Frontier 1860

Jon Boat

Extra-rugged and built to suit your needs.



Built tough and designed for maximum utility, the Frontier 1860 jon boat gives you all the space and amenities you need for fishing, hunting or work applications. Commercial-grade construction standards mean the Frontier 1860 can withstand year after year of heavy use. Maximum strength and durability are ensured with SuperLock™ all-aluminum .100 gauge, 5052 H-34 construction with closely-spaced cross-rib substructures and solid extruded center keel. Maximum performance is ensured with a VorTrac™ 3½° V at the transom and variable deadrise to the bow to provide the ultimate smooth, dry ride. Take to the water with confidence in the Frontier 1860.

  • All-welded, all-aluminum construction
  • NMMA certified
  • Stern deck with pedestal seat base
  • Heavy-duty extruded aluminum accessory receiver gunnel
  • Heavy-duty transom knee brace
  • Aluminum floor
  • Cleats (4)
  • Integrated trim tabs
  • Dead grass green paint standard
  • 5 color options: black, metallic silver, red, white, and blue
  • Optional hand-applied camo paint available in 4 color patterns: Mossy Oak® Shadow Grass, Mossy Oak Break Up, Reelfoot® River Bottoms, or Reelfoot Grass Lands

Important options include: your choice of Mercury® tiller outboard; custom-fit Lowe bunk trailer selection; a MotorGuide® trolling motor; Rough Liner™ spray-in floor liner; and a fish package with pedestal fishing seat & post, battery tray, navigation lights, trolling motor harness and bilge pump.

Lowe boats are available with various horsepower Mercury tiller and remote control outboards. Standard equipment and options may vary from model to model. See charts for details.

Approx. Hull Weight 601 lb 273 kg
Beam 85" 2.16m
Bottom Width 60" 1.42m
Hull Gauge .100" 2.54mm
Max. HP Capacity 60 hp 45 kw
Max. Person Capacity 6  
Max. Person Weight Capacity 846 lb 384 kg
Max. Weight Capacity 1,600 lb 726 kg
Overall Length 18' 5.49m
Side Depth 24" .61m
Transom Height 20" .5m
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.

  • Seat Bases
  • Rear pedestal base
  • Decks & Floor
  • Aluminum
  • Gunnels
  • Heavy duty receiver gunnel
  • Hull Bottom
  • Extruded center keel w/formed in keels
  • NMMA Certified
  • Yes
  • Stringer System
  • Super durable pressed-in cross rib construction
  • Transom
  • Aluminum w/transom drain plug, Heavy duty transom knee brace
  • Welded or Riveted
  • All welded
  • Colors
  • Mossy Oak Break-up
  • Mossy Oak Shadow Grass
  • Olive drab paint (std)
  • Reelfoot Grasslands
  • Reelfoot River Bottoms (camo)
  • Engines
  • Jet modification (remove partial center strake)
  • 25 ELH tiller
  • Jet modification-27" transom (remove partial center strake)
  • 30 ELHPT tiller
  • 40 ELHPT tiller
  • 50 ELHPT tiller
  • 60 ELHPT tiller
  • Fishing
  • Bow Pedestal Fishing Seat
  • Fish pkg. (pedestal seat w/post & base, battery tray, navigation lights, trolling motor harness & bilge pump)
  • FW46FB MotorGuide (42"/46"/12V) - Dealer Installed
  • FW46FB MotorGuideĀ® (42", 46#, 12V) trolling motor & wiring harness - dealer installed
  • Trolling Motor Harness
  • Universal Port Rod / Gun Storage Box
  • Furniture & Flooring
  • Pedestal seat w/post & base
  • Spare tire & Bracket
  • Spare Tire - galvanized
  • Spare Tire - painted
  • Transducer bracket (factory installed)
  • Tie Downs
  • Ratchet tie downs (1 pair)
  • Trailers
  • Galvanized bunk trailer
  • Galvanized swing tongue trailer
  • Galvanized swing tongue trailer w/vinyl bunks
  • Jet modification-27" transom (remove partial center strake)
  • Painted bunk trailer

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