Edgewater, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2018) – Continuing its record of award-winning success, the Boston Whaler 420 Outrage has been named the Superboats winner in the 2018 Motor Boat Awards. The honor was presented to Whaler representatives during a dinner hosted by the Time, Inc. (UK) magazine group on Wednesday, January 10 at the Rosewood Hotel in London.
"We're proud to receive this honor from the judges at Motor Boat & Yachting," said Boston Whaler President Nick Stickler. "Since its debut, the 420 Outrage has continued to earn recognition for its outstanding design, performance and finish level. It's very gratifying to be recognized in this year's Motor Boat Awards, and I extend my congratulations to the entire team responsible for the boat's development and production."
Among the reasons cited by Motor Boat & Yachting for choosing the 420 Outrage were its phenomenal ride quality and high build standards. According to the judges' official statement: "This might just be the most capable boat in this year's awards. Built to the highest standards and blessed with phenomenal performance, handling and practical detailing, it is the ultimate version of the ‘Unsinkable Legend.'"
Previous awards earned by the 420 Outrage include being named Boating magazine's 2016 Boat of the Year and chosen as one of a select few nominees for the 2016 European Powerboat of the Year.
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About Boston Whaler: For 60 years, Boston Whaler has been building superior quality unsinkable runabouts, cruisers and center console boats. Founded in 1958 and currently headquartered in Edgewater, Fla., the company's unique foam-cored construction process contributes not only unsurpassed flotation, but also superior ride characteristics and durability. The current product line ranges from 11 to 42 feet and is distributed around the world by a network of exceptional dealers. For more information about The Unsinkable Legend™, please visit www.bostonwhaler.com. Boston Whaler is owned by Brunswick Corporation, the leading marine manufacturer in the world.
About Brunswick: Headquartered in Mettawa, Ill., Brunswick Corporation's leading consumer brands include Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, Lankhorst Taselaar, Payne's Marine and BLA parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Thunder Jet and Uttern; Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group and SCIFIT fitness equipment; and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture. For more information, visit www.brunswick.com.