Superyacht Gameboat: The Release Boatworks 55′ Walkaround Flybridge

We’re excited to announce that construction has begun on the first Release Boatworks 55’ Walkaround Flybridge, contracted by Certified Professional Yacht Broker Matthew Stone of International Yacht Company (IYC). “Passion, creativity, and vision,” Stone emphasized. “That’s what Release Boatworks brought to every single call, meeting, and yard visit during this 18-month design period.” Release Boatworks has the intention of building …

2021 Quest For The Crest Champions: Showtime Fishing Team Wins Second Burgundy Jacket

Photo Credit: Noah Robert of Liquid Film Group Showtime Fishing Team earned a second burgundy jacket and the title as 2021 Quest For The Crest Champions this past weekend, proving once again that hard work and determination yields trophies. After a 13th place finish on Friday’s day one of Final Sail, Captain Nick Carullo lead his team to victory aboard …

IGFA Adopts New Language for Electric Reels

The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) recently announced that it is adopting new language to the organization’s rules pertaining to the use of power-driven reels, most commonly referred to as “electric reels.” These reels have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially within the recreational swordfish fishery. To preface the new language outlined in detail below, the IGFA would like to stress …

IGFA Family Fishing Days

Join the International Gamefish Association for IGFA Fishing Days! These FREE fishing clinics will teach the fundamentals for fishing, basic tackle, knot tying, conservation, stewardship, fishing safety and of course fishing in a private and safe setting! Fishing equipment, tackle, and bait will be provided by the IGFA. There is a maximum 10 participants per session to maintain social distancing …

Dust’em Off Sailfish Warmup Kicks Off Sailfish Tournament Season

After being postponed in November due to extreme weather, the Dust’Em Off Sailfish Warmup kicks off sailfish season in South Florida this week. A much anticipated tournament known for its focus more on the experience of fishing with your crew, family, and friends, Dust’Em Off started off as “bar talk” between friends of Captain Ben Sharpe while venting about frustrations …

IGFA Record Set for Pacific Bluefin Tuna

A new record has officially been set for Pacific bluefin tuna on 30 lb line by Robert Webster of Southern California. Webster’s first record, the IGFA Men’s 15-kg (30 lb) Line Class World Record Pacific bluefin tuna weighed in at 215 pounds. On July 26, 2020, he set out off Southern California on his 40’ sportfishing yacht, Magellan, in search of …

Why a Walkaround is Better Than a Center Console

In years past, fishing teams may have sacrificed creature comforts to opt for a center console over a traditional sportfish due to the 360 degrees of fishability and speed, but with advancements in design and materials, walkaround sportfish have become the most in-demand fishing platform on the market. These days, Release Boatworks is here to make sure you don’t have …