Comfort, speed, and performance combined with the backing of true craftsmen building the finest crappie craft on the water today.

Crappie fishing has exploded over the past decade and tournament trails have followed suit. Xpress Boats has dedicated an entire series to the crappie angler, whether tournament or leisure. Our all-welded aluminum boats are the finest built, finest performing crappie boats on the market. The Xpress Boats Hyper-Lift Hull design leads the way in performance, handling, and comfort, and our boats are well-appointed so you have the features and performance you need for the tournament trail or a weekend on the lake.

2024 H18C Front View



The Xpress Boats Hyper-Lift Crappie Series is built on top of the original, aluminum pad hull design, years of innovation, and the essential features anglers demand, all at a cost-effective price. Available in 17 and 18-foot lengths, this fish chasing machine has an ergonomically designed interior and is stacked with impressive standard features. This fast, dry hull design is your solution to getting to the brush pile and back quickly and safely. Whether competing in a tournament or a weekend angler, the Hyper-Lift Crappie Series by Xpress is sure to impress!

2024 H18C Overhead View
The above boat is shown with optional Appearance Package.

H18C Crappie

w/ Yamaha VF115LA


H17C Overhead View
The above boat is shown with optional Appearance Package.

H17C Crappie

w/ Yamaha VF90LA


Transom Height
Fuel Tank Capacity18 gal.18 gal.
Approx Weight1,340 lb.1,325 lb.
Max Wt./Per/Mo/GR1,400 lb.1,300 lb.
Total Wt. Per Cap4/675 lb.4/675 lb.
Aluminum – 5052 Gauge0.1250.125
Maximum HP11590
Overall Package Length23’2″22’2″
BackTrack Trailer ModelAW18-AAX17-A
  • Overall package length includes trailer and engine
  • All measurements are approximate
  • Photos may include optional equipment
  • Nationally advertised price does not include TTL, freight and rigging


“I have fished my entire life from glass boats until recently when I purchased my first new boat, an X18PFC for my wife and me to crappie fish from. I did my homework when shopping and the setup of this Xpress was perfect. The stability of the Hyper-Lift Hull handles well in rough water, allowing me to set up on top of the water and provides a cocoon of safety. The SeaDek is beautiful and very comfortable. My Yamaha 115 SHO provides more than enough power to move me. Open Season Sports & Marine in Camden is a reputable dealer. Ryan, the owner, helped me out and got me into my boat the next day, rigged the way I wanted it. My entire family buys from them.”

“The purchasing of my Xpress XP16PF from Trojan Landing Marine could not have been easier. The staff was great, patient with my wife and me, gave us a fair trade-in, and I walked away very satisfied. The features I really like are the construction, from the trailer to the trolling motor, built very solid. This is not a tin can boat. Ergonomics, there is no wasted space, great fit, and finish. It’s a great-looking boat, something I can be proud of. Finally, no shortcuts were taken. High-end parts were used thru-out. I will buy my next Xpress from Trojan Landing.”

“I purchased my X18PFC Xclusive Pro Crappie boat from A-1 Auto & Marine in Quincy, FL. They’re an outstanding dealer and have been great to work with on maintenance and any issue I may have. I fish crappie tournaments in Florida and love the durability of the boat, including how well it handles in rough water, and also the dual live wells for tournaments is a must. I fish the Florida Crappie Club and have fished the Crappie USA Florida tournaments, in which I placed 3rd and 1st in the amateur division. This qualifies me for the classic in KY this fall in the Crappie USA Trail.”

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