Top Boating Spotlights Reviewed

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You haven’t really experienced darkness until you have been out on the water on a boat, far from shore on a cloudy night.

That is why a key piece of equipment for any intrepid boater is a boating spotlight.

A good spotlight will help you in countless ways, from letting you see your dinghy at night to properly illuminating the mooring for an evening docking.

And if you ever happen to drop something or someone overboard at night your spotlight will become the most important piece of gear on your boat.

Best Boating Spotlights

We combed through the different models available, and came up with this list of the best boating spotlights:

1. Golight 30004 LED Remote Control Searchlight

Golight 30004 LED Remote Control Searchlight review
Current Rating: 3.8
Price: $562.76

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Golight 30004 LED Remote Control Searchlight
11 Reviews
Golight 30004 LED Remote Control Searchlight
  • Weatherproof
  • Produces 2,520 lumens of intense light
  • Remote Controller range up to 100 feet

2. Golight 2151 Gobee Halogen Bow Mounted Searchlight

Golight 2151 Gobee Halogen Bow Mounted Searchlight review
Current Rating: 2.9
Price: $159.00

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Golight Gobee Stanchion Mount with Wireless Remote, Black
44 Reviews
Golight Gobee Stanchion Mount with Wireless Remote, Black
  • 80,000 Candela, Max Beam Distance 1,857 ft.
  • 12" Stainless Steel Stanchion that fits in a Two or Three Prong Bow Socket
  • 360° Rotation x 90° Tilt x 14° Beam Angle
  • Integral Bi-Color Navigation Lights
  • UV Ray and Saltwater Resistant

3. Jabsco 60020 Series, 135SL Marine Remote Control Halogen Searchlight, Joystick Control, 100000 CP

Jabsco 60020 Series, 135SL Marine Remote Control Halogen Searchlight, Joystick Control, 100000 CP review
Current Rating: 3.3
Price: $241.99

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Jabsco 60020-0000 Marine 135SL Remote Control Marine Halogen Searchlight, 100000CP, Joystick Control, 12-Volt, 10-Amp
35 Reviews
Jabsco 60020-0000 Marine 135SL Remote Control Marine Halogen Searchlight, 100000CP, Joystick Control, 12-Volt, 10-Amp
  • Constructed of noncorrosive materials
  • Sealed beam halogen lamp
  • Remote control and 15' cable included
  • Long life gear drive, low amp draw. Horizontal Movement: 320, Vertical Movement: 75
  • Patented clutch mechanism prevents motor damage when running against limit stops

4. Golight Gobee Bow Mount Searchlight with Red/Green Running Light

Golight Gobee Bow Mount Searchlight with Red/Green Running Light review
Current Rating: 3.4
Price: $189.00

Golight Gobee Bow Mount Searchlight with Red/Green Running Light
8 Reviews
Golight Gobee Bow Mount Searchlight with Red/Green Running Light
  • 55 watt bulb produces wide spot beam that provides 450 feet of coverage with 1 000 lumens.
  • Wireless remote control operation allows 370 degrees of rotation and 90 degrees of tilt.
  • Light is mounted to a 12 inch stanchion post that fits into any 2 or 3 pin Perko socket.
  • Equipped with Red/Green running lights which are always on when mount is receiving power.

5. Golight Golight Portable RadioRay w/Magnetic Shoe – White

Golight Golight Portable RadioRay w/Magnetic Shoe - White review
Current Rating: 4.8
Price: $269.00

GoLight RadioRay Portable Searchlight with Magnetic Shoe, White
19 Reviews
GoLight RadioRay Portable Searchlight with Magnetic Shoe, White
  • Effective up to 150 feet
  • Operate on 433 MHz
  • Phillips bulb-12 volts, 65 watts
  • Portable design; includes suction cup and magnetic mount shoe
  • 15' cord with 12v DC cigarette lighter cord

6. Lumitec 101320 SeaBlazeX Spectrum LED Underwater Boat Light\

Lumitec 101320 SeaBlazeX Spectrum LED Underwater Boat Light\ review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $583.28

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Lumitec 101320 SeaBlazeX Spectrum LED Underwater Boat Light, Surface Mount, Dimmable,  RGBW Full-Color Output
7 Reviews
Lumitec 101320 SeaBlazeX Spectrum LED Underwater Boat Light, Surface Mount, Dimmable, RGBW Full-Color Output
  • 3000 Lumes, 12 Volts DC to 24 Volts (10 - 30v DC)
  • Marine grade bronze alloy housing
  • Full color RGB spectrum output for nearly infinite color selection
  • Color cycle and color select with no external controllers required
  • Transom mountable with small 1/2 inch through hull hole

