Monterey BoatsMonterey Boats would like to introduce the newest addition to the Monterey Boats website-an enhanced build-a-boat
program. The newly re-designed build-a-boat feature will give customers the ability to create, customize and design
their perfect Monterey.

Featuring vivid imagery, an enhanced hull colour/graphic configurator, and an easier to use, more informative engine selector, the new program has been designed to create that “on the water” dream from virtually anywhere. With the enhancement of this new build-a-boat program, the configurations are limitless.

“This new program features a user friendly design, and a vast array of options; it is our hope this new tool will provide a way for our customers to experience Monterey at an entirely new level,” said Kim Loenichen, Director of Sales at Monterey Boats.

Visit http://www.montereyboats.com/buildaboat/ or go to http://www.montereyboats.com, select the model of your choice, and select build and price. You’ll be immediately directed to the new program where you can navigate through, choosing from every possible colour combination, graphic option, engine choice, and optional feature available.
 
And when the perfect Monterey Boat has been created? In a few clicks you will be able to continue on to either print or email your “Perfect Monterey” to yourself, or you will have the option of sending your custom designed Monterey boat to the dealer of their choice.

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