New Features & Boat Lines


You have five days to see what’s new at the Portland Boat Show

The Portland Boat show has plenty of local area dealers and manufacturers participating in the show – be sure to visit and support your vendors. This year, we have all-new drives, hulls, amphibious vehicles, and big boats – like 40 feet plus big. Plus don’t miss the return of Chris-Craft!  Visit The Portland Boat Show this January 13 through 17 at the Expo Center.  Remember – you have Five Days to find the boat of your dreams – don’t miss the one and only boat show in Oregon!

Here are some great features:

Hillyer’s Santiam MotorSports: The Wake Tractor

Imagine the perfect wake-boarding-mega-boat for under $40,000, that has the latest wake creating designs, sound bar system, cruise tower, is 18.5 feet long and comes with a trailer.  It’s all true, and is being unveiled at the Portland Boat Show. Santiam Motorsports is the only dealer in Oregon to have the new Wake Tractor! Plus, get this; want to change colors of your new boat? You can, it’s a giant decal that can be removed to change the tone – now that’s fun!

Get a preview here: and visit Hillyer’s here:

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NW Boat Center –  Monterey 238SS – Roswell Surf Edition

This is the future of boating! The Monterey Super Sport series is launching the perfect luxury performance surf boat. Delivering world-class wakes with responsive handling, while still maintaining the same high end performance and quality that Monterey is known for, the new Roswell Surf Package option starts with an innovative helm design featuring one touch Zero Off GPS speed control, a high volume ballast system, collapsible wakeboard tower with cam assist, as well as wakeboard/surfboard racks and surf tabs.  Factor in the newly designed Roswell graphics, metal flake gel coat options, and specialized Roswell audio package and you have got a design that creates a perfect wake-surfing and wakeboarding experience. This Edition features the new Volvo forward facing drive, giving you better performance than ever before.  Quick to plane and more fuel efficient than ever before, Volvo’s new forward drive propulsion offers more than enough power to meet your performance needs.  Equipped with forward facing Duo-Prop counter-rotating propellers, the Volvo forward drive offers a unique and industry first symmetrical wakeboarding wake and equally shaped surfing wave on your side of choice.  Horizontal thrust allows you to handle tight turns with ease, maneuver safely and more intuitively, and a through-the-drive exhaust leads fumes away and reduces noise.  See pictures of the new forward drive here: 

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Seattle WaterSports

Chris-Craft returns to the Portland Boat Show for the first time in years! Chris-Craft brings to the Portland Boat Show an entirely new version of luxury with two amazing boats, the Capri 21 and Launch 25. The Capri 21 embraces design cues from the brand’s original DNA and harkens back to the Chris-Craft vertical bow models of the 1930’s. This new runabout is built with a “vertical bow” profile, complete with stainless steel bow plate, but it also carries the classic sloped tumblehome that has become a signature of the Chris-Craft design. This year’s showboat will also sport a new graphite metallic paint color that is now available in the Chris-Craft line-up. Stephen Julius, Chris-Craft Chairman, stated: “The Capri 21 speaks to the past but the design appeal is forward thinking and unmistakably Chris-Craft.” The Capri 21 is the first boat to have the new cockpit with new seats, fabric and diamond pattern upholstery harking back to a bygone era.

Royal Marine – 410 Cantius

The 41 Cruisers Cantius will be at the Portland Boat Show. We promised big boats, and here you go! This boat is loaded with factory options and with the sporty 41 Cantius, you’ll never again be in search of the water’s most exciting venue. The 41 is it. Designed with features and amenities that create the perfect atmosphere for entertaining, you’re the host with the most at any dock. It’s all a result of the 41’s much-lauded open-concept layout, which invites everyone to participate in the experience and stay connected. See it at:

