46 Walk Around Deck plug

The 46 Walk Around Deck plug has completed the preparation phase and now the deck mold will be constructed.

46 Walk Around Update

Today our team has sprayed the gel coat for the 46 Walk Around Helm Deck in beautiful Mattahorn White. The team is working diligently to prepare all the necessary parts to begin assembly. Next week the hull will begin and a boat will be born!

Dennis Close joins Release Boatworks Management

Industry veteran Dennis Close recently joined the Release Boatworks management team as vice president of sales and marketing. After a nine-year stint as a submariner in the Navy, Close served in a variety of industry management positions, including time at Cabo Yachts and most recently at Rybovich Boat Co., where he led sales, marketing and business development efforts. He also …

The 34′ Deck

The 34′ Deck-Liner Plug is well under way. Working on it every day from the plans of naval architect Erwin Gerards are three of Florida’s finest Master Plug Builders. Construction of this piece began earlier this week (week of June 26). Currently under the ownership of Release Boatworks, this vessel will play the role of our demo boat… keep an …

Hull #1 – 46′ Walk Around

Release Boatworks is going full steam ahead.  Howard Steinberg is the owner of Hull#1, the 46′ walk-around, and he was here visiting our Miami shop this month to check on the progress of the building.  We have been moving at a steady pace.  The final fairing of the hull plug is a couple days from completion and the bridge deck plug is underway.  This …

The 43′

The first 43 footer is under way for Mr Peter Dubens.  Designed by naval architect Erwin Gerards, this one will hit 50+ miles-per-hour at the pins and will draw only 32 inches!  Built as a tender for the Dubens’ yacht, this 43′ will be a mix of hard core fishing, diving, and family fun.  Scheduled for delivery next summer to …

The Stringer System

In order to achieve a tight fit, the stringer system plug is being built in place.  The wood fixtures will be covered in formica and a perfect mold will be made from them.  The stringer grid will then be laminated on mold and will contain the complete writing and plumbing chases as well as the floors for an engine room and …

34′ Release — Takin’ Shape

After countless hours of deisgn, testing materials, prepping the surface, making inserts, and two weeks of “loading” the hull, it was finally time to infuse!  We left the hull bagged and vacuum overnight, and the next morning we set up the hoses and the manifold system and opened the first valve… 46 minutes later, we had Hull#1 — and it …

2011 Release Boatworks 46 Walk-Around

Fishability While many make the claim, the Release 46 represents a true walk-around. Unlike many large open boats, the Release 46’s deck runs flush from stem to stern. Besides making fishing a full 360 degrees around the boat a breeze, the flush deck adds to the boat’s super-clean appearance. While every boater can appreciate the good looks and superb performance …

The Release 34

Once in a great while a boat comes along and for one reason or another becomes a classic. The 31 Bertram, the 36 Rybovich, the 43 Merritt are a few that come to mind. The Release 34 is such a boat. Based on the hull of the 34 Gamefisherman, a boat with legendary ride, handling and a nearly cult-like following. …