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Brief Summary

Sylvan manufactures a very extensive line of aluminum and fiberglass boats. This 1900 Pro Sport is designed for serious sportsman, but the builder also made the boat comfortable and good looking.

Key Features

  • Vinyl floor with snap-in carpet
  • In-floor storage
  • Rod storage shelving unit
  • Front loading rod storage
  • Automotive looking dash
  • State-of-the-art graphics package
  • Bow and Stern livewells
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Unique 'hide away' rear seat storage option
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 18' 10''
    Beam 8' 0''
    Dry Weight 1,450 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 3' 2''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom open
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    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)
    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

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power 1 x 150-hp Yamaha Outboard
    Opt. Power Not Available
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    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 2.4 sec.
    0 to 30 5.7 sec.
    Ratio N/A
    Props Yamaha Reliance 13 x 3/4 x 20
    Load Load: 2 persons, Fuel: 3/8 full, Water: none, Gear: minimal
    Climate Temp: 81 deg., Humid: 48%, Wind: 10-15 knots, Seas: heavy chop

    Captain's Report

    SYLVAN 1900 PRO SPORTBy Capt. Ron SvobodaFor several decades Sylvan has been building aluminum and fiberglass boats geared for families and fishing fun. Some of their more popular units are the all-aluminum models, like the 1900 Pro Sport that gives multi-season sportsmen a tough and durable platform that’s also comfortable and stylish (not too stylish, though).At the BowFor starters, this 18’ 10” boat comes with a fully welded aluminum hull that is finished in a durable and sharp-looking paint job that will turn heads as you zip across your stomping grounds during weekend outings. Then, the specially treated deck is fully carpeted, giving you a plush cockpit that offers two distinct casting platforms; one at the bow and one at the stern. Both raised deck areas provide removable swivel casting chairs plus their own livewell tanks in the deck: 18 gallons forward and 30 gallons aft. Both areas also feature ample storage lockers for whatever you may need while out in the wild. Additional storage lockers can be found on the boat’s centerline, forward, aft and amidships.At the HelmThe 8’ beam gives you and your fishing buddies plenty of elbow room, while four removable chairs and two aft jump seats provide ample seating. This results in great fishing comfort for guests, but the skipper may not be so content due to the non-adjustable captain’s chair (it cannot slide fore and aft). It can rotate, but I found that it is critical to keep the seat’s swivel locked with the seat facing forward. If the seat turns while the engine is in gear, it could hit the gunwale-mounted engine throttle lever, throwing it in forward while in gear and causing the boat to accelerate unsuspectingly. Safety FeaturesOn the plus side, some great features on the boat are its high freeboard and tall windshield. This means greater comfort by keeping you dry and shielded from the wind. If you are looking for more weather protection, the 1900 can be ordered with a full camper enclosure with side windows, stretching your sporting season even further.Pick the Right PowerWith a host of outboard power plant options, Sylvan will help you set the Pro Sport up to suite your exact requirements. The boat can handle up to 175 ponies on the back, but fair warning, the boat does have significant bow lift before it gets on plane, so the bigger motor, the more lift you’ll have to deal with. On the other hand, the boat gives a stable and secure ride all the way to her top speed. She’s a nimble machine and handling is good, but steering ease and response will be a direct reflection on the amount of power you put on the transom.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Sylvan 1900 Pro Sport is 47.8 mph (76.9 kph), burning 13.7 gallons per hour (gph) or 51.85 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Sylvan 1900 Pro Sport is 33.4 mph (53.8 kph), and the boat gets 4.80 miles per gallon (mpg) or 2.04 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 173 miles (278.42 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 1 x 150-hp Yamaha Outboard.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    Fishfinder Optional

    Systems

    Battery Charger/Converter Optional

    Exterior Features

    Swim Platform Optional

    Canvas

    Full Canvas Optional

    Warranty

    Deck Warranty
    Lifetime
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