Two Oceans Marine and HMY Yacht Sales Launch All-New Express Cruiser Models

Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing and HMY Yacht Sales, Inc. (HMY), one of America’s largest yacht dealers and brokerage firms, are thrilled to announce the launch of a revolutionary outboard Express Cruising model line — ECLIPSE. The 505 and 605 models represent an all-new concept, engineering, and design. Complete with a vast array of only the […]

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Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS The new Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS, the largest in the GLS series of sport luxury bowriders which span from 34 to 50 feet, will make her debut at FLIBS. The 50 GLS (52′ 4″ LOA, 14′ 6″ beam) features bow seating, dinette seating accompanying an ample exterior galley, and a generous […]

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Mystic Powerboats M5200 – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Mystic Powerboats M5200 Mystic Powerboats has launched its largest center console to date, the luxurious M5200. The new model joins its smaller siblings, M3800 and M4200, in the Florida builder’s lineup. The 52-footer (14′ beam) is powered by quad 600-hp Mercury Marine V12 Verado outboards and can achieve speeds of 80 mph. On board, there […]

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Monterey 385SS – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Monterey 385SS Dominating the waterways with three powerful outboard motors, the Monterey 385SS demonstrates a commanding and incredibly powerful presence. With top speeds of more than 60 mph, the 385SS (39′ 5″ LOA, 11′ beam) is setting a new standard for outboard-powered vessels in its class. One of the largest bowriders on the water today, […]

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Pursuit OS 445 – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Pursuit OS 445 The OS 445 (46′ 6″ LOA, 13′ 10″ beam) is the largest boat ever built by Pursuit Boats, blending fishing and cruising worlds into the new model. Anglers will appreciate the three fish boxes, rod holders, tackle storage, and the 600-gallon fuel tank that offers a 350-mile range with the triple 425-hp […]

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Tiara 48 LS

Special Delivery The Tiara 48 LS is a sport boat and a yacht all in one. The Tiara 48 LS is a hybrid, but not in the way you may think. The clue is in the name—LS—which stands for “Luxury Sport” and sets expectations from the start. This flagship of Tiara’s outboard series is a […]

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Pursuit OS 445

In Pursuit of a Day on the Water There’s nothing wrong with taking time out of the office to go for a boat ride, is there? Okay, what if it’s for work? It doesn’t happen all the time, but Southern Boating’s marketing director, Brandon Ferris, and I took a quick flight over to Tampa to […]

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ZF Marine names new personnel

ZF Marine announced the hire of George Lewis as new head of product line commercial-fast craft, North/Central America and the Caribbean, reporting to Wolfgang Schmid, ZF’s Industrial Division Head for North America. “ZF Marine welcomes George aboard and looks forward to the positive impact he will have upon the company’s sales across the Americas and […]

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Sea Ray SLX 260

Bundle of Joy Sea Ray introduces the SLX 260 with its next-generation design. Its profile is fast and sporty. Its interior is designed for comfort with a helm setup for effortless control and amenities that fit nicely into the family cruising and water sport lifestyle. The SLX 260 is the first boat designed exclusively by an all-female […]

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Chicago Charter Company Knot My Boat Announces Membership Program

Chicago boat rental company Knot My Boat Charters has fully rolled out its unique membership program, which provides access to luxury Lake Michigan boating, with no limit to the number of charters that members can book throughout the season. The company offers memberships and single-use rentals for a fleet of 15 sport and luxury yachts, […]

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Beneteau Gran Turismo 45 Boat Test

The Gran Turismo 45 is very much a social boat but she’s also an entry-level weekender at the same time. She’s perfect for the set that has had enough of the center console or bowrider days and is now looking to get more out of their premium boating time. This is the third generation of […]

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Riviera 645 SUV

Big & Bold, Inside & Out The new Riviera 645 SUV combines large, versatile spaces with smooth performance that will keep everyone happy whether at the dock or underway. The flagship of Riviera’s SUV line, the 645, is a perfect family or couple’s cruiser with a variety of accommodations ideal for different sizes and types […]

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Wellcraft 355

Wellcraft, acquired by the Beneteau Group in 2014, designs vessels that push the limits to allow boaters to go farther and discover new territories. The brand-new Wellcraft 355 combines speed, agility, and endurance with creature comforts and luxurious amenities to quickly get you from point A to point B. Southern Boating was invited on board […]

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