Chaparral Boats – The biggest independent sports boat manufacturer in the U.S, started their Australian journey in Sydney way back in 2008, and now enjoy a well-deserved place in the minds and hearts of discerning NSW boaties.
Once again Chaparral will be on display at next weeks show with their latest model SSI and SSX bowriders, showcasing the renowned quality and innovation they are famous for.
‘Sydney has always been a great show for us’, said Scott O’Hare from Chaparral Australia. ‘Fifteen years ago, people struggled to pronounce the name of our boats, now they ask for specific models and know all about the brand and its 59-year history’.
‘Chaparral have always been focussed on saltwater boating, with the Florida coastline as their testing ground; so, everything from the quality construction with Kevlar reinforcing hull shape, high freeboard, deck drainage systems, wiring, deck fittings and upholstery material are next level and designed to handle the harsh salt environment. It is our point of difference’, he said. ‘Obviously this is a big advantage for Aussie boaters and is why Sydney has embraced Chaparral over the years.’
Chaparral Boats are represented by Blakes Marine in N.S.W and A.C.T and can be found on display inside the halls on stand 211.