New Aviara AV32 | 2x 425-HP Yamahas on Everglades 335CC | 46 Cantius - 04/08/2019
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Aviara AV32:
Latest-Styling in a U.S.-Built Day Boat

Aviara AV32
Aviara AV32

Aviara, a new boat line created by MasterCraft, is aimed at buyers who have perhaps outgrown a full-on tow sports boat but still want a dayboat to enjoy the water with their friends in a classy, luxurious venue. It’s definitely influenced by the recent wave of premium European dayboat designs, with a hatchet bow and open-transom stern complete with a hydraulic swim platform to create a teak beach when desired. The hardtop is standard, as is a premium stereo package and upscale upholstery. Our test boat was powered with twin 6.0L Ilmor MPI 380-hp engines with Yanmar drives, which pushed her to 54.9 mph at 5600 rpm. A joystick is also standard. More...

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Everglades 335CC:
54.7 MPH WOT w/2x 425-hp Yamahas

Everglades 335CC
Everglades 335CC

The Everglades 335CC comes standard with many features that are high-dollar extras on some CCs in class, including the oversized hardtop with a sliding glass front windscreen and side windows. The supports for the top — and the optional flybridge command post on our test boat — are smoothly integrated into the console rather than forming an unsightly network of pipes on the outside of the structure. Check out our test video here with the new Yamaha 425 V8 outboards that put this 12,836-lb. (5,822 kg.) boat on plane in 3.7 seconds and pushed her to a top speed of 54.7 mph. More...

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Product News

Shurhold Flexible Rope & Cord Brush:
Quick Cleanup for Ropes, Lines & Anchor Rodes

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Shurhold Flexible Rope & Cord Brush

Ropes, lines and anchor rodes get dirty in boating use. Tossing them into a bucket of bleach solution will get rid of mold and mildew, but also weakens the fibers and shortens the useful life. Shurhold has a better idea. The Flexible Rope and Cord Brush wraps and securely locks around ropes and lines from 0.5” to 1” (1.27 cm to 2.54 cm) in diameter and allows giving them a quick, easy scrub down with a mild detergent to restore to like-new appearance without damage. The stiff bristles dig deep into the surface for a thorough clean. It’s also very useful for cleaning power cords, hoses and other tubular items. When not in use, the brush folds flat for quick drying and easy storage. It’s just $8.98 from Shurhold, and buyers can earn a bonus 100 Club Shine Points with purchase of this handy brush through April 30, 2019. More...

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Cruisers Yachts 46 Cantius:
Good Visibility w/Stand-Up Helm

Cruisers Yachts 46 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 46 Cantius

The helm of the Cruisers Yachts 46 Cantius follows ABYC standards for helm visibility when both standing and sitting. Also, note the large "A" frame side window that gives good visibility to starboard traffic which has the right of way. Engine controls, joystick and the controller for the screens are mounted on an armrest next to the helm seat to the right. On the port side is the remote for the searchlight, a 12-volt outlet and a Qi induction cell phone charger all built into a carbon fiber panel. The side window slides open to provide ventilation. More...

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Hampton Yachts Endurance 658 LRC:
Long Range Cruiser w/Electronics Allowance

Hampton Yachts Endurance 658 LRC
Hampton Yachts Endurance 658 LRC

The Hampton Yachts Endurance 658 LRC is designed for the experienced owner/operator and his significant other to cruise the world in style, with a range of better than 900 NM at 10.3 knots with the twin 1000-hp CAT 12.9s turning 1250 rpm. Hampton Yachts offers a $50,000 allowance for stocking the helm here and the one in the salon with electronic nav tools. More...

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Factory Video

MJM Cabinetry Work:
Solid Maple Cabinetry Finished Inside & Out

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MJM Cabinetry Work

MJM yachts are noted for their fine woodworking and we visited the factory to learn why. The cabinetry is just one example. Cabinet parts on MJM Yachts are dovetail cut, glued and then screwed to ensure long durability under the sometimes-tough life they experience afloat. The cabinetry is solid maple rather than composite wood, and the drawers are finished inside and out to help resist moisture entry and warping in the marine environment. Stainless-steel push-pulls keep every drawer secure in a seaway. More...


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