Boston Whaler’s Popular 285 Conquest

Whether your ideal boating trip includes chasing big fish offshore or enjoying an overnight cruise to a scenic New England port, the Boston Whaler 285 Conquest is the perfect boat for the job.

Designed to excel at both fishing and cruising, the 285 Conquest has been praised by boating experts for its fishing amenities, comfortable design and overall versatility.

BoatTest.com said nowhere is the trend of using fishing boats for cruising better illustrated than this model, adding “she accommodates overnights just as easily as she does a day of fishing.” Sport Fishing Magazine  said: “Whaler’s unsinkable legend and reputation for versatility, comfort and durability live large in the 285 Conquest.” And Boating Magazine said, “The 285 Conquest is perfect for cruising, overnighting or chasing finny creatures.”

The 285 Conquest is designed to maximize helm visibility, walkaround space and seating comfort. When you’re not entertaining friends in the spacious cockpit, it’s the perfect base from which to chase big fish. Anglers love this boat’s fishing features, which include four gunnel-mounted stainless steel rod holders, three transom-mounted stainless steel rod holders, and a cockpit prep center with a sink and storage. There’s also a 26-gallon livewell and dual insulated fish boxes.

When it’s time for cruising and socializing, the innovative port lounge seating is convertible and features plush backrests and cooler storage. The helm seat has flip-up bolster and armrests. The galley has a refrigerator, microwave and Corian solid surface countertop. When you want to overnight, the 285 Conquest offers accommodations for four with a plush forward V-berth and a mid-cabin double berth.

To learn more about the Boston Whaler 285 Conquest, contact your local Boston Whaler New England dealer.