Best Center Console Boats

We listed the best center console boats (in alphabetical order). Try not to fall in love so quick.

Top center consoles
Top center consolesStaff

This boat show season has unleashed a lot of new center console models from some of the best brands in the game. Given that center console boats remain the most popular fishing boat design in saltwater fishing, we decided to round up the top new models (in alphabetical order).

Criteria that was used to make this list is too long to mention here, but some items we tried to keep in mind included best value center console, best center console boats for rough water, and of course fishing capabilities. Don't worry if you don't see your favorite model or center console boat brand listed. We plan to continue updating this list over time and perhaps your boat will make the list at a later date.

Bluewater 355
Bluewater 355
The Bluewater 355Courtesy Bluewater

The Bluewater 355's design offers the angler a vessel that goes offshore and back in demanding conditions, and likewise pleases the family on trips to the islands and sandbars. Built with an integrated stringer grid for maximum strength, the Bluewater's 355 offers the largest cockpit and most storage of any boat in their fleet. From the well-outfitted tackle center leaning post, and port and starboard lockable tackle storage to the large livewells, this boat is built to fish. Wide flush decks, ample toe-space and uncompromising fit and finish are found in every corner of this vessel.

Price (base): $254,608 with Triple 300 Verado outboards

  • LOA: 35' 9"
  • Fuel : 380 gal.
  • Draft: 20" w/o motors
  • Weight (lb.): 12.600
  • Beam: 10' 0"
  • Max. hp: 900 (in a triple config)
Boston Whaler’s 350 Outrage
Boston Whaler’s 350 Outrage
Boston Whaler’s 350 OutrageCourtesy Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler’s 350 Outrage is a highly capable center console boat model that blends thoughtful amenities with cutting-edge technology and unsinkable hull design. In the spacious cockpit, a deluxe leaning post/bait-prep center gives anglers the edge. For entertaining, the optional summer kitchen includes a grill and fridge, sink and storage. From bow to stern, storage and seating are ample and thoughtfully placed. Other premium features include a SiriusXM–ready Fusion stereo system, and triple Mercury Verado Four Stroke engines with available Joystick Piloting for effortless docking and intuitive command.

Price: $348,672

Specifications:

  • LOA: 35' 6"
  • Fuel : 400 gal.
  • Draft: 24.5'|Weight (no engine) (lb.): 11,000
  • Beam: 10' 10"
  • Max. hp: 900
Century 2901 CC
Century 2901 CC
Century 2901 CCCourtesy Century

Century 2901 CC Century recently introduced the updated 2901CC. Loaded with standard features, the 2901 combines hard-core fishing essentials with luxury and comfort. Wrapped bow seating with optional chaise lounge and removable table are great for a family day on the water. Anglers will appreciate the standard fiberglass lean post, deluxe tackle center, rod holders, footrest and flip-up bolster chairs. There is plenty of storage with port & starboard insulated fish boxes/storage along with a sleep area in the enclosed head. With a 600 horse power maximum, owners can select Yamaha outboard power options that include Twin FL250XCA or Twin FL300XCA.

Price: MSRP $176,262 with Twin FL300XCA's

Specifications:

  • LOA: 29'
  • Fuel : 280 gal.
  • Draft: 22"
  • Weight (lb.): 7,000 (w/o engines)
  • Beam: 9' 6"
  • Max. hp: 600
Cobia 344 CC
Cobia 344 CC
Cobia 344 CCCourtesy Cobia

The new Cobia 344 CC blends high performance, luxury and fishing smarts into a stunning package. A double-stepped hull combined with an 11’ 6” beam makes for a fast and super efficient platform with great deck space that is utilized to the fullest. Smart multi-purpose features include an electronically controlled bow table that hides in the cockpit floor, hidden rod storage underneath the console berth, and an optional auxiliary cooler for long range trips that converts forward console seating into a chaise lounge. Designed by serious family fisherman for serious family fisherman, the new Cobia 344 CC leaves no one at the dock with a rare combination of elegance, comfort and thoughtful fishing features.

