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