How Sea Ray’s ''Quiet Ride'' Works | Sense 50 I Vicem 46 - 03/19/2018
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Captain's Report

Beneteau Sense 50:
A Powerful Offshore Sailing Yacht

Beneteau Sense 50
Beneteau Sense 50

The broad cockpit of the Beneteau Sense 50 has two large lounging settees, twin double helm seats and an arch that raises the mainsheet traveler above the heads of crew and guests. Her 15'11" (4.86 m) beam extends nearly all the way to the transom, providing sailing space on deck and, comfortable accommodations below. More...

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Cheoy Lee Global 104:
Tri-level Yacht w/ 5 Entertainment Venues

Cheoy Lee Global 104
Cheoy Lee Global 104

The new Cheoy Lee Global 104 has five en suites, including a main deck master with his-and-her baths. The helm blends into a sky lounge on the upper level, while aft there's a large sunning area as well as space for the ship's tender or PWCs. Crew accommodations for up to six are aft. More...

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Features Video

Vicem 46 IPS:
Downeast Design w/ World Class Wood Interior

Vicem 46 IPS
Vicem 46 IPS

The striking matched-grain cabinetry found throughout the living areas of the Vicem 46 IPS extends into the helm area. Even the salon deck is flawless mahogany with holly insets--no shoes, please! However, her fiberglass and composite hull is durable and requires minimal maintenance. More...

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Evinrude:
A Decade of Engine Protection

Evinrude
Evinrude engines have high torque at the low end which bass boat owners demand.

These days high-horsepower engines are a significant investment for any boater. That’s why we think Evinrude’s 10-year coverage sales promotion is an offer that is hard to refuse. It is factory-backed, is non-declining, and covers all rigging which is listed on the bill of sale. The offer ends April 30th. More...

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Test Video

Robalo R242EX:
New Multi-Mission CC w/ Moderate Pricing

Robalo R242EX
Robalo R242EX

The new Robalo R242EX has the usual angling amenities for fishing off the beach, but she's also equipped with enhanced bow seating with swivel seat backs, tri-tone upholstery, console head, transom shower and other amenities that should please the family. The stowable cocktail table can be lowered to convert bow seating to a sun lounge. Pricing is in the mid-range. More...

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Factory Video

Sea Ray Quiet Ride:
Engineering Reduces Noise Levels

Sea Ray Quiet Ride
Sea Ray Quiet Ride

Sea Ray's "Quiet Ride" technology, which results in reduced noise levels at nearly all speeds, is the result of careful engineering that uses sound-proofing materials around the engine compartment and at vibration points throughout the boat. There’s much more, so see the video. We have tested Sea Ray boats before and after, and can confirm that Quiet Ride is not marketing hype, it makes a noticeable reduction in noise. More...

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Inboard Repowering:
Is the 383 Stroke Powerful Enough?

Question of the Day
The Mercury Reman 383 Stroker is rated at 350-hp.

A BoatTEST Member has a 1987 43’ Wellcraft Portofino which he says weights 20,000 lbs. (9,090 kgs.), and he asks, “Is the Merc Reman 383 Stroker strong enough to push my boat all day? And, what transmissions should I chose for opposing prop rotation?”

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