Sporty profile, classic runabout looks and loads of space
Reviewed Sep 2016
In the hearts and minds of many boaters, there is no more iconic style of boat than the family bowrider. It’s trailerable, sporty, and versatile enough to handle tow sports or a jaunt around the local lake. One drawback, though, is that for a style known as the bowrider, it isn’t always so accommodating in the bow.
The new Bayliner VR5 aims to remedy that with a BeamForward design that carries the 8-foot width up through the bow’s seating arrangement. That means this 20-footer has room up front for folks to stretch out...