2018 Crestliner VT 17C

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VT 17C



A boat rigged for crappies

Built for those who have crappies in mind, the VT 17C features a massive front deck, three bow pedestal bases, plenty of storage, a 13-gallon aerated bow livewell and a feature-filled console. All of which makes this mod-v crappie fishing boat the perfect on-the-water companion.

Key Features
  • Bow Storage: Bring everything with room to spare. Big forward storage compartments keep the cockpit free of clutter.
  • Under Seat Storage: Three across seating features a fold-down middle seat as a step to the stern deck. Under the seats is a 60/40 split storage to stow gear and keep items secure.
  • Feature-Filled Console: Feature-Filled Console with Carbon Fiber Style Panel, Multifunction Gauges, Switch Panel, 12V Power Outlet, Throw Tray and Color Fish Finder.
  • 13-Gallon Bow Livewell with Bait Bucket: 13-gallon aerated livewell with bait bucket is right where you need it, when you need it.
  • Three Bow Pedestals: Customize the setup of your fishing experience with three bow pedestal bases.
  • 22-Gallon Stern Livewell Aerated Livewell with Timer: 22-gallon aerated stern livewell complete with timer is right where you need it, when you need it.
  • Step Up Dry Storage with Latch: Step to the bow includes dry storage compartment with latch.
  • SureMount Gunnel Accessory System: SureMount aluminum accessory brackets and buttons allow you to slide your favorite accessories along the gunnel for perfect placement without drilling.
  • Bow Casting Platform: With the VT's large casting platforms, you get all-day fishing comfort with the freedom to maneuver when a catch is on the line.
Popular Options
  • Rod Rack Inserts: Optional port rod rack inserts with a new design provide additional rod storage for all-day angling.
  • Center Seat: Accommodate one more with the optional center seat, complete with a folding top that acts as a step to the stern.
  • Crest-Liner Interior Coating: Non-slip, durable and easy to clean, with Crest-Liner interior coating in matte-gray you can focus on the catch. Camouflage paint optional.
  • Mag Wheel Trailer: Upgrade to the aluminum mag wheel trailer to get the best looking trailer at the launch.
  • Dx Trim Level: Optional DX Trim Level Package including DX hullside designator, windscreen, black sport steering wheel, SureMount accessory mounting bracket (1), latch for bow step storage, automatic bilge pump, recirculating livewell pump, insulated livewell and storage compartment lids, upgraded trolling motor with trolling motor outlet harness, and a premium trailer with mag wheels, steel fenders and ratchet tie downs. (VT, VTC)
  • Overall Length: 17 ft. 6 in.
  • Boat/Motor/Trailer Length: 19 ft. 11 in.
  • Boat/Motor/Trailer Height: 5 ft. 9 in.
  • Boat/Motor/Trailer Width: 8 ft.
  • Beam: 92.25 in.
  • Chine Width: 64 in.
  • Side Depth: 24 in.
  • Transom Height: 20 in.
  • Deadrise: 10°
  • Weight (Boat only, dry): 1,106 lb.
  • Max Weight Capacity: 1,223 lb.
  • Max Person Capacity: 4
  • Min HP Capacity: 40
  • Max HP Capacity: 80
  • Fuel Capacity: 21 gal.
  • Aluminum Gauge Bottom: .100 in.
  • Aluminum Gauge Sides: .100 in.
  • Aluminum Gauge Transom: .100 in.
  • Console, starboard, w/switch panel, carbon fiber style instrument panel w/multifunction black sterling gauges, throw trays, 12V power outlet & 4" in-dash fish finder (space for 9" in-dash)
  • Steering wheel, black composite
  • Speedometer/fuel and tachometer/trim multifunction gauges, black sterling
  • No-feedback steering
  • Horn
  • Seat, Deluxe w/pedestal (2)
  • Seat, modified bucket, w/flip-up bases (2)
  • Pedestal floor bases (3 Bow, 1 stern)
  • Carpet, 16 oz. marine-grade, w/aluminum flooring
Interior Features
  • Wood-free construction
  • Light, courtesy (touch-button)
  • Light, navigation
  • Mat, non-skid (Bow)
  • Bilge pump (manual)
  • Lanyard, ignition stop switch
  • Level flotation
Exterior Features
  • Paint process, urethane
  • Hull, aluminum, all-welded