Price: $222,583 w/ TF300XCB

Specifications:

  • LOA: 34'4"
  • Fuel: 320
  • Draft:24"
  • Weight (lbs.): 8,600 (w/o engines)
  • Beam: 11'2"
  • Max. hp: 900 HP
Contender 39 ST
Contender 39 ST
Contender 39 STCourtesy Contender Boats

As part of an ongoing campaign to supply savvy sportfishing enthusiasts with offshore fishing boats that combine optimum performance with greater fuel-efficiency, Contender Boats introduces the 39-foot, stepped hull. The 39ST delivers improvements in fuel efficiency, running speed and performance without losing the hallmark Contender ride.

Read our full review.

Price: $232,790

Specifications:

  • LOA: 39'1""
  • Fuel : 500 gal.
  • Draft: 24"
  • Weight (lb.): 15,400
  • Beam: 10'8"
  • Max. hp: 1,400
EdgeWater 280 CC
EdgeWater 280 CC
EdgeWater 280 CCCourtesy Edgewater Power Boats

As a premier builder of family-oriented center consoles and crossover models, EdgeWater Power Boats offers the new 280 Center Console. Designed to run and perform with twin engines, the 280 Center Console can be equipped with twin Yamaha F250 or F300 four-stroke outboards for reliable, fuel-efficient power. The 280 Center Console features a custom-made, fully integrated hardtop with a Clear Vision tempered glass windshield, providing an unobstructed sightline and aft skylight. The walk-in console interior features a double-berth cabin complete with an electric toilet, freshwater sink with pull-out shower. The fiberglass leaning post comes optional with a stainless steel freshwater sink, pull-out shower, cutting board, storage drawers, rod holders, adjustable flip-bolster helm seats, electric grill, refrigerator, Corian countertop, cutting board and baitwell.

Price: See local dealer

Specifications:

  • LOA: 28' 0"
  • Fuel : 200 gal.
  • Draft: 20"
  • Weight (lb.): 6000
  • Beam: 9' 6"
  • Max. hp: 600
Everglades 243 CC
Everglades 243 CC
Everglades 243 CCCourtesy Everglades Boats

Starting with its custom blue metallic hull, white Yamaha engine, and underwater lights, this 243cc makes a great first impression. The interior is reminiscent of luxury automobiles with rich wood accents, fine upholstery, and a solid wood steering wheel. Garmin electronics and a premium Polk Audio system complete the luxury package. Signed and numbered, the Bob Dougherty Signature 243cc is a fitting tribute and it is destined to become a timeless classic. Read our full review.

Price: $128,415 with a Yamaha 300

Specifications:

  • LOA: 24' 3"
  • Fuel : 82 gal.
  • Draft: 16""
  • Weight (lb.): 4000
  • Beam: 8' 2"
  • Max. hp: 300
Grady-White 251 Coastal Explorer
Grady-White 215 Coastal Explorer
Grady-White 215 Coastal ExplorerCourtesy Grady-White

In current usage, the term “hybrid” most often refers to a car propelled by either a gasoline engine or electric motor. But it also means something distinctive that’s made by combining two different elements. Grady-White’s 251 Coastal Explorer represents the latest example of that in the marine world. In keeping with Grady-White’s meticulous standards, only premium resins and durable hardware go into the CE. The fit and finish, as expected from this high-end builder, means hatches fit snugly yet don’t rub; the hull doesn’t pop and slap while underway; and wiring harnesses are neatly organized. All mark quality construction, promising the buyer long, dependable service and top value when it does come time to trade. It’s hard to typecast a model that performs equally well shallow and deep, but the 251 CE does just that, with a style — and a flair — all its own.

