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Sport-Fishing Boats

See the latest sport-fishing boat reviews, boat builds, engines and more

Most Recent Stories in Boats

  • Gryphon sport-fishing boat South Carolina

    A photo gallery dedicated to the amazing vessels from this year's series

    Check out these incredible 29 sport-fishing boats from the 2017 South Carolina Governor's Cup Billfishing Series.
  • marlin sailfish fishing from a center console boat

    Use these techniques to catch more marlin and sailfish

    Want to catch more marlin and sailfish from a center console boat? Learn essential rigging and fishing techniques here.
  • Take a 360-degree look at the 50-footer home-ported in Los Sueños, Costa Rica

    Take a 360-degree look at the new Maverick 50, Open Fly, from Maverick Yachts, home-ported in Los Sueños, Costa Rica.
  • boat on the water

    Understanding how state sales tax and customs duties work is a complex aspect of owning a boat

    Do you know the difference between state sales tax when buying a boat and customs duties when importing a foreign-built one?

Latest Boat Reviews

  • maverick 50 open fly running

    Take an inside look at this beauty

    We show you the new Maverick 50, Open Fly, in this photo gallery from our editor’s recent trip to Costa Rica.
  • viking 37 billfish video boat review

    An inside look at a real winner from the New Jersey builder

    Join the editors of Marlin as we take you on a video tour of the Viking 37 Billfish, one of the new breed of small inboard-powered sport-fishers on the market.
  • This curvy convertible will delight at the dock and out on the blue water.

    Take a ride on Wolverine, the newest 60-footer from Winter Custom Yachts.
  • The company’s crown jewel is the largest build to date

    See all the details from the new 64-foot sport-fishing boat on the drawing board from Xcelerator Boatworks that is expected to splash in early 2018.

Virtual Boat Tours

  • Take a 360-degree look at the 50-footer home-ported in Los Sueños, Costa Rica

    Take a 360-degree look at the new Maverick 50, Open Fly, from Maverick Yachts, home-ported in Los Sueños, Costa Rica.
  • Take a 360-degree look at the 60-footer, Wolverine, from Winter Custom Yachts

    With a 360-degree camera, you can see all aspects of the Winter Custom Yachts 60, the Wolverine.
  • Take a 360-degree look at the 72-footer from Viking Yachts

    With a 360-degree camera, you can see all aspects of the Viking 72C on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
  • Our 360-degree gallery provides a next-level look at this sport-fisher

    Take a virtual tour of the Hatteras GT70 thanks to Marlin's 360-degree camera, providing a more in-depth experience on a sport-fisher.

Inboard Boat Engines

  • Improved engine technology means more power and better efficiency

    The newest batch of inboard engines have improved power and fuel efficiency.
  • Seakeeper duo Shepard McKenney and John Adams teamed up to create an innovative concept that is forever changing the way we look at boating and fishing offshore.

    Unlikely duo, but Shepard McKenney and John Adams teamed up to create Seakeeper.
  • JB 90

    Follow the boat build of the 90-foot Jarrett Bay, the largest ever made by Jarrett Bay.

    The 90-foot Project Ireland from Jarrett Bay is expected to hit the water in spring 2017.
  • The new 35-footer is Bertram's take on their classic 31

    Take a look around the new Bertram 35, the company's new take on their classic 31.

Behind the Boat

  • Open Fly will be ready for the seamounts in Costa Rica soon

    The new 50-footer from Maverick Yachts heads to the marina for the very first time. It's only a matter of time before this beautiful sport-fisher is ready to chase blue…
  • A guided tour of the company's manufacturing facility

    Go on a guided video tour of the Seakeeper manufacturing plant in Mohnton, Pennsylvania, with the editors of Marlin.
  • Spending time with the CEO and founder of Seakeeper

    Spend the afternoon with Seakeeper president and founder Shep McKenney as he visits the company's manufacturing facility in Mohnton, Pennsylvania.
  • Join Marlin on a guided video tour

    Ever wonder how beautiful custom boats are constructed? Join the editors of Marlin on a factory tour of F&S Boatworks in Bear, Delaware.

The Fine Print

  • boat on the water

    Understanding how state sales tax and customs duties work is a complex aspect of owning a boat

    Do you know the difference between state sales tax when buying a boat and customs duties when importing a foreign-built one?
  • sport-fishing boat for sale

    Present a conditional acceptance when buying a boat to ensure you get the boat in proper condition

    Learn the benefits of offering a conditional acceptance to the seller when buying a new boat.
  • Learn how and when to use this arrangement

    If you’re buying a boat, an escrow holdback could be beneficial if repairs are needed.
  • Be familiar with the terms of your purchase

    Pay attention to these provisions when buying or selling a boat.