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Island Runner 31 Deep-V Center Console

Sports car speed and performance with the perfect layout for serious fishing

The Island Runner 31 provides big-boat features in a compact, economical performance package. The Island Runner 31 is nimble and sporty, yet seaworthy enough for tough offshore conditions. The deep-v hull with full-length lifting strakes and reverse chines provides the ride, comfort, economy and performance this boat is known for. The 31 is an all-around performer that provides great value and pride in ownership.


Each Island Runner is built with a solid foam core construction using 100% hand-laid knitted fiberglass. Vacuum bagged Core-Cell™ composite and lamination give the 31 its unsurpassed strength and dependability. The hull is completely wood-free and has a three-piece configuration with a fully molded inner liner.

Island Runner uses a Cook Isothalic fade and blister-resistant gelcoat and high quality vinylester resins to assure the longest life and finish of the hull. Each boat is backed by our 10-year hull warranty.

Deck & Cockpit

The 31 comes with an extensive list of amenities to satisfy any angler, diver or serious boater. The spacious aft cockpit has a transom door located to the starboard side of the 50-gallon transom-mounted livewell, with a bait-prep sink to the port. Additional livewells are available in the rocket launcher. The console is designed to be the ultimate command center, with wrap-around windscreen, plenty of dash space for flush-mounted electronics, ergonomically-designed helm area with easy, protected access to all switches and accessories. Molded-in footrests and flexible control mounting locations minimize driver fatigue. On the front of the console is a fully-insulated day cooler. Inside the console, with nearly six feet of headroom, are the head, shower and sink. Unobstructed access to the back of the dash and electronics is provided. The foredeck has a large dry storage box in front of the console. The forward portion of the deck includes an insulated storage box to starboard, and a deep storage box to port. All hatches are lockable and have deep drainage gutters. See deck layout.

Performance & Efficiency

Each 31 has an integral engine bracket placed at the optimum height for maximum stability and performance. Bolt on a pair of Mercury's new Verado 200 four-cylinder four-strokes and you will truly be amazed. The power, performance, agility and mileage are unmatched for a boat of this size.

You get the quietness of four-strokes and Mercury's DTS (digital throttle and shift) and power steering, making this package a pleasure to drive. Try 2.4 mpg at a 35 mph cruise and a top speed of 55 mph!

If you're looking for more speed and performance, just increase the horsepower—all the way to twin 250s! The Island Runner 31 is surprisingly fast with that kind of power, yet still provides 2.0+ mpg at cruise speed. See our Performance Evaluation for additional specifics.

Configuration Options

Family Seating provides a comfortable forward seating area for the whole family in a molded fiberglass module with matching cushions and two lockable under-deck storage areas, one of which is an insulated fishbox.

Pitchbait Livewells will eliminate trips to the main livewell when the bite is on! Each 4-gallon well is fully-pressurized with a clear gasketed, lockable lid and conveniently mounted in the forward cap (port, starboard or both). Pitchbait Livewells are provided with a dedicated 800gph pump and drain directly overboard.

Standard Equipment

Deluxe T-top with rod holders & spreader lights
Deluxe rocket launcher with rod holders & underseat storage
All solid stainless steel deck hardware
Insulated 380-quart fish box
Built-in anchor & rope locker
Epoxy-coated aluminum fuel tank
Solid bronze seacocks & thru-hulls
Self-bailing molded inner liner
Heavy-duty hydraulic steering
Twin automatic bilge pumps
Running & anchor lights
Custom breaker-protected switch panel & harness
6 under-gunwale rod holders
Bennett® trim tabs
Battery switches with tinned leads
Heavy-duty rub rails
Walk-in 6 ft.-headroom console
Fresh water system with sink & shower
Marine head with holding tank
110 qt. console cooler seat
Molded nonskid gunwales & decks
Above-deck 50-gallon live well
25 cu.ft. below-deck dry storage
Raw-water washdown

Optional Equipment


length overall 31'4" beam 8'6"
draft 20" transom deadrise 24°
weight dry 4000 lbs. entry deadrise 60°
weight w/ motors & fuel 7000 lbs. live well 50 gal.
fuel 220 gal. fresh water 30 gal.
maximum power 500 hp    

Feature Gallery

transom door - 31 forward dry storage port storage compartment under-seat storage
fold-down rear seat bow dodger 31 console livewell