Fleming 65 // Sea Ray SLX-W 230 // Beneteau Monte Carlo 5 - 09/22/2017
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Captain’s Report

Fleming 65:
She’s the Real Thing

Fleming 65
The Fleming 65.

People who want to go world cruising in a boat that is built to take what Mother Nature can dish out -- yet still have a beautiful yacht -- should check out this report. More...

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Test Video

Sea Ray SLX-W 230:
Upscale Crossover Bowrider/Watersports Platform

Sea Ray SLX-W 230
The Sea Ray SLX-W 230.

The Sea Ray SLX-W 230 is a family bowrider also equipped to be a fully-capable towsports platform complete with ballast tanks and the company's Dynamic Running Surface with Wake-Shaping tabs. More...

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Design & Style Video

Beneteau Monte Carlo 5:
Classic Style w/ Italian Flair

Beneteau Monte Carlo 5
The Beneteau Monte Carlo 5.

The steps up to the salon and lower helm provide headroom below in the Beneteau Monte Carlo 5, and also give the skipper a better view over the bow. The joinery is brushed oak in light finishes that keep the interior bright. More...

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Test Video

Tiburon ZX-25:
48.6 MPH WOT w/ 300 HP Evinrude E-TEC G2

Tiburon ZX-25
The Tiburon ZX-25.

With a draft of just 6" (15.2 cm) and a weight of only 1,400 lbs. / 635 kg (less power), the Tiburon ZX-25 floats remarkably shallow for a 25-footer (7.62 m), yet she has the length and beam to function as a capable bayboat. More...

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Test Video

TRACKER® Targa™ V-20 WT:
Turn-Key Welded Aluminum Fishing Machine

Tracker Targa V-20 WT
The TRACKER® Targa™ V-20 WT.

The TRACKER® Targa™ V-20 WT is the company's largest all-welded boat, with a hull of .125" (.317 cm) marine aluminum finished with baked-on paint to handle years of tough use. More...

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Why Stepped Hulls are More Efficient

Regal Fastrac Hull

We take a look at what makes stepped hulls more efficient -- and faster -- in certain sizes of planing boats. More...

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