Nine Cool Pontoon Boat Features

The transformer bar, as seen aboard the Sylvan L5 DLZ Bar, lets you turn the back of the boat into a social focal point. Bill Doster Sometime between the era of your grandparents’ nightly putt-putt around the lake and the more recent trend of 20-somethings partying at the sandbar, pontoon boats became cool. Cool because […]

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CL Yachts CLX96

The X Factor CL Yachts shakes things up with its first X series yacht CLX96. It’s an X boat, a crossover. It’s a Sea Activity Vessel (SAV). It’s a…there are a lot of unusual monikers attached to CL Yachts’ newest and most striking model, the CLX96 —for this is an unusual yacht.  The 97-footer has a […]

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Minneapolis Boat Show kicks off, Innovation Awards announced

The Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show runs through Sunday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The exhibit hall showcases 600 new boats. At the show, NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the winners of the 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, recognizing groundbreaking new consumer marine products in the following categories: fishing boats, pontoon boats, and furnishings. […]

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2023 Four Winns TH36

The TH36 is a catamaran equipped for entertaining a crowd. Courtesy Four Winns 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. The TH36 represents a departure from traditional Four Winns boats. This catamaran possesses sleek lines courtesy of renowned Italian firm Garroni […]

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2023 Supreme S220

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Best head torch for sailing – tested

Searching for the best head torch, Fox Morgan gathered together a hot selection of some of the most popular head lamps on the market and reveals which one really is the best. What makes the best head torch for a sailor? Is it the red light facility? How about the ability to dim the white […]

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2023 Scarab 165 ID

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Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS

Trust in your builder. by Capt. Tom Serio When buying a new boat, many factors have to be considered: The type of boating, locations, destinations and, of course, financing. Photos Courtesy of Cruisers Yachts But there’s one more thing that should be counted, almost by default, and that’s trust. There needs to be an intrinsic […]

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2023 Supreme S220

The S220 can create a mellow, beginner-friendly wave, or a steeper one suited to advanced riders. Garrett Cortese The latest addition to the Supreme S lineup hardly resembles its successful predecessors. On top of delivering a design intent of more bang for less bucks, the S220 features higher freeboard, a hybrid bow shape, and a clean […]

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2023 Axis T235

The T235 produces riding surfaces for all styles and ability levels. Garrett Cortese With the T235, Axis launches a new model in what has become a sweet-spot size segment for watersports boat buyers. The 23-foot-5-inch T235 delivers both the signature Axis styling as well as a high-level of watersports performance.  The T235 boasts room for 16 […]

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2023 Supra SE

AutoWake automatically manipulates the hull to create a precise wake or wave time after time. Courtesy Supra Boats Luxury and performance are the hallmarks of the Supra Boats SE model, right along with its world-class abilities as a tow boat. The largest boat in the Supra fleet, the SE provides plenty of room between its […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Center-Consoles

Offshore center-console ­fishing boats ride atop a variety of hulls. Courtesy Regulator The center-console is unbeatable when it comes to effective big-water fishing. The basic concept emerged decades ago, providing 360 degrees of access to the rail, making the timeless design a natural for fishing. Today’s models are more advanced in construction and utility, representing […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Catamarans

With engines set wide on each sponson, a catamaran provides exceptional maneuverability, whether fighting a fish or docking in tight quarters. Courtesy Invincible The popularity of the multihull (aka catamaran or cat) fishing boats has never been greater, as more and more boatbuilders enter this growing segment of the market. The inherent stability of the […]

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2023 Supra SE

AutoWake automatically manipulates the hull to create a precise wake or wave time after time. Courtesy Supra Boats Luxury and performance are the hallmarks of the Supra Boats SE model, right along with its world-class abilities as a tow boat. The largest boat in the Supra fleet, the SE provides plenty of room between its […]

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2023 Axis T235

The T235 produces riding surfaces for all styles and ability levels. Garrett Cortese With the T235, Axis launches a new model in what has become a sweet-spot size segment for watersports boat buyers. The 23-foot-5-inch T235 delivers both the signature Axis styling as well as a high-level of watersports performance.  The T235 boasts room for 16 […]

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