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Boston Whaler 280 Outrage: Something’s Fishy

The all-new 2016 Boston Whaler 280 Outrage looks quite different from its predecessors, both inside and out.

The new 2016 Boston Whaler 280 Outrage is a fishing machine, but it incorporates some of the family-friendly features found on Whaler’s larger models. This … [Read more...]

Grady-White Fisherman 236: Center Stage

As is true on most center console boats, fishing remains the main mission, but the Fisherman 236 is dressed up with plenty of comfort-adding features.

The Grady-White Fisherman 236 center console takes fishing seriously, but also adds family friendly touches. This article originally appeared on … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Jones Brothers, Beneteau, Bertram

2006 Jones Brothers Cape Fisherman 20 LTE

For a die-hard boater without quite enough time for a fishing trip on a rainy, lazy Sunday, it's hard to beat an hour or two of clicking and scrolling … [Read more...]

Everglades 325cc: Canyon Capable

Big waves and an open ocean? Everglades will turn it into playtime.

The Everglades 325CC is a new offshore center-console fishing boat has the chops to take on big water—and big fish. This article originally appeared … [Read more...]

Great Watersports Boats from Malibu, Monterey, and Scarab

If there’s an option or creature comfort that Malibu’s flagship M235 doesn’t have, chances are you don’t need it. Photo courtesy of Malibu.

There are few better ways to beat the summer heat than jumping in the water and riding behind a boat on a wakeboard, waterskis, or maybe a tube or two. … [Read more...]

Big Bowrider Roundup: Three Great Models for 2016

Sea Ray 280 SLX

Ten years ago most any bowrider over about 25 to 27 feet in length would have been considered truly huge by most standards. Today, however, these boats … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Grady-White, Carver, Supra

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If variety is the spice of life then this month’s perusal of the listings here on boattrader.com are spicy indeed. Among the thousands of listings on … [Read more...]

Runabout Roundup: Three Top Picks for 2016

The Four Winns S215 can blast up into the 40-mph range with its standard powerplant, providing a lot of fun for the buck. Photo courtesy of Four Winns.

What the heck is a runabout, anyway? Well, according to Chapman Piloting and Seamanship (a must-have book if you're new to boats) it’s any smaller-sized … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Boston Whaler, Carver, Viking

2013 Boston Whaler 270 Vantage

A recent browsing of Boat Trader listings produced a real cornucopia of results, especially when it comes to boats that represent a good value. Among those … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Monterey, Baja, Yamaha

2002 Baja 232

Boats in the 24- to 27-foot size range represent a real sweet spot for many prospective buyers. They’re not so large as to be budget busters but not … [Read more...]


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