The 23 LS mixes versatility with durability at a nice price point.
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The build quality of an anchor locker can tell you about the construction of a boat.
World’s first, and longest-running, boat show scheduled for January 26-30, 2022 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
The Shadow 900 XC is full of on-water thrills.
Boats are a reward we give to ourselves. Boats afford us the means to create happy occasions with friends and family on the water. Boats deliver an escape from the humdrum, whether off the coast or on a lake. But what type of boat is right for you? Pontoon, runabout, fishing and cruising boats are all highly popular these days. Buyers who lead with their heart may find disappointment. Do your research and let Boating help you find your perfect watercraft.
With its distinctive style, long list of amenities and, yes, outboard power, this new dayboat is sure to turn heads both near and far.
The 500 SSC provides fun and luxury for dayboating with as many crew as you’d likely take along.
This hybrid cruiser features a smooth and nimble ride.
The C-24 CW does it all.
The SAV serves many masters, including cruisers, divers, anglers and sunbathers.
The 26 HBW excels at both inshore and offshore fishing.
The L25 Quad Bench Top Deck serves up lots of fun and a nice ride.
Welcome to the 2022 edition of our Boat Buyers Guide! If you count yourself among the huge number of new boaters who’ve joined the boating ranks, allows us to be the first to welcome you to the water! You’ll find that Boating’s annual Boat Buyers Guide—while written by experienced boaters for experienced boaters—will prove invaluable to you too.
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Imtra thruster expert Peter Nolet explains the basics of bow and stern thrusters and how they work.
Here are a few things you should expect from a dealer when you’re shopping.
How to find a dealer that treats you like family and not just a numbered customer.
Keeping your boat in running order takes time and effort. Knowing the rules of the water and how your boat performs takes skill. That’s why Boating offers boaters DIY projects, seamanship tips and how-to articles to improve their boat and boating lifestyle. Having trouble with a fuel gauge? We likely have the answer. Uncomfortable with anchoring in deep water? We can help there too. Check out our entire boating how-to section today.
How to remove and prevent mildew on boat seats.
Buffing a boat requires the right tools for the job.
Diagnose if your engine had a spun propeller hub.
You can successfully complete basic fiberglass boat repair by following these steps.
Before buying a boat, consider checking out Boating’s extensive collection of boat reviews. The reviews cover all the most-popular boats from well-known boat builders. The boat reviews range from brand new to a couple years old, appealing to anyone buying a new or used boat. Boating is an expert authority you can trust while conducting your boat buying research.
Five fast pontoon boats with serious ponies on the transom.
Six great boats that cost less than $30,000.
Six fun, great boats that cost less than $20,000.
Shopping for a new pontoon? Check out these top models.
Comparing the electronics available today to those from a decade ago is pretty eye opening. The technological changes in just 10 years means today we have better sonar, multi-function display units, night vision technology, and boat camera security systems than ever before. Boating updates you with the latest electronics from the top manufacturers each month.
Each year, different engine manufacturers introduce new outboards and inboards to the market. For anyone not following along closely, you could easily miss the latest offerings from Mercury, Yamaha, Suzuki, Seven Marine or Honda from year to year, not to mention Volvo Penta, Indmar Ilmor and Yanmar. No longer is the 250-horsepower engine the pride of the offshore center console fleet. Today, twin, trip or quad 400-horsepower motors are more common than you think. If you want even more horsepower in a single outboard engine, that’s available too. Check out the latest engine options for your boat.
Weighing the pros and cons of an outboard motor rebuild.
Tips for selecting the right pontoon boat engine.
What to know when considering repowering your boat with a new outboard.
Used outboard motors require just the right touch.