Cruisers Yachts 338 Bowrider // Wellcraft 241 Fisherman // Hatteras 45 Express - 08/09/2017
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Cruisers Yachts 338 Bowrider:
Big Water Bowrider w/
Cabin for Overnights

Cruisers Yachts 338 Bowrider
The Cruisers Yachts 338 Bowrider.

The Cruisers Yachts 338 Bowrider has seating space for lots of guests, plus a compact cabin below decks, complete with refrigerator, microwave, television, convertible double berth, and a standup head. More...

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Hatteras 45 Express:
Cruising Sportfisher w/ 39.1 Knot WOT

Hatteras 45 Express
The Hatteras 45 Express.

The Hatteras 45 Express has the lines and performance of a classic sportfisher, but she also provides yacht-grade levels of fit and finish. She's available in one or two-stateroom layouts. More...

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Sea Chaser 23 LX:
Economical Bayboat

Sea Chaser 23 LX
The Sea Chaser 23 LX.

The Carolina Skiff Sea Chaser 23 LX powered with an Evinrude E-TEC G2 175 proved a capable package in our test runs, reaching a top speed of 47.5 mph and delivering maximum cruising efficiency at about 32.6 mph, where she got 4.3 mpg for a range over 173 SM. She comes fully-equipped for inshore fishing, with aerated baitwells fore and aft, pre-wired trolling motor panel at the bow, locking rod storage, and gasketed and guttered hatches to keep gear dry. More...

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Beneteau Oceanis 41.1:
Versatile Layout Suitable for
Racing, Cruising

Beneteau Oceanis 41.1
The Beneteau Oceanis 41.1.

Offered in a two or three stateroom configuration with one or two heads, the Beneteau Oceanis 41.1 provides the flexibility of day sailing, racing, or long distance cruising. More...

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Boat Buyer’s Guide:
Which Drive System is Best?

Boat Buyer’s Guide
Formula sells the 330 Crossover Bowrider with dual-prop sterndrives from Volvo Penta and Mercruiser, and triple 250- or 300-hp Mercury Verado outboards, as shown here.

Life was easier back when all powerboats spun propellers on shafts, and that classic drivetrain still works today for many boats. But now there are sterndrives, pod drives, and jet drives -- and even the once-maligned outboard has become a viable, and reliable, power option. Each drive system has its pros and cons. Here they are, in a nutshell...

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