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Boat Show Fever Continues Around The Country!

January 29, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats at boat shows this week... Tulsa Boat Sport and Travel ShowJan 24 - Feb 14, 2014 Tulsa State FairgroundsTulsa, OK Grand Lake Marina Rinker Progressive Minneapolis Boat ShowJan 30 - Feb 2, 2014 Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN Erickson's Marine Rinker ...    Read More ]

Using Your VHF Radio

January 27, 2014

Leave it to those Hollywood movies to teach all us boaters a bad habit or two. When they've run out of gas and are running late for a wedding, the first response for actors on the big screen seems to be to grab the radio microphone and start shouting MAYDAY! But while that may be fine for dramatic effect, it's the last thing you should do in real life. Understand that if there’s one piece of safety equipment on your boat that rivals a life jacket in terms of being valuable to you (and your...    Read More ]

Rules Of The Road For Boating

January 22, 2014

No better time to review the "Rules of the Road" for boaters. Suitable for sharing... ...    Read More ]

Heading To The Boat Show?

January 21, 2014

Here's where you'll find Rinker Boats this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 TUYAP FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Boot Dusseldorf Boat ShowJan 18-26, 2014 Duesseldorf Exhibition CentreDusseldorf, Germany Augusta Marine Rinker Louisville Boat, Sport & Travel ShowJan 22-26, 2014 KY Expo CenterLouisville, KY Arnolds Boats & Motors Rinker Louisville Boat, Sport & Travel ShowJan 22-26,...    Read More ]

Rinker 220 MTX Cuddy

January 20, 2014

Based on the popular open-bow model, the Rinker 220 MTX Cuddy incorporates both beautiful form and unforgettable function. Consider the removable walk-through transom cushion, which practically beckons you to the huge two-tier swim platform. When you can sit down comfortably on the upper platform to put on and remove your watersports gear, and the lower platform down at water level completely covers the outdrive, you really start to see where beautiful design and smart functionality come together....    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 246 Cuddy w/ RLS Package

January 19, 2014

At just over 26 feet, the Captiva 246 CC is a surprisingly spacious cuddy that's packed with high-quality standard features. Let's start inside the cabin with one thing that folks always notice aboard a Rinker cuddy...there's an incredible amount of headroom...most in its class, in fact. The comfortable V-berth sleeps two adults, and quickly converts to a convenient dinette with table. Brazilwood cabinetry and Corian countertops are absolutely beautiful and there are numerous smart storage areas...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 236 Bowrider (R-Series Package)

January 18, 2014

Bringing together the classic styling of Rinker and some sexy new innovative features, the all-new Rinker Captiva 236 BR is in a class of its own. From the sharp-looking complementary hull colors that carry through the upholstery accents and canvas, and even concealed cooler access, the 236 is a perfect fit for many boating families. While it has exceptional performance and top-end speeds, the 236 is also very quick to plane, meaning you'll enjoy economical watersports and cruising operation. Plenty...    Read More ]

Rinker 290 Express Cruiser

January 17, 2014

Show your family and friends the time of their lives with the beautiful and value- packed Rinker 290 Express Cruiser. With a perfect-sized cabin and ergonomically designed cockpit, this cruiser is made for entertaining. As you move through the boat from the transom to the companionway, you'll notice a subtle serpentine flow that feels very organic. The design allows for a nicely integrated cockpit and galley, with easy access to the refreshment center and plenty of counter space. Special attention...    Read More ]

Rinker 200 MTX w/ Extreme Package

January 16, 2014

With cutting-edge design, family-friendly features and an unbelievable value, the Rinker 200 MTX is a great option for watersports fun. Deep cockpits, two-tiered swim platform (safely covering the outdrive), standard walk-through transoms and head-turning designs mean you can check off everything from your "must-have" list and get on the water quickly and easily. From is spacious "pickle fork" bow seating all the way back to the oversized aft sunpad with convenient center walkover, everyone will...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 236 Cuddy

