sport deck boat reviews

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, Like many other mainstream boatbuilders, it seems that Azimut has been unable to sidestep the inexorable drive to produce boats that are ever taller and more voluminous Up front, the walk through foredeck is a huge bonus on a boat this size, adding a long row of comfy seats to the usual sunbed.

, Broom, a classic name in British powerboats, introduced its completely new foot, aft cabin cruiser the Broom at the Boot Dusseldorf show in uary this year Our UK reviewer, Alex Smith, had a chance to check out this capable cruiser at the show and found a very unique design

, At the Dusseldorf boat show, we ran across the Flaar This is a carbon fiber high performance sailboat from Hungary It s extremely light and is designed to sail in light air, and has a number of customizable features If you like sailing fast, this might be the right boat for you.

Mar , When I got invited to run Bennington s brand new Club Twin pontoon boat at this year s Miami International Boat Show, I honestly didn t give it Bennington s Elliptical Sport Package (ESP) adds a inch elliptical center tube with lifting strakes, and enhances the outer tubes with performance foils and

, High end lifejackets (such as the Ocean Safety Premier Kru Sport Pro pictured right, from £) increasingly have integral AIS or PLB available as optional extras The ladies in our team preferred the fit of the Baltic Legend (from £) and the Spinlock kvest LITE (pictured right from £.).

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, The type of sport boat that offers creature comfort and racing pedigree has been around for a while Take for example the venerable X from Austerity and functionality define the ambiance below deck on both boats, with not a shred of wooden decor In this aspect, the two rivals match each other.

Mar , When you first take a look at Scarab Offshore Sport, you ll see a lot of We aft s legendary go fast DNA in the linesbut instead of a cigarette boat, increased the beam of this boat by about two inches from its early s series foot center console models, which means getting around on deck is

, Editor Hugo Andreae presented the award for Sportscruisers over ft to the British designed and built Princess V for delivering a truly intoxicating mix of style, sophistication and speed with a party boat deck layout The Wheelhouse Cockpit Cruisers award went to the outstanding Boarnstream

, Regal updates one its best boats with modern diesel power and clever cruising features On the outside, the Express has a sporty, clean look to it, but is completely absent of some of the traditional express cruiser styling cues that can turn people off, such as exaggerated reverse sheer or high side

, Minn Kota Maxxum V electric trolling motor, a flat for a forward fishfinder, and a small drink cooler The aft deck has bulk stowage compartments, and gallons of livewell capacity There are pedestal mounts for fishing seats or bike seats, and the helm feels more like that of a sports car than a boat.

, We got a sneak peek at the new Deep Impact Cabin Center Console and let s just say, this combination high performance speed boat luxury There are different deck layouts, engine selection, color choices, the overall look and feel, plus fishing or cabin options, giving us the ability to personalize our

, When I found out our UK reviewer Alex Smith had shot a First Look Video of the Sea Ray SPX, I was downright jealous Shoppers will want to check out boats like the Four Winns Horizon Bowrider, the Cruisers Sport Series , the Rinker Captiva BR (also available with either an outboard or

, Mercedes AMG teamed up with Cigarette Racing on the Project One boat It s making its big Miami Boat Show In the s, Cigarette Racing became the marquis brand in the sport By the s, powerboats Its deck is made from carbon fiber and other lightweight materials It s a weave carbon,

, Part bowrider, part fishing boat, dual console boats prove that having multiple personalities can be a good thing most of the time Good Thanks to the consoles, bow seating, in deck boxes, and gunwale pockets, this type of boat often has as much or more dry stowage then either runabouts or center

, This boat has almost feet of cockpit and helm deck space combined, which makes this an excellent platform for entertaining by day Azimut S This new addition to the Italian builder s S Collection of sport yachts won a few international design awards and d s stares everywhere it moors with its

, They sport more power than everone of those ten winners had horses on the transomand they may be designed for anything from plain old lounging, A great example of how RPM, speed, and fuel burn relate to efficiency can be seen in our Princecraft Vectra Pontoon Boat Video Boat Review.

, Jeanneau NC review In fact, the boat reached knots before I felt that any more speed would have been inconsiderate to the boat and to its crew They clearly changed the settings on the IPS legs too, because I reckon the steering was spot on for a cruising boat not too sporty but certainly

Mar , Carrying the engines down a wet slipway then attaching them to the transom of a metre Orange Marine tender gave us a chance to test how portable While any assessment of build quality includes an element of subjectivity, we based our ratings on the visible and tactile engineering of each engine as

, Polyurethane foam is injected into the stringer system, hull cavities, hullsides, and inside the deck Triton backs it all up with a limited lifetime warranty, to the original owner Fishing features are also an imperative for this genre of boat, and again, the TRX does not fall short Take the livewells, for example

, Bay boats are becoming more and more popular among coastal anglers, and there are many models to choose from But, which Cleats and or tie offs should be inside the compartment (to keep the deck clear of snags) and the hatch should be notched to allow complete closure with the anchor deployed.

, Here s a quintet of serious high performance boats you don t want to miss Formula still offers its footer but does far more business with its Sun Sport and Super Sport sport cruiser lines Cigarette The SV Super Vee is a sit down with wraparound bucket seats and a lower deck than the SL .

, The Manitou Legacy SHP is a fine tuned pontoon boat a premium model that offers a well balanced combination of luxury and performance The Legacy It s the Manitou Sport Handling Package (SHP) that really sets this boat apart, and gives this tri tube boat a bit of a dual personality SHP, which