MasterCraft brings more connectivity, convenience and comfort to the entry-level line with the all-new NXT21 and NXT23

The new NXT21 and NXT23 set a higher standard for the entry level range with best-in-class wave performance, spacious hybrid bow design, additional storage and standard telematics

VONORE, Tennessee, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MasterCraft Boat Company, a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ: MCFT), today announced the expansion of its popular entry-level NXT line with the all new 2023 NXT21 and NXT23. Designed to unlock the ultimate summer adventure, the NXT21 and NXT23 set a new standard for entry-level tugs as the new models offer the best wakes and waves in the segment, world-class performance and more connectivity, convenience and comfort.

Featuring the uncompromising craftsmanship and reliability synonymous with MasterCraft, the NXT21 and NXT23 feature an all-new hybrid bow design, increased ballast, storage capacity and seats, as well as the revolutionary SurfStar system and increased connectivity via the MasterCraft Connect app and standard telematics. Durable and simple, the two new entry-level offerings are designed to live life to the fullest and deliver the ultimate all-day on-water experience to boaters at an affordable price.

“Since the introduction of the NXT line in 2015, consumers have appreciated MasterCraft’s promise of high-quality, high-performance tugs at an entry-level offering,” said George Steinbarger, chief revenue officer at MasterCraft. “Now, after hearing the call from consumers for an entry level 21ft and 23ft tug, the NXT21 and NXT23 are raising the bar on the entire entry level tug segment. We have carefully designed these new models with everyday boaters and their families in mind, ultimately delivering the next generation of NXT.

Assembled on the same production line as the top-of-the-line X and XStar boats, the NXT line offers the same craftsmanship and attention to detail that only MasterCraft offers. The all-new NXT21 and NXT23 are handcrafted using premium, high-quality materials including tip towers, premium machined aluminum accents, and available CoolFeel vinyl that ensure an on-the-go experience. water more comfortable and refined. During the summer, additional shade options will keep everyone on board cool and comfortable. The new hybrid bow design features the classic style of a traditional bow while providing a spacious layout and ample storage thanks to the pickle fork design. With more space, the NXT21 can accommodate 14 people and the NXT23 comfortably seats 16.

Standard for all MasterCrafts in 2023, the new NXT21 and NXT23 feature on-board telematics sensors providing visibility from a distance from the boat. Using the MasterCraft Connect app, boaters can monitor the health of their boat, view and share critical data, and alert their local dealer of service needs. Additionally, both models can be equipped with an advanced Klipsch Audio sound system with Bluetooth connectivity to deliver an enhanced wireless audio experience.

To stay connected and listen to music all day long, both models can be fitted with wireless phone chargers in the helm and cockpit.

To optimize the customer experience on the water, the NXT21 and NXT23 come standard with the Z6 Tower and Essential Clamp Board Racks with enhanced features. Combined with a newly designed bimini with surf sleeves, MasterCraft now offers the most board storage in the industry. For even more fun on the water, the NXT21 and NXT23 also feature a newly designed retractable ski pylon that quickly raises and lowers with an easy twist for those who want to tube or ski. Finally, both models will feature an all-new swim step option that easily folds down from the swim platform, allowing easy entry and exit in and out of the water for children and adults alike.

The NXT family offers top-level MasterCraft surf performance at an affordable price. From beginner surfers to advanced surfers, it is possible to customize wave shape, thrust, length and size for any surfer or skill level. Featuring an industry-leading 3,000 lb ballast capacity combined with the SurfStar system, the NXT21 and NXT23 deliver perfectly sculpted wakes and waves for everyone on your crew. Both models come standard with the Ilmor Marine 6.0L engine with a 5 year/500 hour factory warranty and a 7 year/1000 hour Ilmor engine warranty. Ilmor offers the best performing and most reliable tug motors on the market, ensuring more family fun on the water.

The NXT23 will be available from November, while the NXT21 will hit the showroom in January 2023. To learn more about MasterCraft’s new NXT21 and NXT23, please visit

About MasterCraft:
MasterCraft is a world-renowned innovator, designer, manufacturer and marketer of premium sport boats. Founded in 1968, MasterCraft has cultivated its iconic brand image through a rich history of cutting-edge innovation, and more than five decades after the original MasterCraft debuted, the company’s goal remains the same: to continue to build the world’s best performance ski, wakeboard, wake surf and luxury powerboats.

About MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc.
Based in Vonore, TN, MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT) is a leading innovator, designer, manufacturer and marketer of premium recreational powerboats through its three wholly owned brands, MasterCraft, Crest and Aviara. Through these three brands, MasterCraft Boat Holdings holds leading market share in two of the fastest growing segments of the powerboat industry – performance sport boats and pontoon boats – while entering in the large and growing segment of luxury day boats. For more information about MasterCraft Boat Holdings, please visit,, and

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Investor contacts:
MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc.
george steinbarger
Revenue Director
(423) 884-7141

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