This years Southampton International Boat Show will see Spectre Boats International launching their version of the SW32, the lengthened model of the original Phantom 31” Warlord. In partnership with Mercury Marine, they will have on show the 32R, the race version of their leisure GT model, the same craft that raced at this years Cowes Classic, powered by Mercury Racing Verado 400R’s.
The Southampton show will be the global debut of the hull, now available to the public after gaining CE approval, exhibiting on berth number M154. The boats, aimed at the performance leisure market come in a variety of deck layouts and rigging partners include SIMRAD & EP Barrus. A new stepped, Centre Console concept is being launched at the show also, featuring a suspension shock mitigating console built by a Nascar firm in Canada.
Laminated in Gdansk and completed in the UK, these craft will be sold through Spectre Boats International, the exclusive global distributor for the polish craft, built by Michal Galczewski – The only Polish crew member to enter the world famous Cowes Classic.
For more information, please visit spectreboats.com
Photo: Chris Davies
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.