Posts Tagged ‘boat sales’


…This 2008 400SY DEMO is designed in conjunction with Volvo revolutionary Inboard Propulsion System (IPS), leaves nothing to the imagination… This performance machine is adorned with luxurious seating and entertaining arrangements both above and below deck, two roomy staterooms, and two heads, all combined into one sexy, eye-brow raising design. It’s as gorgeous down below as it is above deck. With cherry wood trim package, synthetic wood flooring, lay-down carpet, wood mini-blinds, and ample lighting, this boat will take your breath away. Two staterooms, complete with convenient access to a head on each end of the boat, along with a sofa with sleeper conversion in the salon will be sure to make your crews stay on board feel like a five-star resort. With standard features such as a wine chiller, 5.1 surround sound home theater system and a 26 flat screen LCD TV, you may very well be calling this your new home, with an address of anywhere. Contact Information Contact Steve Hopkins, President at 786-888-2762 Direct. Cockpit Cockpit Table, Concealed Flip Out w/Hinged Stainless Steel Pedestal, Courtesy Lighting, 12 V Door, Companionway w/Sliding ScreenDrink Holders, Stainless Steel (7)Fiberglass Cockpit Liner w/Non-Skid and Drainage, Hard Top w/Grab Rails and Overhead Lighting Outlet, 120 Volt at Wet BarTransom Shower

Refrigerator, AC/DCStereo, Premium Kenwood Satellite Ready AM/FM, CD Player, MP3 Adapter, IPOD Capability w/(4) Kenwood Speakers, Subwoofer,

(2) Amplifiers, Dash and Aft Remote, Wet Bar w/Solid Surface Insert, Sink, Faucet, Trash Receptacle and Storage Galley Cabinets, Lower and Upper, Coffee Maker, Counter Top, Molded Fiberglass w/Solid Surface Insert, Electric Stove, Dual Burner Faucet, Designer Microwave/Convection Oven, Washdown, Anchor Windshield, Curved Tempered w/Actuating Vent, Stainless Steel Windshield Wiper, Port and Starboard Entertainment LG 5.1 Surround Sound Home Theater System w/DVD Player, 5 Speakers and
Sub Woofer, 26 ‘ Flat Screen, LCD TV, and Arch Mounted Antenna Sirius Satellite Stereo Package Might be sold in the last two…

Antique Boat Museum Classic Boat Auction Saturday, July 31

Chrissy’s Cruiser is a replica of a classic outboard sport runabout from the 1950s. Top craftsmanship in a delightful boat. She goes to the highest bidder on Saturday at 1 pm in Clayton, NY.

Below, this full-scale replica that was hand built from the original plans of the 25 foot race boat Delphine IV, this is one special example of excitement on the water.

Each year the Antique Boat Show features an exciting auction where you can find everything from fully-restored boats to projects just waiting for you. It’s also a great place to sell your antique or classic boat–where else can your boat be seen by more than 8000 potential buyers in just one weekend? The auction is conducted by Antique Boat America, and begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 31st

…Our 4.5 acre campus is located on the banks of the majestic St. Lawrence River in the picturesque river-side village of Clayton, NY. Our galleries are overflowing with unique and beautifully-preserved examples of great North American pleasure boats…

…Where can you tour a magnificent 106′ historic houseboat, row an elegant St. Lawrence skiff, take a thrilling triple-cockpit runabout ride, explore fascinating exhibits about the legendary 1000 Islands and see more than 100 historic pleasure boats on display, all in the same day? The Antique Boat Museum, of course, home of North America’s original Antique Boat Show and Auction…

U.S. Powerboat Sales in 2009

 “Latest year data is available for

Outboard Boats–

  • Pontoon Boats / Party Boats  20,680
  • Bass Fishing Boats 22,442
  • Center Console Fishing Boats 12,690
  • Fish & Ski Boats (dual purpose design features) 3,055
  • Walk a round Boats 1,762
  • Bow Rider Boats 822
  • Express Fish boat 325
  • Runabout Cuddy Boats 235

Stern Drive Boats–

  • Bowrider Boats 17,974
  • Deck Boats 3,159
  • Express Cruisers 2,681
  • Runabout Cuddy Boats 1,221

Inboard Boats

  • Ski Boats 6,500
  • Cruisers Yachts 3,000

Inboard Cruisers

  • Express Cruiser Yachts (top design category for inboard cruisers this year) 1,572
  • Sedan Yachts 399
  • Motor yachts, aft cabin motor yachts 333
  • Trawler Yachts, trawler styled yachts 237
  • Convertible Fishing boats / Yachts 231

Inboard cruisers only sold at a 25% rate of their top sales year rate

Stern drive boats only sold at a rate of 33% of their top year

Outboard boats are off about 50% from their top year

Pontoon Boat and Bass Fishing Boat sales drive the outboard motor boat market Bow Riders rule the Stern Drive, I o, Inboard outboard power and drive market, Cuddies sell at less than 10% of the sales of an open bow / bow rider design Ski Boats (and vee drive Wakeboard Boats) are the only designs that still sell the inboard power drive system (pre-WW I design) in a small boat. All other small boats use a drive system that has the ability to “tilt” and “trim” the prop for gas savings and a better ride.

New Boat sales fall off the chart after about March 10,2010

New boat sales were strong from about Jaunuary 10 till March 10, then the new boats just stopped selling.

Boat Shoes….cheap!

All new Sperry top-sider and Sebago, the top brands in boat shoes. There must have been 3,000 pairs there on the first day.

These are not “seconds” which have flaws in the boat shoes, but discontinued designs of  first quality boat shoes. New, in the box, boat shoes.

see them here…

A do not miss event!

Evinrude Specials

Palm Beach Boat Show March 25 – 28, 2010

seabuddy says its a big and important show. Often the last chance to make a real deal on a new or brokerage boat. A good size amount of boats, accessories, and boat gear on land, plus a huge layout of boats in the water.

The 25th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 25 – 28, 2010, is one of the top ten boat shows in the country – featuring more than $350 million worth of boats, yachts and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers. It is truly an International Show. The event includes hundreds of Boats from 8 foot inflatables, power boats, fishing boats, center consoles, bow riders, personal watercraft to superyachts over 150’.