Specifications

  • Beam Amidships: 8'6" (2.59 m)
  • Bridge Clearance: 6'9" (2.06 m) w/T-top: 7'9" (2.36 m)
  • Center Line Length: 24'7" (7.49 m)
  • Cockpit Area: 47 sq. ft. (4.37 m2)
  • Cockpit Depth: 20" (0.51 m)
  • Hull Draft: 14" (.36 m)
  • Maximum HP: 300 (224 kW)
  • Outboard Shaft Length: 25" (0.64 m)
  • Passenger Capacity: 10
  • Standard Fuel Capacity: 78 gal. (295 l)
  • Transom Width: 8'3" (2.51 m)
  • Weight w/o Engine: 3550 lb. (1610 kg)
HydraSports 4200 Siesta
HydraSports 4200 Siesta
HydraSports 4200 SiestaCourtesy HydraSports

This boat changes everything you thought possible in a center console fishing boat, featuring an air conditioned cabin with 6’ 6” of head room and a perfectly comfortable resting spot for big days at sea. Straight from the factory it's loaded with the latest electronics, seating for fifteen, ample fishboxes, coolers, 12 volt freezer, rod holders, cup holders, fresh and raw water washdowns, multiple livewells, and fuel capacity for 614 gallons. The Sportfish model has an option for 826 gallons of fuel. The 4200 is treated for four V8s providing sustained high-speed offshore operation in comfort.

Price: MSRP $828,900/Factory Direct $659,900

Specifications:

  • LOA: 41' 7"
  • Fuel : 614 gal.
  • Draft: 24'
  • Weight (no engine) (lb.): 23,000
  • Beam: 12' 2"
  • Max. hp: 2,500
Intrepid 375 CC
Intrepid 375 CC
Intrepid 375 CCCourtesy Intrepid

This powerful open fisherman goes farther and faster on a new hull that features stylish new sheer lines, a reverse transom, and wider chines. The increased surface area of the transverse stepped hull provides greater support and stability for 4-stroke engines. The bullet-style console with forward seating glides to port with a touch, for an easy step-down into a spacious head with vanity and sink. The 375 boasts huge storage capacity courtesy of two gunwale lockers.

The “always ready” anchor storage means no bow pulpit, and an optional side entry dive door is not only comfortably convenient, but positioned safely away from props. Integrated storage, bait well, and cooler options in the forward lounge seating provide unmatched comfort and versatility.

Price: Just under $300,000 with Triple 300 Yamahas

Specifications:

  • LOA: 37' 9"
  • Fuel : 300 gal.
  • Draft: 24" w/o motors
  • Weight (lb.): 15,000
  • Beam: 10' 6"
  • Max. hp: 1200
Invincible 36 Open Fisherman
Invincible 36 Open Fisherman
Invincible 36 Open FishermanCourtesy Invincible

Designed by renowned naval architect Michael Peters, the MPYD patented, high-performance "Stepped-Vee Ventilated Tunnel"(SVVT) hull yields exceptionally low drag coefficient for increased speed, better fuel economy than conventional stepped hulls, and an all-around better ride. The Invincible 36’ Open Fisherman is available with triple or quad outboards. With top speeds in excess of 65 mph (w/ Triples), the 475-gallon fuel capacity gets you to the farthest fishing grounds and back with speed and comfort. Beautiful fit and finish, state-of-the-art construction, and the highest quality materials available allow the 36 to fish hard and handle long distance runs in rough conditions without giving up comfort. Each Invincible is constructed with the finest grade materials with each individual inch, from stem to stern, contributing to balance and efficiency. The patented stepped layout creates an air fed tunnel providing a better ride and increased speed.

Price: See local dealer

Specifications:

  • LOA: 36' 8"
  • Fuel : 475 gal.
  • Draft: 22"
  • Weight (lb.): 9,200
  • Beam: 10'
  • Max. hp: 1050
Jupiter 38HFS
Jupiter 38HFS
Jupiter 38HFSCourtesy Jupiter Marine

The 38HFS from Jupiter Marine ushers in a new era with its innovative forward seating arrangement. This layout includes an extended SunLounge Console Cooler with storage for the most demanding fishing or cruising adventure. Available in twin or triple engine applications the Jupiter Marine 38HFS is first to the fish capable with top speeds approaching 70 mph. It's 10' 7" beam provides the stability needed for big game pursuits while providing all the amenities for comfortable cruising.

