I take my Triton 22LTS out 30 miles to the rigs for Snapper. Preferably following another bigger buddy boat just in case something goes wrong. Triton has one of the deepest v-hulls you can get in a bay boat but I would not take a 15k boat offshore. It's critical that you have a reliable motor. Most radios can't reach people to rescue you in time, cell phones are spotty. You can't walk home.