2020 Technohull Omega 45
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2020 Technohull Omega 45

Marine professionals depend on RIBs in the line of duty for a number of reasons. RIBs are lightweight, burn less fuel and need less horsepower to go faster—but can still accommodate large powerplants. The inflatable collar makes them durable and less prone to damage when docking or in the event of a collision. It also…

2020 Solace 345
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2020 Solace 345

Dougherty left open space low in the hull for mounting a standard Seakeeper. The 12-volt Seakeeper 2 obviates a need for a genset, saving initial cost, weight and maintenance. The standard twin Yamaha 425 outboards (buyers can also choose Mercs) have plenty of alternator capacity, and there are hefty battery banks. Moe predicted a top…

2020 Scout Boats 530 LXF
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2020 Scout Boats 530 LXF

Two years ago, Potts challenged his son, Stevie, vice president of development, to “create the best recreational vessel on the water.” What came out of that pursuit is the 530 LXF, rated to handle 2,700 horses, with a projected top speed of over 65 knots. Scout added a $13 million expansion to their yard outside…

2020 Regulator 26XO
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2020 Regulator 26XO

It’s what the Regulator 26XO didn’t have that separated it from the pack at the Miami International Boat Show: dual, triple, quad, quint or hex (yes, a pair of boats boasted six) outboards on the back. You could be forgiven for almost feeling sad seeing the lonely single F300 Yamaha sitting idle without a couple…

2020 Sunseeker Hawk 38
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2020 Sunseeker Hawk 38

“In 1984, we had three XS 34s competing in the powerboat world championship. Amidst a heat wave it was the only entry from the cruiser class to win a leg of the world championship outright, beating the Cat 1 boats,” says President of Sunseeker USA Sean Robertson. “We have a heritage that ran through the…

2020 Sealine S330v
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2020 Sealine S330v

Moving to outboards gives the S330v several advantages over the diesel inboard-powered model: The boat will be quieter, more fuel-efficient and have a shallower draft. Having the power on the transom also frees up a truly massive storage space where those diesels would sit. An electrically actuated ram opens the aft deck like a clamshell….

2020 Sea Ray SLX-R 350
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2020 Sea Ray SLX-R 350

Like the M cars, Sea Ray has done a careful job curating the 35-footer to emphasize elevated design and performance. The R package demarcation from the base SLX graces the vessel with aspirational, next-level options that set it apart in Sea Ray’s larger dayboat category. However, it retains clever touches that define the model line,…