At 35 feet, 4 inches length overall, the Everglades 365 replaces the 355 as the model between the 335 and 395 in the builder’s center console lineup. Reaching the fish shouldn’t take long with a pair of 425-hp Yamaha XF425 4-stroke outboards strapped to the transom, good for a top end of 46 knots with a cruise in the mid-20-knot range, according to Everglades. Among the fishing features are in-deck, insulated fish boxes, livewells, rod stowage, a bait-prep area, an optional upper helm and outriggers. Seating is convertible from the bow lounge to the transom. Beneath the console is a wood-trimmed cabin with a head, sink (with a pullout shower faucet), stowage locker, berth and more stowage.
Rigged with twin 1,600-hp Caterpillar C32 diesels, the Hatteras GT65 Carolina has a 40-plus-knot top end and a mid-30-knot cruising speed, according to Hatteras. The hull and deck are built using resin infusion; the stringer system and hull are infused as a single part, reducing weight and increasing strength. The GT65 comes rigged for optional twin Seakeeper 9 gyrostabilizers. Inside is a four-stateroom, three-head layout with a master stateroom. A U-shaped galley with a breakfast bar is at the center of the main salon, which has L- and U-shaped seating, and a credenza with a flat-screen television. Aft, the cockpit has mezzanine seating, in-deck fish boxes and stairs that lead to the flybridge.
Bayliner Trophy 22CC
Bayliner’s Trophy fishing brand is back with six new models from 18 to 22 feet in length. The largest is the T22CC, which comes standard with 150 ponies’ worth of Mercury FourStroke outboard power. The T22CC has a double helm seat with a 25-gallon leaning post livewell; flip-up transom seats that conceal a 20-gallon livewell; a leaning post with rocket-launcher-style rod holders; and a bow area that can be used as a casting deck or converted with drop-in cushions. Options include a metal pipework T-top, a forward console seat, a waterproof stereo and more.
Robalo’s R230 fills out the middle of the builder’s center console range. There’s a U-shaped lounge in the bow with adjacent bench seating forward of the console. A three-person bench seat is abaft the center console helm, and three jump seats with stowage underneath them are in the cockpit. For anglers, there’s rod stowage, a 15-gallon livewell, insulated fish boxes and a 72-quart cooler. Power plant options include a standard 200-hp Yamaha F200 4-stroke and optional 250-hp Yamaha F250 4-strokes with digital or mechanical shift. Top speed with the optional power is 45 knots, according to Robalo, which also says the R230 cruises efficiently at 28 knots.
Intrepid 345 Walkaround
Intrepid’s 345 Walkaround is a boat with three main spaces. The first is tucked in the bow: a cabin with a galley, a convertible V-berth and an enclosed head with a sink and pullout shower wand. Abaft that space, on deck and forward of the centerline console, is an L-shaped lounge with adjacent companion seating. Farther aft is the cockpit, with insulated fish lockers, transom corner livewells, rod holders, a dive door, flip-down transom seating and bolstered gunwales for leaning into the big ones. The whole package is set inside a stepped hull available with twin or triple 4-stroke outboards. The helm has two bucket seats with flip-up leaning bolsters.
Cobia 350 CC
Cobia’s new 350 CC can be ordered with twin or triple 300-hp Yamaha F300 4-strokes, twin 350-hp Yamaha F350Cs or twin 425-hp Yamaha XF425s. Standard features include twin 42-gallon pressurized live wells; under- and in-deck gunwale rod stowage; insulated, in-deck, 62-gallon fish boxes with macerated overboard discharges, and a dive door for boating large fish. Aft, the cockpit has a fold-down transom seat and a tackle/bait prep station. There are triple bucket seats abaft the helm console, a lounge forward of it, and stowage beneath it. Twin chaise-style lounges are in the bow. Below the console is a cabin with a berth, sink, electric head and access to the console dash electronics.
