Specifications

Length 18'8" | 5.7m
Beam 7'9" | 2.3m
Draft (boat only) 13" | 33.5cm
Boat weight (approx) 2050lbs | 930kg
Weight capacity 2100lbs | 953kg
Person capacity 7
Person weight 1155lbs | 523.9kg
Fuel capacity 43gal | 162L
Transom height Single-25"
Max power 150hp | 115kw
Cockpit depth 24" | 61cm
Cockpit area 66sq.ft. | 6.1m2
Approx. length boat/trailer 24' | 7.31m
Bridge clearance w/out top 5'4" | 1.6m
Bridge clearance w/sun top 6'5" | 2.0m
Bridge clearance w/t-top 8'4" | 2.5m
Foam floatation Unsinkable/Level

The rougher the weather the more you will appreciate cruising in a 188CC deep v hull. Thanks to a deep v hull design, it performs brilliantly in a chop, shrugging off waves and keeping all your passengers dry and perfectly comfortable. The fully encapsulated PermaGrid stringers and foam-filled hull design also mean that no matter how nasty it gets, you have the peace of mind in knowing you are riding in a super-strong and totally unsinkable boat. Whether you want to take the entire gang out to an island to work on their tans or run offshore to spend the day chasing striped bass, the EdgeWater 188CC deep v hull gives you the versatility and confidence to go anywhere you want to.


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  • PermaGrid┬« Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Limited Lifetime Structural Hull Warranty
  • NMMA, ABYC & CE Certified
  • Self Bailing Non-Skid Decks
  • NO WOOD All Composite Construction
  • Closed-Cell Foam Flotation
  • Variable Deadrise Deep V Hull
  • High Density Composite Transom
  • White Gelcoat Hull Color
  • 8" Stainless Steel Cleats (6)
  • Stainless Steel Bow and Stern Eyes (3)
  • Welded 316L Stainless Steel 1" Split Bow Rail
  • Stainless Steel Gunwale Mounted Rod Holders (2)
  • Waterproof Electrical Connectors & Tin-Plated Copper Wiring
  • Under Gunwale Rod Storage Racks
  • Heavy Duty White Rubrail with Black Insert
  • Swim Platform w/ Folding Stainless Steel Ladder
  • Drink Holders on Console (2)
  • Fire Extinguishers (2)
  • 3/8" Clear Acrylic Windshield
  • Stainless Steel Steering Wheel
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Welded 316L Stainless Steel Console Grab Rail
  • Hydraulic Steering w/ Tilt Helm
  • Console Mounted Porta-Potti
  • LED Navigation Lights
  • LED Cockpit/Livewell Lighting
  • 1000 GPH Auto/Manual Bilge Pump (1)
  • Console Switch Panel with waterproof switches, circuit breakers & 12V Outlet
  • Battery Selector Switch & Wiring For Dual Batteries
  • Waterproof Electrical Connectors & Tin-Plated Copper Wiring
  • Heavy-Duty Marine Grade UV Resistant Vinyl Upholstery
  • Leaning Post with Backrest, Silver Rod Holders (2) & Storage
  • 54QT Console Cooler Seat w/ Cushion & Backrest
  • Transom Quarter Seats w/ Cushions & Backrests (2)
  • Transom Jump Seat Storage Compartments (2)
  • Bow Anchor Locker with Drain
  • Helm Seat Storage Compartments (2)
  • Helm Storage Bin/Baitwell
  • Mounted Rod Holders (2)

 

  • Hullside Color Dark w/ White Bottom
  • COLORS: Midnight Blue, Stars & Stripes Blue, St. Barth's Blue, Cabernet Red, Olive Green
  • Entire Hull Color Dark
  • COLORS: Midnight Blue, Stars & Stripes Blue, St. Barth's Blue, Cabernet Red, Olive Green
  • Hullside Color light w/ White Bottom
  • COLORS: Pewter, Ice Blue, Sea Foam Green, Fighting Lady Yellow
  • Entire Hull Color Light
  • COLORS: Pewter, Ice Blue, Sea Foam Green, Fighting Lady Yellow
  • COLORS: Toast (default), Platinum, Medium Blue, Navy Blue, Black
  • Sun Top w/ SS Bows & Hardware
  • Aluminum T-Top w/ Rod Holders (4) & LED Spreader Lights (2)
  • Instrument Box for T-Top
  • Console/Helm Seat Covers
  • Yamaha F115 or F150 Four Stroke w/ Stainless Steel Prop, Fuel/Water Separator, Group 24 Battery & Box (2), Digital Tach (w/ Engine Trim, Hours, Trip & Warning Lights), Digital Speedo (w/ Fuel Level, Trip, Time, Volts & Low Fuel/Volt Alarms)
  • Yamaha Engine Pre-rigging Package (contains same items minus engine)
  • Garmin 7607xsv GPS/Map/Sounder
  • Garmin 200 VHF Radio w/ Console Mounted Antenna
  • Polk Stereo Package w/ USB-Aux Port, Bluetooth & JL Audio 7.7" Speakers (4)
  • White Rubrail Insert
  • Removable Ski Pylon
  • Full Bow Rail
  • Fishing Package with 17 gallon livewell, raw water washdown, extra pair of rod holders, and built in tackle boxes
  • Bow Cushion