MasterCraft Boat Company introduced the NXT24 last Wednesday. The new model expands the company’s lineup to 13 boats and is the third and largest entry in the NXT series. She has seating for 16 with convertible loungers in the bow and cockpit plus 158 cubic feet (4.47 cubic meters) of storage, so there’s space for everybody’s gear.
Standard equipment includes the port-side pass-through to the bow seating area, which is more inviting because of MasterCraft’s picklefork design that carries the boat’s 8’6” (2.59 m) beam farther forward. Manufacturer specifications list the interior width at 6’10” (2.08 m). The ZFT2 tower folds down easily and has board racks. Fuel capacity is 65 gallons (246 liters) and the boat weighs 5,000 lbs. (2,267.96 kg). Draft is listed at 29” (73.6 cm).
The NXT24 is available with MasterCraft’s GEN2 Surf System that can add 2,600 lbs. (1,179.3 kg) to create custom wakes for riders of different styles, skill levels and size. She can also be equipped with MasterCraft’s DockStar Handling System to make her easier to handle around the docks. Other options include CoolFeel technology and the Klipsch Premium audio system.
“Consumers are demanding larger, high-performance tow boats at an accessible price point,” said Fred Brightbill, CEO and chairman of MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc. “We’re excited to build off that momentum with the new NXT24, giving customers more surf performance, more room and the trusted MasterCraft quality in a larger, attractively priced 24’ (7.32 m) boat.”
Retail pricing starts at $82,995 and MasterCraft says a “well-equipped” NXT24 prices out at $92,995.