Jacob Wheeler announced on his YouTube channel that he is collaborating with Ikon Boats to create a new bass boat. The official launch of the boat will take place at the Bassmaster Classic in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 24, 2023.
Ikon Boats is a division of HCB Yachts, known for manufacturing luxury yachts and fishing boats. This new bass boat appears to be a high-end product. Additional information about Ikon Boats can be found on their Instagram page.
First Look At Jacob Wheelers New Boat
iKon Boats First Look
As a tribute to the original Hydra-sports bass boats that graced the waters almost a half-century ago, HCB Yachts and Jacob Wheeler proudly introduce the new iKon boat brand to the marketplace. Grand Opening March 24-26, 2023, at the Bassmaster Classic in Knoxville, TN.
HCB Boats is a leading manufacturer of luxury powerboats and yachts, known for its stylish designs, innovative features, and excellent customer service. Whether you’re looking for a sport boat for a quick trip on the water or a luxurious yacht for extended stays, iKon Boats has a vessel that will suit your needs.
This Has Potential To Be The Best Bass Boat On The Market For 2023.
The HCB luxury yacht and custom design are impressive. Their dedication to quality and craftsmanship may revolutionize the bass boat industry. Furthermore, with the expertise of professional bass fisherman Jacob Wheeler, we may see a completely new boat being developed.
It will be interesting to see the collaboration between iKon Boats and Jacob Wheeler in the bass boat market.
Boat Update 02/13/2023
What Are The Trim Levels For iKon Boats?
There are 4 trim levels available for iKon Boats. The only released trim level is the LX21 which is a 21’11” bass boat. According to iKon Boats: “we will have a boat for every budget“. More to come as we find out more.
Revolutionary L2 Livewell System: Latona Livewell System
Nothing has been officially released as of yet but the detail for the L2 Livewell also known as The Latona Livewell System will be released soon.
Boat, Trailer, Electronics & Motor Warranty Information
All claims run through the dealership. the dealership have a direct access to iKon dedicated employee to quickly take care of any warranty claims. iKons system developed around industry leading customer service. Everything iKon does is with the end user in mind.
Boatmate Trailer Has A Standard 5 Year Warranty
Custom designed Boatmate Trailer comes with a 5 year limited warranty. The Boatmate warranty is the strongest in the industry. According to Boatmate Trailers, LLC:
You have purchased the world’s best trailer from the world’s best manufacturer. We are confident you have purchased the best craftsmanship, world leading innovation and highest quality product in the business. We don’t just say it, but also reinforce it with our warranty. With that said, you as a new Boatmate Trailer owner will enjoy the reassurance that you are covered for 5 Years!
Hull, Shell & Integral Structure Warranty
Our warranty is as dependable as our boats, so you can be confident that, as the original owner, we support the hull for the duration of your ownership of your iKon Boat and most interior non-structural parts for three years. Second-time owners of a iKon boat are eligible for a 10-year warranty.
The warranty is transferrable to a second owner. The warranty for the second owner runs 10 years from the original owners date of purchase.
Non Structural Components: Carpet, Deck Hardware ETC
For non-structural items like deck hardware and carpet, iKon Boats offer a three-year warranty. Ikon compared their warranty with those of other major bass boat brands and aimed to be one of the top warranties in the industry, and we believe they have achieved that. So, you can expect a three-year warranty.
Electronics, Anchoring Systems, GPS ETC Warranty Information
The warranty coverage for the electronics is whatever the warranty is offered by the manufactures.
iKon Boats offers customized electronics from all major electronics manufactures. This includes Humminbird, Lowrance, Garmin, Minn Kota, PowerPole, and others.
On The Water Test & Unbiased Review
Andy Hauser, CEO & Lead Technician of Team Marine Service was invited to the iKon Boats factory in Tennessee. In the video below he describes his experience with the on the water test. Andy Hauser is known for you unbiased and honest rating videos.
A few of Andy Hausers notables
- Any Hauser Overall Rating: 9.8/10
- Drivability Rating: 10/10
- Boat topped out at 70 with full gear, 5 Humminbird 12’s, MEGA 360, MEGA Live, Minn Kota Trolling Motor, and 2 people
- 70 MPH was sustainable through even in really rough water
- iKon has put tremendous thought and detail into everything on the boat
In 2023 Jacob Wheeler uses Ikon Boats bass boat.
The official launch of the boat will take place at the Bassmaster Classic in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 24, 2023.
iKon Boats. Jacob is helping design his own boat for 2023