  • Chine extrusion, welded
  • Keel, extruded full length, welded (center)
  • Gunnel, extruded w/SureMount & J-HOOK systems
  • Cleats, black composite (4)
  • Ribs, extruded, extra strength
  • Strakes, formed 1-1/4" (6)
  • Rub rail
  • Eyes, stainless steel (Bow & stern)
  • Storage compartment, step box (between modified bucket seats)
  • Storage compartment (center, Bow)
  • Platform (Bow)
  • Bow step w/dry storage
  • 60/40 split access under seat storage
  • Drink holders (4)
  • Platform w/storage compartment (stern)
  • Humminbird PiranhaMAX 4 color fish finder
  • Battery charger, 2 bank
  • Choice of MotorGuide X3 45/45" 12V or MinnKota Edge 45/45" 12V
  • Trolling motor hardwired 8 gauge harness (Bow)
  • Trim switch (Bow)
Rod Storage
  • Rod/Gear storage, lockable (port, Bow) (each holds 8 @ 7'6" capacity)
  • Topside rod strap (starboard)
  • Rod ramp w/topside rod straps (port)
  • Basic 2200LB Bunk Painted Black Trailer
  • Livewell, 22 gal. aerated w/timer (stern) (32Lx14Wx11.5D)
  • Livewell, 13 gal. aerated w/bait bucket (Bow) (24Lx16Wx8D)
Optional Packages
  • DX Trim Level DX hullside designator Windscreen Upgraded black sport steering wheel with comfort grip SureMount accessory Mounting bracket (1) Latch for Bow step storage Automatic bilge pump Recirculating livewell pump (stern) Insulated livewell and storage compartment lids (stern) Chrome compression latches (n/a with camo paint) Ratchet Straps Exchange Standard MotorGuide X3 45/45" 12V For MotorGuide X3 70/45" 24V or MinnKota Edge 70/45" 24V Exchange standard basic painted black bunk trailer with the Premium painted black or galvanized trailer Premium trailer includes: Mag wheels & steel fenders Note: Ordering the DX Trim Level in Compass removes the standard trolling motor and trailer and adds the 24V trolling motor and Premium trailer of choice from above
Seating Options
  • Butt Seat
Trailer Options
  • Premium 2200LB Bunk Galvanized Trailer w/Mag Wheels (VT17/C)
  • Basic 2200LB Bunk Painted Black Trailer (VT17/C)
  • Basic 2200LB Bunk Galvanized Trailer (VT17/C)
  • Spare tire, Mgal w/Blk Mnt(175/80R13C)2X3
  • Premium 2200LB Bunk Painted Black Trailer w/Mag Wheels (VT17/C)
  • Spare tire, w/Blk Mnt(ST175/80R13C)2X3
  • Spare tire, Mgal w/Galv Mnt(175/80R13C)2X3
  • Trailer ratchet tie-downs
  • Spare tire, w/Galv Mnt(ST175/80R13C) 2X3
Optional Accessories
  • Battery charger, 3 bank exchange
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Rod rack inserts for rod storage compartment (port)
  • Stereo, Boss w/bluetooth, USB charging & 2 speakers
  • Spray deflector
  • SureMount accessory Mounting bracket, each
  • Transom riser, 5" (dealer installed)
  • Transom saver
Canvas Options
  • Cover, custom travel, ratchet (17')
Trolling Motor Options
  • Exchange Standard TM for MinnKota Edge 70/45" 24V w/6 gauge wiring harness
  • Exchange Standard TM For MinnKota Edge 45/45" 12V
  • Exchange Standard TM for MinnKota Maxum 42" 24V w/ 6 gauge wiring harness
  • Exchange standard TM for MinnKota Fortrex 45" 24V w/6 gauge wiring harness
  • Exchange standard TM for MinnKota Ultrex 45" 24V w/6 gauge wiring harness
  • Exchange Standard TM For MotorGuide X3 70/45" 24V w/ 6 gauge wiring harness
  • Exchange standard TM for MinnKota Ultrex 52" 24V w/6 gauge wiring harness
  • Standard MotorGuide X3 45/45" 12V
  • Standard trolling motor delete
Depth/Fishfinder Options
  • Exchange Standard Humminbird PiranhaMAX 4 for Humminbird Helix 5" Chirp DI w/ transducer
  • Exchange Standard Humminbird PiranhaMAX 4 for Humminbird Helix 7" Chirp DI w/ transducer
  • Exchange Standard Humminbird PiranhaMAX 4 for Lowrance Elite 9 TI w/DI/SS Transducer
  • Exchange Standard Humminbird PiranhaMAX 4 for Lowrance Elite 7 TI w/DI/SS Transducer
  • Standard Humminbird PiranhaMAX4 delete
  • Standard Humminbird PiranhaMAX4



Max HP
80 hp


Length Overall
17 ft. 6 in.
92.25 in.
Dry Weight
1,106 lb.
Max Person Capacity
4 persons
Fuel Capacity
21 gal.
Max Carry Load
1,223 lb.


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