Price: Base w/ twin Yamahas F350, $307,990

Specifications:

  • LOA: 38' 2"
  • Fuel : 320 gal.
  • Draft: 24"
  • Weight (lb.): 13,350
  • Beam: 10' 7"
  • Max. hp: 1050

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Mako 214
Mako 214
Mako 214Courtesy Mako

The all-new MAKO 214 CC is built for powerful versatility—it’s ideal for both hardcore fishing adventures and fun-filled outings. MAKO took the offshore-ready fishing features found on their bigger boats and combined them with an easily-trailerable size that will please the whole family. You get two massive 108-qt. fishboxes, a big 8' 6" beam, and a roomy, walk-around, self-bailing cockpit. The range of options includes a bow deck filler and cushions, a custom bait station, and multiple hull colors.

Price: $53,195

Specifications:

  • LOA: 21' 5''
  • Fuel : 92 gal.
  • Draft: 14"
  • Weight (lb.): 3,100 (approx. hull)
  • Beam: 8' 6"
  • Max. hp: 250
Pathfinder 2600 HPS
Pathfinder 2600 HPS
Pathfinder 2600 HPSCourtesy Pathfinder

The new 2600 HPS performance and features make it versatile in many conditions. Thoughful design includes high performance, twin-stepped hull and huge casting decks with walk-around gunwales; fore and aft offshore tournament-grade livewells and undergunwale fly rod storage; maximum freeboard, trolling motor capability and a fishbox big enough to fit a smoker king. And that's just what comes standard. A great combination of big-water features in a boat that will still fish in 15 inches of water. Read our full review.

Price: $82505 with F300

Specifications:

  • LOA: 26' 02"
  • Fuel : 80 gal.
  • Draft: 8' 10"
  • Weight (Dry Weight) (lb.): w/F300 3350 lbs. (approx.)
  • Beam: 15'
  • Max. hp: 350
Pioneer Sportfish 222
Pioneer Sportfish 222
Pioneer Sportfish 222Courtesy Pioneer

The all new 222 Sportfish with its tournament inspired 32-gallon livewell, 96-gallon fuel capacity, twin insulated fish boxes, and fully bolstered cockpit with tow rails features a clean, open deck configuration allows for flexibility. The 222 Sportfish rated to 300hp, ensuries you have plenty of speed to get where you need to go.

Price: w/ Yamaha F150XA, $52,6661

Specifications:

  • LOA: 22' 1"
  • Fuel : 96 gal.
  • Draft: 14'
  • Weight (dry weight, lb.): 2,400
  • Beam: 8 7"
  • Max. hp: 300
Ranger Bay 2310
Ranger Bay 2310
Ranger Bay 2310Courtesy Ranger

Evolved from decades of design and development in coastal saltwater, the Ranger 2310 is built to deliver a new level of angling opportunities. Bow to stern, this advanced design is packed with exceptional features and equipment. The ultra-wide bow flare not only results in an incredibly dry ride but with a custom sheer line it also shares a big plus for working fish: a minimum gunnel height and huge front deck and interior. Inside, the broad stable 100" beam delivers a floor plan geared for quick, easy movement. Combined with other features like a skid-resistant deck and interior, upright, level flotation, stowable jump seats, trim tabs and custom Ranger Trail aluminum trailer, the acclaimed 2310 Bay Ranger delivers the ultimate angling experience.

Price: See local dealer

Specifications:

  • LOA: 23' 4"
  • Fuel : 76 gal.
  • Draft: 13' 1/2"
  • Weight (lb.): 2750
  • Beam: 100'"
  • Max. hp: 300
Regulator 34
Regulator 34
Regulator 34Courtesy Regulator

The Regulator 34 is a true center console sportfisher with the largest cockpit in its class and every amenity you can imagine. Fishermen’s favorites include a transom livewell, walk-through tuna door, and ultimate rigging station; plus a dedicated berth with additional rod storage and stand up head. New options include triple Yamaha F300s, Flexiteek bracket mat, Raymarine offshore electronics package on the ample console, insulated and macerated in-floor fishbox, and Yamaha Helm Master to make docking a breeze.

