Deep-V Boat

Lowe Boats
Fish And Ski

A Water Utility Vehicle for Familes who Love to do it All



Versatile, stylish and fully equipped for serious fishing and watersports action, the FS 185 is all aces. Designed to suit the needs and preferences of today’s active boaters, the FS 185 offers great fishing amenities including an aerated livewell, a lockable rod locker, moveable pedestal fishing seats and much more. For play, the premium Fusion® stereo with iPod® dock handles the soundtrack, while the powerful Mercury® outboard engine (up to 150 hp) fuels hours of wakeboarding, skiing or tubing. Comfortable bow seating encourages relaxation, and a flip-up aft bench converts easily from a plush perch to a wide-open fishing deck. Top-quality Lowe construction means lasting durability is built right in. Do it all and enjoy it more with the FS 185.

  • 16 oz. charcoal 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, iPod dock & 6” speakers (2)
  • Helm seat on locking pedestal w/ slider
  • Movable pedestal fishing seat w/ seat bases
  • Aft flip-up seat/fish deck conversion bench
  • Bow, stern & starboard storage compartments
  • Aft deck aerated livewell (19 gal.)
  • Bow in-floor storage locker
  • Large 7’ locking port rod locker
  • Optional aft boarding ladder w/ swim platform
  • New color options: Blue Flame, Bay, Red, Black, Silver and White

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.


Overall Length 18' 5" 5.56m
Beam 96" 2.41m
Bottom Width 84" 2.13 m
Max HP Capacity 175 hp, kicker motor 9.9 hp 130.50 kw kicker motor 7.38 kw
Approx. Basic Hull Weight 1,700 lb 612 kg
Max Person Capacity 7  
Max Person Weight Capacity 1,115 lb 506 kg
Max Weight Capacity 1,777 lb 806.03 kg
Fuel Capacity 32 gal 144l
Hull Gauge .100" 2.5mm
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
  • Mooring Cleats (4)
  • Console
  • 4:1 Anti-feedback steering
  • Control panel w/switches
  • Dual acrylic consoles w/full walk-thru windshield
  • Drink Holders
  • Cupholders (6)
  • Forward Aerated Livewell
  • Lighted aerated livewell w/timer
  • Gauges
  • Plug & play instruments: tach, speed, fuel & trim gauges
  • 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 seat bases
  • Storage Compartments
  • 32 gal Diumal fuel system
  • 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 bow eye
  • 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; all-aluminum
  • Bilge Pump
  • Bilge pump & aerator pump (800 gpm)
  • Horn
  • 1 horn
  • Lighting (Nav)
  • Yes
  • Lighting Interior
  • Bow courtesy light
  • Cockpit courtesy light
  • Receptacle
  • 12V dash receptacle
  • Battery Charger
  • Dual bank battery charger
  • Boarding Ladder
  • Swim platform & ladder
  • Canvas
  • Rope ratchet mooring cover (dealer installed)
  • Side & aft curtains w/tonneau cover - black
  • Side & aft curtains w/tonneau cover (w/rear bench conversion) - grey
  • Stand up top - black
  • Stand up top (w/rear bench conversion) - grey
  • Colors
  • Black
  • Blue Flame
  • Bright White
  • Metallic silver
  • Red
  • Engines
  • 90 EXLPT Mercury (4 strk) (cable steering)
  • 115 EXLPT Mercury (4 strk) (cable steering)
  • 115 EXLPT Mercury (4 strk) (hydraulic steering)
  • 150 XL Mercury (4 strk) (hydraulic steering included)
  • 150 XL Mercury Pro XS OptiMax (2 strk) (hydraulic steering included)
  • 150 XL Mercury Verado (4 Strk) (hydraulic steering included)
  • 175 L Mercury Pro XS Optimax (2 strk) (hydraulic steering included)
  • 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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Lowrance Mark 5X Depth Finder
  • Lowrance X4 Pro Depth Finder
  • 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
  • Trailers
  • Galvanized swing tongue trailer
  • Transom saver
  • Dealer installed

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FS185 Overhead Closed

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