2022/2023 South Florida Sailfish Tournament Dates

Sailfishing is the dominant sportfishing attraction during South Florida winters, and while some tournaments have been around for decades, many more are sprouting up each year with increase in demand as well as preference for different competition and prize structures. From November through May, here’s a list of the upcoming 2022/2023 South Florida Sailfish and Billfish Tournaments, including some notable …

Release Boatworks at FLIBS 2022

Come see Release Boatworks at 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, slips 16-18 on CD-Dock! We will have information available about all of our available builds, including models from 36′ to 55′ available as walkaround, express, flybridge (dayboat), and the revolutionary flybridge walkaround!  The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the greatest boat show on the seven seas. Owned by the Marine …

How Propeller Pitch and Diameter Affect a Sportfishing Boat

Our engineers base propeller selection on a lot of factors including weight of the boat, desired speed, size of the engines, reduction gears, etc. Aspects of the propeller selection also include the blade area needed, which determines the number of blades and the maximum diameter able to fit under the boat. The propeller for the 46 Release Boatworks with twin 1000 hp …

Release Boatworks 390 Walkaround Hull #1 & 2

Hull #1 of our Release Boatworks 390 Walkaround has been splashed and she is a beaut! Our 390 Walkaround has an LOA of 41′ including engines, beam of 11’4″, draft of 22″, and a cockpit area of 80 square feet. This model is engineered with engine options including twin 350 Mercury, twin 400 Mercury, twin 425 Yamaha, triple 300 Suzuki, …

43′ Release Boatworks Walkaround For Sale

This is a rare opportunity to own a highly desired Release Boatworks Walkaround. Truly a unique sportfish, this 43′ Walkaround offers 360 degrees of unmatched fishability and maneuverability, while still providing the creature comforts of a custom sportfishing yacht. Her clean lines carry on the tradition of a classic sportfish reminiscent of Hemingway days, while her advanced technology and fine …

Release Boatworks Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

This year, Release Boatworks celebrates our 10th anniversary! In February of 2012, founder of Release Boatworks, Jim Turner, splashed hull #1, 46′ Walkaround “Goldfish” (now known as “Charlie”). Since then, Release Boatworks has grown to a 50,000 square feet building facility in Egg Harbor City, NJ with 40+ employees, and builds walkarounds, dayboats, expresses, and walkaround flybridges, both inboard and …

2022 Buccaneer Cup Sailfish Release Tournament

The Buccaneer Cup Sailfish Release Tournament is an elite billfish tournament that was launched by members of the historic Buccaneer Yacht Club (BYC) in 1963 on Singer Island just north of Palm Beach Inlet. Release Boatworks is a proud sponsor of the 2022 Buccaneer Cup (aka “Buc Cup”), and looks forward to the fleet of elite sportfishing teams carrying on …

2022 Silver Sailfish Derby by West Palm Beach Fishing Club

This week, Release Boatworks is a proud sponsor of one of our favorite tournaments, The Silver Sailfish Derby, put on by our good friends at West Palm Beach Fishing Club! The Silver Sailfish Derby was established by the West Palm Beach Fishing Club in January 1935. While structured quite differently today, the event is the oldest running sailfish tournament in …

You’re Invited to Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City Championship Fishing Week

20 DAYS until Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City Championship Fishing Week! As a proud sponsor, we’d like to invite you to join us for the Release Boatworks Kick-Off Party on Monday, July 12th at the Golden Nugget where we’ll have a mobile cigar lounge at the Release Boatworks & Gamefisherman tent! So far, 69 teams are registered for Jimmy Johnson’s inaugural …