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Chaparral Introduces Vortex Jet Boat Line

Chaparral Introduces Vortex Jet Boat Line

Chaparral Boats of Nashville, Georgia will introduce a new line of jet boats this year. Called the Vortex, the first model — the 203 Vortex — will be on display at 15 boat shows in early 2014. Two more models, the 223 Vortex and 243 Vortex, are set to follow shortly. Featuring bo...
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Robalo Launches New 266 Cayman

Robalo Launches New 266 Cayman

Robalo continues development of its new bay boat line with the introduction of the 226 Cayman. Sporting a retail price of $36,995, including a 150 hp Yamaha outboard motor and trailer, the 226 is the second in a three-boat Cayman Series. The 206 was introduced last year, and the series flags...
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Cutwater Introduces 30 Command Bridge

Cutwater Introduces 30 Command Bridge

Cutwater Boats recently unveiled its latest model, the Cutwater 30 Command Bridge, at the Seattle Boat Show in mid-January. This is the third model designed and built on the company’s 30-foot stepped-keel hull design, with the addition of an upper helm station and topside seating. &ldq...
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Cruisers 328 SS Crowned “Boat of the Year”

Cruisers 328 SS Crowned “Boat of the Year”

Cruisers Yachts’ 328 Sport Series was named Boating magazine’s “Boat of the Year” for 2013. The boat was selected by Boating editors after review of approximately 100 vessels between 30 and 70 feet. Cruisers says the boat was chosen because it lead the pack of entrants in...
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Velasco 43 Named “European Powerboat of the Year”

Velasco 43 Named “European Powerboat of the Year”

French manufacturer Jeanneau was recently awarded the 2014 “European Powerboat of the Year” in the category of yachts up to 45 feet for its Velasco 43. The awards were presented January 18 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The European Powerboat of the Year award is an initiative of t...
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Marquis to Manufacture VanDutch Yachts

Marquis to Manufacture VanDutch Yachts

Marquis Yachts LLC of Pulaski, Wisconsin signed an agreement with VanDutch Marine Ltd. of The Netherlands to manufacture all of VanDutch’s yachts sold worldwide. Marquis will manufacture all of VanDutch’s models, including the 30, 40, 40 Walk-Around, 45, 55 and its new 70 to be l...
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Riviera Launches Pair of New Models

Riviera Launches Pair of New Models

Australian builder Riviera Yachts introduced two new models at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held this past October/November: The Riviera 565 SUV and the Belize 54 Motoryacht. Described as a “unique crossover craft between a Flybridge and a Sport Yacht,” Rivie...
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Nautic Global Unveils New Rinker Captiva 236 CC

Nautic Global Unveils New Rinker Captiva 236 CC

Rinker Boats, a division of Elkhart, Indiana-based Nautic Global Group, has introduced a new addition to its popular cuddy line with the Rinker Captiva 236 CC. The boat was designed specifically for cooler North American regions and international markets and is based on the overwhelmingly succes...
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EdgeWater Introduces 158 Center Sport

EdgeWater Introduces 158 Center Sport

EdgeWater Power Boats of Edgewater, Florida recently introduced its newest model, the 158 Center Sport (CS). Designed to run with a reliable, fuel-efficient yet powerful Yamaha four-stroke outboard, the 158 CS features rugged Permagrid II construction and a Deep V-hull, which gives this unsi...
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Prestige Readies 75-footer for Official Launch

Prestige Readies 75-footer for Official Launch

The latest offering from Prestige Yachts, the 75-foot flagship Prestige 750 that was more than a year in the making, is finally undergoing initial sea trials and was set to make her public debut at the end of November 2013. Originally presented under the code name "720," the newly-christened...
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