2018 Tidewater Boats 196 DC Explorer

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Year
2018
Manufacturer
Tidewater Boats
Model
196 DC Explorer

Overview

Description

Our EXPLORER dual center console boat is made for long weekends of fishing or having fun with the family cruising and the 196 DC has the same fuel efficient wide beam hull as the 196 CC. It comes loaded with dual livewells, large fish box, rod holders, gunwale rod storage and an open cockpit. Add an optional ski tow bar and it's a true all purpose boat.

Specifications
  • Centerline: 19 ft. 6 in.
  • Beam: 8 ft. 2 in.
  • Weight: 1950 lb.
  • Fuel Capacity: 56 gal.
  • Max HP: 150 hp
  • Rec. HP: 115 hp
  • Transom Height: 25 in.
  • Deadrise at Transom: 17 deg.
  • Appox. Draft: 13 in.
  • Cockpit Depth (Aft): 23 in.
  • Midship Depth: 25 in.
Standard Features
  • No Wood Construction
  • 10-year Transferable Hull Warranty
  • Hand-Laid Fiberglass Hull
  • Foam Flotation
  • Fiberglass Stringer System
  • Self-Bailing Cock Pit
  • Automatic Bilge Pump
  • Aluminum Backing Plates
  • Navigational Lighting
  • Horn
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • 56 Gallon Built-In Gas Tank
  • Forward Casting deck
  • 2- 12 gallon Aerated Live Wells w/ Bronze Thru Hull Pickup
  • Front & Rear Jump Seats
  • Aluminum Gauge Panel w/ Yamaha Gauges
  • Rear Center Seat
  • Glass Windshield w/Hatch
  • Drink Holders
  • Stainless Steel Thru Hull
  • Storage under Consoles
  • Stainless Steel Rub Rail
  • Stainless Steel Steering Wheel w/knob
  • Stainless Steel Hardware
  • Stainless Steel Rod Holders
  • Stainless Steel Bow Rail
  • Captain's Chairs
  • Recessed Rod Holders
  • Anchor Storage
  • LED Lighted Livewell
  • Cockpit Courtesy Lights
  • Fiberglass Hatches
  • 5 - Pull-Up Cleats
Popular Options
  • Bolsters
  • Bow Bolsters
  • Bow / Stern Casting Chair
  • Bow Cushions
  • Bow Lift Ring
  • Captain's Chair - Deluxe
  • Charger System 12-24V
  • Dual Battery Switch
  • Compass
  • Fresh Water Shower
  • BayStar Plus Hydraulic Steering
  • Lounge Seat Back-to-Back
  • Pull Up Cleat (5 Standard)
  • Porta Potti
  • Raw Water Wash Down
  • Swim Platform (Fiberglass 2 Step)
  • Stainless Steel Anchor Roller
  • Ski Pole - Transom Mounted-AI
  • Stereo - Fusion w/4 Speakers
  • Extra Stainless Steel Rod Holder
  • Polk BluTooth Stereo w/4 Speakers
  • Trim Tabs Indicators
  • Trim Tabs
  • Tackle Box
  • Tilt Steering
  • Troll Motor Plug
  • Trolling Motor 70#
  • Trolling Motor 80#
  • Underwater Lights
  • Trolling Motor 101# 36V
  • Value Package 1: Compass & Swim Platform
  • Value Package 2: Compass, Swim Platform & Raw Water Wash
  • Value Package 3: Compass, Swim Platform & Dual Battery Switch
  • Value Package 4: Lg Console w/Flip Flop Seat
  • Value Package 5: Lg Console w/Leaning Post
  • Bimini Top (Silver/Canvas) w/SS Hardware
  • Mooring Cover (N/A w/T-Tops)
  • Gull Wings
  • Bow Cover
  • Yam Command-Link Square
  • Garmin 541
  • Garmin 441
Hull Colors
  • White
  • Black
  • Sky Blue
  • Fusion Blue
  • Navy Blue
  • Carbon Grey
  • Island Green

Specs

Engine

Max HP
150 hp

General

Length Overall
19 ft. 6 in.
Beam
8 ft. 2 in.
Draft
13 in.
Dry Weight
1950 lb.
Fuel Capacity
56 gal.