Monte Carlo 52
The newest Monte Carlo is the MC 52. The three-stateroom layout includes an amidships full-beam master, a VIP stateroom in the bow and a guest stateroom with two twin berths. An atrium-style staircase leads up to the salon, which has the lower helm, an aft galley, and L-shaped and bench lounges. The flybridge has an aft sunpad, a C-shaped lounge with a table, an adjacent bench seat, and an L-shaped companion seat adjacent to the port-side upper helm. The aft cockpit has L-shaped transom seating and a lounge with a table. Far aft is a hydraulic swim platform. The Monte Carlo 52 is powered by twin 435-hp Volvo Penta diesels with IPS pod drives.
Palm Beach GT60
Palm Beach is expected to display its new GT60 at the Miami Yacht Show. The GT60 will have a pair of 1,000-hp Volvo Penta D13 diesels matched with IPS1350 pod drives. This setup provides a cruise of 40 knots, according to Palm Beach. There are two staterooms: a starboard-side en suite master with an island berth, and a guest stateroom forward with a head that doubles as the day head. An L-shaped galley is adjacent to the master. The salon has three captain’s chairs along with an L-shaped lounge with a table and bench seating. The cockpit has an L-shaped transom lounge, mini-galley, teak decking and a walk-through to the teak-covered swim platform.
Jupiter’s latest model is the Jupiter 32. A pair of 300-hp Yamaha F300 4-strokes provides a top end around 48 knots and cruise in the high-20-knot range, according to Jupiter. Inside the gunwales are two 215-quart cockpit fish boxes, a 35-gallon transom livewell, a leaning post bait prep station and more. Dry stowage is in five compartments set into the deck and under the forward-facing bow lounges. An insulated cooler is beneath a forward console seat. The skipper and mate have helm chairs abaft the console, which houses a head/shower compartment.
Expected to arrive this spring, the Bertram 50 is available with or without a hardtop, and with or without an enclosed bridge deck. It has a two-stateroom, two-head layout. Also below is a galley with a full-size standup refrigerator/freezer and a U-shaped dinette with a two-tone wood table. Twin 1,150-hp Caterpillar C18 diesels will be standard. There’s a centerline helm with a captain’s chair, flanked by two more captain’s chairs to port and starboard. An L-shaped lounge with a table and a companion bench are nearby. Aft-facing seating is in the cockpit, as are a fighting chair and fishing features. Teak trims the cockpit and covers its deck, which has fish lockers and stowage beneath it.
Prestige’s 420S is the new entry-level model of the range. The original 420, launched about six years ago, was replaced by a 420 that debuted as a flybridge version last year; now, the 420S coupe model is here. Powered by a pair of 380- or 425-hp Cummins diesels with conventional shafts and props, the 420S cruises at around 23 knots and tops out near 30 knots, according to Prestige. There’s an amidships master stateroom with an island berth, a VIP stateroom forward and two enclosed head/shower compartments. The salon has the lower helm and a U-shaped lounge/dining area with bench seating. The cockpit itself has an L-shaped lounge, a table and port-side access to the hydraulic teak swim platform.
Pursuit S 378 Sport
The Pursuit S 378 Sport has a standard rack of triple 425-hp Yamaha XF425 4-strokes, a 12-foot beam and 40 feet, 5 inches of overall length. There’s seating in three on-deck social zones. The first is a U-shaped lounge with flip-out backrests and a forward-facing console lounge, all in the bow. Farther aft, three people can sit abaft the helm in a triple set of bucket seats with flip-down bolsters. Last, the cockpit has an aft-facing, two-person bench forward of another bench set into the transom. There’s a cabin below the console with natural light. And, for anglers, the S 378 has rod holders, a dive door, livewells, fish lockers and much more.
Chaparral 280 OSX
Chaparral’s 280 OSX is available with twin 200-hp Yamaha F200 or optional 250-hp Yamaha F250 4-strokes, and can speed up to nearly 52 knots and cruise comfortably at 24 knots, according to Chaparral. There’s a C-shaped bow lounge with forward- and aft-facing seating that converts to a sunpad. Farther aft, abaft the helm, is a two-person bench with flip-down bolsters. The bench can unlock and swivel to create a socializing space with the L-shaped cockpit lounge. In the single console is an enclosed head, a sink with a freshwater mixer, and an upholstered dressing bench. A starboard dive door should make boarding and deboarding into the water or onto the dock very easy.
