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Frank in GR
01-02-2003, 05:37 PM
When will Moomba bring back the Boomerang? We have a 2000 Boomerang and that little boat outperforms all of the new $35,000-plus monsters.

Maybe Moomba will begin to understand the need for a moderately priced performance model after the economic downturn hits their bottom line.

Not everyone can afford a top-level boat. There is a market for the Boomerang. Moomba (and the other high margin builders) just choose not to see it...

noneya
01-03-2003, 04:15 PM
Haha if you think Moomba is a high margin boat co, have you looked at the prices of the competition???? Moomba defiently has the best price/performance of any boat out there. Instead of the boomarang look at an Outback, a new one should be in the low 20's

Kraig
01-04-2003, 12:08 AM
Frank-
I agree with Noneya, you really should look at the Outback. And especially the 2003's. They redesigned it for 2003 and still kept it at an entry level priced ski boat. Unlike the Boomerang you get the open bow which in my eyes is worth alot! I own a 2002 Outback and absolutely love it!! You should be able to pick a 2003 up in the low 20's. The Outback is your answer, but with a whole lot more bang for your buck!!

no regrets
03-18-2003, 03:47 AM
i agree with frank-for the $ and kick a** performance the bomerang rocks-i've skied for 30+ years and have not had a better boat-rocket acceleration and killer slalom wakes-the boomerang is a unique boat filling an often neglected market niche-this 42 year old financial planner is happy with his!

rrmuf
06-17-2003, 12:18 PM
I agree with Frank!

I just bought a '99 Boomerang. It offered the following advantages over anything else out there:
- Unbeatable slalom wake.
- Trailering weight is light enough for extensive trailering
behind any 6-cylinder SUV.
- It has real appeal for the purists among the skier community.
- Price.
I had zero interest in the inboards, having skied behind a zero-wake outboard, and having tried Mastercrafts, Malibus. It was only after a chance encounter with the Boomerang that turned me over to the inboards.
...It will be back.

mtvfiremedic
07-29-2003, 07:03 PM
i posted on the boats forum..but thought i'd mention it here too.. also its hitting the boat trader this friday aug 1..
98 Boomerang.. 310 hp 350 indmar, red with white, bimini, am/fm/cd changer, approx 350 hrs.. no salt h20.. and like everyone who knows, the best slalom wake and fastest inboard out there.. prefect no nonsense boat... i live in North Calif near the delta.. tracy, calif to be exact. $13,500 is what is listed on boat trader online... but make me an offer... i can drive a little distance to meet.. pictures avail, email me at briankcollins@sbcglobal.net for more info..

the only reason for selling... Bigger boat.. 2002 Mobius LSV.. going to transform to wakeboard/skier... and i need more room and open bow... plus i got it for a steal with only 41 hrs on it... Go MOOMBA.. they make a great boat.. at a great price

mac
08-18-2003, 02:07 AM
is the outback a good slalom boat or is it the outback ls and which one has a smaller wake

The J.Jones
08-18-2003, 10:32 AM
Mac,

both are excellent slalom boats....the only difference b/t the two is that the LS is slightly larger and heavier than the regular Outback.....thus, my decision to buy an 04 Outback.

Less weight = less wake.

J.Jones

wakenup
02-12-2004, 02:56 PM
I have a 2003 kamberra walkabout that I can sell you for 22k without a trailer. only has 8 hours on it.

jrandol
04-11-2004, 05:07 PM
hey everybody, I am comp ski boat shopping right now and have considered the Moomba Boomerang. Does anyone have some pics of the slalom wake at 34 and 36mph they could post? I have heard this thing has a great slalom wake, can you make a decent recreational level wakeboard wake if you load the boat up? Also, how does the boat track with a slalom skier?

Thanks in advance for your replies!!

Jeff

AJones
04-11-2004, 09:54 PM
I've got a 96 Moomba Boomerang. I love the wake slalom wake from 28 to 36mph. It also is a good little barfoot boat. Mine has a 290 hp Mercruiser EFI which pushs it 50mph when the rev limiter starts cutting in. Waterski Online has a couple of archive articles. I'll try to link you to one or two of them. If it doesn't work, here are the links.
Acticles
http://www.waterskimag.com/article_content.jsp?ID=12420&typeID=103&categoryID =110
http://www.waterskimag.com/article_content.jsp?ID=12164&typeID=103&categoryID =109
http://www.waterskimag.com/article_content.jsp?ID=12420&typeID=103&categoryID =110
http://www.waterskimag.com/article_content.jsp?ID=12164&typeID=103&categoryID =109

AJones
04-11-2004, 10:05 PM
Also try these articles. Sorry about the typing error in the last post. I'm having a hard time getting the "URL" to work the way I think it should.

Skier's Notes
http://www.waterskimag.com/article_content.jsp?ID=12740&typeID=100&categoryID =101
Moomba Boomerang:Human Engineering
http://www.waterskimag.com/article_content.jsp?ID=12421&typeID=100&categoryID =101
Moomba Boomerang
http://www.waterskimag.com/article_content.jsp?ID=12738&typeID=107&categoryID =113

jrandol
04-14-2004, 12:16 AM
Thanks!

I may call on one I saw, a 92 with a 300hp motor in it. Looks like a nice little boat. Any body have some pics of theirs they would like to share?

Jeff

AJones
04-14-2004, 07:07 AM
96 Moomba Boomerang and 02 Jeep Liberty.
290HP Mercruiser powering the boat.

http://webpages.charter.net/oscar91/Waterski Pages/TheRig2.jpg

purplepower
04-17-2004, 12:35 PM
There are a couple of good looking boats for sale on Ebay at the moment.

http://search.ebaymotors.com/search/search.dll?query=moomba&cgiurl=http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/&category1=26429

04-17-2004, 10:16 PM
You may want to look at a Aztec Coyote, they are the same boat.

06-19-2004, 06:17 PM
Originally posted by Frank in GR


When will Moomba bring back the Boomerang? We have a 2000 Boomerang and that little boat outperforms all of the new $35,000-plus monsters.

Maybe Moomba will begin to understand the need for a moderately priced performance model after the economic downturn hits their bottom line.

Not everyone can afford a top-level boat. There is a market for the Boomerang. Moomba (and the other high margin builders) just choose not to see it...