The Advantages of a Walkaround Sportfishing Boat

The previous definition of a “walkaround boat” was a fishing boat with a small cabin and 360-degrees of fishability. Some of the boats that have technically fulfilled this definition have lacked hardcore sportfishing cockpits and finer interior accommodations, until now. Release Boatworks has introduced what is now known as a classier “big sister” of the walkaround boats of the past …

43′ Release Boatworks Gameboat

The 43’ Release Boatworks Gameboat is for the boat owner who values compact maneuverability paired with a large cockpit and spacious sleeping accommodations. This family-friendly battlewagon combines Release Boatworks’ classically engineered seaworthy hull with lofty accommodations below for overnight trips, as well as a highly fishable cockpit and clean wake for chasing pelagics offshore. The design for this model has …

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, …

Jake Jordan Earns 2022 IGFA Chester H. Wolfe Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

Congratulations to our long-time good friend, guide and fly-fishing educator Jake Jordan, for earning the 2022 IGFA Chester H. Wolfe Sportsmanship Award! He’s pictured here (center), fishing with our Release Boatworks founder Jim Turner (left of Jake) and Capt. Mike Sheeder 15 years ago, before Jim started building boats! A renowned fly-fishing guide and instructor, Jake Jordan has been in the business for over …

2022 IGFA World Record Requirement Changes

The IGFA recently announced two new changes to the IGFA World Record Requirements that are effective immediately. 1) Tying an Angler’s Own Record for Weight and Length Records Weight Records The first of these changes is an adjustment to the current language regarding ties, specifically an angler tying their own record. The current language regarding ties, as listed under the …

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 43′ Walkaround

The Release Boatworks 43′ Walkaround is truly a unique sportfish. Offering 360 degrees of access to the water for anglers and ease of maneuverability for any owner or captain, this battlewagon also provides the creature comforts of a custom sportfishing yacht, including berthing for three in a surprisingly spacious cabin for her size. Her clean lines carry on the tradition …

2022 Buccaneer Cup Results

The 59th Annual Buccaneer Cup Sailfish Tournament was held January 19-22, 2022 out of Palm Beach, Fl. A total of 109 sailfish were released, The prize, a purse in excess of $380,000 the prestigious and beautiful Buccaneer Cup trophies, and bragging rights for placing in one of the oldest and most enduring billfish tournaments in the world. Teams fish a …

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 …