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Boat Reviews By Owners

2001 -- 18' 5" SCOUT

Model: 185 SF

Cockpit: Center console. Tackle center built into leaning post takes 3 plano type 3600 tackle boxes + more room. I really prefer a leaning post to seats; standing, I can see debris (and breaking fish!)in the water that I might not see sitting + it makes for less cluttered deck. Lots of storage inside console and front deck.

Cabin: n/a

Construction: Beautiful design that is well executed. All premium fittings used, good gel coat finished on backs of hatches & doors, no sharp fiberglass anywhere. The little details are well done.

Handling: Air-assist hull has good hole-shot. I use it both to pull a wakeboarder or tuber and also for fishing. Most of my fishing is in the fall for breaking stripers in Chesapeake Bay/tribs and a fall/winter chop can pound this 1450 pound hull at times. Excellent boat to chase breaking fish.

Engine Room: originally came with 2000 130 Yamaha, have repowered with 2002 F115 Yamaha. The 4-stroke 115 is wonderful - quiet, very economical, and seems to be more powerful than the 130 2-stroke. With 18 pitch Yamaha performance prop, I go 40 mph at 5400 rpm - just to burn off carbon at the end of the day. This is the perfect motor for this boat - no need for a V-6 150.

General Comments: Beautiful boat to look at; lots of compliments at the ramp.Easy size for 1 person to handle at the launch ramp. The little things are nicely done - even the cream color is better than stark white which can be blinding on a sunny day. When I was shopping, I narrowed my choice to this Scout or the similar 185cc Edgewater. I don't think you could go wrong with either boat - in my case, I had an excellent local Scout dealer vs a distant and unknown Edgewater dealer.

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Date Submitted: 2004-12-23

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