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2000 21 (ft.) Malibu 21 Sunsetter VLX

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General Information

Listing# 152818

Seabrook, TX, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
Ski and Wakeboard Boats
21 Sunsetter VLX
21 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
Monsoon 325 HP MPI/EF
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details

This is a boat for people who like water sports. When you pull up in a Sunsetter VLX, everyone looks in envy because they know the performance and they see the luxury..

This vessel has the diamond hull which provides provides better top-end speed, handling, slalom wakes and with the Power Wedge it enables the intermediate to advanced rider to be totally satisfied. This is a great boat. It performs well and looks great. You get plush, wraparound seating, a swivel seat, new dash, optional headlights and dual tracking fins. Most V-drives don't have tracking fins because they are not about performance. Malibu's have them because we want this boat to track well and not roll up on its side when turning. It's unusual to have all the performance components in this boat that we do, like servo gauges, rack-and-pinion steering and zero-friction throttle cables, but this is no ordinary craft.

The fact of the matter is that Malibus are overbuilt, period. They all have multiple layers of woven rovings and cloth supported with ceramic cores in areas that need thickness. Malibu is the most progressive boat manufacturer as far as laminations and gelcoats are concerned. The way we lay the boat up is important, but even more so is the way our boats are put together. That?s what really makes the construction. The hull and deck are put together with Plexus fusion adhesives, which chemically and molecularly create a stronger bond than the fiberglass itself. Along with ourselves, many of the respected builders like Baja, Cobalt and Formula are using this. We?re using it because it?s been proven in offshore applications. One of the most important aspects about the construction is that our hulls and decks are blueprinted, so they fit exactly on top of each other. You don?t have the big, giant gaps you see in other boats, where manufacturers grab a deck and a hull and slap them together. We have strict tolerances on the hull and deck built together.


The VLX is a great recreational slalom boat that is big and roomy in the cockpit area and can handle up to eleven passengers and their equipment. Wakes are a bit softer at speeds of 32 mph and below and will be well received by beginning skiers. This boat skis far better than your average V-Drive.


With no ballast system, no tower and a plush, and its Cadillac-like interior, you don't expect this to toss up a great wake. But it does. Without any weighting or the Wedge, this is a good intermediate wake that's clean, solid and fun. Flip the Wedge down and you have the trademark peaky, spinner-friendly wake the Wedge is known for. With ballast, you boost the Sunsetter into the stratospheric range. This is as versatile a wake as a boat can make. This vessel just needs the sacks (it is wired and has the pumps.

Malibu pursues water-sports excellence with this boat. It runs on the SV 23 Diamond Hull, the same hull that carries the Response to world records. If you find it comforting having a boat that is extremely fast, exceptionally classy, yet capable of outstanding wakeboarding and solid slalom performance, the Sunsetter VLX is the obvious choice.

This listing has now been on the market a couple months. Please submit any and all offers today!

