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Scout 235 XSF

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Scout 235 XSF

Built upon Scout’s NuV3 hull design, the  Scout 235 XSF offers a standard powder-coated T-top hardtop with LED spreader lights fore and aft and a fully integrated windshield.

The 235 XSF’s recommended 250 hp can bump up to a max 300 hp to hit a top speed in the mid-50-mph range with a cruising speed in the low 30-mph range. The cruising range at 31 mph is 348 miles using the 100-gallon fuel tank.

A notable feature: Scout did away with the splash well at the transom by extending the outboard shaft that allows for a level platform across the entire swim deck.

Options include power-assist hydraulic steering, two LED underwater lights, 15-foot outriggers, rocket launchers, Edson steering wheel, self-contained porcelain head or Porta-Potti, and a removable teak bow table that makes the 235 XSF both fishing and family friendly.

23’8″ LOA, 8’6″ beam

scoutboats.com

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Ocean 1 360

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The Ocean 1 360 offers a new perspective on the classic center console.

The rigid-hulled inflatable boat was designed and built based on the hands-on experience of superyacht captain Dean Maggio. Using intelligent engineering and a resin infusion with sandwich core construction, the Ocean 1 360 features a deep-V hull originally designed for sport tournament fishing and provides effortless planing and ultimate performance reaching 61.5 mph at half load on a pair of Yamaha 300-hp outboard engines.

Exceptionally high bulwarks provide a dry ride while the ergonomically designed helm with a large dash has room for multiple multi-functional displays (MFD) and features a carbon-fiber steering wheel with programmable paddle shifters.

CZone digital switching manages the electrical system through integrated MFDs and programmable LED-illuminated switches. For the beach, fishing and all water sports, there is ample equipment storage, including a pull-out ice chest and a live bait well. Large, comfortable seating features high-quality upholstery with a forward sun lounge for two.

37’7″ LOA, 10’9″ beam

ocean1yachts.com

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Hinckley Sport Boat

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The iconic brand changes it up with the an image of the Hinckley Sport Boat.

The Hinckley Sport Boat CC is designed for agile handling, performance at sea and ease of use.

The Hinckley Sport Boat is built of infused epoxy with an integrated primary bond between hull and stringers. This means a stiffer, stronger and more durable hull. Because it’s lightweight,  the boat can easily and efficiently reach speeds of 63 mph. If powered by twin Seven Marine 627-hp outboard engines, that is.

Guests will enjoy a retractable sun shade covering a stern area defined by a leaning post amenity. There is also an optional icemaker and electric grill. A full-size companionway door leads down to the center cabin where the portside galley includes a refrigerator, cappuccino machine, cooktop, and microwave. To starboard is a full head with a pressurized freshwater shower.

Moving forward over the teak and holly laminate flooring is a U-shaped settee with seating for three that converts into a queen berth. An optional Seakeeper 3 stabilizer eliminates roll on the Hinckley Sport Boat. Boarding is easy with a hull-side door.

42’7″ LOA, 12’5″ beam

hinckleyyachts.com

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Deep Impact 399 Cabin

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Deep Impact 399 Cabin is a do-it-all center console.

The Deep Impact 399 Cabin combines all the features of an open center console with an air-conditioned cabin forward in the bow. Additionally, there’s a full V-berth, galley, single berth aft, and a hanging locker.

That leaves plenty of space in the center console for a full-size head that includes a stand-up shower with 6’6″ of headroom.

The forward deck has aft- and forward-facing seating for five. Meanwhile, the cockpit on the Deep Impact 399 has several seating options from a single helm seat with an aft-facing lounge or two rows of forward-facing seats.

The aft can also be built with a four-person bench seat and an optional L-shaped lounge. There are multiple power choices available: triple-or quad-outboard engine configurations are options. There’s a wide array of options to customize the boat to suit your needs.

39’9″ LOA, 10’7″ beam

deepimpactboats.com

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SeaVee 290B

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The SeaVee 290B is a versatile Center Console and can be used equally as well for fishing and family.

The new SeaVee 290B  is an easy-to-trailer offshore center console featuring SeaVee’s prismatic hull.

The 2SeaVee 290B features an aggressive 25-degree deadrise and keel pad for superior sea handling capabilities. This design makes for smooth, stable drifts, impressive hole shots and a more comfortable ride in rough sea conditions.

To achieve the highest performance possible, the new 290B is constructed using a vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding technology that infuses the fully-cored hull, stringers and bulkheads simultaneously. The result is a stronger, lighter and more durable laminate.

The boat is available in two configurations: Open Fisherman and Luxury Edition. Customizing the 290B is easy with an extensive list of standard features and options. Features include livewells and fishboxes, and the latest marine electronics and power ranging from twin 250-hp to 400-hp outboards. With the twin 350-hp option, the SeaVee 290B can run to a top speed of 70 mph and cruise at 38 mph with a range of 475 miles.

29’6″ LOA, 9′ beam

seaveeboats.com

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