Center Console

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 New Center-Console Fishing Boats for 2017

The Everglades 273cc is a stretched version of the builder’s venerable 243cc model, and every bit as good. Everglades photo.

One resolution we’re committed to keeping this year is to spend more time fishing. If you feel the same, you probably already know that center-console … [Read more...]

Wellcraft 262 Fisherman: Flash of Brilliance

While the single engine rig we tested isn’t even close to max power, the advantages are numerous.

The all-new 2017 Wellcraft 262 Fisherman center console is proof: Wellcraft is not only back, they’re also building better boats. This article … [Read more...]

Robalo R300: Comfort and Confidence

With a pair of Yamaha F300 V6 outboards on the transom, the Robalo R300 has plenty of pep.

This center-console fishing boat is more than merely capable. This article originally appeared on boats.com. Republished by permission.  We … [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...]

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...]

Choosing a Boat: Center-Console Pros and Cons

Boats that were brand new a few years ago, like this 2014 Stamas 289 Tarpon, are now showing up on the used market at reduced prices.

Every boat is a compromise. It's a fact of life. So when you’re trying to find a boat that fits your on-water lifestyle you know there’s no such thing … [Read more...]

Three Scrappy Center-Consoles for 2016

The Robalo R180 is a small center-console boat packed with high-quality features at a reasonable price point. Photo courtesy of Robalo.

Among the most versatile and adaptable boat designs ever created, center-consoles are rightly well loved among boaters around the world. The design is … [Read more...]

Chris-Craft Catalina 23: One Sweet Ride

The first glimpse of the Catalina 23 will make you think "wow, that's sophisticated." And it is.

One of the most versatile and beloved boat designs of all time, center-console boats have a reputation for being rugged, utilitarian craft with a bend … [Read more...]


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