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  • The 27 HFC is a highly functional fishing machine, yet this boat can also shine on an entertaining cruise.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Sea Chaser 27 HFC, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this boat…
  • Starcraft MDX 201 IO Surf

    The MDX 201 IO Surf is a versatile deck boat with solid wakesurf capabilities.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Starcraft MDX 201 IO Surf, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast…
  • Attention to detail makes the new AR195 better than ever.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Yamaha jet boat, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this boat…

Runabouts

  • Starcraft MDX 201 IO Surf

    The MDX 201 IO Surf is a versatile deck boat with solid wakesurf capabilities.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Starcraft MDX 201 IO Surf, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast…
  • Attention to detail makes the new AR195 better than ever.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Yamaha jet boat, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this boat…
  • The Rinker Q3 brings creature comforts and instant curb appeal at the dock.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Rinker boat, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this boat goes,…

Pontoon Boats

  • The 223FC combines exciting features to make the boat a seriously fun fisher too.

    In pontoons, performance is luxury, but this one also provides watersports speeds with its 150 Merc.
  • The SS230 CL proves sporty to drive and gets you across the pond in style and speed.

    Lowe's super-sport style includes triple pontoons for added buoyancy, speed and performance, as well as more comfortable “cornering” in a boat that handles more like a…
  • The 230 Grand Costa CLS will get you out on the water in comfort and style.

    The Silver Wave 230 Grand Costa CLS is one of the company’s most popular models because it’s a great base boat with an extensive options list so that you can rig it just…

Fishing Boats

  • This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of an Edgewater Crossover 230 CX, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast…
  • The 27 HFC is a highly functional fishing machine, yet this boat can also shine on an entertaining cruise.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Sea Chaser 27 HFC, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this boat…
  • Incomparable is not a descriptor we use much, but we use it to describe this Whaler.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Boston Whaler, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this boat…

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Cruising Boats

  • The 37 is a great boat to enjoy the trip, whether underway or anchored in a crystal-clear lagoon.

    This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Fountain Pajot boat, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this…
  • Riviera's 39 Sports Motor Yacht blends seaworthiness with numerous amenities.

    If you are considering the purchase of a Riviera 39 Sports Motor Yacht, then read this article. Note how Boating editors, the world's foremost powerboat experts, include…
  • This new outboard-powered Four Winns cruiser offers a single-level topside layout and combines function and features well.

    The 2020 Four Winns Vista 355 is an outboard-powered boat that Boating's crack crew of editors sea-trialed and evaluated so that boaters-boat buyers especially-can learn…

Water Sports Boats

Performance Boats

Personal Watercraft

  • This powerful PWC boasts a boatload of features that enhance the ownership experience whether you’re ripping, cruising, or hanging at the cove.

    Learn what the experts at BOATING have to say about this new PWC from Sea Doo. From performance, to comfort, to serviceability to price, former PWC competitor, Jeff…
  • The Yamaha FX Limited SVHO blends impressive performance with amazing amenities.

    The Yamaha FX Limited SVHO blends impressive performance with amazing amenities.
  • Yamaha's EXR serves up an aggressive ride and loads of standard features.

    Yamaha's EXR serves up an aggressive ride and loads of standard features.

Engines

  • Mercury 400 Verado

    Based on the proven inline-six design, this outboard is a fit for small and large boats alike.

    The 2020 and 2019 Mercury Verado 400 outboard engine is detailed in this article by Pete McDonald, of Boating Magazine. The engine's specifications, performance, price…
  • Learn some of the features to look for when selecting a marine "gear" for your boat.

    In this article, our Editor-in-Chief dons coveralls and goes to work on the line at the famed ZF Friedrichshafen AG plant in Italy. There he learns how to build a marine…
  • MTI 340X With New Mercury Racing 300R Outboards

    We sample the performance potential of the new Mercury Racing V8 outboard.

    We sample the performance potential of the new Mercury Racing V8 outboard.

Used Boats