The new Nordhavn 41 is built in Turkey and has a ballasted, Category A Ocean hull powered by a pair of 75-hp Beta Marine/Kubota diesels. These power plants can sip less than a gallon of diesel fuel an hour at 6 knots, according to Nordhavn. The N41’s interior has a salon with an L-shaped galley up, a helm abaft the reverse pilothouse glass, and an L-shaped dinette with bench seating. Below are an enclosed head/shower, the master stateroom with an island berth, and a guest stateroom with twin stacked berths. Back up top, sidedecks lead forward with rails that wrap around the bow. Aft, the cockpit should be a great vantage point to take in the scenery.
Chris-Craft Launch 31 GT
The Chris-Craft Launch 31 GT joins 25-, 28- and 35-foot models in the Launch GT series lineup. The boat is trimmed with diamond-stitched upholstery, finished and unfinished teak and mahogany, polished stainless steel, and a multipart paint job that shines like a jewel. Relaxation spaces include a U-shaped bow lounge that can turn into a playpen, twin captain’s chairs abaft a sculpted glass windshield, companion bench seating, and a transformable sunpad/lounge at the transom. A flip-up teak table stows inside the port-side cockpit bench that’s adjacent to a cooktop, sink and fridge. Under the port console is an enclosed head with sink and freshwater shower.
Sabre 58 Salon Express
The second-largest model in Sabre’s lineup, the Sabre 58 Salon Express has a three-stateroom, three-head layout. The master is amidships with an en suite head, while the VIP stateroom is in the bow. The smallest stateroom, with twin berths, is to starboard. The salon has twin captain’s chairs abaft the starboard helm, which has adjacent companion seating. Farther aft is a U-shaped lounge with a teak table and a bench seat. The U-shaped galley takes up the after third. The 58 Salon Express’s deep-V planing hull is built using vinylester resin infusion with biaxial e-glass and Corecell. Standard power is a pair of 725-hp Volvo Penta D11 diesels mated to IPS950 pod drives.
Regal 38 SAV
At the center of the 38’s deck layout is an island with dual refrigerators, a grill, a sink and cutlery, plate and cup stowage. Abaft the island is the cockpit, which has an aft-facing lounge, flip-down transom seating, a drop-in teak table, dual dive doors, twin swim platform entries, and—for fishermen—rod holders, under-gunwale rod stowage and fish lockers. The bow lounge is C-shaped and filled with upholstered seating. Under the console is a cabin with a forward berth, microwave, stowage, and an enclosed head with a separate shower stall. Buyers can opt for triple 300- or 350-hp Yamaha F300 or F350C 4-stroke power.
Eastern Boats Coastal 30
New from Eastern Boats is the Coastal 30. It’s a Downeast-style power cruiser with lobster-boat looks, and twin 250-hp Honda BF250 4-strokes. Accommodations include a forward V-berth stateroom, an amidships guest stateroom, and a head with an integrated shower and bench. Aft, the cockpit has room for wetting a line, and an aft-facing bench. One step up on the bridgedeck are the helm with a captain’s chair, two bucket companion seats, and a two-person bench with a teak table.
Northcoast 255 Cabin
The Northcoast 255 Cabin is available with up to twin 250-hp 4-stroke outboards that produce a top end of 47 knots and a cruise speed of around 21 knots, according to Northcoast. The cockpit is outfitted for fishing, with two banks of rocket launchers and in-gunwale rod holders, as well as twin fish boxes, a 40-gallon live well, a tackle module and a transom livewell. Forward of the cockpit is the protected bridgedeck cabin and starboard helm. Below is an open cabin with a V-berth, an enclosed head with a sink and freshwater mixer, and stowage to port.
