Four Winns H190 (2002-)
(w/ 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive)


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The H190 is a nifty sportboat that the whole family will love. She’s designed for having fun out on the water while delivering a good turn of speed and agile handling.

Key Features

    The H190 has a good-sized swim platform with boarding ladder for the swimmers in the family. The aft seating area can easily convert into a sun pad when the weather is just right. The helm features Faria gauges, all the necessary controls, and a Sony CD sound system. To port is a built in cooler and a glove compartment so you can keep all the little things tucked away. The bow has enough room for four adults to enjoy the ride and it can also be converted into one large sun pad with filler cushions.

Specifications

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Specifications
Length Overall 20' 2'' w/swim platform Dry Weight 2,650 lbs.
Beam 8' 1'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 2' 6'' Fuel Cap 38 gal.
Deadrise/Transom 19 deg. Water Cap none
Max Headroom open Bridge Clearance 3' 9''
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.

Engine Options

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Engine options
Std. Power 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3 Gxi
Tested Power 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive
Opt. Power Not Available

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Photo Gallery

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A Virtual Island in the Sun

When you come right down to it, a boat is a virtual island, with the big difference that you can move it around from place to place. Almost all of the 18’6” LOA and 8’1” beam is usable space, from the

Nineteen Feet of Luxury

All Four Winns boats feature luxurious helms, and the H190 is no exception. Her burlwood helm sets off the gold-trimmed gauges and tilt steering wheel. Behind a splash cover lives the Sony CD sound sy

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Enjoy the Sun

The standard swim platform is a stable perch, complete with water ski eyelet and a sturdy grab rail. The aft seating wraps around the transom, and can be configured as either a wide-beam sun pad and b

No Clutter

Coaming storage bins on both sides of the boat prevent cockpit clutter, providing a place to stow dock lines and fenders when they’re not needed.

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Captain's Report




Test by Capt. Bill Lindsey

When you come right down to it, a boat is a virtual island, with the big difference that you can move it around from place to place. The Four Winns is an island that you’ll never want to leave, and it has enough room so you won’t have to vote your passengers off the island either. Almost all of the 18’6” LOA and 8’1” beam is usable space, from the non-skid swim platform to the lushly upholstered bow.

Starting at the square end, there’s a Deep Reach boarding ladder, which is protected by a durable corrosion-resistant coating, and extends further than those found on most boats, making taking a dip a breeze. The standard swim platform is a stable perch, complete with water ski eyelet and a sturdy grab rail, but you can add the optional extension that’s almost large enough to land helicopters on. The aft seating wraps around the transom, and can be configured as either a width-beam sun pad and bench seat, or with cushions that convert from bucket seats to a sun pad.

Like all Four Winns, the upholstery is crafted of Aquaflex, a durable fabric that looks and feels like glove leather, but withstands wear, tear, and the marine environment like iron. To keep the passengers comfortable, happy, and inside the boat, grab rails and cup holders are located throughout the passenger area. Coaming storage bins on both sides of the boat prevent cockpit clutter, providing a place to stow dock lines and fenders when they’re not needed. If you opt for the adjustable transom seating, your H190 will be also fitted with a back-to-back passenger seat that folds down into a lounger.

The H190 with the full sun pad layout features two adjustable helm seats, both of which have adjustable bolsters to match your driving or riding preferences. Since this is a sportboat, you’ll need room to stow skis or other water toys, and there’s plenty in the in-deck storage locker. The large hatch makes it easy to stash or retrieve gear, and the thick rubber mat protects expensive skis, wakeboards, and all your other gear while the boat is underway. Thick carpeting lines the entire cockpit area, providing sure footing that is comfortable even for bare feet cruisers. At the passenger seat, there is a built-in cooler for drinks and snacks, plus a separate glove compartment to hold personal items and small gear like cellular phones and cameras.

All Four Winns boats feature luxurious helms, and the H190 is no exception. Her burlwood helm sets off the gold-trimmed gauges and tilt steering wheel. Behind a splash cover lives the Sony CD sound system, and a drink holder, and coaming storage keep the skipper’s stuff where he wants it.

Moving forward, access to the bow area is through the walk-thru windshield; an optional folding door lets you control how much wind comes into the cockpit. Forward, there’s room for four adults on the plush cushions, which double as covers for two storage bins. The anchor locker is beneath the bow cushion, and has plastic pegs to keep the anchor secured, no matter how fast the action is. Sturdy grabrails frame the bow seating area, which also has a number of well-positioned cleats, all of which are 100% stainless and through-bolted to backing plates. A wide choice of gelcoat accent colors and canvas color options let you customize your 190 to your taste.

Now that we’ve established the boat is pretty and comfortable, let’s talk performance. There are six power options – MerCruiser or Volvo-Penta – from 190 to 225-hp. Weighing just 2650 pounds, it doesn’t take much to get the 190 going, and any power choice leaves plenty in reserve. The tight, responsive steering lets you thread the 190 through a series of corkscrew high-speed turns, or just laze along and enjoy the passing scenery.

The bow is flared just right to slice through chop and keep the cockpit bone dry. The bow passengers might get damp during heavy wake jumping, but that’s part of their plan. The boat rides solidly, with no mysterious bumps, creaks, or rattles at any speed. Equipped with Volvo-Penta power, our test boat was joy to dock thanks to the Duo-prop setup. And because you want to go boating as soon as you buy your H190, a custom-matched trailer is standard equipment. If you want, Four Winns will paint the trailer to match the boat, but either way, you avoid the brain damage and added expense of having to buy a trailer separate from the boat.

With room for the entire family and a few cousins, peppy performance, and head-turning good looks, the H190 should be on your list of must-see boats. If you’re in the market for your own island, this one is hard to beat.

For further information visit www.fourwinns.com.

By Capt. Bill Lindsey

Test Captain

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Four Winns H190 (2002-) is 41.7 mph (67.1 kph), burning 16.1 gallons per hour (gph) or 60.94 liters per hour (lph).

  • Best cruise for the Four Winns H190 (2002-) is 23.4 mph (37.7 kph), and the boat gets 3.71 miles per gallon (mpg) or 1.58 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 127 miles (204.39 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 1 x 225-hp Volvo Penta 4.3GXi gas sterndrive.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.


Standard and Optional Equipment

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Systems
CD Stereo Standard Sirius Satellite Radio
Trailer Standard
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Canvas
Bimini Top Standard

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Warranty

Four Winns H190 (2002-) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
Hull Warranty
Years Limited Lifetime
Transferable Yes
Link http://www.fourwinns.com/warranty.cfm
Deck Warranty
Years Limited Lifetime
Transferable Yes
Link http://www.fourwinns.com/warranty.cfm
Engine Warranty
Years 2 years - Mercruiser or Volvo
Transferable See Engine Mfg.
Extendable See Engine Mfg.
Powertrain Warranty
Years 2 years - Mercruiser or Volvo
Transferable See Engine Mfg.
Extendable See Engine Mfg.
Gelcoat Warranty
Years 1 year
Transferable Yes
Link http://www.fourwinns.com/warranty.cfm
Blistering Warranty
Years 5 year
Transferable No
Link http://www.fourwinns.com/warranty.cfm
Accessories Warranty
Years 2 year non-structural parts and components
Transferable Yes
Link http://www.fourwinns.com/warranty.cfm
Certifications
NMMA Certification Yes
Other Certification CE - when ordered


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