FS185

Deep-V Boat


The Swiss Army Knife Of All-Family Boats


2012 MODELS: PROMOTIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS

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When your family needs a boat that truly does it all, the Lowe Fish & Ski FS185 is the perfect Water Utility Vehicle. It's designed to match the requirements for most every watersports activity.  For angling, it features a lighted aft livewell with timer plus a large in-floor rod locker with organizer. For play, your crew can relax on the optional bow cushions w/combing pads while enjoying the sweet sounds from the Fusion® stereo with dock for iPod®  in the redesigned console. For added comfort & utility, the new flip-up aft bench quickly converts from seating to open fishing deck. With your choice of Mercury® outboard (up to 150 hp) they’re as fish & fun ready as they get.

  • All welded construction
  • 16 oz. marine carpet
  • Acrylic console w/ glove box, full windshield & soft grip wheel
  • Plug & play instrumentation –tach, speed, fuel & trim
  • Fusion® Marine digital AM/FM stereo w/MP3 plug in
  • Driver’s seat w/ fore/aft slider
  • Movable pedestal fishing seat w/ 5 seat bases
  • Aft flip-up seat/fish deck conversion bench
  • Bow, stern & starboard storage compartments
  • Aft deck aerated livewell (19 gal.) w/ timer
  • Bow in-floor storage locker
  • Extra-large 7’ port rod locker
  • Optional aft boarding ladder w/ swim platform
  • Painted bunk trailer w/ swing tongue
  • 5 color options – Metallic silver, Metallic black, red, white & blue

Lowe factory packaged boats are available with various horsepower Mercury® outboards. Standard equipment and options may vary from model to model. See charts for details.

Approx. Hull Weight 1,700 lb 612 kg
Beam 96" 2.41m
Bottom Width 83" 2.1m
Fuel Capacity 32 gal 144l
Hull Gauge .100" 2.5mm
Max. HP Capacity 150 hp, kicker motor 9.9 hp 111 kw
Max. Person Capacity 7  
Max. Person Weight Capacity 1,115 lb 506 kg
Max. Weight Capacity 1,759 lb 798 kg
Overall Length 18' 5" 5.56m
Transom Height 25" .64m
Lowe Boats Lifetime Limited Warranty

Lowe Limited Warranty

Lowe Boats is respected for taking its warranty obligations to you very seriously. We are also well known for highly dependable and trouble-free products. However should a warranty issue occur, our goal is to make your warranty experience as hassle-free as possible and get you back on the water as quickly as possible.

Hull Seam Limited Warranty

Lowe will repair or replace any structural defect in material or workmanship in the hull seams reported during original purchaser's ownership.

Hull Limited Warranty

Lowe will repair or replace a defect in any other part of the hull reported within (10) years of the date of delivery to the original purchaser, following a pro rated schedule.

Deck Limited Warranty

Lowe will replace or repair plywood decks at a Lowe facility free of charge for materials and labor to the original purchaser.

Seat Limited Warranty

Lowe will replace or repair any defective seat bases & backs reported within (5) years of the date of delivery to the original purchaser.

Components Warranty

Your Lowe dealer can provide complete warranty information for all accessories & components not manufactured by Lowe for (1) year.

See your Lowe dealer or contact the Lowe Customer Service Department for a complete copy of the Lowe Boats Lifetime limited product warranty.

  • Carpet
  • 16 oz. marine carpet (charcoal)
  • Cleats
  • 4 mooring cleats
  • Console
  • 4:1 Anti-feedback steering
  • Control panel w/switches
  • Dual acrylic consoles w/full walk-thru windshield
  • Drink Holders
  • 6 cupholders
  • Forward Aerated Livewell
  • Lighted aerated livewell w/timer
  • Gauges
  • Plug & play instruments: tach, speed, fuel & trim gauge
  • Passenger Seats
  • Helm seat w/ slider
  • Rear conversion bench seat
  • Radio
  • Fusion Marine RA50 AM/FM stereo w/MP3 plug in, iPod dock & 6" speakers (2)
  • Rear Aerated Livewell
  • 19-gal. aft aerated livewell
  • Rod locker(s)
  • 7' locking port rod locker
  • Seat Bases
  • 6
  • Storage Compartments
  • Bulk head storage - open
  • Front & rear deck storage
  • In-floor battery storage
  • Locking glove box
  • Starboard gear storage
  • Windshield
  • Full windshield
  • Bow & Stern Eyes
  • Stainless steel
  • Decks & Floor
  • Aft fishing deck
  • Bow fishing deck
  • Pressure treated plywood floors w/limited lifetime warranty
  • Gunnels
  • Stretch‐Form Extruded Gunnel
  • Hull Bottom
  • Extruded lifting strakes
  • Full length heavy duty extruded keel
  • Hull Type
  • Reverse chine hull design
  • NMMA Certified
  • Yes
  • Transom
  • Transom power bar
  • Welded or Riveted
  • All welded
  • Bilge Pump
  • Bilge pump & aerator pump
  • Horn
  • 1 horn
  • Lighting (Nav)
  • Yes
  • Lighting Interior
  • Bow courtesy light
  • Cockpit courtesy light
  • Receptacle
  • 12V
  • Battery Charger
  • Dual bank battery charger
  • Boarding Ladder
  • Swim platform & ladder
  • Canvas
  • Rope ratchet mooring cover (dealer installed)
  • Side & aft curtains (w/rear bench conversion) - grey
  • Side & aft curtains - black
  • Stand up top w/tonneau cover (w/rear bench conversion) - grey
  • Stand up top w/tonneau cover - black
  • Colors
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Metallic silver
  • Red
  • White
  • Engines
  • 90 EXLPT (4 strk)
  • 115 EXLPT (4 strk)
  • 150 XL (4 strk)
  • 150 EXLPT OptiMax
  • 150 XL Verado
  • Fishing
  • Aerated 19 gallon livewell w/timer
  • Bow & stern fishing deck
  • Bow storage
  • Port 7' rod locker
  • Stern fishing deck
  • Furniture & Flooring
  • Bow rider cushions & rails
  • Centric deluxe pedestal seat
  • Deluxe pedestal helm seat
  • Deluxe pedestal passenger seat
  • Pedestal fishing seat assembly
  • Ski Tow
  • Custom ski tow (tower)
  • Ski tow (tripod)
  • Spare tire & Bracket
  • Downrigger bracket
  • Spare tire - galvanized
  • Spare tire - painted
  • Stereo & Sound
  • Fusion Marine RA200G AM/FM stereo w/weather band, VHF, MP3 plug in, iPod dock & 6" speakers (2)
  • Tie Downs
  • Ratchet tie downs (1 pair)
  • Trailers
  • Galvanized swing tongue trailer
  • Transom saver
  • Dealer installed

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