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Tahoe Q4 Bow Rider

Tracker Marine Australia has released the Q4 Bow Rider, which measures 5.91m and can carry a maximum of seven people.

Available for a variety of models with sports, ski and ski/fish applications, it also comes in both inboard and outboard motor configurations.

Other standard options include Tahoe’s HydroStep design, full instrumentation, AM/FM CD player, bucket helm and passenger seats, marine grade carpet, tempered glass radiused windshield, stainless steel tow ring, rear telescopic ladder, underfloor floatation and in-floor knee board storage.

The Tahoe Q4 has an 87-litre fuel tank and is available with a range of motor configurations and sizes, starting with a three-litre 135hp MerCruiser sterndrive, and ranging up to a maximum of 220hp.

The Tahoe Q4 comes with a trailer.

Enquiries: Tracker Marine, tel: (07) 5580 0288.
Email: ron@trackermarine.com.au

 


Streaker Fisherman Runabout

Streaker Boats has expanded its 5.02 series range with the launch of the Streaker 5.02 Fisherman. While the name suggests a specific fishing focus, Streaker says the boat is actually a multi-purpose family runabout that comes with a Lowrance sounder, removable bait board and upholstered fish box.

It has an overall beam of 2.13m with a 17-degree deadrise, and features dual pedestal bucket seats upfront that swivel through 360 degrees, a split dash and walk-through windscreen for access to the bow sprit and anchor locker, removable stern quarter seats and deck-mounted rod holders.

The 5.02 Fisherman is supplied on a single-axle Dunbier trailer and comes with a five-year structural warranty.

Enquiries: Streaker Boats,
tel: (03) 9729 8288. Website: www.streakerboats.com.au.

 


Bermuda Boat Range

The Mercury Marine Boat Group has developed a new range of Bermuda aluminium boats. From the 312 Tailor open dinghy to the 540 Sea Odyssey bow rider, the Bermuda range is designed to suit a number of applications, from fishing to cruising or water sports.

Some of the features incorporated in the new range include three-piece windscreen, new-style transom, Navman sounder and marine radio, three-year warranty on boat and outboard engine and Australian Standards Approved underfloor polyurethane fuel tanks.

Enquiries: Bermuda, tel: 1800 114 800. Website: www.mercurymarine.com.


DeepVee Marine

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 49 Deck Saloon

Jeanneau’s new Sun Odyssey 49 Deck Saloon is the smaller sister of the 54 Deck Saloon displayed at the 2004 Sydney Boat Show.

It comes with a choice of aft or forward master cabins, and includes ensuites, an L-shaped galley, raised cockpit and saloon, and forward-facing nav station.

Enquiries: Euroyachts, tel: (07) 3369 8888. Website: www.euroyachts.com.au.

 


Stacer 640 All-Rounder

Zodiac Cadets

Zodiac has added two new models to its compact RIB range.

The Cadet 260 Compact and Cadet 310 Compact have polyester hulls, which are manufactured using the rigid moulding technique (RIMTEC).

They also feature grey buoyancy tubes, V-shaped hulls and transoms that fold down flat for storage.

Enquiries: Zodiac, tel: 1800 688 552. Website: www.zodiacmarine.com.au.

 


Princess 67

The new Princess 67 features the latest modified deep-V hull design with propeller tunnels, power-assisted steering, electronic engine controls and bow and stern thrusters.

There is a full-width owner’s stateroom, a second stateroom forward, a two-berth cabin to port, and an aft cabin for crew or guests.

The saloon houses settees and an entertainment centre. Forward of the saloon is a large dining area and semi-enclosed galley, while aft, curved sliding doors lead to the teak-decked cockpit, which includes a wet bar, BBQ and bimini, with a seating/entertainment area.

The flybridge crane spans both the transom and flybridge, so a tender can be carried in either location, with room for a jetski to be stored aboard as well.

Enquiries: Euroyachts, tel: (07) 3369 8888. Website: www.euroyachts.com.au.


Cruisecraft Explorer 625

Cruisecraft has launched its latest model, the Explorer 625, which replaces the Explorer 600.

With an overall length of 6.21m and a deadrise of 20 degrees, it features a raised deck line, stainless steel bow rails, curved windscreen and grab rail. The open cockpit is carpeted and self-draining through transom-mounted scuppers, with full-length side storage bins.

Inside the cabin are vee bunks with storage underneath, cabin shelving and a large hatch that gives access to the ground tackle stowed in a separate bow locker. Other key features include sub-floor foam, stainless steel seat frames, a 240-litre sub-floor fuel tank, dual cockpit lights and rear door.

An optional Targa rocket launcher with sliding extension, canopy, rod holders and spotlights are also available. The Cruisecraft Explorer 625 has a beam of 2.45 metres and is rated to carry two-stroke or four-stroke outboards up to 200hp.

Enquiries: Cruisecraft, tel: (07) 3390 4877. Website: www.cruisecraft.com.au.


Stacer 399 Proline

Stacer has released its new 399 Proline.

“The 399 Proline has come about due to customer demand for a small estuary-style boat with a 30hp rating,” says Damien Duncan, national sales and marketing manager.
Stacer has increased the length of the hull to give it greater engine capacity. The lower hull pressings have also been modified to include two extra round pressings for added strength.

With a carrying capacity of four, the 399 Proline measures 3.99m overall and 1.80m across the beam. Options such as a bimini and envelope, marine grade carpet, rod holders, fuel tank rack and extruded side decks are also available.

The 399 Proline comes as a Stacer ‘Ready 2 Go’ package with a 15hp Mariner outboard, Stacer trailer, safety gear, boat and trailer registrations and a three-year, factory-backed warranty.

The Ready 2 Go price is $5,915 (excluding dealer delivery charges).

Enquiries: Stacer, tel: (07) 5585 9898. Website: www.stacer.com.au.