Price: Twin Yamaha F350 4-Stroke Engines with Digital Electronic Controls and Power Assist Steering: $274,995. Twin Yamaha F350 4-Stroke Engines with Yamaha Helm Master: $297,995. Triple Yamaha F300 4-Stroke Engines with Digital Electronic Controls and Power Assist Steering: $304,995. Triple Yamaha F300 4-Stroke Engines with Yamaha Helm Master: $337,995

Specifications:

  • LOA: 38' 6"
  • Fuel : 350 gal.
  • Draft: 27" w/Engines Up
  • Weight (lb.): 9,529
  • Beam: 10' 11"
  • Max. hp: 900
Robalo R242
Robalo R242
Robalo R242Courtesy Robalo

Robalo's brand new R242 center console boat is perfectly suited for anglers that want to navigate big water but need a trailerable boat, already becoming the talk of the waterways. The 242 sports a dry riding, offshore stye freeboard. Where the fiberglass meets the water, Robalo’s legendary HydroLift bottom design snaps on plane, is rock solid at trolling speeds and keeps things lively at top end.

The R242 incorporates Kevlar construction and showcases stainless steel hardware. Inside, the R242 features an innovative cockpit layout that mixes tournament-ready fishing features with family fun and carefree cruising. Avid fishermen appreciate the boat’s three insulated fish boxes, twin livewells, supportive toe rails and 14 rod holders. When the time comes to put away the fishing tackle and just enjoy life Robalo style, the R242 features a muli-purpose arrangement including a hideaway aft bench seat. For those who like to cast off and spend all day on the water, the R242 features a convenient privacy head compartment. Robalo’s forward entry head design incorporates an extended-width design for easy entry and egress. Well equipped, the R242 comes standard with trim tabs, a freshwater shower and a foldaway swim ladder.

Price: $63,725 with Yamaha 250XCA

Specifications:

  • LOA: 24'
  • Fuel : 150 gal.
  • Draft: 20" (up), 35" (down)
  • Weight (lb.): 4,800
  • Beam: 8' 9"
  • Max. hp: 400
Sailfish 270
Sailfish 270
Sailfish 270Courtesy Sailfish Boats

The 270CC incorporates the Sailfish VDS multiple deadrise, high performance hull design, which translates into the one of the softest riding, best performing boats on the market. The 270CC is loaded with standard features such as a 30-gallon transom livewell, freshwater shower, multiple rod holders, twin 260-quart insulated fishboxes and an integral 4-step telescoping boarding ladder located behind the walk-through transom door. Industry leading cockpit depths (40” front/30”rear) keep people in and the water out for a safe and enjoyable day on the water.

Price: $140,000 (MSRP)

Specifications:

  • LOA: 26' 2"
  • Fuel : 200 gal.
  • Draft: 18'
  • Weight (lb.): 6,700
  • Beam: 9'
  • Max. hp: 500
Scout 320LXF
Scout 320LXF
Scout 320LXFCourtesy Scout Boats

Scout’s LXF Collection comprises luxury sportfish models showcasing a blending of high-performance fish boats with high-end cruisers. The 320 is the third model in this category to date. The state-of-the-art C-Zone digital switching electronics system is easier to service than conventional electronic systems and comes with a remote key FOB that allows you to program different electronics on the boat to power on or off with the touch of a button. The model showcases Scout’s patented T-top/hardtop w/ tempered glass enclosure, a one-of-a-kind electronically actuated sliding electronics plexiglas window at the helm that completely protects your electronics package, Fusion stereo w/ iPod jack or USB flash drive, deluxe fiberglass leaning post with a bait well, tackle drawers, cup holders, sink and rod holders, and a comfortable, full bolster and console cushion set.

