The Gist: Grady-White’s Freedom 335 is the world’s largest dual-console boat, a vessel more seaworthy and easier to maintain than a bowrider. It offers more amenities than a center-console and offers the cockpit protection of a cabin boat, plus safe and easy access to the bow. This boat is the ticket to ride for those who enjoy a variety of boating activities with as little compromise as possible.
Lasting Impression: The Freedom 335 rides the vaunted SeaV2 hull, a C. Raymond Hunt and Associates design that has stood the test of time.
The Gist: The 370 Venture is an express cruiser powered by twin Mercury Verado 300 hp outboards. This seemingly incongruous marriage results in a cruiser with some remarkable traits and abilities.Outboard engines represent the quietest marine propulsion available, and under way, the 370 Venture proved to be the quietest express cruiser we’ve been aboard.
Lasting Impression: Topside, the cockpit is some five feet longer, as measured between the helm and the aft lounge, than you’ll find aboard traditionally powered cruisers of similar size.