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Six Great New Boats Under 25 Feet from the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The Four Winns HD220 is a deck boat unlike many other deck boats. And you can get it in inboard or outboard-powered flavors. Photo courtesy of Four Winns.

With literally thousands of boats on display in several locations both on land and in the water at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, picking … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Premier, Parker, Scarab

2014 Scarab 195 HO

Winter is coming, but while some folks are busy shuffling their boats away safely for the cold season, others know that late fall and winter represent … [Read more...]

Best Boat Deals: Expert’s Choice—Pathfinder, MJM, Sun Tracker

2011 Sun Tracker 25 XP3

Like it or not, the 2016 summer boating season will soon fade into memory, at least for most of us folks above 32º north latitude. Still, don’t be depressed; … [Read more...]

Ranger RP 190: Bold New Aluminum Bay Boat

Zippy? Youbetcha—with 115 SHO horses on the transom, we were cooking across the river just as fast as many high-dollar bay boats with twice the horsepower.

The all-new Ranger RP 190 may be made of aluminum, but it’s ready to serve as a heavy-duty saltwater fishing boat. This article originally appeared … [Read more...]

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...]


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