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 …

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 …

2021/2022 South Florida Sailfish Tournament Guide

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 2021/2022 South Florida Sailfish and Billfish Tournaments, including some notable …

2021 Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational

Release Boatworks is a proud sponsor of the oldest White Marlin tournament in the country, The Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational, and we’ll be there with our founder, Jim Turner, and Captain Mike Sheeder on our latest boat, 46′ Release Boatworks walkaround “Showtime”. We invite you to come check her out and compete against us in the tournament, or just …

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 …

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5 Key Tips for Buying a Sportfishing Boat

Many of us spend our days thinking about the next time we can take our sportfishing boat to the open sea…or even when we can buy our next one. From experiencing the freedom of cruising under the blue sky with nothing to disturb us to the excitement and satisfaction that comes from a good fishing session – a sportfishing boat …

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Release Boatworks to Launch Highly Anticipated 43′ Quad Outboard Walkaround Boat at The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 22, 2018 / PRNewswire/ — Release Boatworks today announced the launch of the 43’ Quad Outboard Walkaround at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which takes place from October 31 through November 4.  The Quad Outboard Walkaround is ideal for downsizing or for use as a game boat to accompany a large yacht. Its walkaround style …

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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2018

Come See Release Boatworks at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2018! Due to high demand – we’ve been working hard at redesigning our Release outboard model to help pave the way for a new direction in outboard-powered sportfishing boats. We are pleased with the progress we’ve made…so we would like to show the world what we’ve been working on. Release Boatworks …