Skip Smith Tournaments Custom Shootout

May 03, 2017 - May 06, 2017

Custom Shootout Tournament logo

From May 3 - 6, 2017 an exclusive fleet of sportfish will assemble at The Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour Marina in Abaco, Bahamas for the Skip Smith Custom Shootout. This charitable fishing tournament is limited to 50 custom inboard boat teams 32' and up, selected by invitation only, to represent American-made custom boat manufacturers in an all-release format. Once a team has accepted a coveted Custom Shootout invitation, and you compete to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the Wounded Warriors, and many other organizations in need.

Custom Shootout Skip Smith Invitational

The Custom Shootout is a 501(c)3 charitable organization which has contributed more than $800,000 over past 15 years to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, the 9/11 Fallen Heroes, and the Hurricane Katrina Red Cross Relief Fund - as well as many other charities. 2017 tournament proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Wounded Warriors in addition to many other needed charities, which will be announced as tournament time approaches. The Custom Shootout is committed to supporting organizations in need of immediate recuperative funds and on-going research and rely on the generosity of team members to aid in that dedication. HMY Yacht Sales is honored to be a part of an event that does so much good in the community. 

Custom Shootout Invitational Tuna

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 2nd
6pm Pre-Kickoff party!
Dinner and Cocktails
Sponsors will be there to display their products sponsored by Smith-Merritt Insurance

Wednesday, May 3rd
3pm-6pm Registration and boat bag pick up
7pm Kickoff Party!
8pm Dinner & Cocktails, Captain's Meeting
7-9pm Silent Auction

Thursday, May 4th
6am Breakfast Sandwiches delivered
8:30am-4:30pm 1st Day of Fishing
4:30pm Rum punch dock greeting
6-9pm Grill night!
Bring your meat, fish, chicken, etc. and our Chef will grill it for you. We will have side dishes available.
Our Burgers and Hotdogs are available too.

Friday, May 5th
6am Breakfast Sandwiches delivered
8:30am-4:30pm 2nd Day of Fishing
4:30pm Rum punch dock greeting
7pm Honor the Custom Boat Builders with Dinner & Cocktails Sponsored by XL Insurance

Saturday, May 6th
6am Breakfast Sandwiches delivered
8:30am-4:30pm 3rd and Last Day of Fishing
7pm Awards Dinner at the Boat Harbour Tent
7-9pm Silent Auction


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