Project Description

JONES BROTHERS Cape Fisherman 18

The Cape Fisherman 18 is our entry level V-hull, and was designed to leave the protected bays to fish and explore near-shore waters.

The Cape Fisherman 18 boat can be self-launched and is easily towed even by a small SUV.

The Cape Fisherman 18 is very economical for a young family that likes to fish on the ocean-side of the barrier islands, and understands the safety and performance advantages of a V-hull center console over a bay boat.

100% Composite Construction – Jones Brothers Marine made a commitment in 2001 to convert to all composite construction. The first several years were spent doing numerous and intensive tests on different materials… not all composites are created equal. Our goal was to select materials with the very best strength, performance and long term durability. Over a three year period, stringer molds were conceived and engineered using computer aided design software. After the plugs and molds were constructed, the new manufacturing processes were tested and refined until the new boats exceeded our own expectations. By mid-2006, all Jones Brothers Boats were 100% composite and finally moving down the assembly line!

Factory Rigged Yamaha Outboards – Our boats are completely assembled at the factory and are delivered with the proven technology of factory installed, dependable Yamaha Outboards.

Lite Tackle and Fly Fishing Options – Along with the typical configuration options, specialty options are available for lite tackle and fly fishermen – rear casting decks, pull-up cleats and bow lite, livewells, rod tubes and rack systems, and poling platforms. You can select individual options or Lite Tackle Edition packages.

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  • Fuel & Electrical

    • 57 Gallon Fuel Tank
    • Battery Tray and Wiring Harness to Console
    • Navigation Lights
    • Six Gang Booted Switch Panel
    • Ten Gang Fuse Block
  • Console

    • Super Fish Console
    • Super Fish Windshield
    • SeaStar Hydraulic Steering
    • Stainless Steel Steering Wheel
    • Stainless Steel Console Grab Rail
    • Console Sliding Door
    • 12 Volt Accessory Outlet
  • Fishing Features

    • Four Stainless Steel Rod Holders
    • Under Gunwale Poly Rod Racks
  • Hull, Deck & Cockpit

    • 100% Composite Construction
    • Fiber Glass Stringer Grid
    • Self Bailing Cockpit
    • Automatic Bilge Pump
    • Flush Anchor Locker
    • Foam Flotation
    • Four Stainless Steel Cleats
    • Heavy Duty Rub Rail/SS Insert
    • Jump Seats
    • Non-Skid Gunwales and Cockpit
    • Rigging Conduit Beneath the Floor
    • Stainless Steel Fuel Fill
 Length18′
         Beam7′ 5″
         Cockpit Depth21-22″ (aft-stern)
         Dead Rise18 degrees at transom
         Fuel Capacity57 gallons
         Rec HP115
         Max HP150
         Hull Weight1800 pounds
         Draft12″
         Person Capacity6
         Person Load750 Pounds
         Max Load1250 Pounds
  • Power

    Jones Brothers exclusively uses Yamaha engines and accessories when rigging boats. The following engines are available on the Cape Fisherman 18:

    • Yamaha F115XB or Yamaha F150XB 4-Stroke Engine
    • Package includes complete instrumentation, stainless steel propeller, rigging and 10 micron stainless steel fuel filter
  • Yamaha PowerMatched™ System Warranty

    All boats built by Jones Brothers Marine qualify for the Yamaha PowerMatched™ System warranty. This gives buyers a warranty on the entire power system, which matches the three year warranty that comes with the four stroke engine. In addition to the engine warranty, the PowerMatched warranty includes:

    • Digital Guages
    • Ignition Switch
    • Controls
    • Wiring Harness
    • Fuel Filter
    • Control Cables
    • Stainless Steel Propeller
  • Options

      • Lite Tackle Edition Package includes – Accon Pop-Up Bow Light, Three Pull-Up Cleats, Cockpit Lights and Console Rod Rack