Just when we thought innovation was absent from the under-20-foot tender market, our editors discovered Rendova boats. The new, modern-looking XT 15 is built for comfort, safety, and a dry ride. A closed-cell foam collar provides cushioning and flotation, while the deep-V hull is laid up with carbon fiber, Kevlar, and vacuum-infused E-glass for strength. This Rendova design has plush seating for eight, and an innovative “beach door” opens in the bow so you can step ashore easily. The XT 15 can accommodate a 70-horsepower outboard.
When you think about your next boat, you should probably think about the big picture before you get too crazy. Like, where are you going to tie up your new boat? Sightlines columnist Michael Peters laments the latest trend in the real estate market.
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