The running of the 50th Anniversary Sydney international Boat show saw the showing of the Konrad 660 Duel Counter Rotating propeller, Heavy Duty Stern Drive by McIntyre Equipment and STEYR Motors Australia.
The Konrad 660 Drive is destined for a Sydney based, Johnathon Kemp designed, 9 meter plate boat and will be packaged with a Cummins 6BTA 370Hp engine and will be used in fishing competitions around the Sydney region.
Coinciding with the boat show and exhibit, McIntyre Equipment and Konrad announced the cooperation from their long standing relationship, with the appointment of being a “Premier Konrad Distributor” for the Asia Pacific region. McIntyre Equipment’s sales and technical personal recently attended training at the Konrad facility in Wisconsin and will soon be holding stock of spare parts and special maintenance tools.
This agreement will provide Konrad final users quick access to spare and workshop facilitates for fast turn around for commercial clients where downtime is critical.
Konrad has been a leader in the high power commercial stern drive market since 1991, producing drives starting from there beginnings with an Alpha Drive equivalent thorough to the 500 series as an after market replacement for the TRS drive and latest developments with the 600 series taking diesel engine power up to 550 Hp.
McIntyre Equipment are celebrating this year 20 years in the marine business in Australia, distributing STEYR Motors product to the commercial, defense and recreational sectors. Konrad has been a big part of the commercial supply chain of McIntyre Equipment for the Oil and Gas, and fishing industries in Australia.