Financial crisis has influenced American ship manufacturers, too, like any business on this planet. Shipyards are working at the half the capacity or even less, the stocks are growing.
But the huge American manufacturer Chapparal has kept the stability and offered all-new series of bowrider gliders called SSi Wide Tech, with the model numbers 196, 206, 216, 226 SSi. They are ideal for a day-off adventures and water sports events and fun. In the sport vessels line Sunesta, the new model is 264 Sunesta Extreme with the characteristics and specs of real wakeboard vessel.
At the end, the real beauty appears. Chaparral 400 cruiser, the biggest boat till date from Chaparral. Elegant powerful lines, sporty build, spacious functional interior, it is offering more than the similar yachts of about 40 feet (about 13m). Standard version is equipped with two Volvo Penta IPS 500 engines with 369 hp each.
Dark brown wood, combined with big windows that bring great portion of sunlight, gives the boat cheerful, optimistic character and serious design quality. You can say that the owner will never have to leave Chapparal 400, at least during the summer months, because everything it needs is here.
According to the website: “Progressive styling and old-world workmanship create the essence of excitement. Showcasing engineering genius, the overall lines integrate the soft flow of European flare with a strikingly bold All-American style.”
Spacious cabin for the owner can be build in different configurations and it is available for further customizations. Quality leather, different clothing materials are offered. Main galley is so well equipped and designed to be fully functional, you can have all your favorite meals while travelling on the waves. Again, dark wood with necessary reflective metal parts gives it exclusive exotic modern look, and you can have relaxed evening with your friends worrying for nothing.
“We wanted to bring the Chaparral style to yachting,” said James A. Lane, Jr., president of Chaparral. “Our goal was to create the ultimate sport yacht and to take luxury boating where it has never been before. We see the Sport Yacht segment as a growing and highly profitable market. Chaparral’s expansion into bigger boats is a natural progression given our history and engineering capabilities, and the 400 Premiere has been met with widespread acceptance.”
Fuel capacity is 300 Gal (1136 liters), water capacity 77 Gal (291 liters), cabin headroom is 6.6’ (198cm), sleeping capacity is 6 people. Enjoy the pictures and video, and see this beauty for yourself…
Go to http://www.chaparralboats.com/2009/index_INT.html under Premiere Sport Yachts for a videos and additional images of Chapparal 400.