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by Capt. Tom Serio | boat spotlight

Specifications LOA: 25'6" Beam: 8'6" Draft (up/down): 12"/21" Weight: 2,882 lbs. (2 tubes); 3,199 lbs. (3 tubes) Fuel Capacity: 32 gals. (2 tubes); 50 gals. (3 tubes) Water Capacity: N/A Power: 9.9 hp to 300 hp Base Price: $24,270 (w/ std. flp. and Mercury 9.9 hp)


ypress Cay knows that people go pontooning for different reasons: Fishing or cruising, with many guests or few. And their needs differ, from seating configurations to bimini coverage. Enter Cypress Cay’s largest offering in its Cabana line: The Cabana 240. Built and styled for relaxation with family and friends, the Cabana 240 offers choices for you to maximize your boating experiences. For fishing there are two different floor plans, both of which include aft deck fishing chairs, and one configuration offers forward fishing chairs. To please the cruisers, Cypress Cay offers the standard cruise floorplan with aft L-shaped seating and sunpad. A dual lounger floorplan is available with additional furniture options, including dual helm seats and club chair to further customize your onboard space and fit your cruising style. The Cabana 240 comes standard with 10-foot bimini, 16-inch center-mounted crossmembers, aft swim deck, stereo with CD/ MP3 and dual speakers, and courtesy lights. Step it up a notch with options such as docking lights, 12-foot bimini, lighting package, battery charger, Porta Potti, and other upgrades.

Cypress Cay Cabana 240 For fishing enthusiasts, popular options include a 25-quart cooler, trolling motor, saltwater package, depthsounder, rod storage, 12-foot bimini, and more. You can also add a second bimini and full enclosure to make the 240 a weekender. Go ahead and stay out on the lake! Upgrade your ride with the T3 Performance Package, which integrates a third pontoon and lifting strakes for improved handling and faster speeds, thanks to the engine upgrade package that allows up to 300 horsepower. “Cypress Cay pontoons, and especially the Cabana, are for people who appreciate high quality materials paired with expert engineering,” says Nick Stickler, president of Cypress Cay. “The new Cabana is designed for family and fun on the water.” It’s easy to configure the boat with options — virtually speaking, anyway. Head to the Cypress Cay website (CypressCaypontoons.Com), click on the “Build Your Pontoon” button and away you go. When you’re finished assembling your dream ’toon, the online calculator gives you a total cost so you can see what you’re buying. Sometimes in life, it’s good to choose. The Cypress Cay Cabana 240 is an excellent choice, indeed. LB

may 2013

The choices are all yours.




Lakeland Boating May 2013  

The Voice of the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior

Lakeland Boating May 2013  

The Voice of the Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior