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2017 Boat Buyers Guide

Boating Magazine's 2017 Boat Buyers Guide features the top new boats on the market. Find all of the new boat reviews, boat pictures and boat videos.

2017 Boat Buyers Guide Runabout Boats

  • Yamaha's SX 195 offers nimble handling and a plethora of hanging-out amenities.

    Yamaha's SX 195 offers nimble handling and a plethora of hanging-out amenities.
  • Yamaha's GP1800 is a great mix of utility, speed and durability.

    Yamaha's GP1800 is a great mix of utility, speed and durability.
  • Yamaha's EX Series offers high-performance fun, ample dry storage and long-lasting good looks.

    Yamaha's EX Series offers high-performance fun, ample dry storage and long-lasting good looks.
  • The Yamaha AR 210 offers effortless control and numerous amenities that helps it set a new high in boating fun.

    The Yamaha AR 210 offers effortless control and numerous amenities that helps it set a new high in boating fun.
  • Yamaha’s 212X is packed full of features that make boating easy and fun.

    Yamaha’s 212X is packed full of features that make boating easy and fun.
  • The Stingray 186 CC is ideal for big crews, watersports, cruising and fishing.

    The Stingray 186 CC is ideal for big crews, watersports, cruising and fishing.

2017 Boat Buyers Guide Watersports Boats

  • The Starcraft SCX 231 Surf Edition blends a passenger-friendly layout with watersports amenities.

    The Starcraft SCX 231 Surf Edition blends a passenger-friendly layout with watersports amenities.
  • The Tigé RZX3 is designed to proficiently carve large, clean surf waves and create pro-level wakeboard wakes.

    The Tigé RZX3 is designed to proficiently carve large, clean surf waves and create pro-level wakeboard wakes.
  • The Tigé RZX2 shines for wakeboarding, wakesurfing and even water skiing.

    The Tigé RZX2 shines for wakeboarding, wakesurfing and even water skiing.
  • Tigé's R21 is versatile at a range of watersports and offers an attractive MSRP.

    Tigé's R21 is versatile at a range of watersports and offers an attractive MSRP.
  • Supreme's S238 fine-tunes the wake and wave to every rider’s desire.

    Supreme's S238 fine-tunes the wake and wave to every rider’s desire.
  • Supreme's S226 creates some of the tastiest waves on the water.

    Supreme's S226 creates some of the tastiest waves on the water.

2017 Boat Buyers Guide Pontoon Boats

  • Trifecta’s 23RF T 2.75 neatly combines current trends with old-school pontoon functionality.

    Trifecta’s 23RF T 2.75 neatly combines current trends with old-school pontoon functionality.
  • Tahoe's 2385 Cascade shows and performs well.

    Tahoe's 2385 Cascade shows and performs well.
  • The Sylvan Mandalay 8525 Sportlounger hauls a large crew without sacrificing ride, performance and fuel economy.

    The Sylvan Mandalay 8525 Sportlounger hauls a large crew without sacrificing ride, performance and fuel economy.
  • The SunChaser Eclipse 8525 Entertainer is a wildly versatile pontoon that's packed with loads of amenities.

    The SunChaser Eclipse 8525 Entertainer is a wildly versatile pontoon that's packed with loads of amenities.
  • The Starcraft EX 23 C SG is fitted with upscale options and watersports amenities.

    The Starcraft EX 23 C SG is fitted with upscale options and watersports amenities.
  • Sporting trendy styling, the South Bay 523 RS DC makes a statement before it even leaves the dock.

    Sporting trendy styling, the South Bay 523 RS DC makes a statement before it even leaves the dock.

2017 Boat Buyers Guide Fishing Boats

  • The Boston Whaler 420 Outrage is constructed not only for hardcore fishing but also for luxury cruising.

    The Boston Whaler 420 Outrage is constructed not only for hardcore fishing but also for luxury cruising.
  • Boston Whaler's 320 Vantage a capable fishing machine and a fully appointed day-cruiser.

    Boston Whaler's 320 Vantage a capable fishing machine and a fully appointed day-cruiser.
  • The Wellcraft 262 Fisherman boasts a remarkable amount of tackle stowage, fishing features and a solid ride.

    The Wellcraft 262 Fisherman boasts a remarkable amount of tackle stowage, fishing features and a solid ride.
  • The Scout 215 XSF provides big-boat performance and a confident ride.

    The Scout 215 XSF provides big-boat performance and a confident ride.
  • Regulator's 31 combines a great ride with maximum fishability.

    Regulator's 31 combines a great ride with maximum fishability.
  • Ranger's Z185 is the ideal custom fisher.

    Ranger's Z185 is the ideal custom fisher.