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 Operation Sailfish: Leg One of Quest For The Crest Sailfish Series

Photo Credit: Noah Robert of Liquid Film Group On January 13, 2022 an infantry of elite sailfishing teams will converge on Sailfish Resort & Marina to prepare for Operation Sailfish, Leg 1 of the highly touted Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series. Their mission: 2 days of battle against sailfish on the high seas off West Palm Beach, FL. What’s …

46′ Release Boatworks Turns Heads at Northeast Tournament Circuit; White Marlin Invitational, White Marlin Open, Jimmy Johnson Fish Week Atlantic City

46′ Release Boatworks SHOWTIME had quite the summer. Starting at JJ Fish Week in Atlantic City, the summer crew of Captain Mike Sheeder, Chico Alvarenga, Billy Claire, Elden Downs, Jim Turner, Mike Murray, and Lacey Hagler also went on to fish the White Marlin Open in Ocean City Maryland, as well as the White Marlin Invitational in Beach Haven New …

InTheBite Features Release Boatworks First Build, 46′ GOLDFISH

IntheBite Magazine featured our first build, 46′ Release Boatworks GOLDFISH, in their most recent digital distribution. Here’s the story, written by Nichole Osinski. Over a casual lunch on the waterfront at the Palm Beach International Boat Show, Release Boatworks founder Jim Turner was asked what advice he would give to someone wanting to get into the boat building industry. “Lay …

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 …

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 …

Production Update: 46’ Release Boatworks “Showtime”

If you’ve been following along on Instagram or Facebook, you know that there’s a highly anticipated boat that will be splashing very soon- 46’ Release Boatworks “Showtime”. As of today, the engineering is complete, the hull is freshly painted, the tower is beautifully welded and ready at Palm Beach Towers, and the teak helm pod, cabinetry, and trim are well …

Showtime Fishing Team’s 46’ Release Boatworks Walkaround

Release Boatworks is currently building Showtime Fishing Team’s next boat, a 46’ Walkaround. Well known for their South Florida sailfishing prowess and their commitment to success, Showtime began their plans for a custom sportfish through the representation of Rey Navarro of RNC Yacht Group in 2019. Among other accomplishments, Showtime Fishing Team earned 1st place in the Dust ‘Em Off …