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Arvor 20 Series II

Collins Marine has announced the release of the Arvor 20 Series II.

This European designed, Australian-built boat has a unique closed wheelhouse configuration, walk-through transom, fully reticulating live bait tank, new style cabin roof and is powered by an 85hp turbo charged, inter-cooled Nanni Diesel.
Standard features include a swim platform and ladder, VHF radio and folding passenger seat in the cabin.

Enquiries: Collins Marine.
Tel: (02) 9319 5222.
Website: www.arvor.com.au


Riviera Brand Merge

Luxury boat builder, The Riviera Group, is bringing its Mariner sports cruiser range under the Riviera name and launching a new look internationally.

The launch coincides with sleek styling evident in new models and a more upmarket look and feel, according to Riviera’s Retail Manager, Lee Dillon.

In addition to a new logo, the Mariner range of sports cruisers including the M290, M370 and M430 will be badged as Riviera Sports Cruisers.

“The Mariner name has a long association with the company, but Riviera is by far the dominant brand with the highest profile internationally, so it was decided to leverage this brand value and eliminate the Mariner brand totally,” says Dillon.

Riviera has offered to re-badge all existing Mariners at no cost to owners and the change will have no impact on warranties, parts and servicing, accessories and customer back-up.

Enquiries: The Riviera Group.
Tel: (07) 5502 5555.
Website: www.riviera.com.au


Quintrex
Quick Start Packages

Quintrex has entered into a packaging agreement with Bombardier Engines.

Initially Johnson-Quintrex packages will be available to Quintrex dealers and once expert training and service conditions are met, approved dealers will have access to Evinrude engines.

Quick Start packages will be available from July 1 this year with the official launch to be held at the Melbourne Boat Show.

Enquiries: Quintrex
Tel: (07) 5585 9898.
Website: www.quintrex.com.au


Sea Ray 585 Sedan Bridge

For those who enjoy a view from the top, Sea Ray presents the 585 Sedan Bridge.

Available in a choice of two bridge layouts, the standard bridge plan features a large aft bench, forward U-shaped settee and two custom adjustable Euro-style swivel seats at the helm.

All the creature comforts are included such as a wet bar complete with refrigerator, icemaker and satellite-ready Clarion CD stereo system with six-disc changer, amplifier, subwoofer, speakers and digital cockpit remote control.
Wide, moulded steps lead down to the aft cockpit which has a foldaway bench seat, snap-in carpet and a self-bailing fibreglass liner with gas-assisted engine room hatch.

An extended swim platform and walk-through transom will keep anglers happy and an optional live baitwell system can also be added.

From the cockpit, a sliding door leads to a large cabin with three staterooms and two head and shower areas.

In the saloon, guests can put their feet up on the two Ultraleather HPtm curved sofas, (one of which houses a pullout bed for extra sleeping space), while watching the 25-inch colour TV and listening to the bose Lifestyle 35 surround sound stereo system. An LCD flat screen TV can be added for the full movie effect.

Inside the galley all the latest appliances are at hand, including a recessed three-burner stove, microwave/convection oven, under counter refrigerator and freezer. The master stateroom features a queen-size bed, bevelled mirrors and an entertainment centre complete with a 15-inch flush mount flat screen LCD TV, DVD player and bose sound system.

The starboard guest stateroom has a full-size bed and storage and there’s an additional stateroom to port with upper and lower bunks, standard entertainment centres, a washer/dryer combination and storage.

Other standard features include power-assisted hydraulic steering, Power Pac exhaust system with lift mufflers and sound insulation, bow thruster, digital LCD systems monitor for engine diagnostics and pump monitoring, water manifold system and 21.5kW remote start generator and sound shield. A full complement of Raymarine electronics together with the Sea Ray Navigator, (a PC-based touch screen plotting system), are also standard.

Enquiries: To find your nearest Sea Ray dealer, go to www.searay.com and click on ‘International’.


EzyBoat

One of the boats launched at this year’s Sanctuary Cove Boat Show was EzyBoat’s Snapper 4.2.

This 4.2 metre fibreglass boat can be rowed, powered or sailed by up to four adults. Finding somewhere to park the boat trailer is not a problem as the Snapper comes with its own fully-integrated trailer with wheels that retract into the hull when it’s in the water.

Its hinged design also means that it can be folded in half, making it easy to tow and convenient to store.

Weighing less than 200kg, it’s light enough to be towed behind a small car, and is approved to carry up to an additional 175kg such as an outboard engine and equipment.

The key to the boat’s design is the extendable draw bar incorporated into a stainless steel keel running the full length of the boat

Upon arrival at the boat ramp, the boat is unhitched from the car and after removing a safety-locking pin and a bar containing the road lights, the draw bar is extended. The boat is then unfolded, securing the bow to

the drawbar. Once afloat, a lever retracts the wheels into the hull. The boat is rated to carry up to 15hp although it will perform on a 2.5hp petrol or electric outboard. The Snapper 4.2 comes with an optional sailing pack.

A larger version, the Snapper 4.7 is also available and rated to carry up to 50hp.

Enquiries: EzyBoat.
Tel: (07) 5525 2327.