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Sea Ray 185 Sport
(w/ 1 x 190-hp MerCruiser 4.3L)

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185 Sport
Sea Ray 185 Sport Test Video

The 185 Sport is new for 2004 and is an exciting sportboat. The 185 Sport comes standard with a powerful 135-hp MerCruiser engine and sleek sporty lines. Perfect for watersports or just cruising with friends the 185 Sport offers lots of features that are sure to make you smile.

Key Features

  • Integrated swim platform
  • Limited lifetime warranty on hull and deck
  • Finished fiberglass floor
  • Full sun pad with enclosed storage
  • Six thru-bolted stainless steel cleats
  • Sea Ray Owners Club Membership
  • LCD hourmeter


Sea Ray 185 Sport Specifications
Length Overall 18' 6'' Dry Weight 2,650 lbs.
Beam 7' 6'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 1' 6'' Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 26 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity none
Deadrise/Transom 19 degrees Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom open Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance 4' 8'' Trailer Weight N/A
Total Package Weight (Trailer,Boat & Engine) N/A
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

Sea Ray 185 Sport Engine options
Std. Power 1x135-hp MerCruiser 3.0L
Tested Power 1 x 190-hp MerCruiser 4.3L
Opt. Power 1x190-hp MerCruiser 4.3L

Sea Ray 185 Sport Photo Gallery

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Fun, Fast, Sporty

The 185 Sport from Sea Ray makes a great entry-level boat for the family looking to be more than average.

Clean Setup

All the controls and gauges at the helm are easily viewable and the position offers a great vantage point when underway.

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Plenty of Storage

The large dash on the 185 Sport houses the CD stereo and you will find even more storage under the dash.

Bow Seating

The seating up forward is comfortable and allows the passenger to layout while underway.

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Optional Seating Plans

The 185 Sport can be outfitted with three different seating plans for your individual needs. This is one of the optional layouts with two aft jump seats and motorbox.

Sea Ray 185 Sport Captain's Report is archived.

Sea Ray 185 Sport Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Sea Ray 185 Sport is 44.7 mph (71.9 kph), burning 15.2 gallons per hour (gph) or 57.53 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Sea Ray 185 Sport is 34 mph (54.7 kph), and the boat gets 5.11 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.17 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 119 miles (191.51 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 1 x 190-hp MerCruiser 4.3L.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Sea Ray 185 Sport Standard and Optional Equipment
CD Stereo Standard
Power Steering Standard
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Ice Chest Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Sea Ray 185 Sport Warranty

Sea Ray 185 Sport 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.

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Test numbers for this model are archived.