Release Boatworks Featured in North American Composites Magazine

Release Boatworks Featured in North American Composites Magazine This article originally appeared in the Winter 2023 issue of Delivering Performance, a publication of North American Composites. by Reagan Cofield Diamond Release Boatworks is where technology meets tradition. Founded in 2009 by owner Jim Turner, the company specializes in the building and production of myriad sport fishing, charter and custom boats. …

46 Express Review, Marlin Magazine

Written by Karl Anderson. It’s neat to see a young company flourish, and the folks at Release improve and evolve with every new offering that comes out of the shop. Since they start with a good riding hull design, it gives them a chance to do the things they are doing — tweaking, refining and upgrading processes and materials. Release’s …

2023 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 …

LAST CHANCE: Contact Your State Representative About NOAA’s Proposed Speed Restrictions on 35-65′ Vessels

On July 29th, 2022, NOAA Fisheries announced proposed changes to vessel speed regulations to further protect North Atlantic right whales from death and serious injuries resulting from collisions — part of a multifaceted approach to stabilize and recover this endangered population. The changes would expand the current mandatory seasonal speed restrictions of 10 knots or less in designated areas of the ocean and …

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 takes delivery on custom C.R. Onsrud 5-Axis CNC Machine

What happens when you need a larger cutting envelope than standard? Well, at Release Boatworks we decided to have a 5-axis CNC machine built custom by the leader in industrial aviation and marine CNC machinery, C.R. Onsrud. This week we took delivery on our new $1million, 100,000lb beast, thanks to D.M. Brown Companies Industrial Mover. The Custom G Series incorporates top-rail …

Release Boatworks 55′ Walkaround Flybridge Hull #1 Fresh Out of the Mold

Last week, we had the pleasure of de-molding our largest hull yet, the 55′ Release Boatworks, which will initially be built as a Walkaround Flybridge and available as a dayboat (flybridge), traditional walkaround, or an express. We currently have three signed contracts on the 55′ and counting. For more information, please email PR@ReleaseBoatworks.com or call 833-FISH-RBW. To read more about …

2022 Bluefin Blowout Results: 43 Release Boatworks DOUBLE DOWN Scored Podium!

After a two year hiatus, the Bluefin Blowout came back for a 9th year in 2022. The Bluefin Blowout, benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association, is New England’s premier giant bluefin tuna tournament presented by the Lyon-Waugh Auto Group, and hosted by Cape Ann’s Marina Resort in the historic fishing port of Gloucester, MA. Showcased on the National Geographic’s hit series “Wicked …