Chaparral

Five Fabulous Runabouts for 2017

The Glastron GT 180 is simple, versatile, and priced right. Glastron photo.

A runabout is a boat with such a wide definition that it’s a challenge to decide whether to include certain boats inside that definition or exclude them. … [Read more...]

Chaparral 243 Vortex VRX: Get Set for the Jets

The 243 is Chaparral’s top-of-the-chart model in a lineup of six jet boats, and there’s a lot to like about it .

After the 1990s when the PWC market cooled off, jet boat sales cooled as well—until the resurgence in jet popularity, documented in New Jet Boats: A … [Read more...]


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