By Timmy McNamee
Boat Test #1635
The Hurricane 187 OB is known within the deck boat realm, as one of the best deck boats of all time. Deck boats can be a acquired taste, though are commonly seen amongst a trend for many families, and new boat buyers looking for a boat that ultimately does it all with maximum space. From their open layouts, versitility, and genetics to take on shallow depths, deck boats have won the hearts of many looking for unlimited possibilities on the water.
The Hurricane 187, fits just right, not too big and not to small to maneuver and tow. The 8’5’ beam reflects it’s size from bow to stern, with an Uber open, yet safe bow area to sit and enjoy the room comfortably. The stainless steel grab handles and non skid deck surface make safety a priority. The front deck is wide allowing swimming activities ample room to stand and jump off and swim, with a convenient folding bow ladder for entry and exit ease, along side the anchor to moore and chill.
Throughout the 187 OB, Hurricane has a variety of options for colour scheme, carpeting, and dash amenities. Snap carpet and faux teak are a popular selection for durability and convenience in keeping clean. Fusion sound system, sport tower, tow bar, RBG lighting, underwater lighting, GPS, speedometer and compass are all available to be equipped. The 185 OB comes standard with a lengthy Bimini for maximum shade and coverage, along with a mooring cover. The self draining cockpit and storage space keeps mould and mildew minimal.
As one of the trendiest deck boats on the market, the Hurricane 187, and entire Hurricane line up are a go-to when shopping for the perfect family oriented boat. Owned by Godfrey boats, you can rest assured Hurricane delivers quality and performance for your best day on the water.
Beam: 8’ 5”
Weight: 3,575 lbs
Fuel: 36 g
Max HP: 250 hp
Capacity: 10 ppl
Additional Options: $1,000 – $5,000
For more information: www.hurricaneboats.com