Tests

Prestige 460 Fly
Prestige 460 Fly
It’s the little things.
01-May-2018

There are some boats and some boat rides that stay with you long after you’ve departed for your next destination. When I met the crew from Spring Brook Marina in Chicago to test ride the new Prestige 460 Fly, I expected to go for a nice cruise on a beautiful boat. I didn’t expect to be thinking about that boat three months later.

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Cruisers Yachts 42 Cantius
Cruisers Yachts 42 Cantius
Weekend Warrior.
01-May-2018

Something very interesting happened last year. We started using our boats for overnight trips again.

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Four Winns HD 200 OB Freedom
Four Winns HD 200 OB Freedom
Experience the lifestyles of the rich and the famous at an attainable price.
01-Apr-2018

In the 1980s and ’90s, Robin Leach hosted “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” a TV show telling tales of, well, the lifestyles of the rich and famous.

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Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht
Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht
A perfect yacht for an imperfect world.
01-Apr-2018

In a perfect world, scheduling sea trials would go as initially planned.

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Sea Ray Fly 520
Sea Ray Fly 520
Fly me to the moon.
01-Mar-2018

Hollywood couldn’t have scripted a better night to fall in love.

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Monterey 385SE
Monterey 385SE
Getting from point A to B has never been easier. Or more exciting.
01-Mar-2018

Would you like to take the wheel?” asks Chris Murray, test engineer for Monterey Boats, as we leave the no-wake zone along the Intracoastal Waterway outside of the Marina One facility in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

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Marlow 58E
Marlow 58E
A class act.
01-Feb-2018

There are several definitions of the word “classic.”

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Formula 350 Crossover Bowrider
Formula 350 Crossover Bowrider
The envy of the marina
01-Feb-2018

Boat shows are usually ideal venues to compare models.

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Crownline E27
Crownline E27
Great looks, a comfortable ride and zero wasted space.
11-Dec-2017

To tell you the truth, it’s odd to be reminiscing about your grandmother while test driving a brand new boat.

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Manitou X-Plode XT
Manitou X-Plode XT
This isn’t your grandpa’s pontoon boat.
28-Nov-2017

For many people, pontoon boats are associated with Grandpa’s old ‘toon idling lazily around the lake with the grandkids fishing off the side.

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McGard
Cruiser Yachts