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Stratos 186 VLO

Piggybacking off the success of last years 176 VLO, Stratos unveiled the 186 VLO for 2014. It is not just longer and wider but has even more capability than the smaller V-low, which is limited to 75 hp.

Cobalt 220 WSS

Cobalts 220 WSS is the largest model in its 10 Series, which is designed to make owning a Cobalt more affordable. It has a lower, sportier profile than its larger siblings and comes in a wide variety of color schemes along with custom WSS stitching on the upholstery.

Four Winns Horizon 200

The designers at Four Winns missed their calling. Instead of building boats, they should be designing apartments in New York City, because they are the masters of maximizing space, as evidenced by the Horizon 200 a new 20-footer that will make you think youre shrinking.

Avalon Catalina DRL 24

Every year when we test Avalon pontoons, the one thing we know is were going to see something weve never seen before, and the Catalina DRL 24 doesnt disappoint. This is one of Avalons more affordable models, but its designers didnt forget to make it stylish and luxurious.

Stratos 186 VLO

Stratos 186 VLO

The new Stratos 186 VLO combines bang for the buck with style.

Piggybacking off the success of last years 176 VLO, Stratos unveiled the 186 VLO for 2014. It is not just longer and wider but has even more capability than the smaller V-low, which is limited to 75 hp.


Cobalt 220 WSS

Cobalt 220 WSS

Cobalt quality plus a sporty ski setup all wrapped up in an easily trailerable package fires on all cylinders.

Cobalts 220 WSS is the largest model in its 10 Series, which is designed to make owning a Cobalt more affordable. It has a lower, sportier profile than its larger siblings and comes in a wide variety of color schemes along with custom WSS stitching on the upholstery.


Four Winns Horizon 200

Four Winns Horizon 200

The Four Winns Horizon 200 should be in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest 20-foot bowrider in the world.

The designers at Four Winns missed their calling. Instead of building boats, they should be designing apartments in New York City, because they are the masters of maximizing space, as evidenced by the Horizon 200 a new 20-footer that will make you think youre shrinking.


Surf’s Up, Lens Out

Surf’s Up, Lens Out

Stream HD Camera $499.99 (for the USB unit)


Go Grease Lightning

Go Grease Lightning

Lower Unit Fill/Drain Kit $39.99


Big Things,  Small Packages

Big Things, Small Packages

Square Eye Ends $1.50-$13.16


Don’t Forget to Flush

Don’t Forget to Flush

A three-port valve simplifies the act of flushing your raw water–cooled engine.


A Better Bottom

A Better Bottom

A new coat of bottom paint can take care of what lies beneath.


I have a 29-foot Ranger Tug in salt water on Newport Bay. I go through a zinc anode on the prop shaft every month. Marine electricians seem unable to correct the problem. Any suggestions?

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On a recent trip to Catalina, we were motoring our inflatable dinghy outside of the moorings, but fairly close to the harbor. Another boat passed in front of us, and we noticed at the last second that they were trolling a fishing line behind them. The monofilament line was almost invisible. I grabbed the line to lift it ove ...

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