2019 Boston Whaler 180 Dauntless

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Boston Whaler
180 Dauntless



The 180 Dauntless® invites on-water adventure of every type. Anglers benefit from ample amenities, space and control, while watersports fans will love the powerful yet nimble performance. Every passenger will appreciate the comfort and style that denotes Boston Whaler's emphasis on true quality, as well as the confidence Whaler inspires every time.

Key Features
  • Six console-mounted rod holders keep your rods right within reach.
  • Lockable console storage compartment keeps valuable items safe and secure.
  • Reversible pilot seat with locking backrest comes with a 54-quart slide-out carry-on cooler.
  • Integral swim platform features a telescoping ladder to make water access effortless.
  • Robust aft seating converts to form a wide casting deck.
  • Optional front console livewell, pedestal fishing seats and trolling motor panel.
  • Popular All-Activity Tower™ option adds more rod holders, a tow bit and additional watersports capability.
  • L.O.A.: 18 ft. 1 in. (5.51 m)
  • Draft: 12 in. (0.30 m)
  • Beam: 8 ft. 1 in. (2.46 m)
  • Weight (dry, no engine): 2,000 lb. (907 kg)
  • Weight (with engines, fuel and water, if applicable): 2,781 lb. (1,261 kg)
  • Maximum Weight Capacity: 2,000 lb. (907 kg)
  • Swamped Capacity: 3,300 lb. (1,496 kg)
  • Height (keel to lowest point): 5 ft. 10 in.
  • Height (lowest tip underwater gear, in down position, to top of windshield/hardtop): 7 ft. 2.5 in.
  • Persons Capacity: 8
  • Maximum Horsepower: 150 hp (112 kW)
  • Minimum Horsepower: 135 hp (100 kW)
  • Deadrise at Transom: 16
  • Fuel Capacity: 53 gal. (201 L)
  • Maximum Engine Weight: 530 lb. (240 kg)
  • Transom Height: 25 in. (0.63 m)
  • Livewell Volume: 15 gal. (56.78 L)/19.5 gal. optional (73.81 L)
  • Bridge Clearance (no top): 4 ft. 10 in. (1.47 m)
  • Bridge Clearance (with sun-top): 7 ft. 0 in. (2.13 m)
  • Package Boat Specs (with trailer/engine up): 24 ft. 0 in.L x 8 ft. 1 in.W x 7 ft. 9 in.H
  • European Certification: C
Standard Equipment
  • All hardware 316-L stainless steel
  • All rails welded 316-L stainless steel
  • 8" cleats - bow (2), stern (2), spring line (2)
  • Aft side rails
  • 20" interior freeboard
  • Bow and stern lifting eyes
  • Bow trolling motor flat
  • Forward drink holders (2)
  • Full-width aft casting platform
  • Garboard drain plug
  • Heavy-duty rub rail
  • Integral swim platform with telescoping ladder
  • Self-bailing cockpit sole
  • Stainless steel bow rail
  • Stern deck-mounted stainless steel rod holders (4)
  • Acrylic windshield
  • Compass
  • Eectrical switch panel with circuit breaker protection
  • Console access door with stainless steel latch
  • Console-mounted rod holders (6)
  • Drain with plug
  • Drink holders (2)
  • Electronics mounting surface
  • Fire extinguisher pocket
  • Insulated storage tub with lid on front of console
  • Stainless steel steering wheel with urethane grip
  • Stainless steel grab rail
  • Tackle drawers (2)
  • Reversible pilot seat with locking backrest and slide-out carry-on cooler (54 qt)
  • Forward console seat
  • Stern seat with folding backrest
  • Bow anchor locker with overboard drain
  • Storage in reversible pilot seat base
  • Lockable console storage
  • Storage under aft seating
  • 150 XL EFI Mercury FourStroke engine
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Battery box
  • Fuel tank (53 gallons)
  • Electric horn
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Navigation lights
  • SmartCraft deluxe gauge package
  • Stainless steel propeller
Engine Options
  • 150 XL EFI Mercury FourStroke engine (standard engine)
Electronics Options
  • Raymarine Axiom 7 DV 7" Electronics / Navigation Package: (GPS/chart plotter/fishfinder)(DownVision with CPT 100 transom transducer)(Navionics Chart Card: North America/Canada)
  • Raymarine Ray52 VHF Radio
  • Raymarine Axiom 7 RV 7" Electronics / Navigation Package: (GPS/chart plotter/fishfinder)(RealVision 3D, DownVision, SideVision and Chirp Transom Transducer)(Navionics Chart Card: North America/Canada)
  • Stereo - Fusion® AM/FM with waterproof speakers (2): Stereo - Fusion® AM/FM with waterproof speakers (2) and MP3/USB inputs (Fusion Bluetooth enabled)
  • Satellite radio - Sirius satellite receiver with antenna: (must select stereo option)
  • Vessel View Mobile
Notable Options/Accessories
  • Anchor roller: (not compatible with trolling motor panel) (not for use as anchor stowage)
  • All Activity Tower: (not compatible with ski pylon or tow arch) - includes: poling platform, ski and wakeboard racks, ski pylon
  • Bow tow eye
  • Rails - forward grab rails with drink holders: (deletes standard bow rail) (included in trolling motor panel)
  • Livewell at front of console: (not compatible with sun lounge)
  • Rails - split bow rail: (replaces standard bow rail) (not compatible with trolling motor panel)
  • Rails - black rub-rail (standard)
  • Rails - white rub-rail: (includes white graphics on Glacier Green and Light Blue hull side gelcoat options)
  • Raw water washdown: (included in reversible pilot seat with livewell)
  • Seating - pedestal fishing seats (2): Seating - pedestal fishing seats (2) (aft seat deleted with tow arch or All Activity Tower)
  • Seating - bow cushion (included in sun lounge)
  • Seating - sun lounge (bow cushion and sun lounge filler cushion): Seating - sun lounge (bow cushion and sun lounge filler cushion) (not compatible with livewell at front of console)
  • Seating - reversible pilot seat with livewell: (replaces slide-out carry-on cooler (54 qt)) - includes: fiberglass base, livewell (19.5 gallons) with blue interior, raw water washdown
  • Ski pylon: (not compatible with tow arch or All Activity Tower)
  • Tow arch (not compatible with ski pylon or All Activity Tower)
  • Trailer - aluminum with disc brakes, guide-on stanchions, LED lights, radial tires, spare tire, torsion axle
  • Trolling motor panel: (not compatible with anchor roller, split bow rail or sunshade at bow)(deletes standard bow rail) - includes: battery boxes for trolling motors (2), forward grab rails with drink holders, removable bow light
Canvas Options
  • Console cover (black or blue)
  • Reversible pilot seat cover (black or blue)
  • Sun top with boot (black or blue) and stainless steel fittings



Max HP
150 hp (112 kW)


Length Overall
18 ft. 1 in. (5.51 m)
8 ft. 1 in. (2.46 m)
12 in. (0.30 m)
Dry Weight
2,000 lb. (907 kg)
Max Person Capacity
8 persons
Fuel Capacity
53 gal. (201 L)
Max Carry Load
2,000 lb. (907 kg)

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