Which is the Best Handheld Radio? | Absolute Navetta 73 | World Cat 295 CC - 06/28/2018
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Which is the Best Handheld Radio?

Which is the Best Handheld Radio
BoatTEST.com has compiled a chart of 36 handheld radios made by 7 leading brands.

Choosing the best handheld radio for any given application is a hard choice for anyone because there are so many different options. Moreover, there are many different technical aspects that make the decision even tougher. We take 17 aspects of all 36 handhelds and help you make sense of them. Then, by clicking on the units that seem to be the best, we let you narrow the selection down to a manageable 3-4 to make your ultimate best choice clear. Try it now, it’s fun and informative...

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New Test Video

Absolute Navetta 73:
High-Tech Build in a 4-Stateroom Yacht

Absolute Navetta 73
Absolute Navetta 73

The Absolute Navetta 73 has multiple relaxing and entertaining areas, but the foredeck leads the charge, with a C-shaped lounge, large wood hi-lo table and opposing seating as well as a huge sunlounge forward. This yacht has a range over 540 NM at 10.3 knots. Discover her innovations...

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Captain's Report

World Cat 295 CC:
Easy-Riding Cat w/9'6" Beam

World Cat 295 CC
World Cat 295 CC

The World Cat 295 CC includes a standard hardtop with rocket launcher rod holders and an integrated glass windshield. The twin hulls each have sharp forward entry and high topsides and provides a safe, easy ride in conditions that keep many monohulls inside the inlet. Her 9'6" beam should give plenty of stability when drifting or trolling, and widely space twin outboards step up the maneuverability. Have you looked closely at a cat?...

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Test Video

Riviera 57 Enclosed Flybridge:
Convertible Cruising, Aussie Style

Riviera 57 Enclosed Flybridge
Riviera 57 Enclosed Flybridge

The Riviera 57 Enclosed Flybridge can fish and cruise with the best of them. That’s because the company asked its customers what is important to them when designing this boat. The answer will surprise no one who knows anything about Australia: They want it all. See how Riviera put it all together...

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Test Video

Boston Whaler 330 Outrage:
Hard-Core Offshore CC w/ Family Options

Boston Whaler 330 Outrage
Boston Whaler 330 Outrage

There's no question the Boston Whaler 330 Outrage is built for serious offshore fishing, but the model we tested was optioned out to please the family, as well. It included a Fusion stereo with LCD, iPod/iPhone dock audio, AM/FM/USB audio/VHF/WX/Sirius ready, a forward console lounge with flip-down armrests, aft facing couch with convertible work surface, “summer kitchen” in the cockpit and a wet head/shower. Top speed was 52.2 mph with twin Mercury Verado 350s in our tests. More...

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Features Video

Prestige 520:
Welcoming Layout w/3 Staterooms

Prestige 520
Prestige 520

The Prestige Yachts 520 has an aft galley that is open to the entertainment area on the aft deck as well as the main salon. A full-size refrigerator/freezer can stow provisions for cruising or for a large gathering. Belowdecks she has three staterooms – including a separate entrance to the owner’s suite. And she’s got many more features to see...

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Dealer Spotlight

Free Spirit Marine in Edmonton, Alberta

Dealer Spotlight
Free Spirit Marine present at a boat show.

Free Spirit Marine in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was established in 1985 and has expanded over time to include a far larger variety of boats and engines all while maintaining the same business mentality from its inception. It is owned by the same family which started it. The dealership continues to be staffed and owned by people dedicated to providing informative customer service, parts, and accessories. See its featured boat...


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