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Aussie Boat Sales making waves locally and internationally

The Melbourne Boat Show at Docklands is only a couple of weeks away, and leading Australian Boat Dealer Aussie Boat Sales has put together a strong line up of new boats including a Southern Hemisphere Debut.

Victorian dealers for Chaparral, Robalo, Stejcraft & Polycraft and long-time Honda Marine dealers – Aussie Boat Sales will be showcasing all of these brands with 14 boats & 10 engines on display.

‘We can’t wait for this year’s show and are very excited to be presenting the all-new Chaparral 250 OSX bowrider for the first time in Australia’, said Scott O’Hare – ABS dealer principle.

‘The 250 OSX is the latest outboard sports boat from Chaparral with a genuine offshore hull design, deep freeboard, big swim platform and a head compartment.

We feel that this particular model ticks a lot of boxes for Victorian buyers’, said O’Hare.

‘With a 14-passenger capacity, engine rating to 250 HP, 230 litre fuel capacity for massive cruising range, all of the quality finishes and ‘saltwater tough’ construction Chaparral are famous for, and importantly the fact that it all weighs in around 3000 KG wet, on trailer, we reckon it is a winner’, he said.

Aussie Boat Sales will be displaying both on water, and on the promenade at the Western end of the show site and on Marina A.

The Melbourne Boat show starts on Thursday afternoon 26th October through to Sunday the 29th October. For more details go to

Chaparral Australia – International number #1

The Chaparral Importers for Australia and New Zealand Scott and Dani O’Hare– met with fellow international Chaparral dealers while visiting the Genoa Boat Show in Italy last month. Scott and Dani enjoyed some time with their Italian and Portuguese counterparts and with the Chaparral international sales manager, Tom Devries, who presented them with the 2023 International dealer award. The award is recognition for outstanding sales – including physical sales results, but it also considers customer satisfaction and aftersales service. The award applies to 50 International Chaparral dealers outside of North America.

There are 150 dealers in the Chaparral network in total. This is the 8th time that ABS has achieved the number #1 International spot and the 12th time in the top three.