Scarab Jet 285 WAKE ID

Revolutionizing the standard for future jets, the Scarab 285 ID is an evolutionary leap for the jet boat industry. With an LOA of 28’ and a beam at 9’2”, it’s clear, the 285 covers the gamut as the most luxurious, next-gen recreational jet boat on the market.

Persons Capacity
Up To 600

Approx. Boat & Engine Weight 5750 lbs 2608 kg
Beam 9' 2" 2.8 m
Bridge Clearance 5' 4" 1.6 m
Bridge Clearance w/ Arch or Tower 7' 10" 2.4 m
Deadrise 22° 22°
Draft 20" 51 cm
Fuel Capacity 98 gal 371 L
L.O.A 28' 8.5 m
LOA w/ extended swim platform 30' 9.1 m
Max HP 600 448 kW
Storage Length on Trailer 28' 9" 8.8 m
Storage Length on Trailer w/ ext swim 30' 9" 9.4 m
Total height on Trailer 8' 8" 2.6 m
Total height on Trailer w/Top 11' 2" 3.4 m
Trailer Weight Tandem Axle 1685 lbs 764 kg
Water Capacity 12 gal 45 L

Hull and Deck

  • Anchor storage
  • Bow anchor roller
  • Bow and stern eyes, stainless steel
  • Cleats, pull-up, stainless steel
  • Deck color scheme, white
  • Deck lids w/ locking compression latches
  • Exterior color scheme, choice of color
  • Fiberglass stringer system
  • Horn
  • Ladder, stern, hidden, telescoping
  • Meets applicable USCG & Canadian Regs; NMMA Certified using ABYC Stds.
  • Navigation lights, LED
  • Rub rail w/ stainless steel insert
  • Swim platform, bow
  • Swim platform, stern
  • Thru-hull fittings, stainless steel
  • Transom door
  • Windshield w/ walk-thru, auto inspired design
  • Winning edge owner protection plan


  • Anchor storage, under bow seat
  • Armrests, port & starboard
  • Assist handle(s), billet aluminum
  • Beverage holder(s), stainless steel
  • Cell phone holder w/ wireless charger
  • Cooler(s), carry-on
  • Courtesy light(s)
  • Interior color scheme, Neutral w/ Black Accent
  • Seating, aft seating converts to rear facing
  • Seating, bow cushions, hinged
  • Seating, cockpit, U-shaped
  • Seating, ComfortRide, flip-up bucket bolster(s)
  • Seating, port lounge w/ folding backrest
  • Ski locker, in-floor, w/ gas-assist hinged lid & mat
  • Storage, anchor locker w/ fiberglass door, latch & hinge
  • Storage, bow & cockpit, beneath seats
  • Storage, in-floor, bow
  • Storage, swim platform, wet storage
  • Sundeck w/convertible backrest
  • Table, convertible side
  • Table, w/mount(s)
  • Upholstery, notched seat cushions for ultimate legroom
  • Upholstery, superior custom-contoured vinyl w/ elevated edging for added comfort
  • Walk-thru, stern
  • Water intrusion management system


  • Speakers (4)
  • Stereo remote at helm
  • Stereo, w/ AM/FM radio, Bluetooth & auxiliary input


  • Cruise control mode
  • Depth finder
  • Emergency engine shut-off
  • GPS plotter
  • Lighted switches
  • Steering wheel, deluxe, tilt
  • Touch screen command center dual screen

Tow Sports

  • Ski Tow Bar
  • WAK3 Graphic - Matched Color
  • Wake ballast system

Head / Changing Compartment

  • Head, enclosed w/ porta pottie

Engine / Systems / Drive

  • Battery switch
  • Battery, dual switch
  • Bilge pump, automatic
  • Engine blower
  • Engine vents
  • Exhaust flush out kit
  • Flush out exhaust kit
  • Fresh water system
  • Intelligent neutral & reverse (INR)
  • Lateral thrust control
  • Outlet, 12V
  • Outlet, USB charge port(s)
  • Sound dampening kit
  • Weedless shaft guard


  • Bimini top

Power Options

  • TWIN Rotax® 230 ECT

Deck Color

  • White Deck
Print Standards & Options
Top down view


Years of worry-free boating with the Scarab Warranty


Our lifetime limited warranty on the structural components of the hull and deck make it one of the finest protection plans in the industry. Most Winning Edge limited warranties are transferrable, increasing the value of your Scarab. See your Scarab dealer for specific information regarding warranty coverage.


Our exclusive factory warranty covers material, labor, and most boat components for three years; exceptions apply. Our service experts use state-of-the-art software technology for claim processing; a direct link to the craftsmen that manufacture your boat. Trailer warranty limited to one year.


A lifetime structural hull or deck warranty applies to the first retail owner. A testimony of hull design and structural engineering makes the warranty transferable to the second owner; limitations apply.


A prorated warranty covers osmotic blistering for five years. Our engineered Vinyl Esther barrier coat has the best track record in the industry for minimizing hull blistering—a process of construction that gives you peace of mind.

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