This weekend's boating forecast

- Episode 110 -

This weekend marks a very special time for the boating industry here in Australia.  International Marine (the makers of Caribbean Boats) are proud to launch build number 55,555 at the Sydney Boat Show this weekend. 

Based upon the legendary Caribbean 40 Flybridge Cruiser hull platform, Internatrional Marine will release the Caribbean 420 Express model. The 420 Express marks a bold new era for tradition-loving Caribbean. It also marks a shift in their target market, aimed at luring in families or cruising couples, rather than the gamefishing enthusiasts who consistently seek out the Caribbean name.The Caribbean 420 Express is a SUV-styled Sportscruiser configuration, NOT a Flybridge.

A fitting milestone for this significant new chapter in Caribbean’s history. 

For all Victorian and Tasmanian boaties heading to the Sydney Boat Show, inspection is by appointment only. To avoid dissapointment please call Darren Finkelstein at our Boat Sales office on 0418-379 369 so we can hook you up with John Barbar (exec with International Marine) who will  be at the Boat Show and give you a guided tour of this beauty.

Priced (ex factory) from: $687,260 incl gst. The 420 Express offers incredible value for money in todays market. A complete price list with options and accessories is available from our Boat Sales office. Let us configure and bundle a complete package for you!

This weekends Beach N' Bay Report is proudly presented by St Kilda Boat Sales and our very own 'The Boat Guy' Darren Finkelstein for the waters of Port Phillip for the weekend of 1-2 August 2015.

Watch this weekend's Beach N' Bay Report to hear what's on and where to go boating on Port Phillip this weekend.

Reminder to listen to Darren as he broadcasts <live> his weekly Beach N' Bay reports on radio 3AW, three times each Saturday and Sunday from October to March each year.

Enjoy our weekly boating forecast, we'll catch you this time next week.

Safe Boating Always!
Over N' Out

Darren and Andrew


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