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Sea-Doo Challenger 1800
(w/ 2 x 110-hp Bombardier Rotax)

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Brief Summary

With seven seats, the Sea-Doo Challenger 1800 is one of the biggest and fastest jet boats on the water today. The 1800 is a fun, versatile, and easy to use jetboat that everyone in the family will enjoy.

Key Features

The 1800 Challenger comes with standard reverse, which is an essential feature when it comes to maneuvering the jetboat around the docks. An adjustable mirror for watching waterskiers is also standard and so is a stereo system. A built-in cooler will keep everyone’s drinks ice cold even on the hottest day, and a long in-sole locker keeps waterskis out of the way until they are ready to be used. Perhaps one of the most important features is the weedless intake system, which will keep you from having to go over the side and clear out the grate every time you encounter some floating debris.


Length Overall 18' 0''
Beam 7' 6
Dry Weight 1,865 lbs.
Tested Weight N/A
Draft 10.5 in.
- Draft Up N/A
- Draft Down N/A
- Air Draft N/A
Deadrise/Transom 20
Max Headroom open boat
Bridge Clearance none
Weight Capacity N/A
Person Capacity N/A
Fuel Capacity 40 gal.
Water Capacity n/a
Length on Trailer N/A
Height on Trailer N/A
Trailer Weight N/A
Total Weight
(Trailer, Boat, & Engine)

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

Std. Power 1x220-hp Bombardier Rotax
Tested Power 2 x 110-hp Bombardier Rotax
Opt. Power various Bombardier Rotax from 2x110-hp to 2x240-hp

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

Time To Plane n/a
0 to 30 n/a
Ratio 1:1
Props 3-bld imp.
Load -fuel, -water, 2 persons on board, min. cruising gear
Climate Temp: 84F, Humid: 68%, Wind: calm, Seas: flat

Captain's Report

The Sea-Doo Challenger 1800 is one of the biggest and fastest jetboats on the water today. She’s one little speed demon that will keep your adrenaline pumping all day.For 2000, the heart of this jetboat, is the single 210-hp M2 jet drive, a significant change from the power package on our earlier test boat.As a winner of the IDEA98 engineering design award, it has a multi-chine V-hull that provides quick acceleration, nimble turning and handling, and a very stable ride.Its 17-foot 11-inch overall length, seven and a half foot beam and a solid weight of 1,865 lbs. help provide that stability, even when ripping through rough waters. With twin 800 Series Rotax motors wide open, we clocked a blistering top end speed of 48.7 mph at 5200 rpm and a best cruise of 25.0 mph at 3000 rpm. Out on the course, the 1800 flew out of the water and onto plane in just seconds. About 2 seconds to be precise.

Standard and Optional Features


CD Stereo Standard
Shore Power Standard

Exterior Features

Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard


Full Warranty Information on this brand coming soon!

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