MarineBusiness-World.com
 
 
News Home FishingBoating Photo Gallery Australian Cruising Sail-World Australia
Sail-World.com : Collins Marine strikes a chord with Quicksilver
Collins Marine strikes a chord with Quicksilver


'Arvor-Weekender'    Collins Marine    Click Here to view large photo

With three displays at this year’s Sydney International Boat Show, Arvor boats on the marina, Quicksilver in Hall 4, and Nanni diesel engines also in Hall 4, Peter Collins and the team from Collins Marine were busy during the five day event.

Their pre-show preparation, product line-up and pricing paid off, with several sales during the show and 'heaps of water tests during the next few weeks'.

Scott Huther & Nicholas Bedgood Collins Marine - 2013 Sydney International Boat Show -  Jeni Bone   Click Here to view large photo


'The Quicksilver range was extremely well received,' says Peter. 'For the variety in the range, and the cost for the quality – the value statement as we term it. We sold two at the upper end – a 705 Cruiser and 645 Cabin – both award-winning in Europe in 2012/13.'

Peter reports he was 'very happy, given it’s a new brand to the market'.

'We were keen to get the brand name out there. We sold boats to people who were just taken by the models at the event. The Quicksilver entry level boat is $30,000 for a 5m boat with outboard. It’s a great value boat and also scored a bit of interest.'

Star of the show for Collins Marine on the marina was the Arvor Weekender 700, the neat little 7m trailerable boat.

Arvor-Weekender -  Collins Marine   Click Here to view large photo


'The Weekender attracted a huge amount of interest,' says Peter. 'The package is very attractive. It’s trailerable and seems to fit the profile of a certain buyer: they’re coming out of yachts, used the diesel engine and they know the pitfalls of a stern drive. They like the economy and reliability of the diesel. They range from older guys to young couples, first timers.
'With the couples, the interest is driven by the women. They are frequently first-timers who are attracted to its features and not intimidated by the size. They can drive it.

Arvor-Weekender -  Collins Marine   Click Here to view large photo


'That’s why the campaign [Wife Steals Boat] was developed for the Arvor Weekender, and the product suits the female market. The product backs up the claim.'

Visitors to this year’s Sydney boat show were 'positive, but not impulsive'.

'The serious money is still there, but people are more discriminating.'

More at www.arvor.com.au/weekender


Check out this video for a walk-through of the sturdy, all-rounder, the Arvor Weekender.


by Jeni Bone

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.marinebusiness-world.com/index.cfm?nid=113008

12:52 AM Fri 9 Aug 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2013 Sydney International Boat Show

Related News Stories:

06 Aug 2013  Australian Marine Export Group signs MOU with Taiwan
06 Aug 2013  2013 Sydney Boat Show – toasting 25 fabulous years, and more to come
06 Aug 2013  The Sydney Boat Show closes, laying foundation for a positive summer
05 Aug 2013  BarzOptics is an Australian company with a great story
05 Aug 2013  Use your radio! Over!
04 Aug 2013  Riviera - a year of consolidation, now a global focus for the future
04 Aug 2013  Captain Charlie Dwyer in Sydney for first-hand view of industry
04 Aug 2013  Something new on the horizon for Chaparral
04 Aug 2013  Swan Super Lines - Master Your Boat and auction of Flamingo Bay
04 Aug 2013  Boat Show Careers Day initiative casts the net to NSW students
MORE STORIES ...




Marine Business News













Sydney International Boat Show updates by Boating Industry Association,














APSNZ appoints Duthie Lidgard as new MD by Asia Pacific Superyachts,


Abell Point Marina looking shipshape by Abell Point Marina,






































BSE Brisbane Slipways open for business as normal
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 3, 2014 - KIWI remains strong
Honda’s everywhere at Sydney International Boat Show!
Sly 43 - Making her Australian premier
Captain Phillips and Obama admin wants pirates' nests eradicated
New industry buoyancy in the wake of this year’s Adelaide Boat Show
Sydney Boat Show - US Yachts invites keen sailors to a preview
Good Times Marine becomes Mercury Marine's newest dealership
Australia event cements its position as hosting 'the' marina party
Lagoon 52, her Australian premier at Sydney Boat Show
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 2, 2014 - KIWI rises higher
Sydney Int'l Boat Show - Fountaine Pajot Hélia 44 set to turn heads
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 1, 2014 - NZ Economy hits wall
Up close and personal with whales on the Gold Coast *Feature
SA Marina Day encourages South Australians to enjoy their marinas
Southport Yacht Club raffle: Dusit Thani, BRIG Falcon, Marriott stay *Feature
Product diversity and partners underwrite Mackay Boat Show’s success
Collinson FX Market Commentary: June 28, 2014 - Directional changes
Demystifying Croatian requests for taxation documents on yachts
Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance
Satellite images reveals emperor penguins are more willing to relocate   
Whale research - new techniques expand for non-lethal methods   
RYA announces new partnership with Nipper Skipper   
Sunrise broadcasting from the revitalised Abell Point Marina   
Extension granted for salvage of a paddle steamer on the Murray River   
Australian Sailing continues to be rewarded with greater funding   
Yachting Australia welcomes AIS 'Winning Edge' investment decision   
Ninety percent of floor space already booked for METS 2014   
Sydney International Boat Show set to embrace new location   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: June 27, 2014 - KIWI flies high   
Thermal imaging helping bulk carriers avoid collisions in port and in   
4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo - Mark Seymour to perform   
Third CYCA Solas Trusts grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard   
Weta numbers reach the four figure milestone   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: June 26, 2014 - KIWI climbs back   
Sydney Int'l Boat Show - Beneteau Oceanis 38 offers innovative options   
CruiseCraft adds Explorer 595 Hard Top   
Collinson FX Market Commentary: June 25, 2014 - AUD up KIWI down   
First ever Explore Australia Expo hailed a huge success   
Hobie Sailing Scene is reopening in Mona Vale this weekend   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News





Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW MBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT