Whaler Launches New Montauk Models
Boston Whaler introduced the thirdgeneration 170 Montauk alongside a second-generation 150 Montauk this past summer at its 60th anniversary event in Sarasota, Florida. The original 170 Montauk launched in 1974, the 150 Montauk in 2005. The relaunches are new from the keel up.
“Both hulls were completely redesigned after years of research and development,” says Jeff Vaughn, vice president of sales, marketing and customer service. “These are boats with storied histories.”
The new 170 Montauk (pictured here) has a standard 90-hp Mercury FourStroke out- board, which pushes the boat to 34.7 knots. A 115-hp Mercury FourStroke is an option. The 150 Montauk sports a 60-hp Mercury FourStroke good for 29.5 knots of top end. New for the 170 Montauk is a 25-gallon internal fuel tank.
Options for the 150 Montauk include a Raymarine Axiom 7-inch navigation package, a console cooler seat, console-mounted rod holders, a live well, teak boarding steps and various rail packages.
The base 170 Montauk is upgradable with such options as a Raymarine Axiom 7-inch nav package, teak boarding steps, a teakdecked swim platform, a live well, transommounted jump seats, a tow sports arch and a fishing package with a compass, cooler seat/ backrest, console-mounted rod holders and console-mounted tackle drawers.
Base price for the 150 Montauk is $ 23,460, with a trailer. The 170 starts at $ 30,700, also with a trailer. Boston Whaler, Edgewater, Florida, ( 877) 294- 5645. bostonwhaler. com 3. You are backing from a dock in international waters and see that other vessels are approaching. You should sound: A. 1 prolonged B. 3 short C. 1 long D. no signal 4. INLAND RULES: A light that shows through an arc of not less than 180˚ nor more than 225˚ from right ahead to abeam and no more than 22.5˚ abaft the beam on either side of the vessel is a: A. side light B. masthead light C. special flashing light D. interrupted quick-flashing light 5. Spoil grounds, anchorage areas, cable areas and military exercise areas are marked by yellow buoys. What special mark on the buoy indicates the specific area you are in? A. a topmark triangular in shape B. a topmark spherical in shape C. lettering on the buoy D. a topmark consisting of two cones pointed up