250’s paired with Yamaha’s Next Gen controls. The controls are so intuitive that a child could effectively navigate this powerful CC. This model has plenty of giddy up, yet it blows most of the competition out of the water regarding fuel economy.
Other notable features include a Garmin 16 fish package, Fusion entertainment system, a transom shower, and tons of seating and storage.
- LOA: 25’2”
- Beam: 8’10”
- Weight: 8,330 pounds
- Max horsepower: 500hp
- Fuel tank: 160 gallons
- Price: Starting around $130,000
With a hull designed by the famed Lou Codega, the Regulator 28 is the perfect vessel for open ocean sport fishing.
The 28 offers heavyweight features, like the available Yamaha Helm Master EX with AutoPilot and Waypoint Deceleration. Standard features like the 28 Tackle Center, seatback rod holders, walkthrough tuna door, and convertible transom fishbox make this boat an outstanding offshore fishing machine.
There are also plenty of comfort features available, like a forward sunshade, sunbed table, and plush convertible seating. Whether you’re shooting to a canyon or enjoying lunch on the water with your family, the Regulator 28 is ready.
- LOA: 27’8”
- Beam: 9’5”
- Weight: 9,480 pounds
- Max horsepower: 600hp
- Fuel tank: 219 gallons
- Price: Starting around $200,000
The speed demon of the Regulator fleet, the 31, reaches a blistering top speed of 64 MPH when powered by twin Yamaha 425s.
Options like Yamaha Helm Master EX and Seakeeper 2 make the Regulator 31 one of the most comfortable, adaptable, and stable vessels available. With its 10’4” beam, loads of storage, and ample rod holders, the 31 is the ideal boat for your next trophy hunt.
- LOA: 31’4”
- Beam: 10’4”
- Weight: 11,140 pounds
- Max horsepower: 850hp
- Fuel tank: 300 gallons
- Price: Starting around $230,000
At just shy of 34-feet, this Regulator is an offshore monster. Still, smart space utilization makes this CC feel much larger than it is.
The 34 comes well equipped with either triplet Yamaha 300s or twin 425s, and the Helm Master EX option makes this one of the easiest CCs in the world to navigate.
An expansive forward deck, large livewell, fishbox, and tons of angler-friendly options make the Regulator 34 one of the most popular boats for charter captains and tournament anglers.
- LOA: 33’10”
- Beam: 10’11”
- Weight: 13,250 pounds (triple 300hp engines)/13,400 pounds (twin 425hp engines)
- Max horsepower: 900hp
- Fuel tank: 350 gallons
- Price: Starting around $260,000
For the captain that wants to feel like a king, the Regulator 37 is arguably the most comfortable and feature-rich CC on the market.
This cavernous 37-footer has the most storage per foot in the Regulator fleet. This CC can conquer any water with its triplet Yamaha XF425 engines, Garmin multi-function display, and the Regulator MyHelp interface.
- LOA: 37’7”
- Beam: 12’7”
- Weight: 19,300 pounds
- Max horsepower: 1,275hp
- Fuel tank: 507 gallons
- Price: Starts around $750,000
Regulator’s largest CC, the 41, is one of the most powerful and luxurious center consoles you’ll find.
Powered by quad Yamaha XF425 engines and equipped with Seakeeper 5, HelmMaster EX, and a Garmin multi-function display, the 41’s performance features are in a league of their own.
There are also tons of storage, multiple fishboxes, and multiple rod holders. Below deck, twin berths and a full galley with Chilewich interiors make this CC one of the most luxurious in the world.
- LOA: 41’3”
- Beam: 12’6”
- Weight: 23,500 pounds
- Max horsepower: 1,700hp
- Fuel tank: 600 gallons
- Price: Starts around $790,000
Regulator’s newest boat, the 24XO, provides all the versatility and stability Regulator is known for in a lightweight and inherently towable package.
The 24XO offers tons of deck space, twin casting platforms, and a generous livewell and fishbox. With a 16-inch draft and relatively shallow deadrise, this boat is ideally suited for navigating shallow coastal waters.
This Regulator comes standard with a Garmin Fish package, signature T-top with windglass, and a Yamaha 300.
- Length: 24’4”
- Beam: 8’5”
- Weight: 5,250 pounds
- Max horsepower: 300hp
- Fuel tank: 86 gallons
- Price: Starting around $125,000
The slightly larger 26XO offers all the versatility of the 24XO in a slightly larger package that’s perfect for entertaining, fishing, or even shooting offshore in search of a trophy.
This CC offers an impressive 122 square feet of deck space, plenty of seating and storage, and versatile engine options. A stand-up head, built-in coolers, and a removable water sports tow bar help make this boat one of the best options for family fun.
- Length: 26’9”
- Beam: 9’3”
- Weight: 6,780 pounds (single 425hp engine)/7,270 pounds (twin 300hp engines)
- Max horsepower: 425hp
- Fuel tank: 107 gallons
- Price: Starting around $135,000
Do you have questions about this year’s selection of Regulator boats? We have the answers below.
Regulator offers boaters tons of customization options, including more than a dozen different colors to choose from. If you don’t see one you like, you can work with Regulator to select a custom color.
All new Regulator boats come with a one-year stem-to-stern warranty and a five-year warranty on the hull’s structural integrity. Regulators are known as one of the most reputable boats on the water, and Regulator estimates that only 0.5% of Regulator boats ever return for warranty service.
When choosing the ideal Regulator boat for you, you’ll want to consider the waters you’ll be navigating, how many passengers you need to accommodate, and the way you’ll use the boat. For family fun and inshore boating, a Regulator 23, 25, or 27 may be ideal for you. Offshore anglers may want to consider one of Regulator’s larger center consoles.
Regulator boats are pricey by most standards, but the brand delivers tons of value for the money. Regulators hold their value on the secondary market, as well. These boats are hand-built in North Carolina to exact specifications with cutting-edge equipment, and you can expect to pay for that level of quality. Regulator boats aren’t the most affordable on the market, but they deliver more value than most less expensive options.
The Regulator’s price ranges significantly depending on the model and the options you select. Regulators start at around $100,000 while their largest boats regularly top a million dollars when well equipped.
Regulator boats are center consoles, with the helm centrally located in the middle of the boat, allowing people to move freely about the entire deck. Center consoles are an excellent choice for family fun, but their primary design is for sport fishing.
Regulator boats are so popular because the brand has made a reputation as the best boat for offshore fishing. These boats offer unmatched stability and tons of standard features that make fishing easier and more enjoyable.
Regulator makes excellent boats that are revered as some of the best in the boating world. Regulators deliver unmatched stability and structural integrity, and they’re built to withstand the challenging conditions that anglers encounter when fishing offshore.
Regulator was founded in 1988 by Joan and Owen Maxwell, and the Maxwell family continues to operate the company today.
Regulator boats are manufactured in Edenton, North Carolina. The company was founded in Edenton in 1988, and after spending their early years in the former home of an A&P grocery store, they relocated to Peanut Drive in Edenton.
All Regulator models are well-equipped, highly fishable, and designed with the needs of the modern angler and boater in mind. The largest and most top-of-the-line model is the Regulator 41.