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Stock #54686


This vessel was personally inspected and photographed by: Greg Stanton Regional Sales Executive POP Yachts International (Houston & Galveston) The vessel is in good condition. The teak swim platform is brand new. The trailer is in good working condition, but could use some attention to some rust areas. (sanding and painting)
Navigational Equipment
- Depth Instrument (Lowrance) - Fuel Gauge - Perfect Pass - Sound System (Pioneer Super Tuner MP# AM / FM With 8 Speakers) - Speedometer - Tachometer
- Ballast (No Sacs , But Set Up For Them With The Wiring And Pumps In Place.) - Bilge Blower - Custom Exhaust (Silent Choice) - Keel (Two Fins For True Tracking) - Passenger Capacity (Ten) - Propulsion (V-drive) - Steering (Rack-and-pinion)
Electrical Systems
- Accessory Switches - Alternator - Battery (Two) - Battery Location (Stern) - Battery Switch - Engine Kill Switch (Panyard)
- Bottom Paint - Tee Top - Anchor - Propeller - Anchor - Propeller - Anchor - Binnacle W/compass (Richie) - Bottom Paint - Propeller (Mercury Marine Laser II) - Stored Inside - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Radar Arch - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Ballast (2600 Lbs.) - Bottom Paint (Dec 2012) - Propeller (Brass) - Anchor - Anchor - Bottom Paint - Propeller (STAINLESS STEEL) - Gel Coat - Anchor - Tee Top - Binnacle W/compass - Propeller (3 Blade Bronze Rept.) - Propeller (Stainless) - Tee Top - Stored Inside (Barn) - Bottom Paint - Anchor - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Propeller (2 Blade) - ~ VC -17 Bottom Paint in 2012 and 2013 - Tower - Wake Board Rack - Tee Top - Bottom Paint - Stored Inside - Bottom Paint - Bottom Paint - Propeller (Stainless) - Enclosed Pilot House - Propeller (Stainless) - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Radar Arch - Engine Cooling - Stored Inside - Stored Inside - Engine Cooling (Water) - Gel Coat (Like New) - Power Engine Hatch - Propeller (Steel) - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Propeller (Just Reconditioned) - Radar Arch - Bottom Paint - ~ New Bottom in February 2014 - Engine Cooling (Open) - Raised Helm Deck - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Radar Mast - Tee Top - Anchor - Bottom Paint (Needs Bottom Job Now) - Flybridge - Propeller (Brass, One Needs To Be Trued.) - Polling Platform - POWERPOLE - Propeller (4 Bladed Stainless) - Gel Coat - Power Engine Hatch - Radar Arch - Bottom Paint - Engine Cooling (FWC) - Flybridge - Gel Coat - Propeller (Bronze) - Radar Arch - Propeller - Gel Coat (Great) - Gel Coat - Control Type (Quicksilver 3000) - Helm Console - Bottom Paint (2013) - Engine Cooling (Raw) - Engine Cooling - Propeller - Bottom Paint - Bow Pulpit - Radar Mast - Hard Top - Bottom Paint - Propeller - Gel Coat - Gel Coat - Radar Arch - Raised Helm Deck - Stored Inside - Thru-hull Fittings - Both have Cruise Control option. Both have reverse option. - Bottom Paint (New 2013) - Engine Cooling (Raw) - Gel Coat - Propeller (SS Duo Prop) - Stored Inside - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling - Gel Coat - Propeller - Propeller - Engine Cooling (Closed) - Power Engine Hatch - Propeller (Stainless Steel) - Binnacle W/compass - Binnacle W/compass - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat (Nice Condition) - Tee Top (Custom Stainless) - Cobia Tower - Bottom Paint - ~ Bottom Painted Spring 2014 - Cockpit Type (Dual Console) - Helm Console - Anchor - Engine Cooling (Raw) - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling (Raw) - Thru-hull Fittings - Anchor - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Raised Helm Deck - Bottom Paint (2013) - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling (RWC) - Propeller (Stainless) - Radar Arch - Gel Coat - Engine Cooling (FWC) - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Propeller - Anchor - Anchor - Bow Pulpit - Troling Motor (A Removable Troling Motor And Fishing Seat Are Also Included) - Gel Coat - Anchor (2) - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Helm Console - Propeller (Stainless Steel) - Raised Helm Deck - Tee Top - Thru-hull Fittings - Transom Height: 27" - Wakeboard Tower - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling - Radar Arch - Stored Inside - Gel Coat - Propeller - Bottom Paint - Radar Arch - Gel Coat - Anchor (2 Danforth) - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat (Electric) - Helm Console - Propeller (3 Blade) - Starboard and Port side windows are all tinted. All wood blinds on the windows throughout - Cabin Heat - Gel Coat - Helm Console - Propeller (2 Bronze) - Raised Helm Deck - Thru-hull Fittings - Anchor (3 Anchors (one Danforth, One Bruce, One Cqr)) - Hard Top - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Bottom Paint - Radar Arch - Gel Coat - Helm Console - Propeller (3 Blade) - Stored Inside (Dry/boathouse) - Thru-hull Fittings (Nylon) - Propeller (2 Ultra High Performance 4 Blade Stainless) - Ultra Light Kelvar (Kevlar Construction Hull And Deck) - Ultra light weight Kevlar construction hull and deck laminate. Gel coat is in very good condition. - Binnacle W/compass - Bottom Paint - Cockpit Type (Custom-molded Console With Wraparound Bubble Windshield) - Propeller - Stored Inside - Gel Coat (Original) - Propeller (Dual Stainless Steel) - Gel Coat - Engine Cooling (Raw) - Gel Coat - Propeller (SS) - Thru-hull Fittings - Cabin Heat - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Anchor - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Tee Top - Binnacle W/compass - Anchor - Cockpit Type (Walk-thru Transom) - Gel Coat - Helm Console - Propeller (5 Blade Mercury Prop "high Five") - Thru-hull Fittings - Anchor - Bottom Paint - Flybridge - Propeller - Stored Inside - Gel Coat - Power Engine Hatch - Stored Inside - Bottom Paint - Engine Cooling - Gel Coat (Excellent) - Propeller - Radar Arch - Thru-hull Fittings - Gel Coat - Gel Coat - Propeller - Bottom Paint (3 Coats Barrier Paint 2009) - Engine Cooling (Fresh Water) - Gel Coat - Propeller (2 Aliminum) - Radar Arch - Engine Cooling - Gel Coat - Helm Console - Propeller (1 Spare (stainless)) - Engine Cooling - Gel Coat - Helm Console - Propeller (1 Spare (stainless)) - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat (Excellent) - Helm Console - Propeller - Anchor
Deck Gear
- Aft Deck Sun Pad - Beverage Holders - Cockpit Table - Courtesy Lights - Custom Cover - Forward Seating - Glove Box - Pull-up Cleats - Ski Pylon - Ski Storage - Ski Toe Eyes - Skier / Rider Mirror - Sun Awning - Swim Platform (Beautiful Brand New Teak Wood) - Wakeboard Tower
Safety Equipment
- Fire Extinguisher