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Wonderland Marine West

5796 E. Grand River Ave.
Howell
MI
48843
United States

Fax:  (517) 548-5360

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Yamaha

Yamaha

Although outboard engines and PWCs may come to mind first when one hears the name Yamaha, this company also has a boat-building division that’s dedicated to one thing: building jet-powered runabouts. In fact, Yamaha is the best-selling brand of jet-boat in the country. A dozen boats up to 24’ make up the Yamaha line, with a mix of runabout and watersports-oriented models. At the 2013 Miami International Boat Show Yamaha won an NMMA Innovation Award for the development of their Thrust Directional Enhancement feature, which improves control at slow speeds; used boat buyers should be aware that in some older jet boat models wandering at slow speeds was regularly an issue, which this new feature addresses. And although these are jet boats, Yamaha encourages boaters to compare them against prop-driven runabouts. Reduced draft and the elimination of propeller dangers are the most obvious advantages, but in many cases, the Yamaha jet boats are also less expensive than comparable propeller-drive runabouts.

2013 Yamaha 242 Limited

US$49,599

Howell,MI,United States

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Description/Condition

Stepping aboard Yamaha’s new 242 Limited reveals a satisfying blend of sophisticated styling and luxurious innovation. Comfort abounds inside the versatile bow with a variety of customizable seating configurations that provide an exhilarating view of the water ahead. The welcoming cockpit design features matching captains chairs with flip-up bolsters, an integrated removable cooler, and snap-in marine-grade berber carpet. Twin 1.8 liter Yamaha Marine engines are smooth, reliable and fuel efficient. Designed for those with a passion for water and a taste for luxury, the 242 Limited sets the standard for innovative sophistication.




Boat Details
Fuel Gas/PetrolHull Material Fiberglass 
Hull Shape Modified VeeBeam 8 ft 6 in 
Draft Board/Drive Up 1 ft 4 inDry Weight 3439 lb 
Max Seating Capacity 11Engine Make Yamaha 
Engine Model 185 H.O. 4-Cylinder, 4-StrokeFuel Capacity 50 gal 
Deadrise at Transom 20°Number of Engines 2 

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For Sale by

5796 E. Grand River Ave.
Howell
MI
48843
United States

Fax:  (517) 548-5360

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Details

Highlights:
    •    The flagships of the Yamaha boat line offering the highest level of refinement Yamaha offers.
    •    New thrust directional enhancer for improved slow speed handling.
    •    New collapsible tower on the 242 Limited S
    •    Twin 1.8L Yamaha marine engines.
    •    Expansive bow seating that features front-facing “rumble” seat design.
    •    Latest version of Yamaha’s award-winning stern lounge and swim platform design.
    •    GPS instrumentation, Cruise Assist™ and 3-speed No Wake Mode™.
    •    11-person capacity.

Returning as the best selling model in its class in 2011 is the feature-rich Yamaha 242 Series that takes Yamaha boats to its highest level of sophistication and refinement.

The flagships of the Yamaha boat line, the Yamaha 242 Series includes the 242 Limited and the 242 Limited S. The 242 Limited S is the watersports edition of the series that now includes a premium fold-down aluminum tower with integrated cockpit lighting and speakers.

Innovative Deck Design
Above the waterline, the tall freeboard of the 242 Series gives the 242 Limited and Limited S an impressive profile. The seating area at the bow is wide and long allowing the tallest passengers and multiple riders the space to stretch out and lounge while moored. Insert the standard bow filler cushion and you have one of the largest, most comfortable bow seating configurations available in its class.

Exclusive to Yamaha boats is the industry’s first and only “rumble seat” design, a fun and innovative seating option that allows riders in the bow to enjoy a unique, front-facing point-of-view in the forward-most part of the bow when underway. Completing the bow is premium marine-grade upholstery, stainless-steel handrails, 4 stainless steel cup holders, multifunction filler cushion, a bow ladder, anchor locker, and bow docking lights (242 Limited S only).

The cockpit of the 242 Series is roomy, lavish, and refined. The helm layout is minimalist and sophisticated with large analog gauges and integrated digital information displays that provide independently controlled access to a wide range of new information.

Feature-Rich Helm with GPS Instrumentation
Utilizing an integrated GPS-based information control center, the digital displays can provide latitude, longitude, compass heading, elevation, water depth, trip odometer, clock, engine hours, engine speed, vessel voltage, vessel speed, highest speed, fuel level, fuel used and they are the first in their class to provide real time (gallons per hour and miles per gallon) fuel flow data.

Also at the helm is Yamaha’s exclusive Cruise Assist™ and No Wake Mode™. The Cruise Assist feature can be engaged at planing speeds. When engaged, Cruise Assist will hold the engines at a specific RPM for effortless cruising or towing and can be increased eight positions up and eight positions down at pre-set increments (125 – 188 rpm depending on current engine speed). The No Wake Mode includes three different RPM settings allowing the driver to easily increase or decrease their no wake speed to find the optimum setting.

Completing the helm is a premium stereo system with direct plug-in iPod® connectivity inside the unit. When the iPod® is plugged into the stereo, it will charge automatically and can be controlled entirely through the stereo controls, as well as the remote control on the swim platf