Sea Ray is pleased to announce that the SPX 230 Outboard has been nominated for European Powerboat of the Year 2022 in the Up to 8 Meter category. A champion in terms of comfort and configurability, the SPX 230 Outboard is designed for incredible ease of use and natural flow of conversation. Selected by a jury of representatives from nine industry-leading magazines, the winner will be announced during the first night of the boot Düsseldorf international boat show, 22 Jan., 2022.
The jury of the European Powerboat Award is made up of test riders and editors in chief from European motorboat magazines: Båtmagasinet (Norway), BOATMAG.it (Italy), BOOTE (Germany), marina.ch (Switzerland), Moteur Boat (France), Motorboot (Netherlands), Náutica y Yates (Spain), Neptune (France) and Yachtrevue (Austria). To be chosen as European Powerboat of the Year, nominees are judged on several criteria such as workmanship, safety, driving behavior, design, distribution of space and price performance ratio.
“We are thrilled the SPX 230 Outboard is being considered by the esteemed jury panel for Powerboat of the Year 2022,” said Hans Roelants, Sea Ray EMEA general manager. “Thank you to the jury members and participating magazines for this prestigious nomination. When the model debuted at boot Düsseldorf earlier this year, we were impressed by the positive response it received. This recent nomination reinforces that the SPX 230 Outboard’s superior craftsmanship, style and performance is continuing to make waves across the international market.”
Sleek and athletic, the SPX 230 Outboard combines power and agility for a thrilling on-water experience with a standard Mercury® 150 FourStroke outboard engine, and additional engine options that provide up to 250 horsepower. A versatile cockpit design and generous bow encourage group gatherings with room to stretch out and relax. Captaining is easy and fun at the intuitive helm equipped with custom Sea Ray diagnostics instrumentation, or optional Simrad® GO9 or GO5 touchscreen displays. Other technology highlights include Mercury Marine® VesselView® Mobile and a Fusion® Apollo SRX400 audio system with a touchscreen display, Bluetooth®, Apple AirPlay® 2 and Digital Signal Processing (DSP).
In addition, the SPX 230 Outboard is available with three package upgrades for a more personalized boating experience. For watersports enthusiasts, the Elevation Package offers a watersports tower with a Bimini top, tower racks and everything a thrill seeker would need. The Captain’s Package showcases a full range of eye-catching details designed to enhance the look of the boat, including a Bimini top, bow sunpad filler cushion and teak cockpit table. For the ultimate in luxury, the exclusive X Package features everything in the Captain’s Package plus premium SeaDek® flooring, Stone upholstery with red accent stitching and sporty red LED lighting.
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