QUANTUM POP CELEBRATES THE LA BOAT SHOW BY AWARDING NAUTIES TO THE EXHIBITORS THAT CAUGHT OUR EYE.
The Quantum POP award for the biggest ship afloat at LA Boat Show, goes to the Carver 54 Voyager: Towering over all others in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center was the 54 Voyager by Carver. It is is two stories of foating fun.
At 54 feet long, it is perfect for family and friends or great big ocean going parties for an elegant evening on the water. Despite its large size it maintains a smooth line and the newer models are beginning to boast even more Italian design features. This design features Italian influence in the roof line and windows that give it the streamlined look you see here.
The award for most elegant boat at the LA Boat Show. goes to the Carver Marquis 500 SC
Want to enhance your lifestyle? Perhaps improve your health? The sexy Marquis 500 SC, an American yacht with the elegance of Italian design is for you. It is powered by three volvo motors each coneccted to an IPS drive. IPS stands for inboard performance system. The engines drive 6 propellers mounted at the front of the yacht. Three of them rotate clockwise, the other three counter clockwise for the ultimate in thrust. This system allows the 370hp engines, with the energy cosumption of 370hp engines, to perform like 500hp engines.
Front mounting of the propellers allow them to grab solid undisturbed water. No air bubbles. When propellers are mounted on the back the boat as it passes through the water, the yacht can produce air bubbles in the water reducing thrust. The front mounting of the propellers is another reason the for the outstanding front wheel drive like, handling of the Marquis. It also contributes to the 500hp performance of the 375hp engine. The handling of the Marqis is further enhanced by a joystick, video style control in the captains area that handles forward, back, left, right maneuvers with ease.
The kitchen stove and is big enough to prepare large meals.The food prep area will work for big meals if you do a lot of food prep before you board. Big meals may come in handy when you sail with a sleeping capacity of 8.
Another great featrure of the Marquis is that the captain is not isolated from the passengers. The controls are right there in the main cabin and everyone can have a good time.
The main cabin also sports a very large moon roof. that opens up. All the windows open and close electronically and when you are safely docked, there is no elaborate time consumed, rigging and securing canvas covers etc. Simply lock the doors and go to dinner.
What a life