Boat of the Year Finalists for 2022

Boating’s editors test more than 100 boats per year in just about every category. During 2022, our editors once again tested more than 100 boats, including PWC, 16-foot-long runabouts, cruisers, dayboats, and center-console boats in excess of 50 feet length overall. We tested gas boats, diesel boats, electric boats, jet boats, outboard boats, inboard boats, […]

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2023 Yamaha FX Limited SVHO

A ­redesigned ride plate helps plant the hull during aggressive cornering. Courtesy Yamaha Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Overview The FX Limited SVHO, Yamaha’s flagship Wave­Runner, combines a deep-V hull with a supercharged, mega-displacement 1.8-liter Super Vortex High Output […]

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2022 Yamaha 222 FSH Sport E

The 222 FSH Sport E is full of hybrid features that make it suitable for fishing and family boating. Garrett Cortese Overview As a lifelong angler, I grew up fishing aboard plenty of spartan vessels. But the last decade has seen those hardcore center-console designs soften. Family-friendly features now deliver enjoyment and comfort for daylong […]

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2022 Scarab Jet 215 ID

The Jet 215 ID is built for having fun on the water. Courtesy Scarab Jet Boats Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Overview There are so many options offered for the Scarab Jet 215 ID, we’d be surprised if any […]

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2022 Yamaha JetBlaster

  With its cyan-blue deck, lime-yellow saddle, and splatter-paint graphics, the JetBlaster evokes Yamaha’s WaveBlaster, a mid-’90s craft that retains a die-hard fan base. But don’t expect a trip down memory lane. Longer and wider, the JetBlaster is also far more ­playful, part of the reason it joins the stand-up SuperJet in a new freestyle […]

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