Cutwater 24 Center Walkaround
The 24 CW has transformable seating in the bow, which can be a playpen-style area with a cushion or set up as two chaise-style lounges and a forward console bench. There’s a flip-down transom seat in the cockpit, as well as a slide-out cooler that can serve as an extra seat abaft the helm seating. Under the console are a berth, stowage, a sink and a marine head. Angling accouterments include rod holders, a livewell, locking rod stowage, a cooler and a fish box. At the helm, the skipper has the protection of a hardtop and two bucket seats with flip-down leaning bolsters. A single 250-hp Yamaha F250 4-stroke is standard.
Regulator’s second center console crossover boat, the 24XO, follows the 26XO unveiled in 2019 at the Miami International Boat Show. The 24XO has a number of similarities with its larger sistership, including a jack-plate-mounted outboard, transom jump seats with under-seat stowage, a leaning post tackle station, under-gunwale rod stowage, forward and aft casting decks, live wells, in-deck fish boxes and more. The 24XO is built for skinny water, drawing only 16 inches with the engine up, and is an offshore contender on the right weather days. Power comes from a single standard 250-hp Yamaha F250 4-stroke. The boat can handle up to a 300-hp Yamaha F300 4-stroke.
Grand Banks 54
Coming soon is the Grand Banks 54, built using resin infusion. Standard power will come from a pair of 725-hp Volvo Penta diesels mated to IPS800 pod drives for an estimated 32-knot top end and a 28-knot cruising speed, according to Grand Banks. Owners can have galley-up or galley-down layouts. In the galley-up version there are three staterooms, while the galley-down version has two. Both versions have salon seating with booth-style or L-shaped dining areas, and a lower helm with bench-style seating. Outside, the cockpit has transom lounge seating, and the flybridge has a mini-galley, an upper helm, an L-shaped dining unit and dinghy stowage.
Summit Motoryachts 54
Summit Motoryachts is launching the Summit 54. The flybridge-equipped 54 should have a 330-nautical-mile range at 23 knots, according to Summit Motoryachts. Inside are an en suite amidships master, a VIP in the bow with an island berth and a guest stateroom. The latter two staterooms share a head/shower compartment. The two-level main salon has an aft, U-shaped galley with bench seating, a U-shaped dining lounge, and the lower helm station. A stand-up bar divides the galley from the cockpit, where a U-shaped lounge with a teak table is located. On the flybridge is an upper helm station, a mini-galley and an L-shaped lounge.
Viking 46 Billfish
The Billfish lineup from this New Jersey builder continues to expand. One of the latest entries is the 46 Billfish. The sleek design has a clean deck plan with the fishing action centered around a 140-square-foot cockpit. It’s home to a bait freezer, insulated fish boxes, a livewell, an opening transom door with a lift gate and aft-facing mezzanine-style seats. Inside are a master stateroom with an island berth in the bow, a starboard-side galley, twin stacked crew berths, and an enclosed head/shower. Standard power is a pair of 715-hp Cummins QSM11 diesels; twin 800-hp MAN CRM diesels are an option.
Sealine’s C390v is the builder’s newest outboard-powered cruiser. Belowdecks is a standard three-stateroom layout, with the master forward in the bow, and two heads/enclosed showers. A two-stateroom layout is also available. Up on the main deck, the cockpit and salon can be used as one space. The L-shaped galley is aft, across from a lounge with a dining table abaft the starboard helm. In the cockpit is an L-shaped transom lounge with a nice teak serving table. A big sunpad is on the foredeck.
Tiara SPORT 38LX
The crossover-style 38 LX is tipped with triple 400-hp Mercury Verado 4-strokes capable of a 48.2-knot top end or an efficient cruise at 25 to 36 knots, according to Tiara. On deck are dual lounges with a movable backrest to face forward or aft. Forward and to starboard is an L-shaped dinette across from a refrigerator, electric grill and sink. The helm, to starboard, has a two-person swiveling bench with adjacent companion seating. A deep bow lounge is accessed via a centerline walk-through. The port console houses an enclosed head with a sink and freshwater mixer. The starboard console has a berth/stowage with a flat-screen television.
This article originally appeared in the March 2020 issue.