Written by: Jarrett Matthews
In 1975, Larry Smith started the Scarab team dedicated to racing. The team was very successful early on, winning championships in 1977 and 1980 with the 38’ Scarab KV. Fast forward to today, Scarab is owned by Beneteau Group and is still producing high-quality boats.
The new Jet 195 ID is a powerful jet boat that can reach as high as 48 mph with a 1.6 L 300 HP engine. This model is equipped with a cruise control setting as well as an emergency shut-off.
The dash display looks like something you would see in a race car. Scarab’s custom gauge cluster and deluxe tilt steering wheel are excellent touches. There is even a storage compartment for your electronics and valuables to make ripping around stress free.
There are many flashy and classy colour options to choose from including atomic yellow, crimson red, denim blue, impulse amethyst, phantom grey, and seafoam green.Swim platforms at both the bow and stern make this boat great for swimmers and watersport lovers.
At the stern there is a hidden telescopic ladder for easy boarding from the water. LED navigation lights are standard.There is plenty of seating on this jet boat for relaxing, it can very comfortably seat eight people.
The bow area is lined with vinyl, elevated edge cushions and features multiple Bluetooth speakers. There is also plenty of storage thought this model with in-floor lockers and under-seat compartments to fit all your gear.
The walkthrough windshield can securely latch open or closed and provides great wind or water protection for those in the helm seats. The helm seats are well-crafted and incredibly comfortable. The ash reed mat flooring is removable and provides both great grip and comfort under your feet.
The 195 ID is an impressive jet boat from Scarab that provides great comfort, lots of watersport fun and a thrilling ride for the whole gang.
For more information on this model, please visit ScarabJetBoats.com.
LOA: 18’ 10”
Capacity: 8 people
Max HP: 300
Weight w/ engine: 2460 lbs
Dead Rise: 20 degrees
Fuel capacity: 31 gal
MSRP: $52,805 USD