2018 Boston Whaler 230 Vantage

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McCarthys Marine Sales - Brielle, NJ 08730
Primary Color
Glacier Green Gelcoat Hull
Stock #
Boston Whaler
230 Vantage
Length Overall
24' 0"


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2018 230 Boston Whaler 230 Vantage
Mercury 350HP Verado Engine
Glacier Green Gelcoat Hull
Stainless Steel Anchor
Anchor Windlass
Bow Cushion
Bow Table
Fiberglass Hardtop
Stainless Steel Windshield Cap
Corian Countertop w/SS Rail
Fishing Package
Battery Charging System
Freshwater Shower
Weather Curtain
Cockpit Cover
Stereo/Satellite Radio
VHF Radio (Raymarine)
Premium Audio Package
Vessel View Display
12" Raymarine ES128 Electronic/Nav Package


Follow the status quo and you won't earn the National Marine Manufacturers Association's Innovation Award; but challenge the status quo and awards may come your way…especially if you do it well. The dual-console 230 Vantage® received the Innovation Award for expanding the possibilities capable in a 23-foot boat. For starters, seating is top-notch, and it delivers incredible comfort and rugged luxury with impressive power and capability so every crew can journey longer and farther in comfort, with Whaler confidence that goes to the core.

Key Features
  • Spacious bow seating area accommodates an optional stowable table.
  • Like the smooth-riding hull, the crisp console is all about confident control.
  • Port seating adjusts readily to your needs and stows plenty of gear.
  • Next-level aft seating stows seamlessly to expand a large cockpit area for fishing or entertaining.
  • Standard 225-hp Mercury® FourStroke Verado® engine.
  • Optional Fishing Package includes a 14-gallon livewell, fishing station, raw-water washdown, transom-mounted rod holders and more.
  • Comfortable head featuring a molded sink with drain and lockable entry door.
  • L.O.A. (on centerline, from bow to engine mounting location): 23 ft. 2 in. (7.06 m)
  • L.O.A. (with platforms): 24 ft. 7 1/2 in. (7.51 m)
  • Beam: 8 ft. 6 in. (2.59 m)
  • Draft: 17 in. (0.43 m)
  • Weight (dry, no engine): 3,900 lb. (1,769 kg)
  • Weight (with engines, fuel and water, if applicable): 5,450 lb. (2,472 kg)
  • Maximum Weight Capacity: 3,000 lb. (1,361 kg)
  • Swamped Capacity: 4,000 lb. (1,814 kg)
  • Height (keel to highest point): 6 ft. 10 in.
  • Height (lowest tip underwater gear, in down position, to top of windshield/hardtop): 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Persons Capacity: 10
  • Maximum Horsepower: 350 hp (261 kW)
  • Minimum Horsepower: 225 hp (168 kW)
  • Deadrise at Transom: 20
  • Fuel Capacity: 111 gal. (420.18 L)
  • Water Capacity: 18 gal. (68.13 L)
  • Livewell Volume: 14 gal. (52.9 L)
  • Maximum Engine Weight: 700 lb. (318 kg)
  • Transom Height: 25 in. (0.64 m)
  • Bridge Clearance: 5 ft. 4 in. (1.63 m)
  • Bridge Clearance with Tow Arch: 8 ft. 2 3/4 in. (2.51 m)
  • Package Boat Specs (with trailer/engine up): 29 ft. 6 in.L x 8 ft. 6 in.W x 11 ft. 8 in.H
  • Bridge Clearance with Sun-Top: 7 ft. 4 in. (2.24 m)
  • European Certification: C
Standard Equipment
  • All hardware 316-L stainless steel
  • All rails welded 316-L stainless steel
  • 28" interior freeboard
  • 8" stainless steel cleats - bow (2), stern with stainless steel hawse pipes (2), pop-up spring line (2)
  • Anchor storage
  • Bow and stern eyes
  • Cockpit coaming bolsters
  • Cockpit courtesy lights - dual color blue/white
  • Drink holders (8)
  • Extended integral swim platform with recessed telescoping dive ladder and grab rail
  • Gunnel-mounted stainless steel rod holders (4)
  • Heavy-duty rub rail
  • Motorwell drains (2)
  • Self-bailing cockpit sole
  • Stainless steel grab rails
  • Stern stainless steel hawse pipes with drink holders (2)
  • Transom door with stainless steel latch
Cockpit Utility Center
  • Cutting board
  • Sink with drain
  • Stainless steel grab rail
  • YETI cooler (35 qt)
Bow Area
  • 12-V receptacle
  • Bow bolsters
  • Bow cushions with backrests
  • Bow walkthrough block off panel
  • Drink holders (4)
  • Fiberglass lids with latches
  • Recessed storage/cup holder compartment
  • Welded stainless steel forward grab rails
  • Access panel to electronics
  • Cast stainless steel steering wheel with urethane grip
  • Compass
  • Courtesy light
  • Dash visor
  • Drink holders (2)
  • Electronics mounting surface
  • Fender holder
  • Helm and companion footrests
  • Instrumentation and electrical switch panel with circuit breaker protection
  • Storage bucket
  • Tempered glass windshield
  • Trash door
  • Windshield wiper (starboard)
  • Dash visor
  • Interior light
  • Lockable entry door
  • Molded sink with drain
  • Portable head with pump-out
  • Stainless steel grab rail
  • Stainless steel storage hooks (2)
  • Bow seating area with lounge backrests (port and starboard)
  • Convertible port lounge seat with storage
  • Custom helm seat with high/low pedestal
  • Fold-out stern seat with backrest
  • Bow anchor locker with drain and anchor storage rack
  • Captain's pocket storage
  • Console storage with stainless steel latch and storage system for life jackets, dock lines, and fenders
  • Head storage compartment
  • In-floor ski/rod storage locker (lockable)
  • Insulated bow storage lockers (port and starboard drains)
  • Under gunnel storage shelves
  • 225 XL L6 DTS Mercury® Verado engine with power steering
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Dual battery trays with switch
