The 185 DC has the capabilities of a fishboat with the look and accommodations of a sportboat. The 185’s layout offers seating for six or seven and makes a great day cruiser for family or friends.
The cockpit is clean and uncluttered even with the optional ski-tow pylon. Pedestal seats are standard but a leaning post with an 18-gallon livewell is available as an option. At the helm there is plenty of room to mount electronics with good dry stowage space. There’s additional seating for two forward of the center console, and under each seat cushion there is dry stowage space for gear or tackle. The 185 also has a sharp forward entry with an 18-degree deadrise aft. In short, it’s a well-designed fish-'n'-ski package. Contact: EdgeWater Boats, 211 Dale Street, EdgeWater, FL 32132, www.ewboats.com. Edgewater Hotline: Phone: 1-386-426-5457
Edgewater 185 DC Specifications
13'' drive up
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.
Edgewater 185 DCEngine options
1x130-hp Yamaha outboard
1 x 130-hp Yamaha V-4 outboard
Various up to 150-hp outboard
Edgewater 185 DC Photo Gallery
Good platform for fishing and other activities.
The 185DC has the looks of a sportboat with the capabilities of a fishboat. She has a tough running bottom that can easily cut through chop.
The hallmark of EdgeWater boats is their exceedingly rugged construction using two techniques—Permagrid and RAMCAP. Both these techniques add to EdgeWater’s strength and stiffness.
EdgeWater’s 185 Dual Console is a trailerable boat that offers the abilities of a fishboat with the looks and accommodations of a sportboat. Her layout offers plenty of room for fishing and other water activities. A small platform or retractable step on the port side makes the boat useable as a swim platform or a ski boat.
The 185 Dual Console features a 100-percent handlaid fiberglass hull, backed by an all-fiberglass foam-filled PermaGrid stringer system. Her running bottom is tough and can cut through chop, with her sharp forward entry and 18-degree deadrise aft. Her transom uses 28-pound density foam core sandwiched by vacuum bagged fiberglass.
Our test boat recorded a top speed of 41.7 mph and a best cruise 27.9 mph at 4000 rpm with a single Yamaha 130 V-4 engine. With her standard 56-gallon fuel tank she can run almost 200 miles between fill ups. The maximum rated power for this model is 150-hp, and we think most owners will opt for that size engine. After all, speed is half the fun.
For more information call (904)427-9783 or visit www.ewboats.com.
Edgewater 185 DC Test Result Highlights
Top speed for the Edgewater 185 DC is 41.7 mph (67.1 kph), burning 14.4 gallons per hour (gph) or 54.5 liters per hour (lph).
Best cruise for the Edgewater 185 DC is 27.9 mph (44.9 kph), and the boat gets 4.10 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.74 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 199 miles (320.26 kilometers).
Tested power is 1 x 130-hp Yamaha V-4 outboard.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels go to our Test Results section.
Standard and Optional Equipment
Edgewater 185 DC Standard and Optional Equipment
Washdown: Raw Water
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc
= Standard = Optional
Edgewater 185 DC Warranty
Edgewater 185 DC Warranty Information
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