Hatteras M90 Panacera | Regal 33 SAV | Boston Whaler 320 Vantage - 09/27/2019
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Regal 33 SAV:
One Boat that Does It All

BOAT NAME
Regal 33 SAV

The Regal 33 SAV (Sports Activity Vessel) is well designed for fishing, diving, comfortable and casual dayboating as well as overnights for up to four. The console has near-pilothouse level of wind and spray protection due to the large side panels, while a top windshield vent opens to provide ventilation when needed. The supports for the hardtop are integrated into the console and seating assemblies, and vertical grabrails are integrated. The swim platform is full beam, improving use for watersports, and there's a dive door on the port side of the cockpit. She's fully equipped for fishing with rod holders combined into the stainless-steel cup holders, positioning the stern rod holders on the back of the transom. See Captain Steve's intro to this new model here...

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Hatteras M90 Panacera:
A Galley for Serious Chefs

BOAT NAME
Hatteras M90 Panacera

Here's a galley any ocean-going chef will love. The Hatteras M90 Panacera has a massive skylight directly over the large food prep area and large windows on three sides that give one of the best views aboard. The skylight includes "Smart Glass" that provides shading at the touch of a button. There's also a booth-style dinette that will no doubt be a favorite spot for morning coffee, and all appliances are top-end Miele and Sub-Zero. Pantographic doors just aft on either side can be opened to provide ventilation or to access the large entertainment area at the bow. The main dining area, which seats eight, is just aft. More...

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Boston Whaler 320 Vantage:
Seaworthy DC Ready for Weekending

BOAT NAME
Boston Whaler 320 Vantage

Both the captain's chair and the double-wide companion seat on the port console of the Boston Whaler 320 Vantage include bolsters, ventilated backs and heavy-gauge, multi-tone upholstery. Both swivel to become part of the cockpit seating . A power option is available for the helm seat, allowing quick adjustment for the height of any captain. The access door in the port console leads to a seating area that converts to a double berth for overnights. In the starboard console are a head, sink and shower. Add the "summer kitchen" in the cockpit and she's ready for weekending. More...

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Prestige 460 Fly:
Welcome Features in a Mid-Sized Yacht

BOAT NAME
Prestige 460 Fly

The Prestige 460 Fly has a number of features that are compelling, including a crew cabin, a galley located aft adjacent to the aft deck and an unusual amount of headroom in the salon. She has an available hydraulic swim platform that can haul a tender or PWC and act as a teak beach. A grill and sink under a cover in the transom add even more utility to the platform. A second outdoor grill is found on the flying bridge. More...

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Captain's Report

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 24 XP3:
Well-Equipped Tri-Toon w/10-Year Warranty

BOAT NAME
Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 24 XP3

Loads of multi-density foam seating, four swiveling fishing seats, a Bimini top and lots of storage make the Fishin' Barge 24 XP3 an excellent family boat as well as a comfortable fishing machine. Because the fishing areas are focused at the bow and the stern, the rest of the family can relax and enjoy the sunshine at the same time. She rides on three 26" (66 cm) pontoons, providing more flotation than 24" (61 cm) pontoon models while improving performance and ride. More...

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Boating Tips

How to Avoid Spin Outs

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While powerboat spin outs can be exciting, they are also dangerous.

You can have a lot of exciting moments in a fast powerboat when things do not go quite according to plan. One of the most dramatic is a spin out, where the boat turns end for end, or at least 90 degrees in the blink of an eye. If you are lucky, you can walk away from it. If not, it can also lead to tragedy. Hopefully, if you can understand why and how a spin out happens, then you can avoid this happening to you. More...


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