Intrepid Explorer

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Intrepid Explorer

builds a of boat its 240

For years, were stodgy used by citizens to sedately along waterways at If someone you to an afternoon their deckboat, probably begged saying you to sort your sock You just t bring to use words deckboat exciting in same sentence.

however, this of boat one of fastest growing of the market, and diehard runabout are switching these unique not just the amount space they but for sizzling performance well.

But exactly is deckboat? A is what get when let a bowrider runabout a pontoon spend the together. Unlike deckboats usually a rectangular to squeeze bit of possible from given length. unlike a boat, these deck-abouts have oomph to single skiers of deepwater

The 240 is a for Monterey which has a solid with their of runabouts cruisers. Judging the immediate of their line, however, may be glimpse into future of boats.

The point for Explorer is conventional mildly hull with full length and wide flats. With 8-foot-six-inch beam, 240 is trailerable but, the waterline it s any runabout. deck is with no of the bow you expect on boat of size, and result is remarkable amount additional room by the tapered triangle

If there any one feature that runabouts from it is sheer number amenities available, the 240 takes full of all space to in just everything a wants or for a on the

In many Monterey started a blank of paper they created 240 and, the process, many of problems facing of small For a just getting most boats a struggle. the dock, have to over the and then across the to reach floor. From beach, you to clamber up over bow. And getting out the water be difficult.

On the Explorer, however, is a from any From dockside, simply open boarding door the port and use built-in step reach the Even your Edna can it. When Explorer is bow-first into beach, just the hidden boarding ladder climb directly the boat. you re or waterskiing, same bow also keeps family far from the drive but, most small there is hidden ladder the transom It s very civilized.

that s the beginning. the full of the from bow stern, Monterey added spacious areas with backrests that give support a long on the Aft, an settee wraps the port and across transom, stopping short of walk-through door the transom. s plenty storage under seating, including area for pull-out icechest.

Forward, there a wrap-around that bears resemblance to comfortable sofa your living that the bench seat a boat. only does provide bow-riding for guests with the table, it also be entertainment and center as

But wait, they say those television that s all. The Explorer has generously sized bar to with an icebox, a sink (pressure is optional), ample storage for snacks drinks. It a gracious to entertain, it does with the bag full chips stuffed a seat most small

For families most runabouts, a day the water keeping track where the marina is has restroom because, after you can eat and for so before nature Hidden in extended helm of the Explorer is amenity that going to appreciated more all the bars or lounges: an head compartment a portable and a liner for cleaning. Not is the large enough the usual, purposes, but s a where you change out a wet suit without a towel-dance.

The helm a model functional elegance, our test had the Dino graphite that features graphite-rimmed Dino with a graphite dash stainless-steel bezels the full of Faria That option includes a in-dash CD tilt steering, compass and A low Plexiglass windscreen the skipper protection, but is a kind of The helm, a molded and bucket is very for sitting standing.

Our boat had Volvo Penta engine, which a 305-cubic-inch V-8 that out 250 at the props and plenty of With full and two aboard, the Explorer topped at just fraction under mph and just 3.1 to plane a standing With the drive, handling precise in quarters and, with the shaped deck, was no backing straight a narrow Hit the from low and there none of usual cavitation prop slip, a solid from the of your as the leaps forward.

With waterskiing an attribute the Explorer, s no to find solid tow and hand on the as well a spacious storage locker skis and A transom is optional.

all Montereys, is conventional solid, with 4000 resin a hand-laid fiberglass hull four layers heavy 36-ounce roving to a rigid and deck has a transferable warranty. s no with engine and, in the entire compartment is coated for maintenance. All deck hardware, the stainless-steel rails, are and the is neatly and color-coded. in all, very seamanlike

The 240 is delivered an array standard equipment found on option list many builders, the Bimini (a full enclosure is AM/FM cassette with waterproof in-dash depthsounder, lights, removable table, and bucket helm

For family swimming, skiing, or fishing, 240 Explorer not just new breed boat, but better one.

240 Explorer

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