2018 Crestliner 2050 Authority

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2050 Authority



Take charge of the open water

This deep-v fishing boat has all the right features to make sure your day on the open water is a good one. Built with a durable, all-welded aluminum hull, the 2050 Authority will help get you through the rough stuff so you can find the perfect spot to throw a line. An open, roomy cockpit offers plenty of seating and rod storage, while the bow and stern both sport plenty of livewell space to hold your catch. The 2050 Authority is a big water fishing boat that rules what it rides on.

Key Features
  • Premium Console Design: An ergonomic wrap-around console accommodates multiple electronics, with both consoles featuring convenient storage compartments below.
  • Lockable Port Rod Rack: A large port rod rack safely stows up to four 9' poles and locks to keep rods safe when you're on the go. Its quick-access portside placement means your gear is always within arms reach.
  • In-Floor Rod Locker: Easily accessible, spacious and lockable, the in-floor rod locker features six tubes that can hold 8' rods with additional open rod storage below.
  • Four Pro Seats: The large, open cockpit comes standard with four Pro Seats for fishing comfort throughout the boat.
  • Starboard Storage: With two enclosed compartments and shelf storage, there's endless stowing space for even the most gear-heavy anglers.
  • 20-Gallon Stern Livewell: The aerated 20-gallon stern livewell, complete with timer, makes the perfect home for big water fish. When not full of water, the insulated walls hold plenty of ice to keep your catch fresh.
  • 15-Gallon Bow Livewell: This 15-gallon port-side aerated livewell will deliver the convenience and support you need when you're on the chase.
  • Roomy Cockpit & Walk Through Windshield: There is no shortage of space or versatility when you step inside the 2050 Authority, so bring the whole crew and cast-off from anywhere.
  • SureMount Gunnel Accessory System: Removable SureMount aluminum accessory brackets lets you slide your favorite accessories along the gunnel for perfect placement without drilling.
Popular Options
  • Port & Starboard Windshield Wipers: Attack the elements in full confidence with optional port and starboard windshield wipers.
  • In-Floor Fish Box: Fitting snug into the Authority's center in-floor storage, the optional fish box keeps your big water catch fresh all-day.
  • Vertical Rod Holders: Never fear being under-equipped with this set of six optional vertical rod holders to keep your rods and reels secure.
  • Washdown System: Easily hose down your Crestliner after a tough day of fishing with this optional heavy duty Washdown System.
  • Full Enclosure Package: Keep the elements out with the Full Enclosure Package. Includes tonneau cover, sun top with boot and draft curtain, side curtains, and drop curtain.
  • Butt Seat: Add comfort and maneuverability while fishing from the bow.
  • Overall Length: 20 ft. 10 in.
  • Boat/Motor/Trailer Length: 23 ft. 10 in.
  • Boat/Motor/Trailer Width: 8 ft. 6 in.
  • Boat/Motor/Trailer Height: 7 ft. 1 in.
  • Beam: 98 in.
  • Chine Width: 85.5 in.
  • Max Depth: 46 in.
  • Max Cockpit Depth: 26.5 in.
  • Transom Height: 25 in.
  • Deadrise: 17°
  • Weight (Boat only, dry): 2,025 lb.
  • Max Weight Capacity: 2,100 lb.
  • Max Person Capacity: 9
  • Min HP Capacity: 150
  • Max HP Capacity: 225
  • Fuel Capacity: 40 gal.
  • Aluminum Gauge Bottom: 0.125 in.
  • Aluminum Gauge Sides: 0.090 in.
  • Aluminum Gauge Transom: 0.125 in.
  • Console, starboard, lit toggle switches, 2 drink holders, 12V power outlet, throw tray & MP3 cubby
  • Console, port, lockable glove box, 2 drink holders & throw tray
  • Windshield, wrap-around w/safety glass
  • Speedometer, tachometer & trim gauges, chrome standard w/pre-rig
  • Steering wheel, aluminum polished w/comfort grip
  • Fuel gauge
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Tilt steering
  • Breaker switches at helm
  • Master power switch
  • Horn
  • Seat, Pro fishing w/pedestals (4)
  • Seat slider, helm
  • Pedestal floor bases (5)
  • Vinyl floor, cockpit & decks w/treated panel flooring (Limited Lifetime Warranty)
Interior Features
  • Bilge pump (automatic)
  • Level flotation
  • Lanyard, ignition stop switch
  • Light, navigation
  • Toe holds, cockpit (starboard)
  • Sidewalls, combination of vinyl and carpet for easy cleaning
  • Lights, courtesy
Exterior Features
  • Hull, 4 piece aluminum all-welded, variable degree deadrise
  • Keel, extruded full length, welded (center)
  • Transom, wood-free
  • Reverse chine extrusion, welded full length w/spray deflector
  • Gunnel, extruded w/SureMount & J-HOOK systems
  • Gunnel step pads (non-skid)
  • Paint process, baked Armor-Guard
  • Cleats, flip up, stainless steel (4)
  • Rails, stainless steel (Bow)
