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2023 Malibu Boats M240 Overhead, Top View

M242: ALL-NEW FOR 2024

Truth On The Water™

 

Building on the legacy of the ground-breaking M-Series, the all-new Malibu M242 truly embodies all the Malibu line has to offer. From its head-turning elegance, indulgent luxuries, and impeccable craftsmanship, the M242 was engineered to perfection. Complete with luxurious touches everywhere you look & standard features that read like a wish list, the M242 features all-new, exclusive innovations including the Max-Relax™ Sundeck Loungers, E-Z Stash Board Locker™, and Raise-&-Laze Armrest™ to create a sophisticated experience with the power to thrill. In true Malibu fashion, the M242 delivers the highest level of performance & customization in its class. Surf Gate® Fusion integrates directly into the unique M-Line hull for a sleek & stealthy design that generates the cleanest surf swells in the industry.

 

If you’re looking for unrivaled performance, cutting-edge innovations, and the most premium experience both inside and behind the boat, the top-of-the-line Malibu M242 is sure to deliver perfect summer days on the water every time. Let’s get on the water.

Malibu M242 Features

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Shovel-Nose Bow

The M242’s dominance starts with the signature shovel-nose bow, providing you with more space than ever before. Here, you will find diamond-pattern stitching on the vinyl accent panels, Soft Grip on the horizontal running surfaces, ultra-modern speaker grills, flip-down armrests, 8 integrated cup holders, and 2 phone holders with wireless charging.

M-Line Hull

The unique M-Line Hull produces the world's most exquisite wakes and waves with ease. Featuring a higher freeboard, the M242 provides deeper seating, extensive storage, and a smooth ride — all without sacrificing your wave performance. Working in conjunction with the ultra fast-filling Malibu Launch System 6 Ballast™, Surf Gate® Fusion, and the Power Wedge® III, the M242 creates the best behind-the-boat experience on the water today.

Malibu G10+ Tower™

Tthe all-new Malibu G10+ Tower™ sets a new standard for innovation and quality. Elevate your on-the-water experience with the addition of the G10+ Tower Misters, PTM Clamp Force 3.0 Board Racks, overhead RGB lighting, and an expansive bimini to provide shaded comfort for the whole lounge. The G10+ Tower™ even features a motorized fold function that lets you raise or lower the fully loaded tower at the turn of a dial, making quick work of cruising under bridges or onto boat lifts.

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M-Line Command Center

Consistent with Malibu’s signature design & thought-out ergonomics, the M242 helm delivers an entirely new driving experience that captains dream of. The Malibu Command Center is made up of two marine-grade, high-visibility touch screens with a user interface so simple you’ll master it with no time at all.

Max-Relax™ Sundeck Loungers

When it’s time to kick back and lounge in the sun, the Max-Relax Sundeck Loungers provide the best seat in the house. All-new for 2024, these loungers double as backrests for the rear seats or act as plush lounge seats when flipped up towards the interior, creating a premium social zone with inset cupholders, a stereo remote, and all-new Transom Misters to keep everyone cool and comfortable.

Surf Gate® Fusion

Featured exclusively on the Malibu M242, Surf Gate® Fusion integrates directly into the unique M-Line hull for a sleek & stealthy design that generates the cleanest surf swells in the industry.

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MaxPivot Seat™

For those looking to create the ultimate social atmosphere, the MaxPivot Seat™ converts the wraparound lounge from a standard bench seat to a dining table to a rear-facing seat with a backrest and even a sun bed. You can even pull out the filler cushion to create an unobstructed path of Soft Grip from the swim platform to the lounge, so you never have to step on your upholstery or vinyl.

Flip-Up Bow Recliner Seat

Taking convenience and versatility to a whole new level, the all-new Flip Up Bow Recliner Seat can be deployed quickly and easily to create a full playpen or stored for a full walkthrough bow. Your crew can sit back & relax in the ultra-plush foam back seats while enjoying an evening cruise to dinner, or flip things around and sit backward to take in action behind the boat.

