Center Console

What is a Center-Console Boat?

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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...]

Chris-Craft Catalina 30 Pilothouse Review

Despite the name the 30 Pilothouse does not have what we commonly would call a true “pilothouse,” but is a center console with more extensive protection than Catalina models have traditionally provided.

 The new 30 Pilothouse version of the Catalina will turn heads. This article originally appeared on boats.com. Reprinted by permission. Chris-Craft … [Read more...]

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 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...]


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