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Williams Re-Launches Two New Powerful Turbojet Tenders at Cannes Show

Williams Jet Tenders is re-launching two of its popular Turbojet tenders at the Cannes Yachting Festival starting Sept. 11, and it also will introduce its new high-performance Sportjet 435. The Turbojet 285 and 325 have been two of Williams’ best-selling models since they were first launched in 2005. They have been tweaked over the years, but now they’ve been given new, more powerful engines, a new tube profile and some new upscale upholstery for a more modern look. The 285 (pictured above) is 9’ 6” LOA and is designed for yachts from 39 to 52 feet. The 325 is a…

Cruising Life
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Williams Starts Shipping New 14-foot Sportjet 435 Tender

Williams is now shipping the new 14-foot Sportjet 435 Tender that it announced at the London show this winter. Seating up to seven people, the new 435 offers speed, performance and comfort in a larger package. The company says it is appropriate as a tender for boats of 65 feet or more, while it also can serve independently as a sport boat that’s fun for exploring coves and harbors, wakeboarding, waterskiing and other water sports. The Sportjet 435 is sociable boat. The helm is centered, so it’s easy for passengers to find comfortable seating fore and aft. The boat is…

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Williams Gives More Power, Stability to Popular MiniJet 280 Tender

The popular Williams MiniJet 280 tender just got a power boost. From now on, the 9’ 2” tender will come with a 50-hp Rotax Ace engine to give it faster acceleration and better handling, even when it’s loaded with passengers. Existing MiniJet owners can get an upgrade kit if they want to move up from their 45-hp engine. The new version comes with a new dash cluster and a new set of sponsons for better stability. Designed for owners of boats from 38 to 45 feet (and anyone else who wants one), the MiniJet 280 is the smallest in Williams’…

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A New Entry: Williams Minijet Tender Off to a Good Start

If you’re looking for a new tender or RIB or just another boat to zip around in, the new Williams Minijet 280 may be just the thing. Designed for cruising boats under 45 feet, the new, compact Minijet 280 is only 9’2″ long, with a beam of 5’1′. It’s relatively light, weighing only 460 pounds. The real distinction, of course is that it is powered by a 45-hp BRP Rotax Ace 900 jet engine. There’s no outboard to put on and take off every time you launch it; no prop to worry about, a major safety advantage. The Minijet 280…