Wet Sounds Premium Audio

The audio experience in the M242 has no equal. Equipped with all-new Zero-8 Wet Sounds speakers and up to four available subwoofers, you can set the perfect tone for the day with balanced sound that fills every inch of the lounge with crisp, clean audio.

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Soft Grip Flooring

The all-new standard three-layer Soft Grip feels plush underfoot and cleans up easily after long lake days. And of course, the Soft Grip features the M242’s signature diamond pattern to match perfectly with its’ visual signature.

E-Z Stash Board Locker™

New for 2024, the E-Z Stash Board Locker provides ample storage for all of your watersports gear. The gullwing hatches feature gas-spring-assisted hinges for easy opening and closing and the walkway folds back to reveal a spacious wet-storage area. It’s quick and convenient to throw vests, boards and ropes in here after you ride.

Luxurious Accessibility

With Soft Grip in all the key places, you never have to step on any vinyl while entering and exiting the boat. Taking accessibility to a new level, the Powered Flip-Down Swim Step™ makes for easy water access and reboarding after a long day of riding.

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Undeniably Malibu

Undeniably Malibu

Built with the perfect balance of comfort, elegance, timeless styling, and Malibu’s signature wake & wave performance, the M242 delivers on everything you’ve ever wanted in a luxury watersports boat.

M242 Walkthrough

M242 Walkthrough

The M242 comes standard with Malibu’s ultra-premium creature comforts and greatest innovations, setting a new benchmark for the ultimate on-water experience.

The M-Series

The M-Series

As the undisputed alphas of the Malibu line, the M-Series features the signature Malibu performance with enhanced innovations and all the luxurious amenities your crew needs for perfect days on the water.

Let's Malibu

Let's Malibu

Life is not meant to be lived at half-speed, with half measures, or a half-hearted attitude. With thousands of different forces pulling you in thousands of different directions—there’s really only one place you should be. Let's get on the water.

MALIBU INNOVATION - STERN TURN®

MALIBU INNOVATION - STERN TURN®

Integrated directly on the throttle, easily maneuver into a tight slip, swing around for quick rider pick-ups, or load your M242 on the trailer with ease thanks to Stern Turn®.

SURF GATE® FUSION

SURF GATE® FUSION

Featured exclusively on the Malibu M242, Surf Gate® Fusion is the industry’s first wake-shaping technology that is integrated directly into the hull. Paired with the unique M-Line Hull, this allows for more water to flow smoother creating a cleaner wave than ever before.

M242 Exclusive Innovations

Max-Relax™ Sundeck Loungers, E-Z Stash Board Locker™, Raise-&-Laze Armrest™ & More!
Max-Relax™ Sundeck Loungers

Max-Relax™ Sundeck Loungers

Exclusive on the M242 and all-new for 2024, the Max-Relax Sundeck Loungers create a premium social zone with easy access to inset cupholders, a stereo remote, and Transom Misters to keep everyone cool and comfortable. These loungers double as backrests for the rear seats or plush lounge seats when flipped up toward the interior lounge.

E-Z Stash Board Locker™

E-Z Stash Board Locker™

New for 2024, the E-Z Stash Board locker provides your crew with easy access to deep storage for all of your watersports gear. Equipped with gullwing hatches and gas-spring-assisted-hinges, the walkway folds back to reveal a spacious wet-storage area perfect for vests, boards, and ropes.

All-New Portside Touchscreen

All-New Portside Touchscreen

For an added level of personalization, the M242 lounge features an all-new portside touchscreen for 2024. Conveniently located midship, the portside touchscreen allows your passengers to easily control the lighting, audio and heaters while socializing in the lounge.

Raise-&-Laze Armrest™

Raise-&-Laze Armrest™

The new Raise-&-Laze Armrest pairs with the observer seat and turns it into a lounger with the simple touch of a button.

