Less than a month after acquiring the name, rights and assets of Spectre Powerboats, new owner Chris Ivey and several team members and models manned the company’s display at the Miami International Boat Show in mid-February.
Featuring a 32-foot catamaran with twin 525-hp Mercury Racing engines that was built a few years ago, the Fort Pierce, Fla., company’s outdoor booth displayed to thousands of showgoers, including many people who own or have owned a Spectre, that Ivey was serious about bringing back the respected brand.
“The show was great for us,” said Ivey, who enjoyed his first Miami show. “We may even have a buyer for our new 32 GT Widebody. We got some good leads and it was neat meeting a lot of Spectre owners. That was encouraging, especially because some of them may be ready for new boats.”
Ivey added that Spectre—and his fishing boat company Vision Boats—is in the process of relocating to a larger building, but in the meantime the focus is on completing the 32 GT Widebody so it can be on display at the Desert Storm Poker Run in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., in late April.
For those who weren’t able to make it to Miami, Spectre has a well-produced short video from the show on its site, as well as a photo gallery. Worth mentioning is that the gallery has more shots of the lovely ladies in black in the photo above.