Evinrude 150 vs. Yamaha 200:
Which Engine Has More Power?
The 4-cylinder Yamaha F200 has long dominated the outboard contenders in this middleweight horsepower category. But what if we pitted a 150-hp 6-cylinder Evinrude
E-TEC G2 against the popular Yamaha in-line 4-cylinder F200? Can the Evinrude overcome the disadvantage of 50 fewer horsepower to KO the reigning 200-hp Champ? Can the proud Yamaha make up for 2 fewer cylinders to keep its 200-hp title? Veteran referee Dave East conducted the fight of the year to find out.
Get your ringside seat here...
New Features Video
Absolute 58 Fly:
Italian Styling in an Efficient Cruiser
The dining area is adjacent to the galley in the Absolute 58 Fly, while the salon is forward. A sliding glass partition can separate galley and lounge area during meal prep, and huge windows make the entire area bright and inviting.
Check out the accommodations, too...
Boston Whaler 270 Dauntless:
CC Loaded w/Smart Features
There's plenty of real estate on the dash of the Boston Whaler 270 Dauntless for multiple big-screen electronics displays, and the digital Mercury binnacle provides easy control of multiple outboards. The stainless steel wheel tilts for easy sitting or standing operation. An unusual new feature is the optional dive door that folds out of the hull side to become a miniature swim platform well clear of the outboards.
But it’s the little details...
Daytime Features Video
Ready for Entertainment or Extended Cruising
The Prestige 750 is a 4-stateroom yacht that provides a wide assortment of entertainment areas. The aft deck accommodates 8 for dinner, and the flying bridge also has a large seating and dining area. Forward, a broad settee and sunpad welcome guests to a great view of passing scenery.
Come aboard with our test captain...
Yamaha AR 240:
Twin-Jet Watersports Platform
The Yamaha AR 240 lets everyone enjoy a swim with a walk-through transom accessing the wrap-around entertainment area facing the swim platform. A removable table can be positioned here or at the bow. Twin 1.8-liter jet power with the company's "Articulating Keel" provides performance and ease of handling. Time to plane was just 2.3 seconds, and top speed in our test runs was 51.8 mph.
Consider the possibilities here...
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