The new Princess V70 is the largest addition to the Princess
V Class Sports Range.
Making its debut at the Sydney International Boat Show, the Princess
V70 measures 71ft in length and has
a cruising speed of between 37 to
It features twin sun beds on the aft
deck and an open air cockpit and dining
area with wet bar and electric barbeque.
Triple glass doors lead to a deck saloon and a carbon hard top
covers the saloon and four-seat helm station.
Below deck there is enough room to accommodate eight people,
including a crew cabin aft and both the galley and full width
cabin come complete with the latest accessories.
Enquiries: Euroyachts, tel: (07) 3369 8888.
Clearwater 2100 Walkaround
Just landed in Australia is the new Clearwater 2100 Walkaround
family fisher from the Whittley USA range.
The Walkaround is packed to the gunwales with fishing-friendly
features, including a plumbed live bait tank, below-deck kill
tanks, self-draining cockpit, four rod holders, padded coamings,
220-litre fuel capacity and spacious cabin with lockable door.
Other features include stainless bow roller, split bow rail,
spacious walkaround areas and heaps of storage room.
The 2100 Walkaround is rated up to 220hp, can carry up to seven
people and has an RRP of around $56,500.
Options include a bimini, clears, cutting board and an extra
live bait tank.
Available from JV Marine in Victoria, tel: (03) 9798 8883, or
other authorised Whittley dealers.
Since its debut in 2003, the Pershing 50 has become the Ferretti
Group’s best selling yacht.
Characterised by a double-glazed panel built into the structure
of the windshield and electrically-operated sliding carbon top,
the Pershing 50 is the smallest model in the Pershing fleet to
boast Arneson surface drives which, combined with twin 900hp MAN
diesel engines, are capable of reaching high levels of performance,
The cockpit design incorporates a large C-shaped sofa that can
seat eight people, retractable table and co-pilot seats, which
can be turned to a forward-facing position. Behind the pilot’s
seat is a bar unit, with a chest refrigerator and retractable
washbasin with swivel tap. A grill can also
Below the stern sundeck is a hangar, where a tender can be stored.
There is a solarium in the fore area, with a cushioned sunbed
that can be reached via a broad walkway.
Below deck is a dinette with a semi-circular sofa and table with
an extendable top and adjustable support. Opposite is an entertainment
centre comprising a TV with a 15” LCD screen and stereo system.
The galley is fully-equipped with a 115-litre refrigerator, a 60-litre
freezer, extraction fan and a tableware set for six people.
The fore master cabin is furnished with a central double berth
and polished cherrywood wardrobe and is served by an en suite
bathroom complete with separate shower cubicle and cherrywood
and glass washbasin.
Guests are accommodated in the two aft double cabins, one with
twin berths and the other with a queen-size berth and the option
of a third rertractable berth.
There is a second bathroom with washbasin, head and shower.
An independent boatman’s cabin is optional.
Enquiries: Yachting Unlimited, tel: (02) 9566 2628.
Haines Hunter 600 Classic
Following the release of its 650
Classic, Haines Hunter has unveiled its latest offering, the 600
Classic, at the recent Melbourne Boat Show.
Both boats were the result of some
18 months of research and development by Haines Hunter and Managing
Director, John Haber is confident the new and improved Classic
will exceed the expectations of boat buyers across the country.
“We believe this is the best value for money all-round fishing
boat the market has to offer,” he said.
Standard features include large storage
bins, a lockable glove box, fully moulded side pockets with rod
storage, live bait tank, single and twin engine options and an
The 600 boasts new bottom and top deck designs to maximise space
as well as a fully retractable lounge and stainless steel rod holders.
The 600 Classic is priced from $62,000
and comes with Haines Hunter’s
new 7-year warranty.
Enquiries: tel: 1300 424 637. Website:
Squadron Boats Sales chose the Sydney International
Boat show as the venue for the Australian launch of Monterey Boats.
The Monterey range comprises 24 models, starting
with the Montura bowriders and sports boats, the Explorer series
deck boats and the performance Supersport collection, including
the 298 SS. The sports cruiser line-up begins with the 250 CR Sport
Cruiser and includes seven models ranging up to the 350 Sport Yacht.
Enquiries: Squadron Boat Sales, tel: (07) 5514 2000.
Sea Ray 515 Sundancer
This year’s Sanctuary Cove Boat show was the venue for Sea
Ray’s latest release, the 515 Sundancer.
