Superfly 19

FSF Staff July 27, 2011

Where other backcountry boats fail, Superfly 19 succeeds. I know this from personal experience because I’ve already put more than 100 hours on this hull. And if stability is as important to you as it is to me, than this skiff is truly in a league of its own. Peel away the eye-catching graphics and sound-deadening non skid, and what you’ll be starting with is a Kevlar reinforced platform that is wide, fast, and built to last. Thanks to a high-performance stepped hull, she’s extremely efficient with attributes reminiscent of an exotic European sports car. Finish it off with a huge forward casting deck and ample storage, and you have the perfect combination of space, performance and versatility.

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Superfly 19

You may remember Superfly 19 from our March/April 2011 issue when we gave you a first glance. Of course, the skiff was just a hull at the time getting outiftted by Shallow Water Customs in Ft Lauderdale, FL. Here it is a few months later, the boat is done and we’ve put her to the test inshore and off.

Overbuilt by a legendary builder of custom sportfish yachts, the best way to describe the Superfly 19 is by calling it a hybrid—a massive flats skiff deck built on top of a high-performance bay boat hull. While she needs just over 10 inches to float, she can still get you deep into the backcountry. She’s also capable of battling trophy pelagics along the edge of the Gulf Stream. What do you want to catch?

Powered by an efficient Suzuki DF90 equipped with the latest Lean Burn Control System, the Superfly 19 can race from spot to spot at 40 MPH burning only a few gallons per hour. An aluminum fuel tank combats ethanol, but trips to the filling station will be far and few between. Equipped with 20- and 40-gallon live/release wells, you’ll have more than enough oxygenated storage space. Ten lockable compartments and rod holders galore ensure there’s plenty of room for a wide variety of gear and equipment.

Having owned and operated numerous vessels over the years, there is something truly special about how this skiff performs. Don’t believe me? Schedule a sea trial and redefine your expectations of what a backcountry boat should be. Superfly Skiffs, 850.838.1400, superflyskiffs.com

Options Seen Here

  • SeaDek
  • Rhodan Trolling Motor
  • Power-Pole
  • Furuno 7” MFD
  • BT’s Welding Poling Platform
  • Frigid Rigid Cooler
  • Clarion Stereo
  • Edson Wheel
  • Taco Rod Holders
  • T-H Marine Jack Plate
  • Accon Marine Push-Pole Holders
  • SignZoo Graphics

Specs

L.O.A 19′
Beam 7’2″
Draft 11″
Weight 1,000 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 48 gal.
Max HP 175
Model shown with optional features

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