7. Lumishore Smx11

Lumishore Smx11 review
Current Rating:
Price: $199.99

Lumishore Smx11 Blue Surface Mount, 60, 12V Only, Single Color Underwater LED Boat Light, 60-0154
  • UNMATCHED LIGHT OUTPUT: For its size the SMX11 provides outstanding brightness flooding the water with 1,100 fixture lumens of light in a focused 60 degree beam
  • SIMPLE TO USE: Powered by a standard on/off switch
  • LONG LIFE & RELIABILITY: 50,000+ HR LED Life with advanced technologies such as HICOB LED Array, Advanced Thermal Management, Reverse Polarity Protection Voltage Surge and Low Voltage Protection, Power Line Noise Suppression, Waterproof, IP68 Rated
  • EASY TO INSTALL: SMX models (Surface Mount) utilize a small hole through the hull for the power cable. 3.34" diameter, 0.39" Deep, 3/8" cable hole, includes 6.5' cable
  • WARRANTY: Lumishore USA stands behind it products with a 1 year warranty on SMX11's.

8. BSTOOL Boat Spotlights, 100W Marine Boat Remote Control Halogen Searchlight Spotlight Searchlight Bulb Flux 2500LM 12V

BSTOOL Boat Spotlights, 100W Marine Boat Remote Control Halogen Searchlight Spotlight Searchlight Bulb Flux 2500LM 12V review
Current Rating:
Price: $99.99

BSTOOL Boat Spotlights, 100W Marine Boat Remote Control Halogen Searchlight Spotlight Searchlight Bulb Flux 2500LM 12V
  • Powerful ophthalmacrosis for water operations of yacht, coast guard, marine police, fishing boats, etc.
  • Made of tough thermoplasticity body and have a high antioxidativity and impact resistance
  • High-quality and high-standard manufaturing,durable,safe and reliable.
  • 100W bulb, Luminous Flux 2500LM, Color Temperature 3200K.Larger lighting range, a farther distance and a higher luminance.
  • It has motor protector with anti-over remote control,360 degree,up and down rotate over 72 degree.

9. Jiawill 60W CREE LED Surface Mount Underwater Boat Lights 316L Stainless Steel

Jiawill 60W CREE LED Surface Mount Underwater Boat Lights 316L Stainless Steel review
Current Rating: 4.1
Price: $198.66

Jiawill 60W CREE LED Surface Mount Underwater Boat Lights 316L Stainless Steel with Internal Driver and Overheat Protection (Blue)
20 Reviews
Jiawill 60W CREE LED Surface Mount Underwater Boat Lights 316L Stainless Steel with Internal Driver and Overheat Protection (Blue)
  • The vibration and shock resistant underwater boat light has a 316 marine grade stainless steel housing with a shatterproof polycarbonate lens.
  • This boat light uses 6 Cree 10watt LEDs to produce white illumination or 12 Cree LEDs for red, green, or blue illumination
  • Exclusive over temperature protection ensures the light can operate above without damage,no external driver within a wide 9-32V DC range,there are fewer connections and devices to fail and less equipment to mount
  • Super lower profile (17mm) and smaller footprint,diameter of light body is only 94mm
  • Installation hardware is included for surface-mounting on a variety of transom types, or install on your boat's trim tab with a mounting bracket (sold separately).

10. GoLight LED Permanent Mount t Searchlight with Dash Mounted Remote, White

GoLight LED Permanent Mount t Searchlight with Dash Mounted Remote, White review
Current Rating: 4.9
Price: $459.00

GoLight LED Permanent Mount t Searchlight with Dash Mounted Remote, White
7 Reviews
GoLight LED Permanent Mount t Searchlight with Dash Mounted Remote, White
  • Combines LED Technology with Plano-Convex Lens Technology
  • Permanent mount; includes hardware
  • 370 Rotation x 135 Tilt
  • Dash mounted remote

11. Jabsco 60080 Series Marine 146SL Remote Control Marine Halogen Searchlight, 175000 CP, Joystick Control

Jabsco 60080 Series Marine 146SL Remote Control Marine Halogen Searchlight, 175000 CP, Joystick Control review
Current Rating: 4.0
Price: $469.99

Jabsco 60080-0012 Marine 146SL Remote Control Marine Halogen Searchlight , 175000CP, Joystick Control, 12 Volt, 10 Amp
3 Reviews
Jabsco 60080-0012 Marine 146SL Remote Control Marine Halogen Searchlight , 175000CP, Joystick Control, 12 Volt, 10 Amp
  • High output halogen sealed beam lamp
  • Weather resistant remote control and 15' cable included
  • Sleek design, rugged Construction
  • Corrosion resistant housing. Output: - 15 lux at 100 meter
  • Full 360º rotation

