Crownline 180BR

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Crownline 180BR

Crownline 180BR 2005)

At time when Australian boating is awash imported sterndrive-powered it can difficult to sure you’re the best for your Dave Lockwood newcomer Crownline the microscope discovers it’s

Any boatbuilder to offer lifetime structural on its and decks, lifetime warranty the treated-timber and underfloor stiffeners, and lifetime warranty the engine deserves consideration. add five of cover the upholstery, stainless-steel deck and against blistering and have a that takes beating. Literally.

factory warranty offered on boats is, to the American company, best in class. This to nice know because, they are primarily for waterways, at some of huge production of trailerboats destined to a swathe our often harbours, rivers, and bays.

is a new face the American scene, one few remaining boatbuilders, and progressive yard designers aren’t to think the square. than four after its boat was in 1991, boatbuilder opened state-of-the-art manufacturing And soon it had and shipped than 45,000 to dealers the United Canada, Europe, America and And now

While it considered one the top big American today, Crownline a relatively model lineup just 22 There are bowriders, three boats, three cabins and weekender-style sportscruisers. other words, boatbuilder has to what does best building those boats-to-go that all know bowriders.

So do the bowriders differ the flood other American washing up our shores? the big the boats especially spacious, finished than pop-out production and nicely Yet despite premium appearance, remain keenly

Take the entry-level 180BR, subject of review. At with a MerCruiser petrol motor, this is good At $41,990 the maximum 220hp 4.3lt engine as it’s still value and really fun, drive to

The Sydney dealer went better and of supplying BMT package that’s Yankee for boat/motor/trailer they put boat on Australian-made trailer brakes. In years testing I’ve had least one trailer fail, with Sydney package you hit the road safe the knowledge the trailer last the


of the biggest sellers, 180BR, debuted at last Sydney Boat Then, as I thought standard of was a above your production boat. deck gear grabrails to cleats is steel; the supporting the safety-glass windscreen also stainless — not — while mouldings such the full liner in bow are and fair.

by that warranty, the upholstery was stitched, while through-hull fittings chrome-plated brass that you on boats to be in the On its and afloat, 180BR was good-looking rig. demonstrator had yellow hull standard silver pack, but are options up to solid ruby-coloured with racing

Crownline has generous with 180’s dimensions it is big beamy for your The gunwales a lot than many that have interiors. As you gain lot more volume on Crownline. The hull is deep, with of freeboard buoyancy to bumpy bays busy rivers taking on when you cruiser or wake.

Storage another strength. seat bases the bow open on hinges to carpet-lined holds; a central underfloor ski with removable small sidepockets; lockable glovebox; nets either of the in which can dry towels.

However, with most bowriders used for lake where owners to moor pontoons, there no dedicated well in bow. So need to the anchor, and rope one of lined underseat areas or in a tub.


Plenty thought has into the layout on 180BR. The has ergonomic backrests in bow pit, fully-adjustable helm with a bolster on driver’s side, a nice rear lounge. padded engine lid serves a sunpad scrambling up swim ladder the boarding

While the had cockpit it wasn’t snap-out variety. as to expected on boats, drinkholders in abundance. liked the the canopy cleverly concealed the engine where I found a Igloo icebox taking lunch

The carbon-look inserts and grey helm harboured a spread of engine gauges were re-badged — backed a lifetime remember? — a switch linked to neat fuse You also a Sony player, tilt and throttle your fingertips.


beamy hull 18 degrees deadrise at transom, so a bit than, say, Sea Ray Cobalt. The is excellent and easy at 11-15 (21-29kmh) at to 2400rpm. boat sat at fast and social speed of 22kt (42kmh) 3000rpm.

With engine upgrade, boat was snappy drive in 30kt at 3500rpm you will to watch fuel supply you’re planning long summer’s on the Depending on tide and top speed from 42.2kt to 44.1kt which is than 50mph the measure a sporty in my

But with adults riding the cockpit nothing by of gear people in bow, plus moderate deadrise, 180BR chattered bit over winter wind However, expect ride to with a even distribution weight and heavier payload, things like anchor and couple of sitting in bow.

Piece all together you can why Crownline been winning American JD Awards. These are all customer satisfaction brand loyalty than advertising and industry

Crownline 180BR

A smart, high-volume boat, 180BR is to launch and a of trailerboaters a path adventure Down this summer. that’s missing a jewel the crown way of annual owner’s and an club like offered by factory in One day,

Meantime, all backing by of warranties only make us feel comfortable about aboard a


Nice efficiencies and comforts

Excellent that’s less orientated

Saltwater quality with stainless-steel fittings

value and boat for bucks

Solid from a that enjoys business


dedicated anchor

No wind between bow cockpit for in winter

fuel capacity

deadrise and hull dances when lightly

Crownline 180BR
Crownline 180BR
Crownline 180BR
Crownline 180BR
Crownline 180BR
Crownline 180BR
Crownline 180BR

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