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  1. Affordable Yachts: Best Boats For Your Budget

    Ranger Tugs tops the list in terms of affordable, feature-packed "pocket yachts" that can be great family boats and longer distance cruisers, that can also be easily trailered to different locations (and even used as campers along the way at RV parks). Prices start at US$ 149,000. 2022 Ranger Tugs R31 Command Bridge.

  2. Best Yachts

    Beneteau Oceanis 60. The Beneteau Oceanis 60 is by far the best sailing yacht we've come across. It is built on a hull that guarantees safety and unmatched performance at every turn. This luxury sailing yacht has a unique deck plan that allows for single-handed maneuvering across the water.

  3. The Best Boats For Your Money

    Around $100,000. For $100K, you expect a lot — and the Cobalt R5 delivers. It may be a bit surprising to see a Cobalt included in a roundup of boats that are big on value because for many years, Cobalt has had a reputation as a top-shelf boat, but one that cost a lot of money for the LOA.

  4. 15 Best Motor Yachts in 2024

    Smaller motor yachts (33ft - 50ft) typically range from $500,000 to $3 million. Mid-size yachts (50ft - 80ft) can fall between $3 million and $15 million. Superyachts (over 80ft) enter a whole new pricing category, reaching into the hundreds of millions and beyond, depending on size, customization, and features.

  5. Best luxury yacht: 7 ultimate luxury cruisers you can buy

    Best luxury yacht winner 2024 - Arcona 50. When you enter the fiercely competitive 50ft luxury performance yacht market you better get it right. And the jury felt Arcona managed that. This ...

  6. Best Family Cruisers: 7 Top Picks In 2023

    3. Cutwater C-32 CB. Another great rugged family cruiser similar to the Ranger R-43 but sportier. If speed is a concern and you don't want to slowly cruise from a to b. If you want to put your foot down, this is an ideal choice. cruise since it has a sporty speed of 30 knots and a top speed of 47.7 knots.

  7. 10 Truly Affordable Boats: Budget-Friendly Picks for 2023

    Here's a quick list of 10 of the best affordable boats in 2023 which can easily get you, your family, and your friends out on the water and well on your way to having many unforgettable boat adventures. 2023 Tracker Pro Guide V-16 SC. 2023 Boston Whaler Super Sport 160 and 130. 2023 Starcraft CX 21 R Pontoon Boat.

  8. 23 Best Cheap, Affordable Boats for Your Budget

    13. Inflatables: Sea Eagle 10.6sr. Inflatables are a rather unique class of boats, particularly in that many can be deflated, rolled up, and stored under a couch or in the closet of a studio apartment. So not only are they ideal as tenders and towboats, inflatables can also get urban dwellers into the boating game.

  9. Best yachts of 2022: launches and announcements

    The best yachts of 2022 so far. The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that for two years, new boat launches have been few and far between. But now boat builders are back in force and have recently announced a range of new launches from 30ft yachts for coastal and offshore sailing to fast cruisers and catamarans which are being billed as sustainable.

  10. Best family yacht: our pick of the best yachts for sailing with the family

    Winner of the best family yacht 2024 - Bavaria C46. The Bavaria and Cossutti Yacht Design relationship continues to flourish and produce standout results in its second generation.

  11. Cheap Yachts For Sale

    The 4600 SCB is surprisingly fuel-efficient boat, a feature that stems in part from her relatively light weight. Cummins 370hp diesels cruise at 16-18 knots. Best Feature: An affordable price — this is what brokers call a lot of boat for the money. Price Spread: From about $100K for an older model up to $200K-plus for 2001-02 model. 8.

  12. SAIL Top 10 Best Boats for 2023

    For almost 20 years, we've called this awards program SAIL Best Boats, but this year, we're refining and renaming this program to better and more fairly represent the boats we've selected. Restricting boats to categories and labels—such as Best Cruising Monohull 30-40 feet and Best Performance Monohull 40-50 feet—doesn't bring our readers the full picture.

  13. Top 15 Trawlers for 2023

    The yacht has a top-end speed of 17.8 knots, and the cruising speed is 15 knots. At 9 knots, and considering a 10-percent fuel reserve, range is reportedly 1,100 nautical miles. Accommodations three en-suite-equipped staterooms. The master stateroom is full-beam and amidships with a king-size berth is on centerline.

  14. 6 Popular Boats For Full-Time Living (Affordable Options)

    The boat truly is impressive for its small size and will be comfortable for living in. The price of this vessel can range from $170,000 to over $200,000 depending on the year and the options available. Other Lagoon options can be more expensive but are also great live-aboard vessels. 6. Leopard 44.

  15. Buying Your Perfect Yacht: 6 Tips and Advice for Prospective Owners

    Used yachts are more affordable than their brand-new counterparts and may offer better value for money if you find a well-maintained one. The depreciation on a used yacht is often lower, which may result in a better resale value in the future. On the downside, older yachts may require more maintenance and may not offer the latest technology. 4.

  16. 20 Bluewater Cruising Sailboats Under $100,000

    One of the most common downfalls of the Hans 38-T is electrical problems, so be sure to get the wiring checked out by a professional. Outside of electrical issues, this boat is a proven winner in the cruising world. Prices start around $70,000 but expect to pay well over $100,000 for the more admirable models.

  17. Best Trawler Yacht Brands for Bluewater Adventures

    The Best Trawler Yachts for the Money. At Rightboat, we often don't categorize boats as affordable, because affordability is a relative term. What we do like to focus on, however, is value for money. With many trawler yacht brands offering ever better models each year, it can be tricky to figure out what you're getting for your buck. Luxury ...

  18. 8 Great Boats Under $30,000

    It comes in over $30,000 when you add the engine, but still represents an affordable boat in today's market. Price: $26,000 (base boat) Carolina Skiff - Waycross, Georgia; 800-422-7282; carolinaskiff.com. Boating doesn't have to break the bank. These eight boats, each priced under $30,000, prove that to be the case.

  19. Best chartplotter: 6 great options from marine MFDs to tablets

    Best family yacht: our pick of the best yachts for sailing with the family 2020 Vendée Globe preview: Pip Hare and Paul Larsen's guide to the fleet Spirit 111: This sailing art gallery is one ...

  20. Best Boat Brands

    Boston Whaler is unquestionably among the best-loved boat brands on the water today. Photo by Boston Whaler. 2. Boston Whaler. Boston Whaler makes fishing and luxury boats from 13' to 42' in 28 different models (as of August 2023), in all. For many years, Boston Whaler boats have been celebrated as "unsinkable".

  21. 10 Best Boats Under $50,000

    2021 SunDeck 2200 DC OB (Best Deck Boat) Check Manufacturer's Website. A great deck boat you can get for under $50,000 is the 2017 Hurricane SunDeck 2200 DC OB that costs between $35,000 and $45,000 depending on the features it has.

  22. Best Boats For The Money

    Discover top affordable picks for maximizing your money on the water. The best value boats include the Bayliner Element E16, Sun Tracker Bass Buggy 16 DLX, and Tracker Pro Team 175 TF. Additionally, the Yamaha AR190 and Sea-Doo Spark 2up offer impressive features at affordable prices. As a seasoned boating enthusiast with years of hands-on ...

  23. Best pilothouse boats: 12 of the best boats for year-round adventures

    Either way, with a pair of D4 270s, this practical four-berth Nordic pilothouse boat offers a really satisfying combination of fuel efficiency, performance and living comfort. Nord Star 33+ specifications. LOA: 36ft 5in (11.40m) Beam: 11ft 1in (3.40m) Engine: Twin inboard diesels up to 872hp. Top speed: 45 knots.