The Blackwater 36 was initially debuted at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show and made a big impression among the most discerning owners and operators. Through the revamped design of one of the most elegant and customizable center consoles in existence, Blackwater’s combination of rugged construction, intelligent design and excellent performance makes it the perfect choice for hardcore tournament teams and families that fish together.
Featuring a modified V-hull fabricated with 100 percent vinylester resins and Corecell material, this sleek chariot is narrow compared to competitor’s models of similar size, yet it is this unique attribute that enables the 36 to knife through choppy seas with ease and reach impressive speeds upwards of 70 MPH when powered by triple outboards.
If you’re in it to win it, the 36 can be rigged tournament style with upwards of 60 rod holders, four livewells and a giant fish box. When you’re heading back to the scales simply drop out the four forward seats or flip up the rear bench seat and hold on!
To keep the family happy the 36 can be rigged in a sport edition, which brings modern luxury and meticulous appointments by way of a revamped console, leaning post and generous wraparound forward and transom seating. With incredible amenities and first class finishes, even sport fish owners will feel comfortable stepping down in size and stepping up to increased performance.
The choice is yours at Blackwater, with each boat hand fabricated one piece at a time. But don’t be fooled by its inherent beauty, because inside is a raging beast ready to break free and show off its impressive speed, range and maneuverability. If you’re in the Florida Keys stop by Boats Direct USA at MM 98 for a sea trial, or take a walk on the new 36 at upcoming boat shows. Blackwater Boats, 855.476.1539. boatsdirectusa.com
A leader in light emitting diode technology, Abyss produces an array of underwater, interior and exterior LEDs that provide safe and reliable operation over a 35,000-hour lifespan. The new Starfish underwater light utilizes dual-chip LEDs that can toggle between blue, green, white and red. Designed for surface mount applications, Starfish is constructed of marine grade stainless steel and utilizes impact resistant tempered glass. The 50-watt, 4,300 lumen Starfish is available for $639 and includes a power regulator with built-in DMX controller and RF remote. Abyss Technology, abysslite.com