Defiance Boats rolls out new San Juan line

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Defiance Boats introduced its new San Juan series of boats.

“We've had a lot of people asking us for a dressed-up boat with more creature comforts,” Defiance sales manager Jon Lawrence said in a statement. “A lot of guys are big fans of our Admiral series. They like that it's a no-frills sportfishing boat. They can go out, fish it, bloody up the deck, spray it down and they're done. The new San Juan, however, is great for families who want more living space so they can go cruising and have a more social boat. But it's still built for fishing, with everything you need and adequate deck space for four anglers.”

There are two San Juan models — the 220 and 250.

Defiance launched its first 220 San Juan last week and is still putting together all of the performance numbers. On its initial runs, the 22-foot boat ran just over 40 mph with a 200-hp outboard.

The San Juan 250 tops out in the high 30-mph range with a single 250-hp engine. Power it with twin 150s and it’s a 45-mph boat.

Related

Patrick Acquires SeaDek Parent

The Indiana-based company continues its strategy of growth through acquisitions.

BoatUS, USPS Resume Safety Checks

The groups are offering the service during safety events, or boaters can conduct the inspection using an online guide.

Stepping Up the Pace of Relief

A positive jobs report, 3 million vaccinations per day and consumer confidence point toward economic recovery.

Freedom Boat Club Buys N.Y. Franchise

The latest acquisition is Brunswick’s sixth corporate-owned Freedom operation in the United States.

In-Person NMEA Conference Announced

The electronics conference, in conjunction with the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services, is scheduled for Sept. 20-24 in Orlando, Fla.

Vesper Appoints U.S.-based Manager

Damien Frye will drive sales of the New Zealand-based company’s Cortex product line.

Groupe Beneteau Sells CNB

As part of the conglomerate’s realignment, the Groupe has inked an agreement with Italian yard Solaris to purchase the bluewater sailing brand.