Scout Boats debuts three new models at dealer meeting

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Viage Group Sarasota (Fla.) won dealer-of-the-year honors at Scout’s meeting.

Viage Group Sarasota (Fla.) won dealer-of-the-year honors at Scout’s meeting.

Scout Boats introduced three new models for 2018 and recognized its top dealers for 2017 at its annual dealer meeting in Charleston, S.C., on Monday and Tuesday.

The new models included the 355 LXF, the 235 XSF and 251 XSS.

New features on the boats included bow-mounted cameras, heated helm seats and hardtop-mounted solar battery-charging panels — all available options on Scout’s LXF fleet — as well as a two-toned cayenne interior upholstery package available on select models.

“Our R&D department has been working tirelessly to bring these exciting new innovations to our line,” Scout CEO and Founder Steve Potts said in a statement. “Our LXF series is the example of luxury married with performance, and we feel it’s incredibly important to continue to not only innovate our models, but to also provide the types of innovations that ‘wow’ our customers and exceed their expectations.”

“Couple these new innovations with our new-model debuts of the 380 LXF earlier this year, the 355 LXF, 235 XSF and 251 XSS, and the work going on our new 530 LXF flagship that will debut spring 2018, we continue to move the industry forward with state-of-the-art innovations for the discerning boat buyer who wants only the best.”

Scout also recognized its top dealers for 2017 at the meeting. Viage Group Sarasota (Fla.) won dealer-of-the-year honors and the dealership’s sales team was named top salesman of the year.

Marine Locker Bermuda in Hamilton, Bermuda, was named the top international dealer.

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