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Bar Crusher’s 490WR is the baby Bar Crusher many anglers have been waiting for!

The walk-around centre console 490WR is designed for lure casters and trollers who target fish in freshwater, estuary and inshore. The boat’s on-water performance is outstanding – with the ability to handle 20kt of breeze and messy wind chop like it’s a much larger vessel. It’s also easy to tow, launch/retrieve and maintain, which all adds up to more fishing time.

Measuring 4.90m LOA, with a 2.00m beam, and constructed from heavy duty, high-tensile 4mm (bottom sides) and 3mm (top sides) marine grade plate aluminium, the 490WR’s ultra-smooth ride is the result of its high-tech Waveslicer® non-pounding, deep-V hull, while the expertly-engineered Rigideck® sub-floor system ensures maximum hull strength. The boat is extremely stable at rest, thanks to Bar Crusher’s exclusive Quickflow® water ballast technology.

Built on Bar Crusher’s evolutionary Gen2™ hull design, the 490WR combines key features including an optimised wider chine aft and the distinctive Delta Flare™ – delivering greater hydrodynamic lift for efficient planing and excellent fuel economy, a higher bow attitude and better spray deflection for a drier ride, as well as increased stability at rest.

Note the shape of the Delta Flare at the transom and the distinctive shape of the Quickflow water ballast outlet. This innovation incorporates a cavity running the full length of the keel that quickly fills with water when the boat is stationary, which lowers the chines into the water for greater stability, and drains in seconds as the boat moves forward to allow it to leap effortlessly onto the plane.

Onboard, the functional centre console allows for installation of all gauges and controls, as well as offers convenient storage, to create a full walk-around fishing area, while the fully-welded checkerplate deck is extremely easy to clean after a solid day on the water.

Strong aluminium rod holders, heavy duty boarding ladder, berley bucket and muncher, LED lighting and other items are among the list of standard features, while owners can customise their boats from the 490WR options list.

Incorporating a 60L underfloor fuel tank and rated to carry a 40-70hp outboard, the dry tow weight of the 490WR is just 800kg, ensuring this boat is easily towable by smaller vehicles.

Every Bar Crusher boat is factory-packaged on a custom-designed trailer, which ensures towing, launching and retrieving is a breeze. Self-centering and aligning perfectly every time, Bar Crusher’s innovative Bar Catch™ system also allows for single-handed launch and retrieve.

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Hull length (mm)4900
Beam (mm)2000
Internal freeboard (mm)600
Bottom sides (mm)4
Top sides (mm)3
Transom length (in)20
Fuel capacity (L)60
Tow weight (kg) – dry weight800
Minimum horsepower40
Maximum horsepower70
Overall length on trailer (mm) – hitch to prop6100
Overall width on trailer (mm)2100
Height on trailer (mm)1800
Overall height with roof folded (mm)n/a
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