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Product Showcase: Haines Signature 550F
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Bigger and wider modern classic In the Australian trailer boat market, the Haines name has been highly regarded for over 55 years and with the launch of their new Signature 550F at the 2016 Gold Coast Marine Expo, the legend continues. The Haines Signature 550F is a 5.5m budget friendly family trailer fisher which has been designed to replace the 543 series, but is essentially not an upgrade but a new boat. Longer, wider, higher gunwhales, more storage and loads of features. New Features, Signature Quality The 550F is longer than the 543, 11” to be precise and the beam has been increased to 2.41m for greater stability. A versatile boat for fishing, skiing or family day boat, the 550F has 2 berths and 7 persons capacity. For a budget priced boat, the 550F has plenty of standard...
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Extended Boat Warranty
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Insurance against breakdowns A boat is a major purchase, with multiple moving parts and components and as such, depending on which particular boat you are considering, can represent the potential for significant maintenance costs. While the manufacturer’s warranty will cover you, under their specific terms and conditions, for a certain time, what happens after that? And what if you purchase a used boat which is out of warranty? How can you get a warranty when purchasing a used boat from a private seller? There is an option to cover these situations, give you peace of mind of being able to cover unforeseen repairs in the event of mechanical breakdown – a great reassurance for many people. This is facilitated through purchasing extended warranty or Mechanical Breakdown Cover, an...
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Product Showcase: Chaparall 227 SSX
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Elegance, performance, innovation The Chaparall 227 SSX is a sporty, luxury bowrider, which is equally versatile and elegant and packed with features to set it well above others in this category. The 227 SSX looks amazing with the sleek, black, Chaparral extended V-plane hull and the looks are matched with performance. Specs and Features Length including the big swim platform is 7.01m and beam 2.59m and the cockpit layout is versatile and spacious. The spacious feel is enhanced by the walk through from swim platform to cocktpit. From the stern – a generous sun lounge is positioned over the engine compartment, in the cockpit a L-shaped lounge is fitted on port side and a smaller one starboard, while up in the bow there is ample additional seating. The port side lounge easily converts...
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Product Showcase: Yamaha VXR WaveRunner
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less weight, more power, new model Yamaha claim that less weight and more power are the ideas behind the 2015 model Yamaha VXR WaveRunner and reviews support the verdict that this is a high performance craft which offers good value. The company’s exclusive new RiDE dual throttle control system deeper keel and modified hull have increased stability, performance and provide a smoother ride. Features The hull on the VXR has been redesigned from previous models with a new deeper V-shape, which provides for more responsive handling. Both the hull and decks are manufactured from Yamaha’s proprietary injection-moulded composite NanoXcel and the NanoXcel2 version used on the 2015 model is even lighter than on previous models. The engine is the 4 cylinder, 1812cc, 4 stroke High...
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Product Showcase: Voyager V625 Getaway
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Stunning looks, stunning performance The name Voyager Catamarans has long represented high performance off shore sports catamarans and the latest release of their V625 Getaway is another impressive addition to the range. The Voyager V625 Getaway was launched at the 2015 Sanctuary Cove Boat Show and has received excellent reviews from experts in leading boating and fishing publications. It is a trailerable powered catamaran offering a new design which features a new generation hull which offers greater buoyancy for better wave riding and handling capabilities. Specs and Standards Overall length is 7m and hull length 6.1m, beam is 2.37 m, capacity for 7 people, has 2 x 180 L fuel tanks and 60 L water capacity. The foam filled hull provides a smooth and solid ride at sea and the...