Boston Whaler 285 Conquest: Video Boat Review

The staff at has been busy filming video boat reviews and this week we share with you an exclusive first look at the Boston Whaler 285 Conquest.

VIDEO BOAT REVIEW TRANSCRIPT got a call last spring that we couldn’t refuse. The exclusive opportunity to review the new 285 Conquest before its official launch. Needless to say, we didn’t shy away from the chance to put this good looking, dual purpose design through its paces.

Something as simple as cockpit seating can tell you a lot about the thought that goes into a boat. Most cabin fish boats in the 28 foot range would put a bench right here. On the Conquest 285, Boston Whaler has put two facing seats. One of the nice things is the passenger can sit and actually face forward. Add an optional table, people could eat, play cards. There’s even a filler cushion to make it a bench if you want.

But one of the coolest parts? Step back and flip this latch, and that backrest pivots forward, and a footrest slides out from below. This gives the fisherman a great spot to watch some baits…

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