In the bow, there’s an optional entertainment station that includes a sink, cutting board, tackle drawers, a 110V outlet and an electric forward backrest, as well as an optional grill station w/ inverter/charging station to cook up the catch of the day. Forward seating is available in the bow, both port and starboard. Underneath the forward seating are fish boxes/storage to complement the in-floor fish box.

Price: Under $250,000 (depending on package)

Specifications:

  • LOA: 32' 3"
  • Fuel: 225 gallons
  • Draft: 22"
  • Weight: 7100 w/o engines
  • Beam: 9'10"
  • Max. hp: 700 hp
Sea Born SX239
Sea Born SX239
Sea Born SX239Courtesy Sea Born Boats

The Sea Born SX239 is the newest model from Composite Research Inc. The SX239 offers modern elegance with an offshore cockpit that’s roomy and passenger friendly. The innovative double-step hull reduces surface drag yielding an amazingly brisk cruising speed.

The vessel can be configured with two layouts, an open concept making the SX239 a superior fishing boat with room to move freely from bow to stern and ample storage via a large coffin box ahead of the console. The classic configuration features a console with double front and forward U-lounge seating with forward facing back rests. Both versions of the model offer two 120-quart fish boxes in the aft sole and a molded swimming platform with transom door.

Price: $55,931

Specifications:

  • LOA: 23' 9"
  • Fuel : 93 gal.
  • Draft: 17'
  • Weight (dry) (lb.): 3,850
  • Beam: 8' 7"
  • Max. hp: 250
Sea Hunt Ultra 235 SE
Sea Hunt Ultra 235 SE
Sea Hunt Ultra 235 SECourtesy Sea Hunt Boats

Whether it's fishing, waterskiing, pleasure cruising, or sandbar hopping; the Ultra Series is equipped to handle any variety of water activities. The Ultra 235 SE is outfitted with a side entry door, taking boating adventures to the next level. The Ultra 235 SE is equipped with all of the fishing features of theTriton Series, such as livewells and rod holders; additional standard features include rear bench seating, wrap around bolsters, bow cushions, waterproof stereo, and more.

Price: $70,000

Specifications:

  • LOA: 23'4"
  • Fuel : 98 gal.
  • Draft: 1'1"
  • Weight (dry) (lb.): 2,650
  • Beam: 8'6"
  • Max. hp: 250
SeaHunter Tournament 41
SeaHunter Tournament 41
SeaHunter Tournament 41Courtesy SeaHunter

The SeaHunter 41 was specifically designed to challenge heavy seas while maintaining stability, style and comfort. The 41 has a padded V-hull with enlarged lifting straks to provide the an exceptionally dry and smooth running surface. This design allows the 41 planing speeds as low as 15mph with a top speed of 60mph powered with triple 350 hp outboards. The console was engineered to allow unobstructed view in all situations and still provide 6-feet-plus of head room inside the console cabin. The console sleeps two comfortably, with head and A/C optional. Fishability is unmatched with over 200 gallons of standard livewells, and high freeboard for safety and comfort while fighting fish. The soft diamond non-skid makes cleanups easy without having a slippery deck. Kevlar construction allows foam injection throughout the hull for upright flotation and security.

Price: Starting price with triple 350hp, $425,000

Specifications:

  • LOA: 41' 4"
  • Fuel : 647 gal.
  • Draft: 2.5'
  • Weight (lb.): 21,000
  • Beam: 12'
  • Max. hp: 2,800
Sea Vee 390Z
Sea Vee 390Z
Sea Vee 390ZCourtesy Sea Vee Boats

The boat is stuffed with practical design features. The anchor locker is accessed from on-deck as well as under the gunwale through a door on the forward bulkhead. Configurations include a through-hull anchor chute and windlass, as well as a slam latch so you can’t forget to latch the hatch before you take off. Both sides of the bow hold molded-in under-gunwale storage shelves and recesses for speakers.

