Please select your home edition
Edition
Pantaenius FBW Asset 728x90

Chaparral appoints WA dealer

by Dani Limback on 28 Sep 2012
Chris Box Chaparral Australia
Martin Box Marine has been appointed to represent the Chaparral sports boat brand in Western Australia.

Having diligently built up a strong dealer network spaning Australia over the past two years; Western Australia was the last piece in the national puzzle for the iconic U.S boat builder. Established over 30 years ago Martin Box marine is one of Western Australia’s most respected and best known dealers with substantial facilities in Freemantle.

Chris Box has been working in the boat business alongside Martin for his entire working life and has now taken over the reins after Martins retirement late last year.

'I have been watching the rise and rise of Chaparral in Australia over the last two years and have always admired the brand,' says Chris Box. 'When Scott O’Hare from Chaparral Australia approached me, I benchmarked a number of competitors and realized that Chaparral was the way to go,' he adds.

'We have sold four boats already and have a number of quotes out at the moment so it has been go, go, go ever since!'

Based at the Freemantle sailing club, Chris intends to have a range of new Chaparrals available for inspection in the coming month.

'We welcome any existing Chaparral owner in Western Australia to contact us for parts and service and we are confident that when they and the general boating public see Chaparral’s latest designs, they will be hooked.'

Chaparral has been undertaking a huge R&D program with 30 new models released in the last three years; literally offering the world’s latest designs.

Reknowned for their innovation, quality and performance worldwide and with a reputation for salt water tough construction; the Chaparral range will be right at home in Western Australian waters.

'We are excited that Chris and his team are on board,' says O’Hare. 'We have constantly sought the best operators around the country and Chris fits that mantle perfectly. WA is an important market for us and we have been very conscious of creating a strong retail presence and complete after sales option for our existing owners, so this appointment means a lot to us.'

For more information on the Chaparral Range go to www.chaparralaustralia.com.au or call Chris and his team in WA on (08) 9336 1466.
Sydney Harbour Boat Storage 660x82Protector - 660 x 82Hella Marine - July 2016

Related Articles

Plenty on offer at the Brisbane Boat Show
Only a few weeks away, Brisbane Boat Show looks like being better than ever when it runs this year from 25 to 27 August. Only a few weeks away, Brisbane Boat Show looks like being better than ever when it runs this year from 25 to 27 August.
Posted on 20 Jul
Evinrude announces revolutionary docking technology
BRP, a world leader in powersports, announced today the launch of a revolutionary joystick system BRP, a world leader in powersports, announced today the launch of a revolutionary joystick system that instills 360 degrees of confidence when docking your boat – Evinrude iDock joystick piloting system. Available on boats with twin Evinrude E-TEC G2 150 to 300 HP engines, new intuitive, integrated and attainable system is designed to make easy-to-use joystick technology available to more boaters.
Posted on 11 Jul
Four weeks until 50th Sydney International Boat Show opens
The show returns fully to Darling Harbour coinciding with the completion of the new International Conference Centre. In what will be a special year, the show returns fully to Darling Harbour coinciding with the completion of the new, purpose built International Conference Centre-Sydney facility.
Posted on 6 Jul
Celebrate the opening of the Adelaide Boat Show
Purchase an Adult ticket between 10 am and 12 noon on the opening day, Friday 30 June and bring a friend in for free. In effect that allows two people in for the price of one. But remember, this offer is only available from 10 am until 12 noon on Friday 30 June. This ticket is only available at the door.
Posted on 27 Jun
Adelaide Boat Show opens 30 June
The event is South Australia’s premier recreational boating exhibition, attracting thousands of visitors each year. The event is South Australia’s premier recreational boating exhibition, attracting thousands of visitors each year.
Posted on 19 Jun
New Whittley Sea Legend offshore performance packages
The baby of the SL fleet, the SL 20, is 6.37m in length, but has all the big-boat attributes of its larger SL cousins. The SL 20 offers a legendary offshore fibreglass ride with a deep-vee hull that’s 23 degrees at the transom. It looks as good as it performs with a new-look cabin entry sitting in front of the most comfortable seats in the 6m class.
Posted on 16 Jun
Honda Marine releases four new outboard models
The 2017 Melbourne International Boat Show marks the global debut for the BF75, BF80, BF90 and BF100 The new ‘crouching’ style gives the outboards a strong and athletic appearance to match the technology packed engine contained within the simple and sleek silver cowl.
Posted on 16 Jun
New Jeanneau model launches at Melbourne Boat Show
Jeanneau will once again be exhibiting at the Melbourne Boat Show that starts on Friday this week Jeanneau will once again be exhibiting at the Melbourne Boat Show that starts on Friday this week, and will include a number of new models that will be on display for the first time in Australia.
Posted on 15 Jun
New Whittley CW 1950 reinvents the outboard fishing boat
CW 1950 features an innovative walk-through rear transom door, moulded fishing/boarding platforms and beam for stability The roomy cabin has a comfortable vee-berth for a snooze when the fish go off the bite, with standard plush bunk cushions and side pocket storage either side. There are two standard eskies that are easily stored under stainless steel U-bars below the driver and passenger sports seats. These also make up the larger rear lounge.
Posted on 12 Jun
Lowrance announces strong start to 2017 with bigger displays
Fishing consumer trends clearly indicating that 'bigger is better' when it comes to selecting a new fishfinder display Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, recently reported that fishing consumer trends are clearly indicating that – as with TVs – 'bigger is better' when it comes to selecting a new fishfinder display.
Posted on 25 May