Demo Days Boats

Pier 33’s 2017 Ride & Decide Demo Days II will be held August 11 thru 13.

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We’re planning on a group of six boats, in the water and ready for demonstration. These demonstrations will be held each of the three days from 11a-4p.

The boat line-up will include four models from Chaparral and two models from Robalo. Read on and click for details about each.

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Chaparral 19 h2O Sport. This powerful, affordable stern drive is a great way to get involved in boating. Very trailerable, great for watersports. Ideal for occasional big Lake boating and very well at home on inland lakes. Family friendly and stylish. The 19 h2O is available in a wide variety of color combinations. Taking orders for 2018’s now. Be sure to grab a brochure while you’re here!

Chaparral Vortex 203 VRX. Experience the excitement of jet boat power aboard the 203 Vortex. Nimble, quick out of the hole and with plenty of passenger comfort the 203 VRX also displays edgy styling and some hi-tech features that will make boating easy for you.

Chaparral Vortex 2430 VRX. Power and creature comforts combine in Chaparral’s largest Vortex jet boat. This 2430 VRX is equipped with a pair of supercharged Rotax 1.5L engines at 250 HP each. Let us show you how responsive and steady the best jet boat on the water really is! The 2430 has room for a crowd, Chaparral’s Aerial Surf Platform and ballast system, plus an enclosed porta-potty compartment.

Chaparral 277 SSX. Chaparral’s SSX series boasts a hi-performance profile, superior handling and luxurious passenger comfort. This 277 SSX is powered by a Mercury 8.2L 430 HP V-8 with Digital Throttle & Shift, plus a long list of upgrades.

Robalo R160 Center Console. Economical, durable and comfortable underway. The R160 is an easy-to-maintain self-bailing center console runabout, powered by a Yamaha 4-stroke, 70 HP outboard. Features include a ski tow-bar ideal for watersports, fold-down windshield for easy storage and standard aluminum trailer. Don’t overspend on a rubber boat you need to keep inflating, getting the durability and solid ride of fiberglass. This is our last 2016 model, take advantage of special demo-display savings!

Robalo R222 Center Console. Let’s get aboard a big-water boat – the R222. Lots of freeboard, a great-looking and highly-functional fiberglass t-top and the reliability of a Yamaha 200 HP 4-stroke. The R222 is an ideal boat to sample in Robalo’s center console line-up, easily imagining the differences to move up to an R242 or down in size to an R200.


Bring your favorite passengers along. Kids’ life jackets are on hand for those weighing 30 pounds or more. Please bring appropriately-sized jackets for any infants in your groups. Check-in at our reception desk upon arrival and our staff will assist you in lining-up your demonstrations. Turn in your Boarding Pass when you’re all done to be entered to win a Yetti cooler!