Bohemian 17

Discussion in 'The Commercial Zone' started by skinny_water, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. skinny_water

    skinny_water Well-Known Member

    I got a call the other day from a builder.  He wanted me to take some pics of his skiff that he is building.  This is the plug.  He has to do a finish sanding on it before he builds the mold.  I got permission to post a couple pics! 

    Hull length is 17'6" and projected to run a 90hp.  Estimated draft sub 7".

    Base model retail expected around 15k.
    Full trim package around 25k.

    Bow flair
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    Hull shot
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    Step
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    I will try to answer all the questions that I can about the skiff so post away.

    Seeing is believing and this is a very impressive design.  If you are interested on seeing more of the skiff shoot me an email at skinnywaterflyfishing@yahoo.com

    -Richard
     
  2. iMacattack

    iMacattack busy, too busy

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    This is the second stepped hull skiff I've seen now. Curious.

    Thanks for sharing! ;)
     

  3. beavis

    beavis Well-Known Member

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    very interesting...
     
  4. makin moves

    makin moves Well-Known Member

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    love the design, step hull means faster boat :)
     
  5. jimbarn1961

    jimbarn1961 GOT FEESH?

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    Base model is that boat motor trailer? or just hull?  what is beam at waterline it looks skinny or should I say "TIPPY" ;D  I like to fish on the walkaround without going swimming when my partner sneezes :mad:
     
  6. Djanes1

    Djanes1 Well-Known Member

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    56" at water line from transom to step, as stable as a lostman just bone dry and fast.
     
  7. East_Cape

    East_Cape Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure it doesn't float as skinny and cant be as stable due to the entry/bottom and I'm sure it's fast but hope for the builder's sake they added some keels/skegs...

    looks like a 9" skiff. Nice but not as shallow and dry as some.
    Kevin
     
  8. out-cast

    out-cast Well-Known Member

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    Oh boy [smiley=popcorn2.gif]
     
  9. beavis

    beavis Well-Known Member

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    i agree, they better just shut down their business now
     
  10. Bob

    Bob Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    That looks like a negative angle to me, but pics can be deceiving.  If it is, I'd like to be around when they pull the mold off the plug.
     
  11. DSampiero

    DSampiero working for the rewards...

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    Does this look like the prototype to you guys??

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    Found in the Coming Soon section of http://www.venganzamarine.com/ It would make sense seeing where everything is happening ;).
     
  12. beavis

    beavis Well-Known Member

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    no, different bow
     
  13. floridanative1028

    floridanative1028 I Love microskiff.com!

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    everybody is always complaining about how this skiff is the same as that skiff and he splashed my mold blah blah blah and someone comes along with something new that hasn't even been water tested yet and people wanna start talking sh!t already.

    Give the guy a chance at least...
     
  14. MATT

    MATT Well-Known Member

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    "Give the guy a chance at least... "

    Who's the Guy ?
     
  15. DSampiero

    DSampiero working for the rewards...

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    Different bow and different shape aft of the step, none the less that mold could very well be the next generation of that green hull..Who is "the guy"??
     
  16. beavis

    beavis Well-Known Member

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    that would be a pretty big difference between generations. The vengaza 17 also has 2 steps where this on has one
     
  17. skinny_water

    skinny_water Well-Known Member

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    "The Guy" is the builder. And it is NOT Vengaza.

    Everyone knows that you really have to wait till the hull is in the water with proper load to get real numbers. With the weight estimates and hull measurements it is expected to draft sub 7". It is not a flat bottom boat it may draft a little more than one.

    The stability comes from several different reasons, a main factor is width of hull at waterline. This, like the Lostman, it has large surface area. It was given as an honest comparison. Lots of people know about how stable the Lostman is, I am one of them spending about 250+ hours of on the water time in one over the past year and a half.

    -Richard
     
  18. beavis

    beavis Well-Known Member

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    is this a new Aenon Marine boat, cough cough beavertail?
     
  19. East_Cape

    East_Cape Well-Known Member

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    You made my point for me richard. This boat isn't flat so I look forward to the builder showing three 300lb guys standing on the gunnel and a draft of under 7" with a boat that  has deadrise going all through the bottom and no sponsons. no doubt it will be fast but steps are best left for larger boats and with no keels i'd hate to be the guy who runs this and then attempts to make a turn.

    Dry? Well, that's another argument all togehter as well.
     
  20. skinny_water

    skinny_water Well-Known Member

    Re: New 17ft Skiff Spy Shots

    Wern't you in that picture with the three 300lb guys standing on the side of the boat? And 3 300lb guys is not realistic.

    This post is to allow a new manufature to get pictures and information about his boat out and answer questions. I understand that you are very pasionate about your products. But as you always say competition is a good thing! It brings out the best in everyone.