New Chris-Craft Launch 28 GT | Fountaine Pajot MY 37 | Sun Tracker 20 - 06/21/2018
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Editor's Report

Chris-Craft Launch 28 GT:
New Premium Sportboat w/Outboards or Sterndrives

Chris-Craft Launch 28 GT
The Chris-Craft Launch 28 GT is a new model for the builder, available with either outboard or sterndrive power.

Chris-Craft is full steam ahead on its new Launch 28 GT. The new runabout is expected to appeal to boaters who like the name recognition, classic lines, remarkable design details, and an impeccable build. The Launch 28 GT offers plenty of choices: sterndrive or outboard propulsion, no fewer than 11 paint hues for the hull, and an optional sport arch with canvas top. See what else she has in store...

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New Test Video

Fountaine Pajot MY 37:
3-Stateroom Cruising Catamaran

Fountaine Pajot MY 37
Fountaine Pajot MY 37

The Fountaine Pajot MY 37 provides an amazing amount of deck space for her LOA both on the exterior entertainment areas and in the interior living areas. She has 3 staterooms and 2 baths in the standard layout. Balsa coring and resin infusion ensure a strong but light build that's economical with surprisingly spirited performance. Read up on the details...

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Factory Video

Cruisers Yachts:
Boatbuilding Behind the Scenes

Cruisers Yachts
Cruisers Yachts uses boatbuilding methods that impressed our test captain.

Join our test captain as he tours the Cruisers Yachts factory for a look at the upholstery, furniture and wiring shops, and gets a sense of the company’s build standards. Don’t be surprised to learn a few things. Check it out here...

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Test Video

Boston Whaler 420 Outrage:
Robust Offshore CC
w/Quad Mercury Verado 300s

Boston Whaler 420 Outrage
Boston Whaler 420 Outrage

The 3-across helm seat on the optional tower of the Boston Whaler 420 Outrage welcomes company for the skipper when he's topside watching for fish, but every seating area on this boat is a good spot to enjoy the ride. And what a ride: She was powered by quad 300-hp Mercury Verados for our tests, resulting in a top speed of 48.2 mph. Have a look at what happened on our test...

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Captain's Report

Entry-Level Pontoon with Amenities


The SUN TRACKER® PARTY BARGE® 20 DLX has a full-width swim platform aft that simplifies tow-sports as well as access to the outboard. She's an entry-level pontoon priced at just $18,395 including 40-hp Mercury FourStroke, yet includes upscale touches like comfortable seating for 10 and marine-grade carpet throughout. Find out what you need to know...

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Dealer Spotlight

Crowley Marine in Denver, CO

dealer spotlight
Crowley Marine has served its boating community
for nearly 50 years.

Crowley Marine is a family-owned and operated business that maintains a full line up of Lunds, Rangers, and Sylvans year-round in its Denver, CO, dealership. The dealer stocks the boats rigged the way many boaters would want their boat: with upgraded electronics, custom canvas, and the right horsepower engine. The company prides itself on having competitive pricing of well-equipped boats, and as a result people come from hundreds of miles away to buy Crowley’s Ranger bass boats, Lund multi-species boats, and Sylvan pontoon boats. Crowley Marine is an Evinrude dealer. See how the dealer serves its boating community...

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4-DVD Boating Course

Smart Boating
Sometimes it's not what you know, but what you've forgotten. We have the perfect solution for you.

Based on the feedback we’ve been getting about's Video Boating Course it’s clearly not only for beginners, but also for veteran boaters as well. Perhaps that is why the NMMA started promoting the course after just one look. It's the most complete boating course available… period. Order your 4-disc box set...

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