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The Editors Discuss Bertram's Push Into Center Consoles

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The iconic builder has placed a considerable amount of chips into building out an outboard-powered portfolio, starting with a 40-foot center console. We break down what this means for the brand's future.

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The Cobia 330 dual console

The Cobia 330 dual console is the latest model from the Fort Pierce, Florida, builder. The company’s largest dual console, the boat is designed for family fun, fishing and day cruising.

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Pair Marine 24

Bryan Pair began building boats in 2015. He got his start under the company name Sea Oxe but recently rebranded with a name that hit a little closer to home: Pair Marine.

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Pursuit S 378 Sport

Engineers at Pursuit know a few things about boats designed for many purposes. This builder was one of the first to put cruising features on its center console models when demand for the combo really started to pick up steam a decade ago.

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Scout 305 LXF

Center Console boats have come a long way from their lean and mean roots, and we’re learning that anglers are grateful for the change.

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Virtual Boat Show: Jimmy Buffett's Boat

Straight out of the mind of Jimmy Buffett, this 42 Freeman Cat with a custom Merritt-built house is turning a lot of heads — not just parrot heads. Learn how two iconic boat builders came together to build Jimmy Buffett’s fishing boat.

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Regulator 24XO

The 24XO was introduced at the Miami International Boat show in February, and it’s the second model in a new line that combines the shallow-water capability of a bay boat with a deep-vee hull capable of heading offshore when the weather is right. The first model, introduced last year, was the 26XO.

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Grady-White Freedom 235

Grady-White Boats’ Freedom 235 has better engineered features, more options, and a more detailed construction and finish than any other 23-foot dual console on the market.

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Ocean Alexander 45 Divergence Sport

Ocean Alexander is taking its reputation of excellence and bringing you a whole new class of luxury. Introducing Divergence — our new 45’ boat that transcends boundaries by flawlessly merging the comforts of a yacht with the size, swiftness and accessibility of a sport boat.

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Brabus 500 Shadow

The Finnish builder has only one request: Take their rocket-ship-like cruisers for a spin. Naturally, we relented.