Hatteras GT45X Flybridge | Four Winns Horizon 350 | Greenline 39 Solar - 07/13/2018
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Hatteras GT45X Flybridge:
Express Sportfisherman that’s Ready to Cruise

Hatteras GT45X Flybridge
Hatteras GT45X Flybridge

The Palm Beach-style controls and the optional high-gloss wood console leave no question that this is the helm of a classic Hatteras sportfish, the GT45X Flybridge in this case. The captain has a wide-open view of the cockpit to supervise the angling action. Mezzanine seating provides a good spot to keep an eye on the baits in the spread. But she can do more than fish...

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Captain's Report

Four Winns Horizon 350:
Stylish Bowrider w/Cozy Accommodations

Four Winns Horizon 350
Four Winns Horizon 350

The Four Winns Horizon 350 is a large bowrider, but she also offers a cabin where a couple might spend a night or two in a secluded cove thanks to an amidships berth and enclosed head. The standard sunroof in the hardtop adds a versatility to the main deck, and the hullside windows not only provide lots of light below but become a style feature as well. Power options to twin 430-hp sterndrives are available. Read about all her features...

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Greenline 39 Solar:
Smart Power Management
in a 2-Stateroom Cruiser

Greenline 39 Solar
Greenline 39 Solar

Four 300-watt solar panels on the hardtop of the Greenline 39 Solar put out enough juice to run lights, A/C and refrigerator indefinitely in sunny weather, without ever resorting to shore power or a generator. Our test boat was powered solely by a single 370-hp Yanmar shaft drive, but she's also available as a hybrid, with an electric motor for low-speed operation. The electric motor functions as a generator when the boat is using diesel propulsion, charging a bank of lithium polymer batteries. Learn more...

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Ilmor 483-HP MV8 7.4L with One Drive:
Durable V-8 Matched to Robust Lower Unit

Ilmor 483-HP MV8 7.4L with One Drive
Ilmor 483-HP MV8 7.4L with One Drive

The Ilmor 483-hp MV8 7.4L V8 gets hand-built with a forged steel crank, rods and pistons, hard-anodized exhaust, and closed-system cooling, resulting in a durable high-performance engine that the company gives a 5-year/500-hour limited warranty. Couple it with Ilmor's One Drive lower unit, which was designed for diesel engines, and you have a system prepared for heavy use. See what happened on our test...

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Sailfish 245DC:
Safe, Dry Offshore Performance,
High-Tech Construction

Sailfish 245DC
Sailfish 245DC

The Sailfish 245DC provides plenty of wind protection thanks to the smoked-glass, wrap-around windshield, and the high topsides forward, measuring 38 inches at the bow, helps keep her dry in upwind runs as well as adding security for all aboard. Though she's well equipped as a fishing boat, the bow area has all the comforts of a dedicated bowrider. The carbon-fiber- and Kevlar-reinforced hull and deck make her light and fuel efficient, but durable. See how she ran in our test...

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Dealer Spotlight

Sunrise Marine in Destin, FL

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Available at Sunrise Marine, the World Cat 295CC has features suitable for a day of offshore fishing as well as day cruises with family and friends.

For more than 15 years, Sunrise Marine has been the place to go for new and used boat sales, service, and parts in the Florida Panhandle. The dealer is continuing this tradition at their Daphne, Alabama, and Panama City, Florida, stores with the same great selection, pricing, and most of all, excellent customer service. They have a large selection of bay boats, fishing boats, center consoles, cruisers, deck boats, bowriders, runabouts, catamarans, and more. Check out what sets this dealer apart
from the rest...


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