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  • This fishing cat couples a stable, smooth-handling hull with plenty of deck space and excellent speed.

    Two Boating editors ran this boat...in varying sea states and at different locations and times. See what the experts at BOATING have to say about this boat.
  • The T23 not only provides some of the largest wakes for riding or surfing, but it also has plenty of room for friends, family and gear.

    The T23 not only provides some of the largest wakes for riding or surfing, but it also has plenty of room for friends, family and gear.
  • The R302 features responsive handling and numerous fishing-friendly features.

    The R302 features responsive handling and numerous fishing-friendly features.

Runabouts

  • This boat delivers a combination of performance, efficiency and panache that is almost without comparison.

    The MJM Yachts 35z is MJM Yachts' newest outboard powered cruiser. Possessing a high-tech build and many features not found aboard similar craft, this boat works as well…
  • The Scarab 255 Open ID offers wide-open, carefree fun for all.

    The Scarab 255 Open ID offers wide-open, carefree fun for all.
  • Speedy, seaworthy and, dare we say, sexy, this new Rinker delivers much to recommend it.

    Speedy, seaworthy and, dare we say, sexy, this new Rinker delivers much to recommend it.

Pontoon Boats

  • Racing speed aboard a pontoon boat? You betcha!

    This article details the rise of the fast pontoon boat. Learn what happens when ample horsepower is combined with optimized design to make these once genteel craft into…
  • Berkshire's 25 SB Ultra embodies much of what is demanded of a modern pontoon boat.

    Berkshire's 25 SB Ultra embodies much of what is demanded of a modern pontoon boat. Check out what the expert editors at Boating had to say about this outboard-powered…
  • Sunchaser's Geneva 22 LR DH Sport Boat offers a comfortable ride at an affordable price.

    Sunchaser's Geneva 22 LR DH Sport Boat offers a comfortable ride at an affordable price.

Fishing Boats

  • This boat boasts design and construction features more typical of larger boats, plus top-notch finish and features.

    This center console proved able and good-looking. Find out the in-depth details from the experts at BOATING.
  • This fishing cat couples a stable, smooth-handling hull with plenty of deck space and excellent speed.

    Two Boating editors ran this boat...in varying sea states and at different locations and times. See what the experts at BOATING have to say about this boat.
  • 2019 Yamaha FSH 190

    The Yamaha FSH 190 Deluxe is packed with so many features that it may be the SUV of boating.

    The Yamaha FSH 190 Deluxe is packed with so many features that it may be the SUV of boating.

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  • Grady-White Freedom 325

    The Grady-White Freedom 325 is chock full of amenities and fishing features.

    The Grady-White Freedom 325 is chock full of amenities and fishing features.

Cruising Boats

  • Luxury comforts and seakeeping combined.

    The Galeon 430 HTC delivers luxurious comforts and fishability, plus a style and attention to detail exceeding the norm.
  • There are some good reasons to love "bridge boats."

    Boats with flying bridges, sometimes called "flybridge boats," were once prevalent in smaller sizes. Today, it's mostly yachts that have a flying bridge and boats under…
  • Jeanneau's NC 1095 offers up to three private staterooms and unparalleled bow access, all under 35 feet LOA.

    Jeanneau's NC 1095 offers up to three private staterooms and unparalleled bow access, all under 35 feet LOA.

Water Sports Boats

  • The T23 not only provides some of the largest wakes for riding or surfing, but it also has plenty of room for friends, family and gear.

    The T23 not only provides some of the largest wakes for riding or surfing, but it also has plenty of room for friends, family and gear.
  • Nautique's Super Air Nautique GS22 is a versatile watersports boat.

    This watersports boat from Nautique was put through its paces by the expert team at Boating. Learn what they discovered while testing this boat.
  • Wakesurfing

    In the market for a new boat? Let us help!

    Buying a new wakesurf boat can be intimidating. First of all, it's expensive. Secondly, there are lots of options with a variety of features. This article will help you…

Performance Boats

  • Racing speed aboard a pontoon boat? You betcha!

    This article details the rise of the fast pontoon boat. Learn what happens when ample horsepower is combined with optimized design to make these once genteel craft into…
  • Make Your Boat Go Faster

    Use these eight tips to get more speed from your boat.

    Most boaters would like to know how to make their boat go faster, if only for once in awhile. These eight tips, from the experts at Boating, will help you achieve the…
  • A 204-mph run takes the top-speed prize at the 30th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.

    A 204-mph run takes the top-speed prize at the 30th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.

Personal Watercraft

  • 2019 Yamaha FX Limited SVHO

    The Yamaha FX Limited SVHO blends impressive performance with amazing amenities.

    The Yamaha FX Limited SVHO blends impressive performance with amazing amenities.
  • 2019 Yamaha EXR

    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.
  • Riding a PWC Down The Colorado River

    We cruise the mighty Colorado aboard Sea-Doo Watercraft.

    Cruising aboard personal watercraft, a.k.a, "jet skis," is a great way to explore waterways like the Colorado River. The speed and maneuverability and shallow draft all…

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Used Boats