New Boats! Bayliner, Larson, and Carver Yachts

This year's boat show season has had tons of inspiration on offer, with mouthwatering boats in abundance. We thought we'd take a look at some new boats from three of our favorite brands: Bayliner, Larson, and Carver Yachts. The 2016 Bayliner VR5 replaces the popular 185 BR. In this video, Bayliner shows us how much more space this affordable runabout has compared to other similar boats. We love the convertible port seat and ample storage, and the boat's lines are simply beautiful. Also, the swim platform extends past the running surface, meaning that this time, an 18-foot boat is really an 18-foot boat; no usable interior space is lost! BoatTEST's review notes options like a removable table and SeaDek nonskid teak-look flooring, but we think the standard offering looks pretty darn good.

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