Regulator now offers the 26 with a new optional set up for the family fishing crew, or just the crew that wants to have some sit-down comfort aboard. The 26 FS stands for "forward seating" and is new for 2006. On this center console Regulator has creatively added bow bench seats with larger fish boxes that can also double as dry storage.
You’re looking at the most successful Regulator model…the one that started it all: the legendary 26. Since its premier in 1988 as the company’s first boat, over 1,300 Regulator 26s have been delivered to discerning anglers who want the very best in a center console offshore sportfishing boat.
This great-running hull takes a pounding, is quick and maneuverable, and has the fishability features you need to bring in the big ones.
The FS version of the 26 gives you fully upholstered forward seating with two 143-quart coolers/dry storage below, and padded coaming panels that extend 360-degrees around the boat to add comfort and luxury.
Other standards make the 26FS the complete midsize sportfisher: two 17-quart bait boxes and a 16-gallon recirculating livewell in the transom; a huge, 700-quart in-deck wet/dry box that doubles as locking rod storage; two additional fish box/dry storage lockers in the side decks; and upholstered leaning post with backrest and footrest plus four stainless steel rocket launchers. All storage compartment doors are finished on both sides and are assisted with gas shocks for that extra high-quality touch.
Convenience standards abound, like a 64-quart cooler under the forward console seat; an all-fiberglass, 6-foot stand-up head compartment with portable marine toilet and vanity mirror (optional electric head with holding tank); a saltwater washdown with a self-coiling hose; hydraulic steering; and windshield with aluminum handrails. Leave the “roughing it” to the extra thick and solid all-fiberglass hull with sharp-entry bow and Carolina flair – you’ll be comfortable above deck!
Coupled with twin 250-horsepower Yamaha® four-stroke outboards, the 26FS delivers great speed and fuel economy. A 176-gallon fuel tank enables deep bluewater adventuring, plus an optional 34-gallon auxiliary fuel tank for even more range is available. Lenco® 14” x 18-inch auto-retract trim tabs, a triple-battery electrical system and Yamaha Command Link™ instrumentation with four digital displays showing fuel management, tachometer, speedometer and other critical engine functions round out a truly impressive equipment list.
Plenty of options are available to customize the Regulator 26FS to meet the needs of the hardcore fisherman, such as 16 or 18-foot outrigger poles; a built-in custom fiberglass tackle center; SuperSport leaning post with under seat tackle storage and nine rocket launchers; tilt and power steering; and a freshwater system with 20-gallon capacity. A protective and stylish solid fiberglass T-top can have your hull color on the underside, and comes with a built-in Lee® Sidewinder outrigger bases, pre-wired electronics box, LED dome light and optional electronics flush-mount panel.