New Factory Video
Hatteras Hull and Construction:
The hull of Hatteras yachts are built via the resin-infusion process, which results in the optimum resin-to-fiberglass ratio for maximum strength and rigidity, with minimum weight. Hatteras yachts have always been known for their robust hulls, and they are no different today – just lighter. Most of the superstructure is foam-cored, creating a low-flex structure with minimal weight and superior insulation properties. Fuel tanks are integral to the hull, lowering the CG, creating a second bottom, saving weight and eliminating corrosion that can occur with metal tanks.
Check out our new Hatteras build video...
Yamaha Introduces New Models and
Updates to WaveRunner® Line
Yamaha introduced new models, redesigns, and upgrades to its WaveRunner Line of personal watercraft this week. From lighter hulls to revamped technology intended to improve the overall rider experience, the announcements were made at the company’s annual dealer meeting in San Diego, California, where Yamaha set out its strategy for continued growth.
See what’s new here...
New Editor's Report
Jupiter 43 SF:
Fish Hard or Dayboat in Style
The Jupiter 43 SF has the kind of hull where the triple outboards may just do it, but the quads will change the game. Jupiter builds this big center console to run in virtually any sea condition, meaning she’s comfortable to fish offshore. But she’ll also show a large group of family and friends a good time running around off the beach.
Check out the details here...
Vicem Yachts Classic 46 IPS:
Downeaster Design w/Impressive
The two-stateroom Vicem 46 IPS has classic Downeaster lines, but she's designed for Volvo Penta IPS power. She had a range of 400 NM at about 10 knots in our tests, while top speed was 24.6 knots. The interior is set apart by Khaya mahogany joinery, a hallmark of this builder. Garmin radar, autopilot, remote control searchlight, and electric winch are all standard.
Ilmor 380-HP MV8 6.0L with One Drive:
V-8 Power w/Smooth, Quiet Shifting
The Ilmor 380-HP MV8 6.0L is built on a lightweight GM block that produces dependable performance and easy maintenance for recreational use. Closed-loop cooling is standard. The One Drive® sterndrive system features an electro-magnetically actuated hydraulic clutch for exceptional smoothness and quiet operation with up to two shifts per second, a big plus with joystick operation. (Pssst – There’s no “clunk.”)
See the system work here...
TAHOE® 450 TS:
18’5” Turnkey Family Boat and Trailer
The 18’5” (5.61 m) entry-level TAHOE® 450 TS combines a 90-hp Mercury outboard, and loads it all on a trailer for less than $24,000. And, with a PowerGlide II, the 450 TS may have everything a family is seeking in its next boat. Optional power is available up to 150-hp.
See how she performs with a 115-hp engine...
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