A split hatch on the 200-gallon in-deck locker on the ­centerline in the bow makes it easy to reach all or part of the storage. Optional forward seating along the sides tmaintains full access to the bow for fishing. The seats have electric flip-up backrests and storage ­underneath. Pullout bins along each side provide storage for towels, day bags — you name it.

Forward of the console, an 80-gallon in-deck storage bin can be plumbed as a livewell. The console is well laid out, with access to the inside through the air-assist sliding door. The console interior is fully molded, with a counter and sink, breaker panel, full head with black-water system, and ready access to the batteries and wiring.

Vertical rod storage lines both sides of the console with cutouts for rod tips in the hardtop. The business end of the console is well thought out with centerline steering and switches under a Plexiglas cover under the helm. Electronics are within reach and in front of the operator, and the roomy panel accommodates 18-inch MFDs. The console is easy to see over, with clear all-around ­visibility. Read our full review.

Price: $296,000 w/triple 300 hp Mercury Verado outboards

Specifications:

  • LOA: 39'
  • Fuel : 668 gal.
  • Draft (hull): 26"
  • Weight (dry weight, lb.): 11,280
  • Beam: 11'
  • Max. hp: 1,400
Southport 33 FE
Southport 33 FE
Southport 33 FECourtesy Southport Boats

To satisfy all types of boaters, the newest Southport incorporates new port and starboard storage options that double as fishboxes. Two 6-foot-long, insulated 57-gallon compartments sit forward, and two more in-deck 75-gallon compartments lie aft. Behind double helm chairs is an area that serves as a fishing tackle station or an entertainment center, depending on the buyer's preference.

Other features — like plush lounge seats and a dinette that converts to a sunpad — cater to all tastes. The Southport 33 FE has several additional features that make the boat more attractive to boaters who are entertaining as well as fishing. The lockable head enclosure has 6 feet, 3 inches of standing room with a head, sink and shower. The forward lounge area has adjustable backrests and the aft seating folds down for more room for fishing. Inside the console is a 6-foot berth for cruisers or a storage area for day-trippers. Read our full review.

Price: $264,000

Specifications:

  • LOA: 32' 6"
  • Fuel: 300 gallons
  • Draft: 21.5"
  • Weight: 7300 w/ engines
  • Beam: 10' 8"
  • Max. hp: 700 hp
Stamas 289 Tarpon
Stamas 289 Tarpon
Stamas 289 TarponCourtesy Stamas

The 289 Tarpon is one of the most versatile and best-selling boats in the Stamas lineup. Large enough to range far of shore with its famous Stamas soft, dry ride and 220-gallon fuel capacity, it also shines in the bays and inshore environment with an18-inch draft. The large walk-in head and ample seating make it a favorite of the ladies, while the hard core angler will love the fishability that the Stamas name has stood for, for over 60 years. This 28-footer will perform with twin 150s and sip the fuel or take the big V-6 power that many want today.

Price: $348,672

Specifications:

  • LOA: 28' 9"
  • Fuel : 220 gal.
  • Draft: 18'
  • Weight (no engine) (lb.): 5,500
  • Beam: 9' 7"
  • Max. hp: 450
295 CC World Cat
295 CC World Cat
295 CC World CatCourtesy World Cat

With an all-new hull design, new materials and a new look topside, World Cat has remade its popular 29-foot center console. The 295 CC has a new hull design, a new fiberglass stringer grid system and incorporates lighter, stronger materials to produce a catamaran that jumps to plane at 2500 rpm and maintains a fuel economy around 2 miles-per-gallon from 18 to 30 miles per hour. This gives the cat hull a wide range of cruising speeds to match the wide range of uses these versatile boats provide. When it is time to run home, the big cat tops out over 55 mph with dual 300 horsepower engines.

Price: $197,115 with 300 hp dual engines

Specifications:

  • LOA: 29'1"
  • Fuel: 242 gallons
  • Draft: 15"
  • Weight: 8,000 w/ engines
  • Beam: 9'6"
  • Max. hp: 600 hp