Powered Flip-Down Swim Step™

Powered Flip-Down Swim Step™

The Powered Flip-Down Swim Step deploys in and out of the water with push-button convenience from the stern, making it easy for dogs & riders to get back on board with ease. And, with Soft Grip in all the key places, you never have to step on vinyl while entering & exiting the boat.

Starboard Cooler Storage Locker

Starboard Cooler Storage Locker

The cooler storage locker doubles as a backrest with inset cupholders at midship, offering easy access to your cooler and creating the perfect conversation area.

Transom Misters

Transom Misters

Keep your crew cool and comfortable with the all-new Transom Misters. These can be enjoyed while sitting in the rear seats or in the all-new Max-Relax Sundeck Loungers.

MaxPivot™ Seat

MaxPivot™ Seat

For those looking to create the ultimate social atmosphere, the Max Pivot Seat converts the wraparound lounge from a standard bench seat to a dining table to a rear-facing seat with a backrest and even a sun bed. You can even pull out the filler cushion to create an unobstructed path of Soft Grip from the swim platform to the lounge, so you never have to step on your upholstery or vinyl.

G10+ Tower™ Misters

G10+ Tower™ Misters

Elevate your on-the-water experience with the addition of the G10+ Tower Misters. Perfect for keeping your crew cool on long summer days, the Tower Misters are seamlessly integrated with the design of the tower to give a sleek look & can be easily turned on with the turn of a dial.

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2024 Malibu M242 Shovel-Nose Bow
2024 Malibu M242 Shovel-Nose Bow
2024 Malibu M242 Command Center™ & Helm
2024 Malibu M242 Lounge with MaxPivot Seat™
2024 Malibu M242 Interior Lounge
2024 Malibu M242 Lounge with MaxPivot Seat™
2024 Malibu M242 Portside Touchscreen
2024 Malibu M242 Cooler Storage Locker
2024 Malibu M242 Raise-&-Laze Armrest™
2024 Malibu M242 M-Line Hull
2024 Malibu M242 Exterior
2024 Malibu M242 On-Water Performance
2024 Malibu M242 Exterior Bodylines
2024 Malibu M242 RGB Lighting
2024 Malibu M242 Docking Lights
2024 Malibu M242 Walkthrough Soft Grip
2024 Malibu M242 Exterior Look
2024 Malibu M242 Bimini
2024 Malibu M242 LT4 Engine
2024 Malibu M242 Surf Gate®
2024 Malibu M242 ultra-fast-filling Malibu Launch System 6 Ballast™
2024 Malibu M242 Power Wedge® III
2024 Malibu M242 Ballast
2024 Malibu M242 Surf Gate® Fusion and Power Wedge® III
2024 Malibu M242 Surf Gate® Fusion
2024 Malibu M242
2024 Malibu M242 Wakeboarding

TWO TOWERS TO RULE THEM ALL

Explore the All-New G10+ and G5 Towers

All-New Malibu G10+ Tower

Built by Malibu, the Malibu G10+ tower introduces an industry standard for innovation and quality. Turn the dial to raise or lower the tower in nine seconds, half the time it takes for the competition.
G10+ Malibu Tower

Optional Hoop and Base Colors

Malibu gives you options. With 30 possible color combinations, you can match the G10+ tower to your boat perfectly.

PTM ClampForce 3.0 Ratcheting Board Racks

Refined design & enhanced ergonomics, the ClampForce 3.0 Board Racks are compatible with surf, wake and foil boards, and have an integrated fender lock and life jacket hanger.

10" Wet Sounds Speakers

Wet Sounds Rev 10's are digitally tuned with different audio zones. Nothing but the best from Malibu and Wet Sounds.

Tower Misters

The G10+ Tower Misters will keep your crew cool all day on the water.

