2019 Monterey 385SE

When a boat like this can jump up onto plane in about 4.5 seconds and can hit a top speed of more than 57 mph, it’s certainly an eye-opener. But when it’s a 38-foot day cruiser with a connection to the water that’s sports-car crisp (thanks to the Optimus 360 power steering with electronic throttle […]


Sport yachts are something to rave about and that’s probably why they’ve streamed into headlines over and over again! However, there are a few things that new owners don’t understand when they buy their first sport yacht, and our team at Monterey Boats want to help you make the best possible decision while taking in […]


If you’re in the market for a bowrider boat, chances are you’ve noticed more and more are available with outboard engines in place of sterndrive engines. That’s because in the past, sterndrives have always been the preference for bowriders. However, brand new boats are coming with outboard power, even when it comes to high-performance boats. […]


By day, your Monterey Boats offers endless fun in the sun and spray—but did you know that it’s just as apt at providing a deluxe dinner party environment come twilight? As the kids head back to school, and you’re in search of the perfect gathering spot for friends and family, opt for an on-the-water get-together […]

Why Boats Need Trim Tabs

Trim tabs are two independently adjustable metal plates controlled by a panel at the helm. These tabs can help compensate for engine torque or unequal weight distribution. What do trim tabs do on a boat? They give you the ability to trim the hull and the prop independently and to make lateral adjustments to avoid […]

The NEWEST Super Sport Boat Model 305SS

Have You Heard of the NEWEST Super Sport Boat Model 305SS? Did you get reeled into the big hype around the new model 305SS Super Sport Boat? If you didn’t already know, there’s a new Super Sport model added on to the Monterey’s lineup! This is just as exciting as it looks on social media. […]

Monterey Boats Debuts the 305SS at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Williston, FL — October 16, 2018 — At this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Monterey Boats will be debuting their top of the line newest Super Sport Boat. Since its inception, Monterey Boats has made a commitment to focus on quality and design. Today, Monterey Boats has proven to be a true frontrunner in the […]

Monterey 385 SE An outboard-powered dayboat that shines on several fronts.

LOA: 37’0″ | Beam: 11’0″ | Draft (max): 3’1″ | Displacement (approx.): 16,000 lb. | Transom Deadrise: 21 degrees | Bridge Clearance: 10’3″ | Fuel Capacity: 250 gal. | Max Horsepower: 1,200 | Available Power: Yamaha and Mercury outboards | More Information: montereyboats.com Forest Johnson Sometimes I feel guilty about the way we test powerboats. We warm them up, firewall the ­throttles, spin the helm for some hard-over turns, and once we’ve made a […]

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Carolina Water Sports is now Dyer Marine

The Dyer Family has recently purchased Carolina Water Sports in Mooresville.  The Dyers have enjoyed boating and water sports on LKN for years, and our goal is to offer the best marine service in the area. Over the winter we have been busy with renovations for sales and service to elevate the customer experience.

We hope you will appreciate the changes we are making at Dyer Marine and look forward to meeting you.