12. Marinco 5 Stainless Steel Spot/Floodlights

Marinco 5 Stainless Steel Spot/Floodlights review
Current Rating: 4.8
Price: $425.26

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Guest 22040A Stainless Steel Marine 5-Inch Spotlight/Floodlight Kit with Remote Control Joystick (12-Volt, 7-Amps, 72000-CP)
6 Reviews
Guest 22040A Stainless Steel Marine 5-Inch Spotlight/Floodlight Kit with Remote Control Joystick (12-Volt, 7-Amps, 72000-CP)
  • 7A 12V DC, 72,000 Candlepower Spot beam and 30,000 Candlepower flood beam.
  • Remote control, joystick operation
  • 316 stainless steel base, 304 stainless steel head
  • Dual station option available
  • One year warranty

13. GoLight Permanent Mount RadioRay with Wireless Remote

GoLight Permanent Mount RadioRay with Wireless Remote review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $226.15

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GoLight Permanent Mount RadioRay with Wireless Remote
6 Reviews
GoLight Permanent Mount RadioRay with Wireless Remote
  • Weather proof
  • Fresh water & saltwater use
  • Range up to 100 feet
  • Golight Permanent Mount RadioRay w/ Wireless Remote - White
  • Amps - Draw = NONE | Voltage - Input Range (Volts) = NONE | Waterproof = NONE | Wireless = NONE | Bulb Type = NONE | Bulb Watts = NONE | Candela = NONE | Candle Power = NONE

14. Marinco SPL-12W White Precision Wireless Remote Control Spotlight

Marinco SPL-12W White Precision Wireless Remote Control Spotlight review
Current Rating: 3.3
Price: $261.90

Marinco SPL-12W White Precision Wireless Remote Control Spotlight
4 Reviews
Marinco SPL-12W White Precision Wireless Remote Control Spotlight
  • Universal 12 & 24V circuit, double O-ring sealed housing, ultra-quiet motor
  • Replaceable 100W, H3 Halogen lamp
  • Double O-ring sealed housing
  • Wireless dash mount remote standard (hard wired and handheld remotes are optional)
  • Universal 12/24 Volt circuit with bright 100W, H3 halogen bulb

15. Lumitec Capri LT LED Flush Mount Spreader Flood Boat Light White Housing 101288

Lumitec Capri LT LED Flush Mount Spreader Flood Boat Light White Housing 101288 review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $99.00

Lumitec Capri LT LED Flush Mount Spreader Flood Boat Light White Housing 101288
1 Reviews
Lumitec Capri LT LED Flush Mount Spreader Flood Boat Light White Housing 101288
  • IP67 Compliant, water sealed for exterior boat light applications
  • 12 volt DC to 24 volt DC (10-30 vDC); easy two wire installation and no controller required
  • 1000 Lumens; 70+ CRI; White output non dimmable
  • White powder coat housing that stands up to the rigorous marine environment
  • Perfect for t-top, mezzanine, transom, hull perimeter, docking light, deck light, and work space applications

16. GoLight RadioRay Portable Searchlight withWireless Remote, Suction Cup and Permanent Shoe Mounts, White

GoLight RadioRay Portable Searchlight withWireless Remote, Suction Cup and Permanent Shoe Mounts, White review
Current Rating: 4.2
Price: $249.00

GoLight RadioRay Portable Searchlight withWireless Remote, Suction Cup and Permanent Shoe Mounts, White
10 Reviews
GoLight RadioRay Portable Searchlight withWireless Remote, Suction Cup and Permanent Shoe Mounts, White
  • 65 watt halogen bulb
  • Penta beam reflector
  • Effective to 150 feet
  • Portable design; includes suction cup and permanent mount shoe
  • 15' cord with 12v DC cigarette lighter cord

17. Browning High Noon Pro Rechargeable Spotlight Mossy Oak Original Bottomlands

Browning High Noon Pro Rechargeable Spotlight Mossy Oak Original Bottomlands review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: Currently not available

18. Golight Radioray GL-7951 Wireless Remote Control Spotlight – Handheld Remote -Magnetic Shoe

Golight Radioray GL-7951 Wireless Remote Control Spotlight - Handheld Remote -Magnetic Shoe review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $269.00

Golight Radioray GL-7951 Wireless Remote Control Spotlight - Handheld Remote -Magnetic Shoe
8 Reviews
Golight Radioray GL-7951 Wireless Remote Control Spotlight - Handheld Remote -Magnetic Shoe
  • It has a 370 degrees motorized rotation, a 135 degrees motorized tilt & fast/slow speed options
  • Removable Magnetic shoe base - has holes to be permanently mounted as well(40 lb Magnetic base)
  • Wireless remote control-4 button operation-up/down, right/left. It has a 16' cord w/cigarette Plug
  • It has swivel handle on top of light. Unit has an effective spot working beam of 700 feet
  • It is 12 volts, 65 watts, & draws 5.5 amps. Light is 8 inches high and 6 inches w x 6 inches depth

