8 new fishing boats from the 2022 Miami International Boat Show

The Miami Boat Show returned this year after a hiatus in 2021 due to COVID. The show also returned to its previous location at the Miami Beach Convention Center with several additional over-water locations.
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The Miami International Boat Show, canceled last year due to COVID, successfully reappeared last week — Feb. 16-20 — at its original location at the Miami Beach Convention Center. And while the total number of new boats may have declined due to global supply and demand issues, we found eight fishing boat models and dozens of new gear products.

The boat show, which included the Miami Yacht Show, spanned six venues, including three on-water facilities. Here are the videos we captured of the new fishing boats, listed in alphabetical order.

Boston Whaler 360 Outrage

The Boston Whaler 360 Outrage features Advanced Fathom technology, which is a new boat electrification system. It also comes with reconfigured front seats, a custom cockpit, improved storage and center hardtop access. Power options include triple 300hp Mercury engines, triple 450 Mercury FourStrokes or twin 600 V12 Verados.

Characteristics

  • LOA: 35 feet 6 inches
  • Beam: 11 feet 3 inches
  • Deadrise transom: 23 degrees.
  • Disorganized: 2 feet 6 inches
  • Weight: 13,383 lbs (without motors)
  • Fuel: 415 gal.
  • Max HP: 1,350

Lower Bay 22

Step aboard the welded aluminum Lowe Bay 22 and you’ll find a wide beam and ample deck space as well as expansive fore and aft casting platforms, 16-gallon in-console bait and a 30-gallon aft livewell .

Characteristics

  • LOA: 21 feet 9 inches
  • Beam: 8 ft.
  • Deadrise transom: 10 deg.
  • Disorganized: 10 in.
  • Weight: 2,075 lbs (hull only)
  • Fuel: 30 gal.
  • Max HP: 200

Sailboat 320 CC

The Sailfish 320 CC features a carbon fiber and Kevlar reinforced deck and hull and a variable-rise hull. Fishing features include an insulated fish box on deck, two bow fish boxes, a 35 gallon leaning post livewell and a 30 gallon. livewell in the starboard aft corner.

Characteristics

  • LOA: 31 feet 6 inches
  • Beam: 10 ft.
  • Deadrise transom: 22 to 24 degrees.
  • Disorganized: 1 ft 10 in
  • Weight (rigged): 10,500 pounds
  • Fuel: 285 gal.
  • Max HP: 700

Scout 400LXF

Scout has unveiled its all new luxury sport fishing boat, joining seven other LXF models from the 255 to the 530. The double deck hull uses Scout’s epoxy fusion with carbon fiber/electronic glass construction. Fishing amenities include port and starboard transom doors, twin fish boxes with overboard diaphragm discharge, tackle station and two 33 gallon livewells.

Characteristics

  • LOA: 39 feet 5 inches
  • Beam: 12 ft 1 in
  • Deadrise transom: 22 degrees.
  • Disorganized: 2 feet 3 inches
  • Weight: 14,940 lbs (without motors)
  • Fuel: 405 gal.
  • Max HP: 1,600

Solace 32CS

Solace’s new 32 CS, currently the smallest in the company’s model line until a 29 debuts later this year, is reinforced with a carbon fiber epoxy composite. Anglers will appreciate the twin 30-gallon livewells, rod and gaff storage in the main compartment, three 35-44 gallon fish boxes and tackle storage, tool holders and sink.

Characteristics

  • LOA: 32 feet 7 inches
  • Beam: 10 feet 3 inches
  • Deadrise transom: 21 degrees.
  • Disorganized: 2 ft.; (Operating)
  • Weight: 10,500 pounds
  • Fuel: 304 gal.
  • Max HP: 900

Stingray 173CC

Stingray made this 17ft feel like a bigger boat with substantial gunwale height and room to easily move around the console. An aft livewell as well as a livewell in the forward console seat provide plenty of bait storage. The boat also comes with rod holders and rod storage under the gunwale.

Characteristics

  • LOA: 17 feet 3 inches
  • Beam: 7 feet 6 inches
  • Deadrise transom: 18 degrees.
  • Disorganized: 11.5 in.
  • Weight: 2,100 lbs (with 90 hp motor)
  • Fuel: 30 gal.
  • Max HP: 90

Stingray 273CC

Although the 273CC made its debut at the Miami show, production isn’t expected to begin until July. This will be Stingray’s flagship model, and it will feature a 20 gallon livewell and fish boxes as well as optional outriggers and additional livewells.

Characteristics

  • LOA: 27 feet 11 inches
  • Beam: 8 feet 6 inches
  • Deadrise transom: 21 degrees.
  • Disorganized: 1 ft 6 in
  • Weight: 7,000 lbs (with twin 300)
  • Fuel: 177 gal.
  • Max HP: 600

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Tidewater 292 CC Adventure

This new Tidewater starts with wraparound front seats, a power high-low table and a large console lounge seat. Her helm station has two footrests and space for two 16-inch screens. For anglers, Tidewater added two 30-gallon in-floor macerated fish boxes, a side tuna door, and two 28-gallon livewells.

Characteristics

  • LOA: 29 feet 2 inches
  • Beam: 10 feet 2 inches
  • Deadrise transom: 22 degrees.
  • Disorganized: 1 ft 6 in
  • Weight: 6,200 pounds
  • Fuel: 220 gal.
  • Max HP: 700

Earnest A. Martinez