The Captain finds the sweet spot in an entry level Sea Fox.

 

The Captain has found a new ham-and-pineapple boat. Loved by all and fit for almost any occasion, the Sea Fox 186 Commander is the perfect Cape York crusader or perch predator.

 

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Sea Fox have been building consoles for years – and every trick has been crammed into the 186. The Captain’s favourite feature is the chunky gunwale. You could practically waltz across the top while leading a barra – they’re seriously wide and sturdy.

 

The Carolina-Flared bow sweeps down to midships, but you don’t feel exposed to the elements. The high freeboard and self-draining decks inspire offshore missions. The 19-degree dead-rise finds the sweet spot between wave piercer and casting platform.

 

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Ride is super-smooth and quiet, thanks to a foam-filled hull wrapped around a timber-free construction. What’s more, it’s washing up on Australian shores with the very appealing price tag from $56,950 – which includes a 150hp Evinrude and life-time hull warranty.

 

SEA FOX 186 COMMANDER

Length: 5.6m

Beam: 2.4m

Dead-rise: 19 degrees

Seating capacity: 7

Dry weight: 998kg

Fuel capacity: 189L

Standard HP: 115HP

Maximum HP: 150HP

Starting from: $$56,950 with 115HP outboard (no trailer)

Price as tested: $79,950 with 150HP Evinrude E-TEC H.O. and Oceanic trailer

 

Contact:

JSW Powersports (07) 5529 2616

www.jswpowersports.com.au

www.seafoxboats.com.au