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Outer Reef Yachts Introduces Their New Yachtfish Seriesby added on 04/15/2009
With the ever changing demographics of today's yachtsman, Outer Reef Yachts has introduced the first in a series of Yachtfish models. With this past years spike in fuel prices, many traditional battlewagon sport fishing machines with large horsepower engines and unsightly fuel burns, spent more time dockside than fishing. Although fuel prices have abated for now, most believe that this is a short lived reprieve and as the economy heats up again, fuel prices will again rise.
Many Yachtsmen that do not fish hard core any longer, but still wish to drag bait are looking in a different direction, the Yachtfish motor yacht. The Yachtfisher is the best of both worlds. Although getting to the fishing grounds may take a bit longer at 14-18 knots rather than 35 knots, once you get there, you can raise fish just like you did on that hardcore battlewagon. After a day of hauling in the dinner, you can relax aboard in opulent luxury with all the accoutrements that a fine motor yacht affords its owners.
If you are looking to fish in far off fishing grounds, the Yachtfish platform affords long range and comfort, and can stay offshore on extending fishing expeditions for months at a time. Another great benefit is avoiding all those fueling stations along the way with the traditional battlewagon.
Outer Reef Yachts has under construction an 86 Yachtfish for a California client and expects to deliver her in December 2009. The Outer Reef long range motor yacht is a natural for transition to the Yachtfish platform due to her inherent stability, offshore capabilities (open Ocean "A" rating), copious storage and deck space. With her huge boat deck, the owners favorite flats boat can be stored on board rather than towing it. As well with her proven semi-displacement hull design, desired speeds can be attained by their owners by choosing an engine package based on their cruising/fishing requirements.
"Being a custom builder we can customize any Outer Reef to owner's specifications. We see the Yachtfish market as one that will continue to expand over the coming years and we will be introducing many more models in our Yachtfish fleet", says Jeff Druek, CEO of Outer Reef Yachts.