25 Bullet

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25 Bullet

"the 25 Bullet is really impressive and is one of the best boats tested so far, if not the best"- Hot Boat magazine
Designed for the performance enthusiast, the Howard 25 BULLET is the perfect blend of style and performance. Utilizing the most up to date advanced ventilated-stepped hull technology available today, the 25 BULLET delivers speed and performance as only a Howard can. Equally at home on large lakes and unprotected bodies of water, the 25 BULLET epitomizes high performance boating at its finest. We have designed an ergonomic cockpit that has more interior space, and then some, than any other boat in its class. Race designed drop out bolster seats, with built in lumbar support, hold you comfortably in place regardless of water conditions. Standard seating for six is accomplished in unparalleled comfort. An optional rear seat incorporating four individual buckets, with built-in headrests on the sundeck, is also available. Howard's innovating styling and technology allow for a full fiberglass sundeck presenting a flush molded-in modern look. This design eliminates protruding scoops from the center of the hatch, so that nothing detracts from the clean sleek styling (supercharged motors, obviously, are the exception). The spacious cabin is pure elegance. A forward vee berth, with a hidden porta-potti and storage, sleeps two. Twin facing convertible couches provide seating for four adults as well as providing additional sleeping space. Rich, crushed velour fabric adorns the cabin seats while mirrored tambour and indirect lighting complete the interior. An optional entertainment center complete with electric blender, icebox with wet bar and running water is also available. For those who truly appreciate luxurious quality and performance, there is nothing finer than the 25 BULLET.


The HOWARD 25 BULLET is constructed using only the finest materials available. We start with full-blown 100% vinyl-ester resin and Knytex knitted Bi and Tri directional glass fabric. The entire hull is cored with 1/2" end grain Baltek Balsa and Baltek foam. The four full-length stringers are made from fiber reinforced foam encapsuled in fiberglass. The hull and deck are joined together with Knytex 1708 Bi-directional glass fabric. Self draining floor liner, sundeck and rear seat bases are molded one piece (Balsa cored) fiberglass. All stringers, bulkheads, floors and fuel tanks are installed while still in the mold to insure a perfect fit. Like all Howard's, the mold cure time is two weeks to insure proper curing and strength with no distortion. All hardware is grade A aircraft quality stainless steel. Howard's absolute insistence on quality and meticulous attention to detail has produced the finest performance boat available.


Exhilarating, Fast, Stable, and Smooth Riding' One ride and you will be saying all of these things. With its ocean tested bottom the 25 BULLET is afraid of nothing. Our unique bottom design allows the 25 BULLET to run regardless of water conditions. 85 plus mph speeds with the MerCruiser HP525 to over triple-digit numbers with optional power. THIS BOAT PERFORMS! Just listen to what the pros have to say "Hot Boat Quotes".


Length 25'2"
Max Beam 98"
Approximate Weight 3800 lbs
Seating 6
Approximate Fuel Capacity 65 gal
Hull Deadrise 22.5o
Transom Angle 15o
Freeboard 40"

Standard Equipment / Features:

  • 100% hand laminated deck & hull with pure vinyl-ester resin and knitted Bi & Tri-directional fiberglass
  • Aircraft quality stainless steel fasteners throughout
  • MerCruiser 6.2 with MerCruiser Bravo One
  • Full Gaffrig instrumentation including dual lever shifter built into driver seat and polished Dino steering wheel
  • 65 gallon fuel capacity
  • S.S. Propeller
  • Custom color coordinated genuine naugahyde interior with double stitched French flat seams and 40 oz plush marine carpet
  • Custom gel coat design with up to 7 colors including fade
  • Fiberglass floors, seat bases and engine lid with hidden hinges
  • Electric hatch actuator
  • Custom finished engine compartment
  • Automatic bilge pump and bilge blower
  • Custom interior lighting package & navigation lights
  • Fusion coated billet hardware: grab handles w/vents, ski tow, gauge bezels, fuel fills, cleats, cup holders, battery box and custom switch panel with illuminated rocker switches
  • Ellis tandem trailer with brakes, ladder, diamond plate and walkway
  • Built in ski locker, ice chest & bow storage compartment
  • Separate one piece mold for open bow model (not a cutout)
  • 4 stainless pop-up cleats with fusion coated bezel

Power Option Upgrades:

MerCruiser 502 MAG MPI / Bravo One 380hp
MerCruiser 502 MAG H.O. MPI / Bravo One 430hp
MerCruiser HP 525 EFI / Bravo One 490hp
MerCruiser HP 565 EFI / Bravo One 565hp
MerCruiser HP 600 SCI / Bravo One 600hp
Custom Motors Available . .

Performance Reviews:

Performance Reviews (Click on an Image for the Article)
Powerboat June 2004
Hot Boat February 2005
Powerboat February 2004
Hot Boat Sept. 2003
Hot Boat June 2003