Powered by twin Cummins MerCruiser QSC 8.3-litre, 483hp diesel
engines featuring the new Quantum Fuel System, this sports yacht
boasts hardwood cabinetry with cherry-wood finishes in the saloon
and an entertainment centre housing a 23” LCD flatscreen
TV and DVD player. Extra features include a Clarion XMD3 Sirius
satellite-ready stereo, CD changer and amplifier/speaker system.
Inside the well-appointed galley is a two-burner stove, microwave/convection
oven and an upright refrigerator/freezer. The forward stateroom
has a full-size bed with innerspring mattress, a 17” LCD
flatscreen TV/DVD combo unit and access to a separate head to port
and shower to starboard. The midship stateroom has twin beds and
slide system to convert to a queen-size bed when required. Guests
also enjoy their own private head and shower with seat.
The bridge cockpit is semi-enclosed via integrated windshield
and fibreglass hardtop with two large opening sunroof hatches,
a pivoting double helm seat, a to-port L-shaped bench and back
rest and access to the control station for both the master
Control functions include Sea Ray’s SmartCraft System View
and diagnostics, Raymarine RayNav 300 GPS with interface for system
maintenance records, VHF radio and a digital LCD all-systems monitor
The aft open cockpit areas have large U-shaped seating and wet
bar with Corain counter-top to port.
A range of options, from engine upgrades to a new Raymarine radar/
chart plotting system, plus air conditioning enables the 515 Sundancer
to be refined to suit any seafarer.
NSW – Andrew Short Marine, tel: (02) 9524 2699
QLD – Sea Ray, tel: (07) 5591 7032
WA – Challenge
Marine, tel: (08) 9240 8060
White Cap 24
White Cap Marine has launched its new 24-footer.
Designed to cater for the fishing fraternity and the cruising
family, it has many similarities to the company’s first release;
the White Cap 40.
Featuring a 2.48m beam, the White Cap 24 is made from hand-laid
tri-axial fibreglass and comes with a power choice of a MerCruiser
sterndrive, or single or twin 4-stroke outboards.
Down below is a double V-berth and a well-equipped galley with
a gas burner.
Other features include a sink, live bait tank and ample storage
The White Cap 24 is priced from $76,000.
Enquiries: White Cap Marine, tel: (02) 9567 9065.
The US-built Chris-Craft range is now imported and distributed
in Australia by the Chapman Marine Group.
According to Chapman Marine, one model sure to attract interest
is the Roamer 40.
The Roamer 40 carries 1514-litres of fuel and offers a 355nm
cruising range at 29 knots with dual Volvo Penta 480hp shaft-drive
diesels running at 2500rpm.
Features include an entertainment centre with wet bar and stowage,
oversized windows, integrated electronics, pressurised water
system, 316 stainless steel through-hull fittings, a stainless
steel windscreen frame and integrated swim platforms with concealed
Down below is a spacious saloon with the master stateroom forward
and another cabin midships offering two single berths.
The Roamer 40 is priced from $750,000 to $790,000, depending
on engine choice.
Enquiries: Chapman Marine Group, tel: (02) 9326 2867.
CruiseCraft Explorer 575
Following the launch of the Explorer 625, CruiseCraft has announced
the release of its re-designed Explorer 575.
Boasting the same offshore credentials as its bigger brother,
the Explorer 575 has a completely re-designed deck and new standard
features, such as a new walk-through transom door and a stainless-steel
boarding ladder that is recessed into the rear boarding platform.
The cabin has ample storage space to accommodate fishing and
safety gear and there are full-length side storage bins set back
into the coamings on both sides. An optional rear seat folds
back into the transom when not in use.
Other features include a deep-V hull, 20 degree deadrise, reverse
chines, waterproof switch panel, grab rail, curved windscreen
and a stainless steel split bow rail.
The 575 measures 5.71m in length, has a beam of 2.37m and is
rated to a maximum of 150hp. Fitted with the recommended 130hp
on a tandem trailer, the Explorer 575 weights in at 1740kg and
can be towed behind most large family passenger vehicles, says
Enquiries: CruiseCraft Boats,
tel: (07) 3390 4877.
Carver 33 Super Sport
From a leading manufacturer in luxury motor yachts comes the
new Carver 33 Super Sport.
The 33 Super Sport boasts generous interior and exterior space,
including a comfortable lounge for four stationed just forward
of the helm seats. An integrated staircase leads to the large
cockpit and the full-beam saloon is finished in cherrywood.
There is a fully-equipped galley
and the master stateroom also features a cherrywood interior
and en suite bathroom.
The 33 Sports package includes rod holders, live bait well, rocket
launchers and is game chair/out rigger-ready.
It is priced at $385,000.
Enquiries: Pathfinder Marine
NSW, tel: (02) 9948 5911.
QLD (07) 5577 5750.