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Carver 86 Marquis

Carver Yachts has released its new 86 Marquis.

Designed by world-renowned naval architects Nuvolari/Lenard and built in Italy, the yacht features five-star accommodation with luxurious appointments throughout, including imported marble and granite, fine leather, Italian fixtures, and exotic wood inlays.

The yacht has four luxurious staterooms, four bathrooms, a huge grand saloon, bar, European galley and lavish entertainment bridge deck, complete with jacuzzi.

The 86 Marquis is powered by twin MTU 1822hp commonrail engines.

Enquiries: Pathfinder Marine,
tel: (02) 9960 7441.


Ultimate 3000

Based on the classic 30ft hull designed by Peter Cole, this cruiser began life as a rainy day project for the shipwrights at Jerry Hendrey on Sydney Harbour.

The hull is solid hand-laid GRP, the mast by Whalespar, winches and deck gear by Lewmar and the auxiliary is a 21hp Nanni driving a 25mm shaft and a fixed, two-blade prop.

Inside there are timber bulkheads, as well as teak cabinetry at each end of the saloon and around the nav station.

The standard Ultimate 3000 includes a furling No 2 headsail and fully battened main, with lazy jacks and a zip-up boom bag. A radio is also included.

Enquiries: Jerry Hendry Boatbuilders, tel: (02) 9955 8224.


Quintrex 480 Hornet

The sporty Quintrex 480 Hornet QSV tournament boat is designed to provide a competitive edge when targeting bream, bass and barra.

The 480 Hornet features a V-Flared Eclipse Hull, livewell, rear livebait tank, lockable 7ft locker, MotorGuide electric motor and lockable, roto-moulded storage compartments.

The 480 Hornet Wildfisher QSV measures 4.81 metres overall and has a beam of 2.05 metres.

It comes ready for ‘Instant Boating’, with a 90hp Optimax Mariner outboard, Quintrex braked trailer, Wildfisher travel cover, MotorGuide bow-mounted electric engine, safety equipment, boat and trailer registrations and a three-year, factory-backed warranty for $38,675.

Enquiries: Quintrex, tel: (07) 5585 9898.


Stacer Nomad Elite

Stacer has added three new models to its Nomad range.

The 420, 440 and 460 Tiller Steer (TS) Nomad Elites come with fully carpeted floors, alloy core hatches and an underfloor fuel tank.

The 420 Elite features a heavy-duty roto-moulded anchor well, painted hull, rear casting platform, two seats with five different positions and a 50-litre underfloor fuel tank as standard.

The 440 model comes complete with a painted hull, rear casting platform, roto-moulded anchor well, ignition box, 70-litre underfloor fuel tank and two seats with five positions to choose from.

The 460 TS Nomad Elite provides a tiller steer alternative to the 460 Mod Pod (MP) Nomad model.

Enquiries: Stacer, tel: (07) 5585 9805.


Haines Hunter 600

Haines Hunter will release its latest addition to the Horizon range, the 600, at this year’s Sanctuary Cove boat show.

Little sister to the 650, the 600 offers a full range of appointments, including sink, stove and galley unit, upholstered rear lounge and dining table configuration that converts to a day bed.

The 600’s cabin sleeps five adults and the lounge and dining table are fully retractable to maximise fishing space.

The 600 Horizon comes with a seven-year structural warranty and is packaged with a 140hp engine starting at $65,000.

Enquiries: Haines Hunter, tel: 1300 424 637.


Arvor 230AS

The new Arvor 230AS is set to make its Australian debut at this year’s Sanctuary Cove boat show held in May. The 230AS sits between the Arvor 20 and the 250AS in terms of size, space and cost.

Powering the 6.7-metre 230AS is Nanni’s all-new T4 155hp turbo-charged diesel; a high-tech, four-cylinder model based on a Toyota power plant.

Weighing less than two tonnes, it features a self-draining cockpit with plenty of storage, a walkway to starboard and a lockable offset wheelhouse boasting a large double berth and galley.

Standard equipment includes a fibreglass swim platform with stainless steel boarding ladder, plumbed livebait tank, fold-down cockpit and helm seats, hydraulic steering, gas stove, chemical toilet, VHF radio and more. The 230AS is priced from $105,000, including GST.

Enquiries: Collins Marine,
tel: (02) 9319 5222.


Deep V 310 S

Deep V Marine has launched its first single-engine 310. With a deadrise of 19 degrees, the Deep V 310 S features the same construction as the rest of the range and comes standard with a Volvo 8.1 litre, 420hp, petrol Duo Prop sterndrive.

