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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...]

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...]

Four Great Runabouts for 2016

The Chris-Craft Capri 25 is a brand-new offering that features luxury, performance, and stylish accommodations in one package. Photo courtesy of Chris-Craft

When most folks hear the word “runabout,” they think of an athletic powerboat on the smaller end of the size scale, angled toward a day's fun on the … [Read more...]

What’s Inside That Center-Console? Five Surprises

The Chris-Craft Catalina 34 has impressive amenities below the console -- and lots of light. Note the horizontal window over the sunpad.

Time was when center-console boats were pretty small and had single engines, and the only things under the consoles themselves were engine batteries, wiring, … [Read more...]


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