Watch the Bayliner Discovery 192 Video Boat Review

Overview: A small, inexpensive boat with a cuddy cabin.


  • Design a boat in the Discovery series—which is all about maximizing versatility and ability while minimizing maintenance and cost—and give it overnighting abilities.


  • Fiberglass hull; deck has fiberglass compartment liners molded in; stainless-steel hardware.

  • Compartment hatches have gas-assist struts.Bayliner Discovery 192 Performance data


  • Cruises around 30 mph, tops out close to 40.

  • Fast hole-shot for waterskiing and wakeboarding.

  • Great low-speed cruising economy; at 21.9 mph it gets 5.6 miles to the gallon.Bayliner Discovery 192 specifications


  • Hydraulic-assisted sterndrive steering is easy to handle.

  • Wanders a bit at slow speed, like most small single-engine sterndrive boats.Video Boat Review graphic


  • Cabin is surprisingly roomy for a 19-foot boat.

  • Removable aft seats boost fishing abilities.