BOW RIDER: What is it?

What is a bow rider

A bow rider boat is a boat with an open bow, usually with seating. Newer models will often have a walk-through windscreen offering direct access to the bow seating from the cockpit. They can be inboard or outboard powered. Extras such as wakeboard towers can be added for that extra sporty twist!

BAYLINER VR4 BOWRIDER DECK PLAN

Also known as

Day boat, sports boat, open boat, runabout.

why a bowrider

They are fantastic boat for a day out, larger bow riders also can offer toilet facilities (usually appreciated by the girls & little ones!).

For watersports, often the port side seat offers a rotating seat or moving back rest to offer a “spotter” while towing water toys or wakeboarders etc.

what bow rider BOATS do bates wharf offer

The Bayliner’s VR Series runabouts have roomier bows and aft swim platforms that give them a usable space typically found in boats 2 feet longer.

First-time and experienced boaters alike have enjoyed Bayliner bowriders for decades. That’s because boaters worldwide appreciate the versatility, open layouts, storage capacity, value and performance these boats have to offer.

Whether you’re into water sports, fishing, or cruising, the lineup from 16 to 22 foot models—in both sterndrive or outboard power options—have what you need.

THE BAYLINER VR4 BOW RIDER

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THE BAYLINER VR5 BOW RIDER

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THE BAYLINER VR6 BOW RIDER

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The Bayliner VR5 & 6 are available with inboard and outboard engine options, and as a Cuddy or a Bowrider.