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Center-Consoles are the most popular and common types of boats on the water today due to their versatility. Typically anywhere from 13 to 30 feet, owners will use their boat in a variety of ways from fresh and saltwater fishing to cruising to anchoring at a sandbar, and sometimes all of them in the same trip. Center-Consoles are typically very fuel efficient boats that are easily maneuverable, not too costly with service, and can be trailered to different destinations. 1 or 2 outboard engines are typically used on center-consoles for these same reasons, as statistical data shows outboards now make up over 60% of the boating market.

For the last 25 years, center-consoles have continued to grow in size, capabilities, and price. 5 outboard engines can now be found on massive 60-foot plus luxury center-console yachts that exceed a $1 million price tag. From the Gulfstream Yachts 66 to the HCB 65 Estrella, custom center-console manufacturers seem to be pushing the barriers of what it means to be in this class of boats. Even traditional, production manufacturers like Boston Whaler and Grady-White have come out with 40-foot plus center-consoles that come with luxurious interiors with cabins, televisions, galleys, and more. 

 

Written by: Peter Schmidt; Also Edited: Boating and Yachting Safety Resources

Resources: Safety Check, Guide to Boating Safety, Navigational Aid

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                        65' HCB Estrella 2022

SEA BUDDY

65' HCB Estrella 2022

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

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                        53' HCB Suenos 2019

ON TARGET

53' HCB Suenos 2019

Punta Gorda, Florida, United States

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                        53' HCB 53 Suenos 2016

REEL ADDICTION

53' HCB 53 Suenos 2016

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States

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                        53' Scout 530 LXF 2020

CREWSZING

53' Scout 530 LXF 2020

Destin, Florida, United States

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                        53' Scout 530 LFX 2020

53' Scout 530 LFX 2020

Stuart, Florida, United States

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                        53' HCB 53 Sueños 2018

STRAIT TO VOICEMAIL

53' HCB 53 Sueños 2018

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

United Listing
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                        52' Gulf Stream Yachts Custom Center Console 2020

52' Gulf Stream Yachts Custom Center Console 2020

Stuart, Florida, United States

United Listing
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                        52' Gulf Crosser Custom Center Console 2020

52' Gulf Crosser Custom Center Console 2020

Stuart, Florida, United States

United Listing
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                        48' Wally WallyTender 2020

TENDER OWL

48' Wally WallyTender 2020

Miami Beach, Florida, United States

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                        48' Vanquish 48 2016

48' Vanquish 48 2016

fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

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                        47' Intrepid 475 Panacea 2023

47' Intrepid 475 Panacea 2023

Dania Beach, Florida, United States

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                        45' SeaHunter 45 2017

REELTIME

45' SeaHunter 45 2017

Freeport, New York, United States

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                        45' Grady-White 456 Canyon Runner 2019

45 GRADY WHITE 2019

45' Grady-White 456 Canyon Runner 2019

Southhampton, New York, United States

United Listing
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                        45' Don Smith 45 CDF 2007

ATLAS

45' Don Smith 45 CDF 2007

La Romana, Dominican Republic

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                        45' Nor-Tech 450 Center Console 2020

TRADE

45' Nor-Tech 450 Center Console 2020

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Another trend in center-console construction  is to use a foam core and advanced composite materials in the hull. The result is a lighter, more durable boat that becomes unsinkable due to the foam core. Brands like Everglades Boats use a closed molded construction process with high-quality vinyl-ester laminates to make the unsinkable hull. Both Boston Whaler and Grady-White build their center-consoles in a very similar way. And with these lighter, stronger boats also comes more and more power. It's not uncommon to see big center-consoles with 4 or 5 350HP outboards that push the boat to speeds of more than 60 knots. Owners look the freedom of captaining their own boat and outfitting their center-console with the power, electronics, and amenities they want. You can now even get a Seakeeper Gyro for stabilization inside the larger center-console models.

Center-console brands like Yellowfin, Intrepid, and Contender have specifically targeted the hardcore angler by loading their boats with tons of cutting-edge fishing options. These tournament fishing boats are still good for cruising, but owners can run hundreds of miles into the gulf stream on these boats to chase big fish. Massive live-wells, an abundance of rod holders, and oversized fish-boxes are just a few of the selling features on these brands.

United Yacht Sales offers thousands of boats on our website through our MLS services, many of which are center-consoles. We have the expertise on staff to help answer all of your questions about your search for the perfect center-console boat and can assist with financing, coast guard documentation, and more. If you currently own a boat or yacht, we can help with that as well. Visit our Why List With United page for more information.