Boat Styles for Lifestyles

When you think about it, there are almost unlimited combinations of boat features that attract boat buyers or leave them cold. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and form follows function — but within those ideas are a lot of requirements and preferences related to geography, free time, skill-sets, interests on the water, and, of course, money.

beneteau barracuda 9
The Beneteau Barracuda 9 can be configured in a variety of ways.

All of these factors end up determining the overall style of the boats we look for. For an idea of some of the wildly different styles that float our boats, have a look at these video reviews by and editors.

The Hunt Harrier 36
The Hunt Harrier 36 – classic New England looks in three possible power configurations.

Traditional, graceful New England looks, available with three different propulsion packages:

Purposeful, adaptable, winner of “Best Powerboat Under 30 feet” at the 2012 Newport Boat Show:

Well-rounded cruising and pleasure platforms, tested on the Tennessee River:

From the venerable builder of tough, unsinkable blue-water boats:

And for pure comfort and fun on lakes and rivers:

See you on the water!
– Editors




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