Yamaha GP1800 PWC Test | Cruisers Yachts 338 BR | Sea Ray 350 Coupe - 06/07/2018
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Yamaha GP1800:
High-Performance PWC w/Digital Trim

Yamaha GP1800
Yamaha GP1800

Powered with an 1812cc supercharged and intercooled, 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, 16-valve Super Vortex High Output engine in a molded hull weighing just 769 pounds (349 kg), the Yamaha GP1800 is all about optimal performance for the experienced rider. Digital trim allows maximum speed or adjusting for extra riders, and the company's RiDE technology provides reverse, neutral and rapid, controlled braking. See what kind of performance we got...

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Captain's Report

Fleming 78:
Oceangoing Live-Aboard

Fleming 78
Fleming 78

From her upswept bow, high bulwarks and Portuguese bridge to her broad boat deck with standard davit, the Fleming 78 is clearly a well-found long-distance cruising yacht. She’s built to European CE Category A and ABYC standards. Read more...

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Cruisers Yachts 338 Bow Rider:
Seating for 16 Plus Mid-Cabin Below

Cruisers Yachts 338 Bow Rider
Cruisers Yachts 338 Bow Rider

The Cruisers Yachts 338 is a jumbo bowrider with seating for up to 16, and she also fits a large mid-cabin belowdecks to allow overnighting for a couple in comfort. The Palm Beach Edition shown here includes IMEDGE gelcoat, special edition cockpit upholstery, woven mat flooring, platinum cockpit tables and bow filler cushions. She's available with twin gas or diesel sterndrives to 380-hp each. More...

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Sea Ray Sundancer 350 Coupe:
Brisk Performance and Overnight Capabilities

Sea Ray Sundancer 350 Coupe
Sea Ray Sundancer 350 Coupe

The Sea Ray Sundancer 350 Coupe has a surprising amount of living area and headroom below for her LOA. She has a pair of sleeping areas, making her suitable for two cruising couples or more, thanks to a convertible dinette. A 16,000-Btu air-conditioner is standard, and so is the performance – she topped out at 41.5 mph powered by twin MerCruiser 350s. More...

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Why Do So Many Boats Sink at the Dock?

Why Do So Many Boats Sink at the Dock
Boats that sink in their slips are usually brought down by one of five factors.

We had one reader drop us a line and ask about every boater’s nightmare: “Why do so many boats sink at the dock?” Aside from the obvious lack of attention from an owner, many boats sink at the dock in the spring – that is, around the time when they were first relaunched after spending the off-season on the hard. A number of factors can leave a boat exposed to this unfortunate circumstance, and the statistics from marine insurers bear them out. Here are some of the reasons...

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Dealer Spotlight

Warner’s Dock in
New Richmond, WI

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This Alumacraft Competitor 175 CS is powered by an Evinrude E-TEC 115-hp engine, and the boat is just one of many boats available at Warner’s Dock.

Warner's Dock is a third-generation family-owned and operated dealership in New Richmond, WI. Their business has been recognized with multiple awards for sales and customer service. Most important, they are specialists in what boats and engines work best in the upper Midwest. See what products and services Warner’s Dock has to offer...



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