The Chaparral 23 Surf is powered by a forward-facing sterndrive from Mercury or Volvo Penta. She includes a ballast system, folding tower and wake-shaping equipment plus seating for lots of guests — at thousands of dollars less than some dedicated inboard wake and ski boats.
The Nimbus T8 is a lux dayboat in the popular Nordic style, delivering 53-mph speed and an impressive rough water ride. She has a standard bow-thruster and overnight space for two inside the console cabin.
After 15 years, the owner of a 2006 sterndrive-powered Crownline 210 LS needed to either repower or buy a new boat. After reading our reports on Sharrow props' outboard performance improvements, he decided they could help his sterndrive, too. Here's his story.
With shafts to 108” long, powerful brushless 36-volt motors and an array of wireless links to most MFDs allowing electronic anchoring even in strong current. See this year’s crop of trolling motors. More...
Cruising Lake Michigan
Over 22,000 square miles of water and more than 50 harbors await boaters cruising the clear waters of Lake Michigan. Check out this introductory look at interesting locations to drop anchor. More...
Staying Clear of Commercial Traffic
Large commercail vessels work where recreational boaters play. Here/s how to avoid close encounters of the heavy metal kind. More...
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