January 15, 2014

Building on the overwhelmingly positive reaction from the Captiva 236 BR last year, Rinker has introduced a cuddy version, the Captiva 236 CC. With a beautiful profile from the water, the boat features an incredibly roomy forward berth and upgraded touches borrowed from Rinker's express cruiser line such as Corian countertops and Brazilwood cabinetry. The cockpit features all of the clever innovations from the bowrider version including two hideaway jump seats that stow away neatly into either side...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 236 CC Intro At Dusseldorf Boat Show

January 15, 2014

If you will be attending the Dusseldorf Boat Show this weekend, please join representatives from Rinker as we officially introduce the Rinker Captiva 236 CC (Cuddy Cabin) to the European boating market on Sunday, January 19, 2014. The event will begin at 5pm in Hall 9 (Stand A04.2) and will be hosted by German dealer Augusta Wassersport and Rinker European importer Uninautic. “We pulled out all the stops when we designed the Rinker Captiva 236 bowrider last year, and everything really...    Read More ]

Rinker Boat Shows March On!

January 15, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week! ShowLocationDealersBrands Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 TUYAP FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Chicago Boat, Sports & RV ShowJan 16-20, 2014 McCormick PlaceChicago IL Basa's Marine Rinker Quad Cities Boat & Vacation ShowJan 17-19, 2014 River CenterDavenport,IA Midwest Boats Rinker Boot Dusseldorf Boat ShowJan 18-26, 2014 Duesseldorf Exhibition CentreDusseldorf, Germany Augusta...    Read More ]

Rinker Express Cruiser Series

January 14, 2014

When it comes to outstanding performance, first-class accommodations and undisputed value, your search for the perfect Express Cruiser will always end with Rinker. In fact, you could say that Rinkers offer the most appealing contradictions on the water — performance and luxury; seductive and sensible, comfortable and functional — you get the idea. Blending timeless style with smart, modern design, you simply will not find a better cruiser under 40 feet, whether you're enamored by the...    Read More ]

Rinker At Boat Shows!

January 9, 2014

Where in the world is Rinker this week? Glad you asked! Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Houston International Boat ShowJan 3-12, 2014 Reliant CenterHouston, TX Rinker's Boat World Rinker Atlanta Boat ShowJan 9-12, 2014 World Congress CenterAtlanta, GA Bay Marine Rinker Omaha Boat,Sport & Travel ShowJan 9-12, 2014 Century Link CenterOmaha, NE Beaver Lake Marina Rinker Central Texas Marine Association...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva & MTX Sport Boats

January 9, 2014

From the classic-yet-modern Captiva bowriders and cuddies to the innovative MTX Series, Rinker Sport Boats range from 18 feet all the way up to nearly 31 feet and really do offer something for everyone. Whether you're a day boater looking for a stylish-yet-practical bowrider, you prefer the versatility of a fish and ski, or you dream about overnighting on a cuddy, every Rinker Captiva will inspire you to new adventures on the water. You can also take your Rinker up a notch by adding the R...    Read More ]

Creating A Boat Show Game Plan

January 7, 2014

If you’re in the market for a new boat, the boat show can be a great place to work a deal. Of course, it can also be a dizzying and confusing experience if you’re not prepared. The good news is that with a little research and some easy planning, you can head through the front door of the boat show with confidence. 1) Start early. That’s all part of the fun, isn’t it? The anticipation. The build-up. The excitement. Make that a key part of your experience. The more time you...    Read More ]

Get Prepped For Your Local Boat Show!

January 2, 2014

All throughout the spring, summer and fall months, most of us are out on the water. If the weather’s nice, we’re boating. Every weekend, for sure, and maybe even a quite a few “personal” days when the opportunity arises. But when the weather gets colder, our thoughts turn from boating to boat shows.  Whether you’re looking for your first boat or you’re in the market to upgrade, winter boat shows help us keep the fire burning until our glorious spring launch...    Read More ]