BoatTEST Newsletter October 21, 2019Click here if you cannot view the newsletter.
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A Floating Resort for Cruising
An aft galley and wood-grain finishes on all of the appliances, including the expedition-size refrigerator, welcome extended voyages in the Maritimo X60. Note the huge windows and the large sliding sunroof, making the galley just as attractive as the salon/dining area forward. A wine chiller, dishwasher and convection oven are also standard. Settees up front are positioned so that the captain can be included in the conversation. Below, cabins sleep six forward, plus two more if the convertible cabana or the queen stateroom in the stern is chosen. More...
Regal 23 RX Surf:
Equipped to Build the Perfect Wake
The Regal 23 RX Surf is equipped with a suite of specialized features aimed at making it a dedicated wakesports boat. It starts with the Volvo Penta Forward Drive lower unit, which puts the twin props 26" (66 cm) farther forward from those in the water than conventional sterndrives. The boat also includes three soft ballast tanks, which can be filled with up to 1,500 lbs. (680 kg) of water in about three minutes, according to the builder, to create larger wakes or to shape the wake more to port or starboard. The RegalView touchscreen not only monitors all boat functions and provides GPS location, but can also set individualized surfer programs to meet the preference of various riders. The PowerTower with high tow point is also standard. More...
TRACKER PRO GUIDE V-175 WT:
Compact, All-Welded Angler Priced Right
The welded aluminum Pro Guide V-175 WT is designed for use on bumpy water in big northern lakes and rivers where walleyes, smallmouths, pike and other species are the usual target. The high walk-through windshield will be a plus on chilly days. New this year is the standard Lowrance® HOOK2 5x swivel color fishfinder w/SplitShot & GPS. The Minn Kota 12-volt trolling motor at the bow is also standard, and note the interior depth around the bow casting platform. The swivel seats in the cockpit can be mounted on the bow or stern platforms during angling. She’s competitively priced at $26,195 with a 90-hp Mercury FourStroke and single axle trailer. More...
Loaded with Premium Features
The Everglades 273CC is loaded with features that distinguish her as a top-shelf build. Note the standard ground tackle. It includes a through-the-stem stainless-steel anchor and a standard Lewmar electric windlass. For buyers who will use this boat for reef fishing, that gear will save a lot of backbreaking labor. She has a standard hardtop integrated into the console -- no exterior supports to stub toes. Plus, there is a power windshield with a washer and wiper -- drop it at the touch of a switch to let in more air. The boat is feature-rich. More...
Stylish Italian Dayboat Sleeps 4
The Pardo Yachts 43 is an elegant Italian dayboat with head-turning styling, vast lounging areas both fore and aft and a surprisingly spacious cabin for overnights. The available hydraulic swim platform makes it possible to carry and launch a PWC or a tender. A dining table abaft the helm seats six thanks to reversible backs on the sun pad, and an open-air galley with an electric grill is just ahead. Two sunroofs can open the helm/console area to the sun, or shade it as desired. The cabin includes an opening hatch and hullside windows for ventilation (A/C is optional), a queen bed forward and twin bunks amidships, as well as a standup head with a separate shower. More...
Hatteras Celebrated 60th Year
w/ Customer Party
On September 27 and 28th, the owners of a wide variety of Hatteras and CABO models converged on Hatteras World Headquarters in New Bern, North Carolina for a fun-filled weekend celebrating six decades of the iconic Hatteras brand. Find out all about it. More...
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