Featuring the latest news and products for maritime sport and leisure, the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show displays everything from yachts and cruisers to canoes and fishing boats. Over its 110-year history, the boat show has introduced over 50,000 models to the public. Here’s a first look at just a few of the latest watercraft you’ll see at this year’s show, with something for every interest and budget. For an exhaustive list, visit www.nyboatshow.com.
Queen of the Show: Sea Ray 470 Sundancer
The all-new Sea Ray 470 Sundancer is not only stunning, it’s also completely state-of-the-art. Adjustable seating and a retractable shade provide options for all weather; a fully equipped galley and spacious lounge complement a comfortable cockpit. Spanning over 47 feet and sleeping six, this beauty dominates the seascape. Whether setting out on an intimate getaway or entertaining a crowd, the 470 Sundancer offers the indoor/outdoor amenities to make the ocean feel like a second home.
Regulator Marine, manufacturers of the finest in offshore sportfishing boats, has launched the fully loaded Regulator 34 – now with triple Yamaha 300HP engines. Find your way to the best offshore fishing with the deluxe Raymarine Offshore Electronics Package and use the optional Yamaha Helm Master when you return to make docking this 38-foot sportfisher a breeze.
Who says that you need a coastline to hang ten? MasterCraft delivers an endless wave at the touch of a finger with the new X23, the latest in its line of luxury performance boats. Designed for both water sport and onboard entertainment, the 23-foot craft fits 15 guests and provides the perfect conditions for inland surfing.
Chaparral 203 Vortex VRX
High-class meets comfort and family fun with the new 20-foot VRX. It comes in six eye-catching colors with a premium sound system, hand-stitched cockpit finishing and snap-in carpet. A supersized platform provides the perfect launch pad for water sports. A high-output powertrain services the most advanced dashboard electronics you'll find at this length and price point.
The Sea-Doo Spark is the among the industry’s most accessible watercraft. With a starting retail price of $4,999, Spark makes the desire to own a watercraft a possibility for all lifestyles. The Spark comes in five colors and is made of durable, recyclable material. Thanks to lightweight construction and incredible maneuverability, you can take this personal recreational water vehicle almost anywhere.