Malibu G5 Tower

The G5 features a latch design, LED tower, and anchor lights and optional side pull points for surfing. Our aerospace-grade anodized aluminum swivel board racks are corrosion-resistant and ratchet down with the slightest tug on a single lever, securing any board.

Tower Lights

The G5 Tower features a 360-degree tower light on the top of the tower to light up a wide area of the bow and stern, and serve as flashing indicators for Surf Gate transfer timing.

Standard Spinning Bungee Racks

Grey anodized-aluminum board racks allow for easy wake and surfboard storage. P.T.M. Clamping Spinner board racks also available as an option.

Latching Fold System with Gas Assisted Shocks

Once you release the latch, the gas-assisted shocks allow the tower to be lowered or raised by anyone for a weightless folding experience.

Optional Hoop & Base Options

Malibu allows you to customize your boat even further with new hoop and base color options.

Side Tow Points

This option is a life-saver for beginner wakesurfers trying to get outside of the wake more easily.

G-Force Wet Sounds Speakers

Wet Sounds Rev 8, Rev 10 and Icon 8 tower speakers feature a Malibu-designed G-Force enclosures with waterproof connectors that deliver clean, detailed sound.

Supercharged Is Standard

Malibu Monsoon Engines Powered By GM® Marine

All-New Malibu Monsoon LT4™

After years in development, Malibu is the only towboat manufacturer that designs, builds and backs our engines. See more on the only supercharged towboat engine with a 4-star emissions rating.

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Malibu Built Trailers

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Malibu decided that customers buying the best boats on the market should be able to haul them with the best trailers. So we began making our own. We hired the best team of craftspeople in the business to custom-build trailers that matched our boats in engineering and quality.

Depth Alarm

As you back the trailer down the ramp on the way to load your boat, use the depth alarm to tell you when the bunks are at the perfect depth to load the boat. No need to yell to the person in the boat or play a guessing game. Load seamlessly every single time.

Electric over hydraulic brake

Option up your braking system to let you have full, adjustable controls of where you engage brakes on your car and trailer.

premium grade steel

Premium grade steel for all trailer frame parts.

LIGHTS

All Malibu trailers get reverse lights as a standard feature.

CUSTOM CUT BUNK CARPET

Bunk carpet is custom cut and applied to bunks with our premium tuck and fold process for superior lasting quality.

customizable

Choose from numerous options, including two-tone paint, high-end Rockstar wheels, stainless steel fenders, runway lighting and more.

Wheels

14” standard or 18” upgradable with color matching to your boat. Malibu's own XD Series option are light-weight, strong, and race-tested.

rear straps

Retractable ratcheting straps on the rear for safe long distance towing.

Custom Colors

Customize your fenders and trailer body colors. Optional EliteShield is new for a weather resistant protection against abrasion, corrosion and impacts.

Malibu Soft grip flooring

Malibu Soft Grip flooring with laser engraved logos. Durable and shock absorbent, Soft Grip offers an exceptional traction surface. Plated stainless steel diamond plate is an optional upgrade.

triple axle

The largest trailer available, our triple axle trailers are available for boats 23' and up. Triple axle trailers offer a smoother ride and less bounce.

Custom colors

Customize your fenders and trailer body colors. Optional EliteShield is new for a weather resistant protection against abrasion, corrosion and impacts.

Rear transom steps

Transom steps offer easy access to the rear of your boat. Covered in Malibu Soft Grip flooring or optional steel diamond plate.

custom backlit logos

The backlit Malibu logos on each side offer that extra added detail you expect from Malibu.

Wheels

18" wheels are standard with color matching available to your boat. Malibu's own XD Series option are light-weight, strong, and race-tested.

Malibu's 5-Year Warranty

Rest Assured, You're Covered

At Malibu, we build one of every three towboats sold in the USA and from bow to stern you can be sure we stand proudly behind every boat we build. One of Malibu’s hallmarks is an unwavering commitment to reliability in all its components, from ballast pumps to towers to our award-winning hulls and much more.

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