Does Your Outboard Meet CARB 3-Star Regs? | Four Winns H290 | Cruisers Yachts 54 Fly - 05/10/2018
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Four Winns H290:
Stable Vee Hull & Joystick Control

Four Winns H290
Four Winns H290

The Four Winns H290 is a large bowrider that can carry a crowd at speed thanks to twin V-8 sterndrive power. Hole-shot time was just 3.4 seconds, making her very capable for tow-sports. Hullside windows are a styling touch that lets light into the compact accommodations belowdecks. See all the features and the test here.

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Regency Yachts P65:
Equipped for Cruising Owner/Operators

Regency Yachts P65
Regency Yachts P65

The Regency Yachts P65 comes with a noteworthy list of standard equipment, including an inflatable tender with outboard, hydraulic davit, four control stations, hydraulic bow and stern thrusters, both 16 and 30 kW generators, stabilizers, a watermaker, and satellite TV. At a displacement speed of 10 knots, her range exceeds 700 NM, but she’ll top 21 knots. Check out our test of the Regency P65 here.

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Grady-White Freedom 215:
Salty, Versatile Dual Console

Grady-White Freedom 215
Grady-White Freedom 215

The classic broken sheer of the Grady-White Freedom 215 drew our eye to her proud bow, where her flare, hard chine, and running strakes all contribute to a dry ride. The dual console benefits from the company's heavy-duty, salt-ready build offering a solid feel and easy handling. Our test revealed a quick time to plane of 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 42.1 mph with a Yamaha F200. Click to see our full test...

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Evinrude ICON II Digital Controls

Evinrude Features and Benefits of Digital Control
Evinrude digital controls have many features and benefits.

Evinrude ICON II Digital Control Systems provide fly-by-wire control for all Evinrude
E-TEC G2 outboards, with tension-adjustment for the control stick and electronic incremental control of rpm when needed. A light indicates the forward-neutral-reverse functions, and the trim button is on the grip. Twin and multiple controls feature both linked and separate controls for all outboards as well as engine sync. More...

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Cruisers Yachts 54 Fly:
Entertain & Cruise Across 3 Decks

Cruisers Yachts 54 Fly
Cruisers Yachts 54 Fly

The Cruisers Yachts 54 Fly gives the captain the best view in the house while providing protection from sun and drizzle with a standard hardtop. The bridge also includes a wet bar, grill, refrigerator, and lounge seating. Belowdecks, three staterooms accommodate six guests for extended cruises, and a compact bar connects the cockpit and the salon. Did we miss anything? Have a look here.

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What Does CARB 3-Star Mean?

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There was a time when outboard engines were less than optimal when it came to air and water pollution as well as fuel efficiency.

A BoatTEST.com member recently asked, “What exactly does a CARB 3-Star Rating Mean?" We answer...

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