  • Electric horn
  • Engine fuel/water separator
  • Freshwater system (18 gallons) with cockpit sink sprayer and head sink sprayer
  • Fuel tank (111 gallons) (plastic with barrier coat)
  • LED navigation lights
  • Recessed electric trim tabs with indicators
  • SmartCraft deluxe gauge package
  • Stainless steel propeller
  • Tilt steering
  • Transducer mount area
Engine Options
  • 225 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury® Verado engine (standard engine): 225 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury® Verado engine with power steering (standard engine)
  • 250 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury Verado FourStroke engine: with power steering and fuel/water separator
  • 300 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury Verado FourStroke engine: with power steering (91 octane fuel recommended)
  • 300 XL L6 DTS White Mercury Verado FourStroke engine: with power steering (91 octane fuel recommended)
  • 350 XL L6 DTS White Mercury Verado FourStroke: engine with hydraulic power steering (91 octane fuel recommended)
  • 350 XL L6 DTS Black Mercury Verado FourStroke: engine with hydraulic power steering (91 octane fuel recommended)
Electronics Options
  • Premium audio package - includes: amp, premium speakers (6), subwoofer: Premium audio package (must select stereo option) - includes: amp, premium speakers (6), subwoofer
  • Raymarine Axiom 9 RV 9" Electronics / Navigation Package: (GPS/chart plotter/fishfinder)(RealVision 3D, DownVision, SideVision and Chirp Transom Transducer)(Navionics Chart Card: North America/Canada)
  • Raymarine Ray52 VHF Radio
  • Raymarine eS128 12.1" Electronics / Navigation Package: (GPS/chart plotter/fishfinder)(600 watt thru hull transducer)(Chirp DownVision Sonar)(Navionics Chart Card: North America/Canada)
  • Satellite radio - Sirius satellite receiver with antenna: (must select stereo option)
  • Raymarine Satellite Weather: (requires monthly subscription)(must select navigation package)
  • Tower mounted speakers with amp: (must select watersports tower, stereo and premium audio package)
  • Stereo - Fusion® AM/FM with waterproof speakers (4): Stereo - Fusion® AM/FM with waterproof speakers (4) and MP3/USB inputs (Fusion Bluetooth enabled)
  • Vessel View 4" display: (replaces SmartCraft deluxe gauges) (network connections to Raymarine with Navigation Package)
  • Vessel View Mobile
Notable Options/Accessories
  • Active Engine Trim: (Mercury option that automatically adjusts drive trim based on speed)
  • Air compressor system
  • Anchor windlass - low profile with rode and anchor: (with through hull anchor system) (not compatible with beach boarding ladder)
  • Anchor (stainless steel): Anchor (stainless steel)(must select anchor windlass)(not compatible with beach boarding ladder)
  • Beach boarding ladder: (not compatible with optional bow rail, stainless steel anchor or anchor windlass)
  • Battery charging system
  • Bow tow eye
  • Corian countertop at utility center with stainless steel rail
  • Fishing package - includes: livewell (14 gallons) with light, washdown, toe rails, rod holders (2): Fishing package - includes: livewell (14 gallons) with light, raw water washdown, stainless steel toe rails with under gunnel storage shelf, stainless steel transom mounted rod holders (2)
  • Flooring (maintenance free synthetic teak): Flooring (maintenance free synthetic teak)(cockpit)
  • Freshwater shower - bow and stern sprayers
  • Grey water system
  • Hardtop (fiberglass) - includes: navigation light, tow bit, aluminum tower: Hardtop (fiberglass) - includes: navigation light (replaces standard mast light), tow bit, welded aluminum frame tower
  • Rails - bow rail
  • Rails - split bow rail
  • Rails - black rub-rail (standard)
  • Rails - white rub-rail with stainless steel insert
  • Raw water washdown
  • Seating - bow filler cushion
  • Sunshade at cockpit (black or blue)(must select hardtop)
  • Table - bow table with dedicated storage
  • Tow arch: (not compatible with watersports tower or fiberglass hardtop)
  • Trailer - aluminum with disc brakes, dual torsion axles, guide-on stanchions, LED lights, radial tires, spare tire
  • Wakeboard racks: (must select watersports tower)
  • Windshield cap (stainless steel)
  • Watersports tower - includes: navigation light, rod holders (4), tow bit, aluminum tower: Watersports tower - includes: navigation light (replaces standard mast light), rod holders (4), tow bit, welded aluminum frame tower
Canvas Options
  • Bimini top for watersports tower: (must select watersports tower)
  • Cockpit cover: (includes bow and cockpit)(black or blue)
  • Pedestal seat cover (black or blue)
  • Port lounge cover
  • Sun-top with boot (black or blue) and stainless steel fittings: Sun-top with boot (black or blue) and stainless steel fittings (not compatible with watersports tower or hardtop)
  • Weather curtain set - side, forward and aft curtains (black or blue): Weather curtain set - side, forward and aft curtains (black or blue) (must select sun-top with boot or fiberglass hardtop) (not compatible with watersports tower)



Max HP
350 hp (261 kW)


Length Overall
24 ft. 7 1⁄2 in. (7.51 m)
8 ft. 6 in. (2.59 m)
17 in. (0.43 m)
Dry Weight
3,900 lb. (1,769 kg)
Max Person Capacity
10 persons
Fuel Capacity
111 gal. (420.18 L)
Max Carry Load
3,000 lb. (1,361 kg)


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