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ODYSSEY

Jun 23, 2018 | Boats

ODYSSEY

Only available from LEISURE MARINE, the new ODYSSEY combines the very latest inboard marine technology from Mercury® MerCruiser®, quality construction from AUSTRAL MARINE and the innovation and customer satisfaction of Leisure Marine, your ULTIMATE BOAT SHOP. Odyssey brings you the space, the comfort, the power, the motor selection, the latest….the VERY latest….in engine design, control technology and ‘skipper-friendly’ state-of-the-art instrumentation, all in an extremely competitive package that has no equal in SA.

Only available from LEISURE MARINE, the new ODYSSEY combines the very latest inboard marine technology from Mercury® MerCruiser®, quality construction from AUSTRAL MARINE and the innovation and customer satisfaction of Leisure Marine, your ULTIMATE BOAT SHOP. Odyssey brings you the space, the comfort, the power, the selection, the latest….the VERY latest….in engine design, control technology and ‘skipper-friendly’ state-of-the-art instrumentation, all in an extremely competitive package that has no equal in SA.

Just imagine how much quicker Odysseus (the mastermind behind the ‘wooden horse’) would have been able to return home to his hero’s welcome after winning the battle of Troy if, instead of sailing in one of these……

he had the speed and luxury of one of these, the modern Odyssey from Leisure Marine.

Fantasy aside, let’s see what is fantastic about the new, brand new, luxury vessel that is

From Mercury® MerCruiser® there are two state of the art inboard motors manufactured in-house specifically for marine application, as opposed to vehicle engine blocks modified for marine use, giving a V6 (4.5litre) or a V8 (6.2litre) selection from 250HP to 300HP and above. These motors have generally similar characteristics in term of their benefits over the previous generation, giving a whole series of advantages, including

Improved acceleration

Improved fuel efficiency

reduced sound levels

improved cooling circuit corrosion resistance

user friendly maintenance centre

ASC—adaptive speed control

Additional information on all of these is available on the Mercury® MerCruiser® website, with detailed graphical comparisons on fuel efficiency and performance, plus full information on the improvements to onboard noise levels (Quiet Ride. An unmatched boating experience thanks to an intake resonator and aft-facing throttle body that work together to dramatically reduce noise, while directing the engine sound away from the cockpit) and the improvement in raw water corrosion resistance by specialised treatment of the cooling water passages. The Maintenance Centre provides a distinct advantage for the average owner…. When service is required, maintenance is a snap with the front-mounted drive lube monitor, color-coded maintenance points – including easy-to-reach oil filter and fill – and “how-to” videos that can be accessed via the QR code on the label. Adaptive Speed Control maintains rpm during hard turns, creating a sportier, more intuitive driving experience without needless throttle adjustments.

Fantastic motors are only the start of the story, for the skipper who wants ultimate control the ODYSSEY can optionally be equipped with Vessel View, which gives you full details of the performance and a full information suite on the state of everything, battery voltage, fuel levels, engine performance and even an eco-mode for ultimate fuel efficiency. With vessel view your gauge panel now incorporates a touch screen, no clutter of gauges, and looks like this,

or check out the video (four minutes) for the full story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAjdEkyOHMs

The boat itself….what a beauty. With luxurious upholstery, a spacious layout that includes not just one but three loungers, wake tower, deep down quality (from the exterior gelcoat through to the innermost areas which are never seen), a hull design that performs even when the water gets rough, and, and, and……you just have to see it. Look at the short video and the couple of pictures below and be on your way to Leisure Marine for the real thing. Seeing really is believing.

 

Rethink the costing…..we certainly did. Obviously there are lots of variables, from engine selections, accessories, instrumentation, sound systems, a long, long list subject to your personalisation of the craft and your watersport requirements. The bottom line—prices start from R670,000.00 up to an Odyssey with a 6.2 litre MerCruiser inboard motor complete with Vessel View touch screen for R770,000.00. One, very special price, almost top of the range specification, available at the Demo price of R725,000.00.

Don’t delay. Become an Odyssey sailor now, and the envy of everyone on the water,