1998 Stratos 285 PE with 2007 Evinrude 150hp E-Tec!!!
The sleek lines and smooth ride of the Stratos 285 PEDC make it an ideal dual-console tournament boat for team events. Her broad beam allows more interior room than most twin-console models in her class. The passenger console gives plenty of protection but doesn't eat into critical dry storage space. The 285 PEDC runs best with a 150 or 175 horsepower outboard. All 285-series boats have a 40-gallon fuel tank. The 285 Pro Elite (PE) is Stratos' best-selling single-console tournament boat. For serious bass anglers who want to get an edge on their competition in regional and local tournaments, this is the ideal place to start. Stratos dual-console fishing boats are built at the company's Old Hickory, Tennessee manufacturing center. Every Stratos DC model comes standard with windshields on both consoles, locking passenger glove box, elevated casting decks (a rear deck insert is available on the 219DC), full instrumentation on the driver's console (Pro Elite models have oversized Faria racing-style gauges), pro-style pedestal fishing seats, driver and passenger bucket seats, rod storage (two boxes on Pro Elite series and 283DC), abundant dry storage, professional-tournament livewells, and more. An optional bench seat is available on many models. Performance and riding comfort are built into every Stratos DC with instant plane off, quick acceleration and top-end speed. The Stratos Radial-Vee hull softens the blow in rough water to deliver a smooth, dry ride. State-of-the-art all-composite construction is utilized in the Pro Elite series (no wood in the boat). All are hand-laid for extreme strength and durability. The finest materials and components are used, allowing Stratos to extend a 10-year warranty on the hull and 3 years on most component parts. This exclusive Stratos 10-3 Protection Plan is non-prorated and fully transferable should the boat be sold. Every Stratos Pro Elite model features an ergonomic driver's console and Soft Touch switch panel; Lowrance X-25 graph flush-mounted in the console; 12-24-volt, six-gauge trolling wiring system wiring; circuit-breaker electronics; manual and automatic bilge pumps; two aerated livewells with timer; twin livewell drain shut-offs; four-pump tournament-aeration system; built-in ice chest; compartment - courtesy lights; locking aluminum deck lids; non-skid bow mat; padded bucket seats; deluxe matching Stratos Trail drive-on tube trailer with aluminum wheels, and more. Package boats come with a 24-volt OMC foot-control trolling motor.