In , it was a banner year for Hustler.
Hustler 388 Slingshot boats for sale
Hustler unveiled this boat at the Miami Boat Show. This performance was the first national attention Hustler had achieved. Its amenities include 6'4" headroom, full stand up shower and a state of the art entertainment center. In , at the Powerboat Performance trials, the Hustler 40 powered by three Mercruiser HP engines, outpaced an identically powered competitive 42 pad bottom by 11 MPH. As a result of this performance breakthrough it was evident that Hustler had developed a sleeping giant.