Sea Legs NW – SeaLegs

SeaLegs is a revolutionary concept in the power boat market designed and developed to take all the hassle out of the boat launching and retrieval process. The Sealegs system consists of motorized, retractable and steerable wheels which are fitted to specially designed boats to give users a fully integrated, turn-key package. The Sealegs system works by having powerful motorized wheels (think a Jeep) which gives the user a variable speed of 10 mph (forward and reverse) powered by an on-board 22hp Honda driven hydraulic power-pack. A Sealegs boat can be driven from a storage location, down a boat ramp or beach and into the water – all with the occupants staying in the boat and remaining completely dry! Once in the water, the Sealegs wheels are easily retracted into the “UP” position and are completely out of the water. The boat is then driven and used as normal. When approaching land, the Sealegs wheels are lowered into the “DOWN” position while still moving in the water. You have to see this to believe it:

Schooner Creek Boat Works – Morris 36

One of the big boats at this year’s show will be a Morris 36 that Schooner Creek has just repainted; the hull sides and refinished the decks. The Morris 36 is a very high quality, high performance sail boat with classic lines. This particular boat has black hull sides, and with the freshly refinished decks and bright work, this boat shows beautifully and is a must see! The purpose of displaying the Morris is to emphasize the quality of workmanship performed in Schooner Creek’s full service repair yard.  They will also bring two boats from their Pacific Cat line, which are 12′ long catamarans, ideal for hunting, fishing, or as a tender for a yacht. Additionally they will have a mast and rigging display, Harken sail hardware displays, Steyr Diesel Engine display, PER Re-manufactured engine display, Bow Thruster display, Max Prop Feathering prop display and more. And don’t miss the Junior Boat Building area where once again kids love making their own boats!

Precision Weld – 26′ Engine forward/High deck Regal Diesel

Get ready for the latest designs from Precision Weld! Every year, they unveil a new design at the Portland Boat Show, and this year’s unveil promises to surprise and delight anyone interested in jet boat designs. See the first FPT 500 hp diesel engine with a Hamilton 274 jet drive, plus built in tackle boxes.  The sides incorporate into a swim deck, but also have a high deck with unique storage access. Most impressive of all is the lighting system for in water and on deck fishing advantages. This boat is a must see! Get a sneak peek at

Sportcraft Marine – CDory 22, 23, 25

The new 25′ C-Dory Cruiser is longer, wider and taller than the 22′ Cruiser you may be used to seeing. With the added area, C-Dory was able to incorporate many of the features that so many C-Dory 22′ owners have asked for in a larger boat. The additional features include; enclosed head and shower, self-bailing cockpit, a larger galley and a forward viewing companion seat. The 25’ Cruiser provides a spacious self-bailing aft cockpit as well. Welded stainless steel railings along the sides assure safety even in rough water and provide a feeling of security. The cabin, with over 6’10” of headroom, provides roomy shelter. It features a comfortable dinette, galley, sleeping area and a stand up head and shower as well as the pilot station. Sportcraft Marine will also have the 22, 23 C-Dory, plus the SeaSport and Arima lines. Learn more here:

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Trudeau’s SeaRay & Bayliner – 285 PilotHouse

There’s no stopping the 285 Conquest Pilothouse by Boston Whaler! An enclosed windshield with aft bulkhead and door offers unobstructed visibility and weather protection, and an optional cockpit diesel heating system is also available. Below deck, the cabin offers all the features of the open 285 Conquest – meaning this Pilothouse boat is as well suited for leisurely cruises with friends as it is for serious offshore fishing excursions. Also expect plenty of SeaRays. Bayliners and a full line of Boston Whalers in stock at the Portland Boat Show! Visit:


River City Boat Sales – Tige Boats: The RZX. The RZX was built for more surf, wake and space

Boasting the legendary Convex V Hull, the RZX is a natural performer in the wakeboard sphere. For years, wake surfers have raved about the power, push and quality of a Tige, and the RZX’s surf performance is sure to heighten their standards. The Convex V Hull is notably versatile and will hurl a wake that boarders around the world have been wanting to see. From the helm, you’ll immediately feel the impressive handling capability of the RZX, all while keeping your entourage in for a dry ride. Combine its power with leading technology and the signature style of the RZ Series, you’ll see that the RZX is more than fully featured, it’s fully loaded.  Additionally, River City will have several boats featuring the Volvo Penta Drive – a Regal 2100 Surf and Regal 2300 Surf.  Go to for more!

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