New Jeanneau NC 33 | New Outboard Powered Hinckley | Sea Ray SDX 270 OB - 04/02/2018
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Jeanneau NC 33:
Convertible Furnishings for Multiple Missions

Jeanneau NC 33
Jeanneau NC 33

The Jeanneau NC 33 salon blends into the cockpit via large sliding glass doors. Convertible furnishings aft slide on tracks in the aft deck, keeping them secure and allowing for changing missions from day-boating to cruising to entertaining. Interior furnishings can also be converted from lunch seating to forward-facing cruising mode, and an optional hi-lo table creates an added berth. More...

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New Brand

Hinckley Yachts Unveils Designs for 2
OB-Powered Models

Hinckley Yachts
Hinckley says that it expects its new 40' (12.2 m) Sport Boat will travel from Greenwich, Connecticut to Manhattan in 35 minutes (no wake speeds in the harbor, notwithstanding.)

Under the banner of a new brand, the Hinckley Company introduced two outboard-powered models of Hinckley Sport Boats, a 40' (12.2 m) Sport Boat and a Center Cabin. The company, in rolling out the designs for these boats at the Palm Beach International Boat Show, announced its foray into outboard-powered boats with two models that will make the most of high-tech, lightweight construction -- and outboard power -- to offer speed and performance as well as refined features and amenities. More...

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Test Video

Sea Ray SDX 270 OB:
Outboard Powered Bowrider Seats 15

Sea Ray SDX 270 OB
Sea Ray SDX 270 OB

With her 8'6" (2.59 m) beam carried almost all the way to the bow, the Sea Ray SDX 270 OB offers space to stretch out and relax. She has seating for up to 15. Standard features include an aluminum arch and Bimini, snap-in carpet, Porta-Potti, and upscale diamond-stitched upholstery. Her broad swim platform is an unusual and welcome feature in an outboard-powered boat. More...

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Test Video

Hargrave 116 Raised Pilothouse:
Long Range Cruiser w/5 En Suites

Hargrave 116 Raised Pilothouse
Hargrave 116 Raised Pilothouse

The Hargrave 116 Raised Pilothouse features five en suites, including a full-beam owner’s suite forward on the main deck. Matched grain, high-gloss Sapele wood cabinetry creates striking interior areas throughout. She also has three crew cabins -- each en suite! Power is twin 1950-hp Cat C32 Acerts, and with 7,000-gallon (26,498 L) fuel capacity, she's ready for long-range cruising. More...

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Test Video

Robalo R305:
Fast Offshore Fishing Boat Sleeps 6

Robalo R305
Robalo R305

The Robalo R305 powered with twin 300-hp Yamahas can get offshore fast in calm weather, with a top speed of 52.8 mph. The hardtop is standard, providing lots of rod storage as well as an anchor for outriggers and an electronics-box, and a pair of aerated livewells aft provide plenty of bait capacity. She has overnight space for up to six. More...

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Test Video

Hampton Yachts Endurance 658 LRC:
Equipped for an Owner/Operator

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Hampton Yachts Endurance 658 LRC

The Hampton Yachts Endurance 658 LRC shows inventive use of space and has many features well suited to the owner/operator who enjoys cruising. With such features as a Kevlar-reinforced hull for strength and lightweight, a Portuguese bridge for getting around safely on deck, and aft-deck engine and thruster controls, this cruiser makes “short-handed” sound enticing. More...

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USCG Report

How Old Are You Now?

Industry Update
Your age may put you squarely in a high-risk category for boating accidents, based on USCG statistics.

Youth has the advantage of quick reflexes, while age carries with it a wealth of experience. Does one's age make a boater more or less likely to be involved in a boating accident? Definitely. See why we say so. More...



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