Sanger DLX Wake Series
Length 20 ft. 8 in.
Beam 90 in.
Seating capacity 10
Fuel capacity 40 gal.
Test prop Acme 13×12.5 3-blade
Test engine MerCruiser 350 Magnum MPI, 315 HP
Top speed 45.3 mph 4,850 rpm
Accel. to 30 mph 4.7 sec. 114.6 ft.
Accel. to 36 mph 6.3 sec. 190.2 ft.
Noise levels (db) Neutral 67 D 67 R, 36 mph 92 D 95 R
Sanger’s DLX somehow made us a little loopy with Xs. After
all, we aren’t X-aggerating when we say the DLX is an
X-emplary X-over boat that X-ceeded our X-pectations.
Sorry, we’ll calm down. The exciting DLX exemplifies the
company’s tradition of building excellent boats for nearly 50
years. On careful examination, we found exacting standards of
construction and attention to detail. We exalted at solid-as-a-rock
handling, exceptionally noticeable in an extra-soft ride. (OK, no
DLX is built on the V, a versatile hull design that allows
above-average wake performance in your water sport of choice. Our
testers found the slalom wake to be small, fairly soft with a
narrow table to please advanced skiers in the course. This use
really made the most of the boat. For wakeboarding, the Wake Series
package incorporates forward and rear ballast. With the addition of
1,500 pounds, we quickly created wakes appropriate for
impressive feature is the towing performance. We were blown away by
the DLX’s overall handling, its ability to hold speed and its
beeline tracking for skiing and riding alike. It was so good, in
fact, that with the boat completely weighted and with a rider in
tow, we took our hands off the steering wheel and throttle —
and the DLX continued in a straight path with no speed
highlights include high-grade, soft-on-the-feet marine carpeting,
an in-deck ice chest and an excess of hinged storage options.
Ultimately, the DLX is a family package with versatile wake
•Caters more toward the skiing family, but will more
than accommodate the intermediate-level wakeboard session.
•Tracking, overall handling and speed-holding
capabilities are exquisite.
•V-hull design gives the DLX a solid ride, which is
especially noticeable in adverse conditions.
•Hinged and carpeted storage options throughout the cockpit
allow convenient and protected equipment stowing.
•Unique downturned exhaust system shortens the engine box
for increased legroom for passengers on the rear bench.