Rocking the Boats
Get ready for the 2016 Spring / Summer Boating, Watersport and Outdoor Season
Gauteng’s leading boat and watersport retailers are pulling out all the stops getting ready for the 2016 Johannesburg Boat Show. The Show is taking place from 26 – 28 August at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec.
If your family love spending time in and around the water then a visit to the Johannesburg Boat Show is a must. Featuring new boats, marine engines, personal watercraft, kayaks, water toys and accessories this is the ideal time to compare the latest products and get everything you need for Spring/Summer 2016.
Highlights include hundreds of new boats, marine engines, kayaks, jet skis, fishing, angling and dive exhibits as well as fishing clinics at the go fish stage, wakeboarding and paddleboarding demonstrations on the Lake and Kia on Tour test drives.
Boats for all budgets
Featuring the latest and most family-friendly boating products there’s something to suit every family’s budget at the Johannesburg Boat Show from the latest boats to kayaks to inflatables to paddleboards the Gauteng Boat Retailers’ Association is proud to support boat and watersport lovers on every budget and their dealers will be on hand to provide practical advice on the latest boating products available and to help buyers make informed purchases.
Association members are taking advantage of the opportunity to launch some great new product and a sample of what will be on show is included below.
Brand New Malibu 25 LSV Wakesetter is built to deliver the ultimate wake
Boating International will launch Malibu’s new Wakesetter 25 LSV. The 25 LSV is built to deliver the ultimate wake performance and is the ideal boat for wake riders demanding the best in wake, surf and tech.
The 25 LSV turns the water into a playground with its wake-and-wave maximising hull, industry-leading Command Centre providing of every aspect of its monster wake and Power Wedge II hydrofoil allowing riders to create long, clean wakes for epic riding.
Suzuki launches a trio of class-leading portable outboards
A highlight of the Suzuki display will be the new DF6A, DF5A and DF4A lightweight, portable outboards. Easy and quiet to use these new models are also incredibly reliable and boast a new design and unique colour.
With a compact design and weighing in at only 23.5kg with two sturdy carry handles, it is no problem to lift these outboards on and off your boat or in and out of storage. Suzuki has made stowing these outboards even easier with a new three-way storage capacity. Improvements to the fuel and lubrication systems allow for extremely convenient storage on any one of three sides (port, starboard and front) without risk of fuel or oil leakage.
Waterworld debut the 2016 Sea-Doo range
Waterworld are showcasing the full range of 2016 Sea-Doo personal watercraft including the new Sea-Doo 300hp models. All of Sea-Doo’s 2016 models include the second-generation iBR (intelligent Brake & Reverse) system.
The 2016 RXT-X sees a boost to a legitimate 300 horsepower. Combine the suspension system, the Ergolock seat and fully adjustable handlebar this performance watercraft promises some great offshore riding. Whatever your requirement from recreational to performance, luxury to tow sports Sea-Doo has a model that fits your activities and personality.
Fast, Light and Fuel Efficient, Yamaha’s New F175 Outboard promises incredible versatility
Yamaha’s line-up of outboard motors has been broadened with the addition of the new in-line 4, VMX SHO F175 that will be launched at the Johannesburg Boat Show. Its streamlined design conceals next-generation technology. The F175 uses a single-throttle intake valve and Yamaha’s long-track intake tubes for easy breathing. The outboard also includes Yamaha’s Variable Trolling RPM Switch (VTS). At just 223 kilos, the F175 is ideal for a wide variety of sporting and recreational applications.
About the Johannesburg Boat Show
Friday 26 – Sunday 28 August 2016
09h00 – 18h00 Friday 26 & Saturday 27 August
09h00 – 17h00 Sunday 28 August
(Ticket sales and gates close one hour prior to closing time)
Johannesburg Expo Centre
Corner Rand Show and Nasrec Roads
Available at the gate
R100 per person Adults
R50 per person Children from 13 – 16 years
No Charge Children under 12 years
R20 parking per vehicle
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