19. Lumitec 101292 CapreraLT LED Cockpit Flood Deck Light with Bracket Mount

Lumitec 101292 CapreraLT LED Cockpit Flood Deck Light with Bracket Mount review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $96.92

Lumitec 101292 CapreraLT LED Cockpit Flood Deck Light with Bracket Mount
4 Reviews
Lumitec 101292 CapreraLT LED Cockpit Flood Deck Light with Bracket Mount
  • Improved beam pattern, increased output and an exceptional value
  • Exclusive DeckSweep technology puts the light where you need it most, providing for up to twice the useable light of competitors
  • Powder coated aluminum housing
  • Completely sealed and IP67 compliant
  • Lumitec products are proudly designed and manufactured in the USA

20. Golight 20514 LED Remote Control Searchlight

Golight 20514 LED Remote Control Searchlight review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $500.05

Golight 20514 LED Remote Control Searchlight
2 Reviews
Golight 20514 LED Remote Control Searchlight
  • 3 amps with 12V power source
  • 50,000 hour life expectancy
  • 3 Year limited Warranty

21. Jiawill 60W RGB CREE LED Underwater boat light,Surface Mount,Musical Control,Overheat Protection

Jiawill 60W RGB CREE LED Underwater boat light,Surface Mount,Musical Control,Overheat Protection review
Current Rating: 3.5
Price: $213.99

Jiawill 1 X 60W RGB CREE LED Underwater boat light,Surface Mount,Musical Control,Overheat Protection (1 light without controller)
7 Reviews
Jiawill 1 X 60W RGB CREE LED Underwater boat light,Surface Mount,Musical Control,Overheat Protection (1 light without controller)
  • Musical Dimmer:This boat lights uses 12 Cree LEDs to produce RGB illumination,include a aluminium bluetooth controller,the RGB LED boat light offers musical dynamic changing, 29 dynamic color-changing and single-color modes with adjustable speed and brightness levels.The APP also has a touch color wheel for precise color selection.
  • The vibration and shock resistant underwater boat light has a 316 marine grade stainless steel housing with a shatterproof polycarbonate lens.Exclusive over temperature protection ensures the light can operate above without damage
  • Powerful controller: Controller has a aluminum box with cooling fin and IP68 waterproof rating,max output 400watt,it can drive 6 x 60w RGB undererwater boat lights
  • Super lower profile (17mm) and smaller footprint,diameter of light body is only 94mm
  • The 60-watt underwater LED boat light operates within a 9-15V DC range. Installation hardware is included for surface mounting on a variety of transom types, or install on your boat's trim tab with a mounting bracket (sold separately)

22. Jabsco 43670-0003 Control,Round for Search Light

Jabsco 43670-0003 Control,Round for Search Light review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $229.00

Jabsco Control,Round for Search Light
2 Reviews
Jabsco Control,Round for Search Light
  • Jabsco 436700003, Itt436700003

23. Go Light Stryker Halogen Searchlight Wireless Remote Magnetic Base

Go Light Stryker Halogen Searchlight Wireless Remote Magnetic Base review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $341.32

Go Light Stryker Halogen Searchlight Wireless Remote Magnetic Base
4 Reviews
Go Light Stryker Halogen Searchlight Wireless Remote Magnetic Base
  • integrated 12V DC high torque motors
  • 200,000 candela, 5.5 amps
  • wireless remote controlled operation
  • Non-permanent Magneticnetic mount
  • Wireless handheld remote eliminates need for running a wiring harness

24. Marine Boat Portable Wireless Remote HIGH Power LED Work SPOT Light IP65

Marine Boat Portable Wireless Remote HIGH Power LED Work SPOT Light IP65 review
Current Rating: 5.0
Price: $194.99

Marine Boat Portable Wireless Remote HIGH Power LED Work SPOT Light IP65
2 Reviews
Marine Boat Portable Wireless Remote HIGH Power LED Work SPOT Light IP65
  • Volts: 12V
  • Rotation: 440 degrees
  • Dimensions: 9" x 8" Base: 6.75" by 7.5"
  • Wattage: 50W

25. Marinco Spl-12W Wireless Spot Light 100 12/24V White

Marinco Spl-12W Wireless Spot Light 100 12/24V White review
Current Rating:
Price: $275.63

Marinco Spl-12W Wireless Spot Light 100 12/24V White
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  • Best Value and Performance in its Class
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  • Complimentary White Glove Service - Just-Ask-We-Take-Care-of-It

Boating Spotlights Video

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