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Scandinavian Builder of Dual-Console, Outboard-Powered runabouts Enters U.S. Market

The company will bring its 27-foot dual console, pictured here, to the United States.

The company will bring its 27-foot dual console, pictured here, to the United States.

Sweden-based Draco Boats is renewing its focus on sales and marketing in the United States with its latest two models, the Draco 27 — with the largest bow lounge in its class, according to the builder — and the 22.

The Draco 27 offers a cockpit with room for up to six and helm seats that swivel to face a central table. Power will come from a single outboard up to 400 hp.

In the bow, sofa seating converts to a large sunpad bow lounge; abaft, a large cockpit canopy protects guests from the sun. Standard equipment includes a day galley with sink and refrigerator; head and shower; heavy-duty hull fendering; and a foldout boarding step.

Draco will also bring its 22-foot dual console to the United States.

Draco will also bring its 22-foot dual console to the United States.

The Draco 22 offers a deep, secure cockpit aft of bow seating and a fold-down bench that converts to a sunpad. A fold-up canopy and bimini system, and additional options like a 12-volt fridge finish the package.

“For decades, the Draco name was synonymous with high-quality, high-performance, retro-styled dual-console boats,” said Fredrik Delic, sales operations director of Draco Boats (Norway-based parent company Windy Scandinavia AB), in a statement. “We like to think of our new models as small superyachts, bringing extraordinary fit and finish to the under 30-foot, outboard-driven, powerboat market. We have re-envisioned our product line by employing the latest methods in marine engineering and design for a finished product that is sure to turn heads.”

“Draco strives to embody the very pinnacle of bespoke craftsmanship and cutting-edge design in its category,” said Cuyler Morris, principal of Navic LLC and an East Coast Draco Boats dealer. “They are built for the way people actually boat, and our team is truly excited to offer these designs in the U.S.”

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