Winter 27

Sleek Carolina Custom

FSF Staff May 28, 2009

The very first time you lay your eyes on Winter Custom Yachts’ newest creation, you’ll know for sure that this head-turner can also run with the big dogs. Directly based on the classic Carolina hull, the Winter 27 center console was designed and built with hardcore angling enthusiasts in mind. While the name Winter Yachts may be new to you, all you need to know is that the skilled craftsmen and designers of this North Carolina based company build a serious fishing machine, and they mean business!

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Built with a Core Cell™ composite hull and Coosa high-density decks and sub floors, the Winter 27 is built to last. Whether you’re chasing smoker kings in the Gulf, yellowfin tuna in The Bahamas or broadbill swordfish in the Gulf Stream, the sharp entry of this Carolina custom will bring you home in comfort and style while protecting the goods at the same time. Powered by a pair of 250 HP Yamaha four-strokes and featuring moderate deadrise at the transom, the Winter 27 is a super-stable fishing platform specifically designed to be fast and seaworthy. How does a 40-knot cruising speed sound?

Expertly designed to improve stability and performance, the moderate beam and sleek profile make for a beautiful high-performance fishing machine. All Winter Custom Yachts include a cold molded Douglas-fir stringer system and Okume marine plywood on the topsides. Laminated with numerous layers of bi-axial fiberglass and West System® epoxy, the Winter 27 includes an impressive build-up of AWLGRIP fairing products followed by 9 coats of AWLGRIP primer on exterior surfaces. Owners can rest assure this custom craft will look good while effortlessly slicing through crisp swells. Winter Custom Yachts, 252.659.0595, www.wintercustomyachts.com

Specifications

L.O.A 27’6″
Beam 9’4″
Draft 18″
Displacement 9,400 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 215 gal.
Power T/250 H.P. (Yahama 4-Stroke)

The Bottom Line
WINTER 27
Winter Custom Yachts may not be a household name, but if you work with this custom builder you can guarantee you will walk away with a product of unrivaled craftsmanship, quality, detail and performance.

ABOUT WINTER YACHTS
Tim Winters and Will Copeland, partners in Winter Custom Yachts, take pride in producing a product that far outshines their customers’ expectations. From 18 to 70-feet each build begins with a clear understanding of the customer’s ultimate wants/needs. Before any fabrication begins, the design crew creates a computer-generated, three-dimensional rendering to see what the boat will look and feel like, inside and out. This ensures customers get exactly what they want. With Winter’s design capabilities they can also provide the latest in propulsion systems, from surface drives to IPS propulsion to traditional inboard applications. While a Winter Custom isn’t for everyone, if you’re in the elite group of anglers that demand nothing but the very best, this custom craft is exactly what you have been looking for.

Other Models from WINTER YACHTS:
From 18 to 70-feet, Winter Custom Yachts will make your boating and fishing dreams come true!

1. Fit & Finish
The finish work on this slick custom is second to none and includes standard 316 stainless steel fittings, T-Top by Custom Carolina Towers, teak helm with Release wheel, pop-up cleats, Interlux bottom paint, numerous recessed storage compartments, and the list goes on and on.

2. Cockpit
A custom leaning post equipped with Ultraleather™ seats, livewell, and sink/bait prep station are all stylish compliments to the teak deck and recessed electronics box.

3. Ample Seating
The comfortable and spacious forward seating arrangement provides a pleasurable option when faced with long journeys to and from fishy stretches of open water.

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