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2016 185 Bowrider

It has won design awards and the hearts of thousands of families. Maybe it’s about the options: two seating configurations, two sterndrive engine choices and a host of add-ons that allow you to make the 185 anything you want it to be; fishing, water sports and more. It’s all ahead of you when you have the 185 behind you. Get started today!


Length overall:18'0" 5.49 m
Beam:7'7" 2.29 m
Weight:2,335 lbs 1,060 kg
Max People Weight:1,030 lbs 525 kg
Fuel capacity:28 gal 106 L
People capacity:8 US 7 CE
Engine:220 HP



• Beam Forward Design with high gunnels provides more passenger space, under-seat storage and safety.
• Standard integrated platform and optional platform extension create the ideal staging area for watersports or to simply enjoy in-the-water social time.
• Available Flight Series or Fishing Package can customize the 185 to suit your family's needs.
• Optional 4.3L Mercury sterndrive powerplant propels this "rocket" to more than 50 mph.

Why Bayliner?

Since 1957, countless families have found their way into boating with Bayliner. They've remained so loyal to the brand—thanks to our commitment to delivering exceptional quality, thoughtful design and dependable simplicity—that Bayliner is more loved and more chosen today than practically all its competitors. Bayliner's broad, versatile lineup of Bowrider, Deck Boat, Cuddy and Cruiser models helps you get out on the water effortlessly, doing the things you love and creating meaningful, lasting memories.

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