Center Console boats occupy a huge segment of small-boat market because they can bring a lot of utility to a lot of people. They also deliver generally excellent performance, rough-water ability, and good looks.
Although many think a center console as a fishing boat, you will find many large enough to serve as excellent cruising boats as well as ideal for the angler, water sports and a family boat. The main characteristic is that the Center Console boat has a single deck with a center-mounted console and steering station, with open space or seating in the bow allowing easy freedom of movement around the boat.
Center Console boats typically range in length from 18 to 40 feet in length and powered by outboard motors.