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Meet the Parker 790 Explorer

Meet the Parker 790 Explorer

The finest addition to the Parker family is finally here – the Parker 790 Explorer. Its unique and elegant style is immediately recognisable at sea. Attractive twin-stepped hull design allows the vessel to achieve a much higher maximum speed at lower horsepower. Rated for up to 350HP engine, Parker 790 Explorer will easily reach speeds of up to 48 knots.

The forward-facing windscreen reduces sun glare during the day and avoids reflection of instruments at night, while adding the extra meter inside the cabin. The state-of-the-art helm is designed to accommodate a large sounder and engine management gauges.

The Parker 790 Explorer has incredibly spacious living space with a permanent galley offering the perfect environment to seat and entertain a group of friends and family. The two sunroofs over the whole length of the living space fill it with warm and natural light.

The appealing design offers an open living area flowing out to sunny cockpit. The aft seat back rest flips fore and aft allowing seating for entertaining or water sports. The additional L-shape seat allows the rest of family and friends to join the skipper in the cockpit.

The large master cabin with double berth is bathed in natural light from large windows on both sides. A separate single berth offers an extra sleeping space for a guest on board. An additional sleeping space can be offered by converting the dining space into a spacious double berth. Adjacent to the cabin is a spacious heads compartment with shower and toilet.

The spacious design offers a perfect weekend away with a group of family and friends for comfortable overnight stays. There are four large dry and three wet storage compartments in the cockpit to ensure all valuables are kept away from moisture.

The great harmony between design and performance makes Parker 790 Explorer the best value boat in its class.


Manufactured in Poland since the 1970s, the current generation of these sturdy, stable boats represents a collaboration with a noted Norwegian naval architect. They are sea trialled on the North Sea and many models are

approved Category B (RCD), built to navigate offshore waters and withstand rough seas. Parker Boats are praised for their innovations, superb build quality and outstanding sea keeping abilities.

The team at the family-owned and operated Nautilus Australia are life-long boaties with an eye for quality and value for money. “We chose the Polish-made Parker brand of fibreglass boats from 6 to 11 metres for their quality, reputation, offshore rating in many models, and the array of features each model offers at a very competitive price,” said Dmitriy Dubs, co-director of Nautilus Australia.

Using Twin Step Infusion technology (TSI), the Parker hull is what differentiates its models from the competition. This innovative technology involves vacuum infusion during moulding, vinyl ester, sandwich cores and multiaxial reinforcement to save weight, increase stiffness and improve comfort.

The hull features two steps to reduce friction, planing threshold and consumption, and also to enhance acceleration and increase top speeds by as much as 15%. “The hull is brilliant and offers a stable, smooth ride and exceptional performance, while the finish of each boat is very high quality. Specialising in the 7 to 8 metre range, Parker boats are unique in the market because of their Class B offshore rating – meaning they can cope with the harshest conditions.”

In Europe, the Parker range is the choice of Water Police and Marine Biologists undertaking research expeditions. “They are known as ‘big small boats’ because of their spacious cockpits, clever convertible seating and myriad features that make them the perfect boat for a day, or a weekend on the water.”

The team at Nautilus Australia are looking forward to introducing the versatile and family-friendly range to the Australian boating public, confident they will find their perfect fit to suit their lifestyle, interests and budgets.

Most of all, they are dedicated to ensuring the ownership experience is totally positive. “We go out of our way to ensure our customers enjoy every part of the ownership experience. We make it accessible, cost-effective, low maintenance and enjoyable.”