2018 Bay Craft 185 Flats Edition

The Bay Craft 185 Flats Edition has a one piece molded deck, cockpit liner, and fish boxes. This design gives the boat a stronger unibody construction. The 185 Flats Edition's detailed finish is second to none, diamond plated nonskid throughout for excellent grip and easy cleaning. Having the largest compartments in the industry for a flats boat in its size. This boat has lockable rod lockers and deep gutters on all hatches for extra dry storage. With a self bailing cockpit and wide walk around fishing gunwales. This hull was designed for versatile performance, it has the ability to handle bay waters with a dry comfortable ride and on the same day guide yourself through the flats effortlessly.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Bay Craft
Model: 185 Flats Edition
Year: 2018
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 18'5 ft
Beam: 7'10 ft
Max Draft: 0'11 ft
Min Draft: 0'10 ft
Dry Weight: 980 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Type: Outboard


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 32 gal


Boat Class: Flats Boats, Center Consoles, Bay Boats
Standard Features
  • Encapsulated Divinycell high density, closed cell foam core construction with premium resins
  • Molded fiberglass stringer system bonded to hull and foam filled
  • High density composite cored transom
  • Premium gel-coat finish formulated to provide superior UV protection
  • Diamond plate non-skid for excellent grip and easy cleaning
  • All hatches have deep gutters for dry storage
  • Flush mounted, recessed stainless steel hinges on all hatches with cable restraint straps
  • Self-bailing cockpit
  • Lenco electric trim tabs with 12X12 stainless steel tabs
  • Large anchor storage
  • 28 gal. oval live well plumbed with cool running pump and adjustable aerator
  • Two 36 gal. stern storage compartments/ fish box - Optional plumbed release well
  • Automatic / manual bilge pump with built in float switch
  • Wide gunwale for walk around fishing
  • Flush inter-graded lockable rod storage compartment
  • LED cockpit lights for all your night fishing needs
  • Flip up stern anchor light and a removable bow one mile 225-degree pole light with stainless base cover
  • Center console panel with illuminated switches
  • Fish On stainless steel triple center console rod holders
  • Stainless steel console hand rails
  • Center console with front seat and trolling motor battery storage
  • Huge bow dry storage compartment with gas lift
  • Port and starboard hatches for easy access to pumps, battery and wiring
  • Stainless steel bow 6" pull up cleat
  • Flush stainless steel pop up gas fill
  • Finger grip stainless steel wheel with speed knob
  • Uflex zero torque rotary tilt steering system
  • Surge protector fuel vent
  • EPA Certified 32 gal. aluminum baffled fuel tank system
  • High- impact snag- free UV resistant marine grade rub rail
  • All hardware standard or optional made of the finest stainless steel

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