THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM KINGFISHER BOATS
KingFisher Welded Sportfishing Boats introduced three new 2017 models, rounding out its portfolio in their Sport and Coastal series.
The Inn at Port Gardner hosted more than 40 full line dealers and vendors at the company’s dealer council in Everett, Wash. in July, where the boats were introduced.
The 2017 Escape HT is debuting as the newest boat in the Coastal Series, marketed with sharp styling, legendary fishability and performance ride that the company said is “the perfect stepping stone into the coastal boating arena.”
Measuring more than 21 feet, the Escape HT features a completely new hull design. The boat features a 16 degree variable deadrise with a 96” beam. Add flat gunnels for easy downrigger mounting together with its exclusive folding step-thru at the transom.
The 2325 Coastal Express, a midsize pilot house model, was also introduced. Featuring an offshore motor bracket for twin engine mounting, this 24-footer features an 8-foot beam, high visibility forward-sloping windshield, foul weather bow coamings, and fish lockers integrated into the design.
KingFisher rounded out its Sport series by unveiling a 20-foot addition to its popular 16-foot and 18-foot Falcon models. The 2025 Falcon features its exclusive Pre-Flex hull technology, full-length delta keel, full-length formed in reverse chines with performance lifting strakes. Fish in safety and comfort both inland and deep water with a welded five-piece walk-thru windshield. The self-bailing drop bow with oversized fish box features fast draining freeing ports.
Byron Bolton, CEO shared his views on the growing mid-sized fishing boat market. “As leaders in the welded heavy-gauge sector, we have a shared commitment to our customers by listening, understanding and delivering the products they desire. Our valued dealers have spoken, and once again we are delivering.”
KingFisher Welded Sportfishing Boats offer factory installed engine choices of Mercury, Yamaha and Evinrude.