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Marine Resource 2016

Chaparral ready to talk with New Zealand dealers

by Sail-World on 28 Sep 2012
Chaparral Sig 330 - 33ft cruiser, petrol or diesel options available Chaparral Australia



One of the worlds largest sports boat manufacturers; Chaparral are committed to establishing the iconic brand in New Zealand.


With a range of sports boats from 18 feet to 42 feet, Chaparral offer Entry-level bowriders, premium sports and deck boats, Xtreme saltwater wake boats, cuddies and sports cruisers.

Chaparral are looking for dealers to represent the brand in the main locations, but are happy to discuss exclusive rights to 'Chaparral New Zealand'

Scott O’Hare from Chaparral Boats says that ' These boat are built salt water tough for the Florida offshore market; deep V entry, variable deadrise, extended V-plane hulls, Kevlar reinforcing, top end materials and the best designs and layouts in the industry have seen a sure and steady rise to the number one position world wide'

'We understand that the local market has been a tough gig over the last few years, but we know the Kiwi’s will love our boats just as all of the other tough markets around the world do' he says.

'Chaparral was not just in survival mode over the GFC but was in R & D mode producing 21 new designs in the last three years. The latest innovation, materials and technology has gone into the entire fleet; this means faster planing times, better fuel economy, brilliant new designs and more enjoyment out on the water. Once people see these boats in the flesh they instantly see the difference that Chaparrals passion and experience makes when compared to other brands an vote with their wallets'

Chaparral has a solid reputation world wide for innovation, quality and performance and have been building salt water boats for 48 years. They have been under the same management team since day one and now hold market share in a number of countries in the sports boat segment.

For more information go to www.chaparralboats.com or contact Scott O’Hare at scott@chaparralaustralia.com.au

Scott O'Hare is at the Auckland On the Water Boat Show until Saturday afternoon he can be contacted on +61417511340


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