After three years in development, the first 205 Outboard powered bowrider has been released by Rae Line Boats.
The first of the new models should be in the owner’s hands in Auckland, this week in time for Xmas. The boat has been extensively fitted out to the customer’s request. It features a two-tone gunmetal grey gelcoat hull, custom honeycomb & carbon black interior and U-Dek flooring throughout. The electronics package includes a Simrad 12″ digital dash display with Mercury integrated Smartcraft display.
There is a custom bimini top and a teak cockpit table, with the 205 powered by a Mercury 250hp Pro XS V8 DTS engine.
The standard features of the boat include twin bucket seats and a full-width aft bench seat, with a transom walkthrough with moulded step into the cockpit. Underfloor is .a 175 litre fuel tank and a 1.9m long underfloor ski locker.
There are also moulded cockpit side pockets, a self draining aft wet storage locker and bow storage compartments. The Raeline 205 has a beam of 2.5m and LOA of 6.3m.
Look for a full review on the Raeline 205 in an upcoming issue of Pacific PowerBoat.