Although the company experienced a few bumpy years before Yamaha bought it, Century now makes boats you can be prouder than ever to own.
This new 34 runs every bit as well as Glacier Bay's intrepid 26-footers. But the 3470 has 78 percent more roll stability than a 26-foot Glacier Bay.
The Cabo 32 embodies the qualities many traditionalists want in a boat: small, agile and absolutely seaworthy. Running into a wave, the bow drops in cushioned fashion. A hard-over turn at cruising speed results in a 180-degree course change in about two boat lengths.
The thunderstorms started early, and conditions loomed dark and windy when we ran the 360 on Sarasota Bay. I have no doubt that this Wellcraft designed by C. Raymond Hunt could have handled the storm.
I don't care whom you speak to among the cadre of knowledgeable marine journalists who test boats, they all agree on one thing:
Edgewater has always MANUFACTURED perfectly acceptable, totally unsinkable boats
My father always told me to watch out for what he called the "quiet ones."
Does the apparent attitude that "I don't need to know that" carry over to other seamanship skills?
A northeast wind flayed Fort Lauderdale, Florida, whipping seas into a 4-foot froth with occasional higher waves. With the twin Mercury 150-hp Optimax outboards idling along at 4 mph and 800 rpm, the 2503 stayed dry as dust...