  • Rub rail, large heavy duty
  • Eyes, stainless steel (Bow & stern)
  • Storage cubby w/door (foredeck)
  • Storage compartments (forward aft center & starboard, Bow)
  • Storage compartments w/doors (under port & starboard Consoles)
  • Storage compartments w/doors (starboard, under gunnel)
  • Storage cubby w/net (port, stern)
  • Storage compartment, battery (stern)
  • Trolling motor battery storage (36V system compatible) (under Consoles)
  • Drink holders (4)
  • Swim platform w/ladder, cut-away steps to Transom w/non skid pads & Transom handle
  • Stereo, Boss w/bluetooth, USB charging & 2 Jensen speakers
  • SureMount accessory Mounting bracket (2)
  • Trolling motor outlet w/wiring harness (Bow)
  • Trim switch (Bow)
Rod Storage
  • Rod storage, lockable (center, in-floor) (6 tubes @ 8' capacity)
  • Rod storage, lockable (port, under gunnel) (4 tubes @ 9' capacity)
  • Basic 4000LB Bunk Painted Black Trailer
  • Livewell, 15 gal. aerated w/timer (Bow) (34Lx14Wx7D)
  • Livewell, 20 gal. aerated & fully insulated w/timer (stern) (39.5Lx13Wx9D)
Optional Packages
  • Full Enclosure (WT) Package Curtains, side Sun top w/boot & draft shield, gray (SS quick release hardware), trailerable Cover, tonneau Curtain, drop (cannot be used simultaneously w/snap-in carpet)
Console/Instrumentation Options
  • Mercury Active Trim, 150HP
  • Mercury Active Trim, Verado
  • Mercury Vessel View Link
  • Steering wheel, premium, aluminum polished w/comfort grip upgrade
  • Windshield wiper (port & starboard)
  • Windshield wiper (starboard)
Seating Options
  • Pedestal, power (exchange all for base boat) (n/a with recliner options)
  • Pedestal, power (exchange standard helm pedestal) (n/a with recliner options)
  • Seat, butt, removable w/adjustable pedestal
  • Seat, exchange (Pro for helm recliner w/armrest) (n/a with power pedestal options)
  • Seat, exchange (Pro for passenger recliner w/armrest) (n/a with power pedestal options)
  • Seat, Pro fishing w/pedestal (each additional)
  • Seat, Pro fishing w/power pedestal (each additional)
  • Seats, removable w/fixed backrests/thighboards (port & starboard, stern)
Trailer Options
  • Basic 4000LB Bunk Galvanized Trailer
  • Basic 4000LB Bunk Painted Black Trailer
  • Basic 4000LB Roller Galvanized Trailer
  • Basic 4000LB Roller Painted Black Trailer
  • Disc Brakes Second Axle
  • Premium 4000LB Bunk Galvanized Trailer
  • Premium 4000LB Bunk ShoreArm'r/Diamond Plate Fender Trailer
  • Premium 4000LB Roller Galvanized Trailer
  • Premium 4000LB Roller ShoreArm'r/Diamond Plate Fender Trailer
  • Spare Tire w/Bracket Galvanized
  • Spare Tire w/Bracket Painted
  • Tie down, ratcheting Mounted pair
Optional Accessories
  • Battery charger, 1 bank (stern, installed)
  • Battery charger, 2 bank (Bow), 1 bank (stern)
  • Battery charger, 2 bank (stern, installed)
  • Battery charger, 3 bank (Bow), 1 bank (stern)
  • Cargo netting (port & starboard, Bow)
  • Easy access fish ruler w/designated storage
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Lighting, LED under gunnel (blue)
  • Lighting, LED underwater (blue)
  • Rod holder extension
  • Rod holder w/side Mount for SureMount bracket (bracket not included)
  • Rod holders, 6 vertical (Mounts to front of stern livewell)
  • Speaker, Rockford, premium upgrade (2)
  • Stereo, Dual w/bluetooth, USB charging, color display, Pandora capability & 2 Rockford speakers
  • Storage, fish box, in-floor center
  • SureMount accessory bag (no bracket required)
  • SureMount accessory Mounting bracket, each
  • SureMount cutting station (includes SureMount downrigger bracket)
  • SureMount downrigger bracket (2)
  • SureMount downrigger bracket (4)
  • SureMount drink holder (includes bracket)
  • SureMount fender holder (no bracket required)
  • SureMount tackle bag (no bracket required)
  • SureMount tool holder (includes bracket)
  • Washdown system
Flooring Options
  • Snap-in carpet, cockpit (cannot be used simultaneously w/drop curtain)
Canvas Options
  • Cover, premium pole-less custom travel cover black, J-HOOK
  • Cover, tonneau
  • Curtains, side
  • Curtain, drop (cannot be used simultaneously w/snap-in carpet)
  • Sun top w/boot & draft shield, gray (SS quick release hardware), trailerable
Trolling Motor Options
  • MinnKota 70PD/V2/US2/60"/24V iPilot No Pedal
  • MinnKota Terrova 112/iPilot/US2/60"
  • MinnKota Terrova 80 US2/60' w/iPilot Link
  • MinnKota Terrova 80/iPilot/US2/60"
  • MinnKota Ulterra 112/US2-60" w/iPilot
  • MinnKota Ulterra 80/US2-60" w/iPilot
Depth/Fishfinder Options
  • Humminbird 386ci Console
  • Lowrance HDS 12 Touch Console
  • Lowrance HDS 7 Touch Console



Max HP
225 hp


Length Overall
20 ft. 10 in.
98 in.
Dry Weight
2,025 lb.
Max Person Capacity
9 persons
Fuel Capacity
40 gal.
Max Carry Load
2,100 lb.


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