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12 Best Cuddy Cabin Boat Brands and Why They Still Sell

22nd nov 2023 by lenny rudow.

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The best cuddy cabin boats deliver a wider range of options out on the water, whether you want to weekend aboard, find some shelter during a rainstorm, or maybe just take a nap during a slow spell on a fishing trip. Yet many people have transitioned to open day boats like bowriders and center consoles. Often they cite a lack of time as the reason why overnighting is no longer a top option, and it’s certainly true that having a cabin to sleep in doesn’t do you much good if you don’t have the time to stay aboard. Others note that having a cuddy cabin eats into deck space. Yet still, many brands continue to make—and sell—plenty of cuddy cabin boats. Why? Because the best cuddy cabin boat brands in each of these categories offer models that keep all of your boating options open, and then some.

Written By: Lenny Rudow

With over three decades of experience in marine journalism, Lenny Rudow has contributed to dozens of boating and fishing publications and websites. Rudow lives in Annapolis, Maryland, and is currently Angler in Chief at Rudow’s FishTalk ; he is a past president of Boating Writers International (BWI), a graduate of the Westlawn School of Yacht Design, and has won numerous BWI and OWAA writing awards.

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