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Centurion Carbon Pro canned?

osuskiiersheaosuskiiershea Posts: 12 Baller
Does anyone know if the Carbon Pro has been discontinued? Was on their website today and it is no longer on there.


  • MuskokaKyMuskokaKy Posts: 313 Baller
    @osuskiiershea it was on their website a month ago, so this is something very recent. I had been looking into a new CB and even reached out to @Horton last month to ask him a question about them. I had never seen a back seat in a Carbon pro and even on their website, their pics didn't show a back i reached out to @horton to see if it was an option...and it does come with a back bench in case you are wondering. Anyways, Glad to hear they are keeping it around!
  • jdarwinjdarwin Posts: 1,379 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    Centurion and Supreme share the same address in Merced. Therein may lie the answer.
    Joe Darwin
  • RAWSkiRAWSki Posts: 617 Crazy Baller
    @MuskokaKy there are 'back seats' available for the CP. They look like this and they are easy handle too.

  • lpskierlpskier Posts: 2,572 Mega Baller
    @Horton What is retail for a typical CP?
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  • JayG80JayG80 Posts: 109 Baller
    edited November 2016
    You can see CP pricing on ski it again for promos listed at 45 to 50k
  • wtrskiorwtrskior Posts: 704 Crazy Baller
    Correct craft owns centurion and supreme now as understand it. Could be some alignment going on. It would make sense for correct craft to offer a more price friendly model through their already extensive dealer network. The carbon pro would fit this niche well I'd think
  • HortonHorton Posts: 27,875 Administrator
    @lpskier what is the typical retail for any 3 event boat? Seems like there are too many options and other factors for there to be a straight answer. The CarbonPro is for sure the economical choice when you compare equally equipped boats.

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  • oldjeepoldjeep Posts: 3,429 Mega Baller
    Is the back of a CP significantly lower than a Malibu? Not sure I would call those seats, more like seat cushions on the floor.
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    Not a mechanic but I play one at home
  • RogerRoger Posts: 1,555 Crazy Baller
    @santangelo has a 2017 on the way, so they are certainly still making them.
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  • RAWSkiRAWSki Posts: 617 Crazy Baller
    They do sit low but the cushions are raised on a small base and fairly thick. Had some people in them a couple weeks ago for the first time, just taking a evening cruise, they both commented on how surprisingly comfortable they were and it was "cool" to be down so close to the water.
  • dbutcherdbutcher Posts: 323 Solid Baller
    Did you notice the Centurion/Supreme ad on page 43 of the Sep.-Oct. Water Skier magazine? It may have more meaning than meets the eye.
  • skiinxsskiinxs Posts: 556 Crazy Baller
    My bet is that it will be built under the Supreme brand, which has a long heritage as a competitive ski boat back into the late 70's before it became a wakeboard only brand in recent years.
  • unksskisunksskis Posts: 352 Baller
    Whatever the reality is, they need to understand this industry is small enough people find stuff out, and so no news or updates allows possibly false news to spread. The boat is not order-able for Centurion dealers last I knew, which seems to be another wrinkle in this whole thing, who sells and services Centrurion/Supreme? CC dealers don't necessarily want to take that on.
  • unksskisunksskis Posts: 352 Baller
    Thank you, that is good to hear.
  • The_MSThe_MS Posts: 5,273 Mega Baller
    I have one of my guys looking into it now.
    Shut up and ski
  • RazorRoss3RazorRoss3 Posts: 1,340 Mega Baller
    I thought they were crossing some aspects of Supreme and CP to create some synergies in parts and production and that they thought they could lower production cost and make a better boat at the same time. I could be blowing complete smoke out my you know where though ;)
  • Than_BoganThan_Bogan Posts: 6,476 Mega Baller
    @RazorRoss3 Cheaper-but-even-better boat would not suck! Maybe there's still hope for me to buy a brand new boat again some day!? (Yeah, probably not.)
    Nathaniel Bogan -- GUT Padawan
  • BraceMakerBraceMaker Posts: 3,813 Mega Baller
    I for one cannot stand the back seats in boats/dealing w/ them for batteries, fuel tank access, rudder services etc.

    Those look great to me - although if I were designing they'd be fold down jump seats from the sides.
  • oldjeepoldjeep Posts: 3,429 Mega Baller
    @BraceMaker what kind of ski boat has a battery in the back?
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  • HortonHorton Posts: 27,875 Administrator
    @oldjeep old MC

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  • skibugskibug Posts: 2,041
    @oldjeep our 2015 Prostar
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  • ozskiozski Posts: 1,660
    People would line up to buy that boat, its a no brainer..
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  • jhughesjhughes Posts: 950 Mega Baller
    CC tried to sell the "stripped down ski machine" in 1993 (and maybe a few through 94), it must not have really taken off. It was called the SN "Standard". Smallest motor, 1:1 trans, all white exterior, no motorbox vinyl, no combing pads, optional/simple rear seat, etc.

    Personally I think the "sell the 196 as some other brand" idea is sacrilege– we've gotta stop bringing that up.

  • 6balls6balls Posts: 5,142 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    There won't be a cheap 196 it would cannibalize expensive 200 sales.
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  • ALPJrALPJr Posts: 1,899 Mega Baller
    edited November 2016
    @jhughes they made that boat in 94 too. Skied one in NH about 15 years ago. Was a great work horse and easy to care for. I'd like to find one for my next tug.
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