Monterey unveils four all-new models for 2014
August 27, 2013
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Williston, FL – Monterey Boats is unveiling its four newest models for 2014: The all- new 186MS and 196MS Montura Series, 217 Blackfin O/B, and the 268SS. All four models were showcased at the company’s annual Dealer Meeting in August.
Embrace the freedom you’ve earned and the space you deserve with the 186MS & 196MS Montura Series Sport Boats, truly top performers! You’ll notice the intricate attention to detail throughout, and quickly realize these boats out-perform the competition. Agile and nimble, the power-packed 184MS & 196MS boast sleek lines and fluid curves, and are loaded with amenities waiting to be embraced by both new and experienced boaters alike!
Featuring luxurious seating appointments, both the 186MS as well as the 196MS offer room for the entire crew. With bucket swivel seats with slider and flip-up bolsters, both port and starboard, comfortable bench and bow seating, you’ll have plenty of space to enjoy your boating experiences!
Standard features include Monterey Boats patented Air Assist Chine, a trailer with brakes and a swing away tongue, multiple stainless steel drink holders, storage options both beneath the bow cushions as well as below the comfortable bench seat, while a huge in- floor ski locker between the helm stations makes access to skis and wakeboards stress-free.
The 186MS and 196MS Montura Series are both equipped with an optional stainless steel ski tow pylon, telescoping and recessed swim ladder, and swim pad making them ideal for wakeboarding, skiing, and taking you and your family anywhere you want to go!
The ergonomically-designed helm station features full instrumentation with low-glare night lighting. The sleek appearance is highlighted by fog resistant gauges, backlit weatherproof switches, and black steering wheel with a silver insert. Other amenities include a Jensen AM/FM/USB Stereo with Blue Tooth & iPod interface lockable glove box, and a 25-quart carry-on cooler.
Next, following on the heels of Monterey’s successful launch of its first outboard powered boat the 197 Blackfin, Monterey is introducing the 217 Blackfin.
Honoring the long history the name Blackfin has in the sport fishing world, the 217 Blackfin is available with an optional fishing package which includes a trolling motor, GPS with bottom finder, livewell with LED light, fishing seats with dedicated storage rack, forward casting platform, stainless steel rod holders, and custom rod storage.
This is the boat you’ve been waiting for, ideal for wakeboarding, skiing, swimming diving and fishing. The 217 Blackfin can be customized with a sleek black powder coated wakeboard tower, and comes standard with a swim platform with a telescoping recessed ladder, and optional stainless steel ski-tow pylon.
Other standard amenities include a 48qt. carry-on cooler, Fusion satellite Ready AM/FM radio with built in iPod Dock & speakers, a black with silver insert steering wheel, a helm station with full instrumentation and digital fog resistant gauges with low glare night lighting, multiple color options and custom hull side graphics!
The 217 Blackfin provides the ultimate family boating experience! The Monterey 268SS is the adventure you’ve been waiting for.
This streamlined beauty performs like a bullet on the water, and turns heads around the dock. An optional wakeboard tower can hold your wakeboard and water ski gear in style, while adding to the sleek look of the 268SS. Ample storage and seating help set this bowrider apart from the competition.
The 268SS is brimming with standard features and amenities. Starting with the helm, you’ll notice it’s been ergonomically-designed with full instrumentation and fog resistant gauges and low-glare night lighting. The 268SS also has a striking black steering wheel with silver insert, compass, depthsounder, mp3 player, tilt steering, power assisted steering control and weatherproof, lighted switches.
A generous amount of leg room is afforded in the bow seating area complete with stainless steel hand holds, drink holders and storage compartments below the seat cushions while the cockpit area offers port & starboard bucket seats with swivel slider and flip-up bolsters, a sun island feature with a stainless steel rail, and L-lounge wrap around seating. Add in the optional cockpit table, and it’s the perfect entertainment setting!
With an extended swim platform complete with a telescoping recessed ladder, ski tow pylon, and in floor ski storage with gas assisted hatch cover, and port wakeboard storage you’ll have plenty of space for family, friends, and all the equipment you need to have a great time on the water!