Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

A glimpse at some of the hottest boats at the 2014 show.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Unlike others, our list of “must-see” boats is short. Only those boats that we‘ve identified as trendsetters made the grade. Check ‘em out, and please feel free to add your comments below.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Bayliner Element XL
This new boat echoes the values that made last year's Element debut so popular with boaters: low pricing, good value and appealing looks. Over 18 feet long and rated for 115-hp, it sports Bayliner's "M" hull. See it at the show.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Boston Whaler 350 Outrage
A high-performing pleasure boat that fights fish as well as it impresses guests, this latest Outrage features a sleek sheerline, one of the neatest hullside dive doors we have seen and sports an optional Summer Kitchen. Triple Verado Power.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Carver Yachts C37 Coupe
This new coupe is designed for cruising speeds at or above 40-mph, according to the builder! Powered by twin MerCruiser sterndrives, it includes a power-actuated sunroof, private staterooms, wide sidedecks and an overall level of high quality.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Chaparral 307 SSX
Boasting racy lines, rock solid construction high end luxury and one of the most versatile seating configurations available in a bowrider this size, Chaparral's new 307 SSX is a must see for any boater seeking "open bow " luxury and performance.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Chaparral 307 SSX

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Chris-Craft Launch 36
Sporting a truly innovative layout, this boat offers the 360-walkaround access and sporty ride of a center console, while delivering the cockpit luxuries associated with dayboats and the cabin amenities of a weekend cruiser. A true must see!

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Chris-Craft Launch 36

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Cobalt R7
The convertibility of the seating is really genius, aboard this new, 27'6" version of Cobalt's renowned R Series bowriders. The R7 also offers stowage space galore, high-end design and upholstery and a hull design that promises a great ride.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Cobalt R7

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Contender 24 Sport
The 24 Sport is so new they did not have pictures yet! This 24'6 LOA center console boasts a bow that converts to a U-shape lounge, 130 gallons of fuel, a choice of hull and deck colors and a step-down console with optional head.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Contender 24 Sport

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Cruisers Sport Series 328
This big bowrider is our 2013 Boat of the Year! Come see why this cool new bowrider won the most sought after prize in the boat business.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Cruisers Sport Series 328

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

EdgeWater 280CC
Features such as its rugged Single Piece Infusion hull construction, the lavishly appointed walk-in console, and a unique "clear view" windshield are just some of the many features that combine to make this a must see boat.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Grady White 251 CE
The 251 Coastal Explorer sports a sleek, low profile, shallow draft and great access to the water via boarding ladders fore 'n aft. It's got convertible bow and stern seating too. A head fits in the console. This may be a whole new category of boat.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Grady White 251 CE

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Harris Crowne
This new pontoon is elegant and performance oriented featuring twin outboard power. Loaded with innovations, it's a must see for sure.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Premier 290 Grand View
Powered by twin Evinrude E-Tec, the new Grand View 290 on display at the show also features the Optimus Joystick Steering system by Sea Star Solutions. This is the ultimate pontoon boat with a multi-level deck. Too new for images!

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Regulator 23
Regulator's new 23 is a fishing machine that features a 23-gallon transom livewell, 120-quart transom fish box and optional 55-quart insulated cooler. Plus, rod storage galore. The single Yamaha F300 gets you to your favorite fishing grounds in a hurry!

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Scarab 195
Scarab boats are back…as jet powered runabouts! The new 195 is one of several. They are available in hot colors and offer the sporty acceleration and shallow draft jets are known while offering style, a rugged build and an unforgettable name.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Scarab 195

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Sea Ray 350 SLX
Sea Ray's 350 SLX is a super luxurious, extra-large bowrider offering a style that's tough to match. High performing, it will provide a safe, yet thrilling open water ride.

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Sea Ray 350 SLX

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Sea Ray 650 Fly
Said to set a new paradigm in bridge boat style and performance, we know it's the first boat ever to have been debuted via augmented reality. Download the iOS app and see for yourself. Then hit the show, where the real thing debuts!

Must-See Boats at the 2014 Miami Boat Show

Starcraft 250 SCX EXT
This crossover mixes the space of a deck boat with a runabout's spirited handling performance, corrosion resistance and shallow draft of outboard power.