Reviews

Sportsman Open 282 Tournament Edition Review

Twin Yamaha F200s launch the Sportsman Open 282 to a top-end of nearly 60 MPH.

The new 2017 Open 282 TE center console provides an abundance of deck space to accommodate serious anglers. This article originally appeared on boats.com. … [Read more...]

Pursuit S 328 Sport Review

Is the Pursuit S 328 Sport really a fishing boat, or a social platform? Yes!

The Pursuit S 328 Sport promises to blend fishing features with social grace. This article originally appeared on boats.com. Reprinted by permission. While … [Read more...]

Mako 414 CC Review

The 2018 Mako 414 CC has more than mere mass.

The 2018 414 CC is one apex predator of a fishing boat, the largest ever built by Mako Marine. This article originally appeared on boats.com. Reprinted … [Read more...]

Four Great Outboard-Powered Bowriders for 2017

The Sea Ray 310 SLX OB

If you’ve been paying attention to current trends in the U.S. boat market you’ve likely noticed that boat builders are putting outboards on just about … [Read more...]

Sea Ray SLX 400 Review

With an array of seating options available in the bow and in the cockpit, the SLX 400 also includes a hardtop, retractable sunshade and sunroof.

Sea Ray’s 2017 SLX 400 is a paradigm bursting with innovation and new ideas. This article originally appeared on boats.com. Reprinted by permission. When … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Grand Banks, Monk, Kadey-Krogen

1981 Kadey-Krogen 42

If you’ve got a bad case of nautical wanderlust... well, we’ve got a potential cure for you. It’s trawler-time in this installment of Expert’s … [Read more...]

Cobalt 25SC Review

At the stern, the 25SC comes fitted with a wide rear bench that converts to an aft-facing sun pad and lounge.

Cobalt roils the water with a luxury runabout that runs on outboard power. This article originally appeared on boats.com. Reprinted by permission. There … [Read more...]

Four Top Towboats for 2017

The Moomba Helix serves up performance, luxury, and fun at a reasonable price. Moomba photo.

As the sun’s beams grow more direct and intense each day, local waters are warming, and the 2017 boating season is getting underway. Among the itchiest … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Albin, Nordic Tug, Eagle

1988 Eagle 32 Pilothouse Trawler

Good things really do come in small packages, especially when it comes to pocket cruisers. These pint-sized, passage-making powerboats subscribe to the … [Read more...]

Qwest Luxury Series 818: Small Pontoon Boat with a Big Attitude

Small? Yes. Stripped? Oh, heck no—the Qwest Luxury Series 818 is anything but.

The Qwest Luxury Series 818 may be just 18’4” long, but it offers the perks and pleasures of much larger—and more expensive—pontoon boats. This … [Read more...]


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