Hell’s Bay Marquesa

Shallow Water Performance With Open Water Capability

FSF Staff July 24, 2009

As the industry leader in shallow water performance, Hell’s Bay continues to strive for perfection with the release of the Marquesa. After two years in the design and testing phase, this technical poling skiff has received accolades from even the most critical entities within the sport fishing industry. Achieving speeds in excess of 48 MPH with a 90 HP Mercury, this skiff is the choice for serious anglers who need rough-water capability while retaining ultimate shallow water performance. When it comes to performance, Hell’s Bay sets the industry standard. Built with 100-percent vinylester resin, the vacuum-bagged Kevlar hull features Core Cell construction throughout the entire structure. Incorporating reverse chine spray rails, the Marquesa delivers a dry and comfortable ride in the harshest conditions. Fishy features that are often costly aftermarket options with other manufacturers are standard on a Hell’s Bay. The long list includes a custom aluminum trailer with spare tire mounting kit, Lenco trim tabs, Milspec breaker switches, Teleflex SeaStar hydraulic steering and Rule 1100 GPH bilge pump. With large dry storage compartments and the ability to store up to 18 fly rods, the Marquesa leaves nothing to be desired when it comes to tackle and accessory storage. With rubber gaskets and dry gutters on all hatches you can rely on your storage compartments to actually keep your items dry. It’s clearly evident why the Marquesa is the only choice for die-hard shallow water enthusiasts and tournament professionals.

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Hell’s Bay Marquesa

Specifications
L.O.A 17’11″
Beam 76.5″
Draft 8″
Weight 650 lbs.
Recommended Power 90 H.P.
Fuel Capacity 30 gal.

Hell’s Bay Boatworks
321.383.8223
www.hellsbayboatworks.com

1. Performance Design
Compared to its competition the Marquesa features more rocker in the aft, which translates to increased bow lift and better performance in rough conditions. If you enjoy fishing open water for tarpon and skinny water for permit and bonefish, this is the skiff dreams are made of.

2. Console
The stylish and well-equipped center console features Latham controls, Livorsi gauges and a custom nautical wrapped steering wheel with power knob. The in-seat cooler can also be rigged as an additional release/livewell.

3. Fit & Finish
Situated between two dry storage compartments, the 36-gallon release/livewell features a double-failsafe pump system. For user friendly and stealthy attributes, all hatches and compartments are outfitted with spring-loaded Moonlite hatches and LED lights.

Hell’s Bay Marquesa
Whether you’re poling the shallows of Mosquito Lagoon or crossing the Boca Grande Channel in Key West, you can rest assure that the Marquesa will deliver the goods in comfort and style.

About Hell’s Bay
Along with the visions of legendary boat designer Chris Morejohn, world-renowned anglers Hal Chittum and Flip Pallot formed Hell’s Bay Boatworks. Their goal was to build the finest flats skiffs ever conceived; merely improving conventional designs wasn’t good enough. They wanted to make sweeping changes in the design and construction processes that would revolutionize the shallow water industry. At Hell’s Bay Boatworks the skilled craftsmen are passionate about their creations. By utilizing cutting edge technologies and state-of-the-art materials they comfortably hold the title as the shallow water authority. Take a ride in a Hell’s Bay and see for yourself why the world’s greatest anglers rely on Hell’s Bay to reach areas that were once deemed inaccessible.

Other Models from HELL’S BAY
Devilray, Whipray, Waterman, Professional, Guide, Glades Skiff, Boca Grande

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