According to Deep V Marine, the Volvo 8.1 GXi 420 sterndrive provides a top speed of more than 32 knots. A diesel option is also available for the Deep V 310 S in the shape of the 350hp Volvo D6 engine.

Enquiries: Deep V Marine,
tel: (07) 5526 3945.


Glastron SX 175

The new Glastron SX 175 has arrived at Webbe Marine. The 5.2m family bow rider is the mid-placed model from the SX series of Glastron bow riders.

The Glastron SX 175 features a full width rear lounge to seat four, an integrated swim platform with a stainless steel boarding ladder, a ski tow ring and a ski/knee board locker.

Manufactured utilising the latest VEC closed-mould technology, the Glastron SX 175 joins the SX 170 and larger SX 195 bowriders now available at Webbe Marine.

Enquiries: Webbe Marine,
tel: (02) 9521 7944.


Tiara Yachts 3600 Convertible

According to Tiara Yachts, the release of its 3600 Convertible represents a rededication to the flybridge sports fisher.

Inside the cockpit there are a host of fishing features, including an optional transom baitwell, in-floor storage boxes, room for a fighting chair, integrated bait prep centre with optional freezer, tackle drawers and trays, and fresh and raw water wash down outlets.

The saloon has an L-shaped settee, table and L-shaped lounge that converts to a double berth to port and aft. For entertainment, there is a 26" flat-screen TV and comfort is improved with tinted windows to reduce glare.

The galley includes a side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, two-burner stove, microwave convection oven, and storage areas including drawers and pantry.

The master stateroom features an inner-spring mattress, hanging locker and access to a stall shower.

Enquiries: Mike Gaffikin Marine,
tel: (02) 9450 1322.


Quicksilver 290 Ocean Runner

As part of the continuing growth of its inflatable range, Quicksilver has announced the release of the 290 Ocean Runner.

As with all Quicksilver models, the 290 Ocean Runner features patented Quick Lift end cones designed to provide additional lift and buoyancy in the transom area.

The new 290 Ocean Runner also features a new distinctive design with reflection tape for improved visibility on the water, and comes standard with a double action hand pump with air pressure gauge, repair kit, T-style paddle kit, aluminium seat and non-skid decks.

It is available in a choice of two fabrics – the super tough Hypalon XD with a 5-year warranty or the economical Duratex HD range featuring a 3-year fabric warranty.

Enquiries: Quicksilver boats,
tel: 1800 114 900.


Four for Sunseeker

Sunseeker has announced the release of four new models.

Heading up the Flybridge Motoryacht range, the Manhattan 66 (above), according to Sunseeker, was designed to extend the limits of space and luxury and features a new layout configuration (below centre) creating larger accommodation areas with flexible interior options.

The new Predator 72 (bottom left) is generously appointed for entertaining, with plenty of natural light inside and a state-of-the-art helm station.

The Portofino 53 Sports Cruiser (bottom right) is available in either open or closed cockpits and offers plenty of room to relax and a range of semi-custom options.

Enquiries: Sunseeker, tel: (08) 9231 5909.


Espresso 40

The Espresso 40 is a New Zealand-built cruiser that features classic styling.
The Espresso 40 has a 12.2m hull, a 3.9m beam and a displacement of 5200kg. The superstructure sides are varnished in teak and there is wood detailing in the cockpit.

A 55kg (4hp) bow thruster is standard, together with the 285hp Volvo Penta, producing a cruise speed of 23 knots. Other power options are available upon request.

The accommodation features two double cabins. The bow cabin has twin vee berths, which an infill converts to a double. A transverse double cabin is set aft of the saloon.
A dinette and table are located at the forward end of the cockpit and are protected by the cabin roof.

Enquiries: Jerry Hendrey Boatbuilders,
tel: (02) 9955 8224.


Seaswirl Striper 2101 Walkaround Outboard

To celebrate its 50th year of production, Seaswirl has released the Seaswirl Striper 2101 Walkaround.

Designed to provide maximum comfort in the harshest of conditions, the Striper exceeds the USA Coastguard standards and is supported by a 10-year hull warranty.

Standard features include self-draining cockpit, closed-cell flotation, fibrecore construction (including the transom), huge livebait and storage facilities, luxurious cabin layout and toughened glass screens with hard top or Alaska Pack options.

Enquiries: Enterprise Marine,
tel: (02) 9913 7767.