Chaparral 297 SSX | Ocean Alexander 70E | Cruisers Yachts Culture - 12/10/2018
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Chaparral 297 SSX:
Power-Slide Multi-Use Seat

Chaparral 297 SSX
Chaparral 297 SSX

The “PowerSlide” aft seat of the Chaparral 297 SSX is likely to be the center of the swim party when the boat is at anchor in a quiet cove; at the touch of a button it converts from a forward-facing seat to an aft-facing chaise, or drop it a bit more and it’s a large sun lounge overlooking the swim platform. Stereo remote controls are mounted here for a quick change of mood, and note the pull-up cleats on the aft corners of the platform—no stubbed toes here. More...

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Ocean Alexander 70E:
New Stabilization System Smoothes the Ride

Ocean Alexander 70E
Ocean Alexander 70E

An innovative optional feature of the Ocean Alexander 70E is her Side Power Vector Fin Stabilization System. Unlike standard fins, the Vector Fins are convex in shape, providing a greater degree of lift, reducing friction and improving performance while also reducing roll. The system also improves beam stability both underway and at anchor. More...

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Cruisers Yachts Culture:
A Century-Old Tradition of Fine Boat Building

Cruisers Yachts Culture
Cruisers Yachts Culture

A century-old tradition of building the best yachts possible contributes quality, dependability and functionality to all models in the Cruisers Yachts Cantius line. Employees at the factory in Oconto, Wisconsin, on the shores of Michigan’s Green Bay, are fully invested in the finished product, resulting in a level of fit and finish that’s rare in modern builds. More...

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Southport 33 FE:
Premium CC w/Entertainment Features

Southport 33 FE
Southport 33 FE

The Southport 33 FE, or Family Edition, includes all the hard-core fishing amenities, but also adds entertainment features including full upholstery on the bow seating and a table large enough for four. An optional electric grill and sink as well as plenty of storage for cookware can be positioned behind the leaning post. More...

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REGENCY® 210 DL3:
Upscale Pontoon, Competitively Priced

REGENCY 210 DL3
REGENCY® 210 DL3

The White River Marine Group, part of the Bass Pro Shops empire, is noted for building affordable, practical, and durable turn-key boats—but the REGENCY® 210 DL3 proves the company can also build luxury-grade models. Check out the depth of the pillow-top upholstery and the chaise-type backs in the bow lounges here, plus the Seadeck table and the grass cloth flooring. The triple 26” diameter pontoons are powder-coated for long-term good looks and corrosion prevention, as are the railings. More...

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Taking Care of a Boat this Winter

Tracker Safety Series
For some boaters, the off-season can mean extended storage out of the water, and outdoors.

If more boaters paid attention to a few simple details when storing their boats for the off-season, their chances of getting on the water early and often would improve greatly. Poorly winterized boats, and ones without covers, suffer more damage than dealers would like to talk about. Check out some key boat-care tips here...



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