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All Aboard Visit these waterfront restaurants in Florida and North Carolina. By Gregg Mansfield Taking the center console to a waterfront restaurant or bar is a treat. There’s something special about pulling up to the docks, tying off the boat and walking...
A worry-free guide to fishing the Bahamas for the first time.  By Gregg Mansfield Photos courtesy The Island of the Bahamas and Betty Bauman When it comes to big game fishing, the Bahamas are arguably some of the greatest waters in the...
Builders rolled out new center-console models at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Center console manufacturers can be forgiven for not introducing a lot of new models at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in recent years as builders have struggled...
Axopar co-founder Jan-Erik Vitala helped create a market for adventure boats that can be used for everything from deep-sea diving to mountain climbing excursions on far-flung islands. The Finnish boatbuilder’s newest flagship model, the Axopar 45, made its debut at...
After making its debut at several European boat shows this summer, the new Wellcraft 355 had its North American unveiling at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in late October. The Michael Peters-designed Wellcraft 355 features a plumb bow, a...
The first Mercury Marine models released are 350- and 400-hp models. By Gregg Mansfield Mercury Marine introduced its first V10 outboards on Tuesday, launching the 350 and 400 horsepower Verardo models during a media presentation in Orlando, Fla. The new outboards, which...
Fountain Powerboats will be introducing an extreme version of its sport console the 38 SCX for the poker run and sandbar crowd at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  The new model will have a new deck yet utilizes the...
Limestone Boat Co. and Vision Marine Technologies partnered for an electric center-console boat with the Seventeen Fifty-Two 2.1 Center Console EV making its debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The center console is Limestone’s first venture into the...
Suzuki Marine upgraded two of its highest horsepower outboards for 2023 to include integrated steering and offer a new lower gear case for the models. The DF350AMD and DF300BMD V6 four-stroke outboards with contra-rotating twin propellers are the first Suzuki...
When the wait can be up to three years for some center-console models, Miami-based Dynamic Boats could deliver a boat the following week. That’s because company owner John Bellemare decided to build five D-305V boats before going public at...

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