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2022-23 Sportfish Build Report – Release Boatworks

Sponsored by Riggs Yacht Sales

Featured Builder- Release Boatworks

Release Boatworks is the second of the twelve boat builders featured in the 2022-2023 build report. True to its reputation, Release has launched two boats of medium length and maximum performance.

43’ Dayboat Flybridge | Hull #1

Splash Date: October 2022

LOA: 43′      

Beam: 14’5″

Draft: 3’9″

Power: Inboard

Displacement: 33,000 lb.

Genset: Onan 13.5 kW E-QD

Engines: Twin Volvo 725

Fuel Capacity: 550 gal.

Water Capacity: 150 gal.

The 43’ Release Boatworks Dayboat is for the boat owner who values compact maneuverability paired with a large highly fishable 140 sq ft cockpit, lofty accommodations below for overnight trips and a classically engineered seaworthy hull with clean wake for chasing pelagics offshore.

The 43' viewed from the side.
The 43' viewed from above.
The 43' interior map.

55′ Flybridge Walkaround | Hull #1

Splash Date: May 2023

LOA: 55’  

Beam: 17’10”

Draft: 4’9”

Power: Inboard/Diesel

Displacement: 54,000 lbs.

Genset: Onan 21.5 kW E-QD

Engines: Twin MTU 10v1600

Fuel Capacity: 1275 gal.

Water Capacity: 150 gal.

This 55’ Walkaround Flybridge is designed as a gameboat for a mothership planning to fish, dive and cruise remote corners of the world. She will provide a 150 sq ft cockpit, three staterooms, tackle room, custom dive locker, two Seakeeper 6s and long-range fuel capacity, among many other custom features. Projections include a mid-30s kt cruise and a 40 kt+ top end.

View of the 55 on the water.

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