10 Custom Boats Available Now
Are you in the market for a custom-built boat? Our team of sportfish experts currently has ten incredible custom-built boats available now. Browse our offerings below and call an HMY Yacht Sales Professional today for more info - these custom sportfish opportunities won't last long.
2001 35’ Predator “It’s a Wrap”
This 2001 Predator 35' "It's A Wrap" is an original Predator Custom Yachts walk-around, built in Sarasota, FL. This is hull #6 of the eleven hulls made by the original builder before the tooling was sold to Egg Harbor Yachts and moved to New Jersey. She is built with S-glass, carbon fiber, Kevlar, and epoxy resin were just some of the materials utilized in the structure which was heated during the initial lamination process. "It's A Wrap" is powered by 420hp Yanmar diesel engines providing a fast, economical and nimble boat with 360-degree fishability.
1993 37’ Knowles Walkaround “Ma Sheila”
Ma Sheila is a custom 2019 refit 37' Billy Knowles Walkaround and is equipped with a Seakeeper. This build is considered by many to be one of the finest mid-sized walkaround fishing boats ever built. She completed an initial refit in 2015 including Cummins factory-reconditioned QSB 380 HP engines with electronic controls. In 2019 she had a complete bow to stern refit including a Vetus bow thruster in order to make her a light tackle world record chasing machine! The walkaround combined with the 488 ft./lbs torque bow thruster will spin her in a 360-degree circle in seconds, making it almost impossible for a fish to getaway!
2009 38’ Canyon-Knowles “Tuna Colada”
This 2009 Canyon Boatworks 38' Canyon-Knowles "Tuna Colada" is a great riding boat. It has made several rough water crossings to and from the Bahamas. "Tuna Colada" performs very well in all sea directions. The Cat C7's push her at a very fuel-efficient 1 mile per gallon cruise at 27 knots and have a top end of 34 knots. This 2009 Canyon Boatworks 38' range is approximately 400 miles at cruising speeds.
The owners of "Tuna Colada" have made significant updates and upgrades in the past four years - including repainting the hull and topsides in 2019, installing all-new Garmin electronics from 2017, including a 72-mile 25kw radar, added in 2020, new cabin air conditioner in 2020, replacing all of the Eisenglass, adding a fuel-polishing/transfer system, new oil-change system, engine driven crash pump, new props in 2018 (the originals serve as spares), new battery charger 2018, and 4 new AGM class 31 batteries January 2021.
The 460 HP Cat engines on this 38' Canyon Boatworks have been maintained on a regular basis by Ace Marine (Vero Beach, FL) including a complete 1,000-hour service that included replacing the entire after-cooler system on both engines.
1983 40’ G&S “Libertad”
"Libertad", a 1983 G & S 40' Convertible's refit started in 2013-2015 and was then re-visited in 2019. This G&S 40' Convertible has many upgrades including a 2015 re-power with Cummins QSC 8.3, a new tower, electronics, teak covering boards, SAT-TV, underwater lights, new A/C units, and a new interior.
In February of 2019, "Libertad" was shipped to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico where she received a new generator, fresh paint job, a mezzanine with custom tuna tubes, livewell, drink box cooler, and storage for the tackle. The flybridge of this G & S 40' received a new layout and new electronics in the bridge and tower.
G & S Boats, owned and built by Buddy Gentry and Steve Sauer in Destin, Florida, are known as the best boats in the world to fish from for world records. Their unique engineering and design make them the masters of maneuverability for pursuing light tackle records.
1973 42’ Merritt “Jenny Pie”
"Jenny Pie" is a classic 1973 Merritt 42' sportfish with a rich fishing history and received a refit from 2012-2014. This custom sportfish was Roy Merritt's first build of his career in 1973. This boat has spent time in Kona, Hawaii where she landed the Pacific Blue Marlin World Record at 1,376 lbs in the early 1980's.
She has also chased Giant Bluefin Tuna off Nantucket, as well countless billfish off south Florida and the Bahamas. In 2014, this vessel was completely refitted from the bottom up by the team at Merritt Boat Works. There was not any detail that was not addressed during the two-phase refit project. The engines were replaced and updated with the 450 C Cummins in 2001.
Link to listing: https://www.hmy.com/yachts-for-sale/42-merritt-1973-jenny-pie/
1962’ 45’ Rybovich “Eye Candy”
"Eye Candy" is a 1962 45' Rybovich built by Michael Rybovich & Sons Boat Works. She is a legacy of innovation, uncompromising quality, and unmatched performance.
Link to listing: https://www.hmy.com/yachts-for-sale/45-rybovich-sport-fish-1962/
1987 58’ Monterey “Simpatica”
This 1987 Monterey 58' Convertible "Simpatica" is a real head turner! Since 2010 the list of upgrades is enormous. Updates in 2019 include new Garmin electronics, a new carpet, and a new 19kw Northern Lights generator. She received a new Eskimo Ice chipper in 2018, in 2011 she was painted stem to stern and received a new headliner. In 2010 she received a teak cockpit & covering boards and a new cooktop. "Simpatica" offers three staterooms with two heads, with the master midship featuring a walkaround queen berth.
2000 64’ Sunny-Briggs “Guajiro”
The 2000 Sunny Briggs 64' Custom Sport Fisherman "Guajiro" is a rare find in today's market, being cold molded with Caterpillar power engines. As seen in this Sunny Briggs Custom Sportfisherman, Sunny Briggs is well known for building strong, great riding boats finished off with beautiful interiors. Guajiro's current owner has done an excellent job of updating her systems as well as outfitting her with mezzanine seating that is loaded with stainless-lined refrigeration and freezers, a newly renovated cockpit sole, teak cover, and coaming boards, and an upgraded electronics package.
2003 64’ Spencer “Sea Paver”
"Sea Paver" has been under the same ownership and captain since 2010. When purchased in 2010 she underwent a refit at American Custom Yacht that included, full exterior paint, teak decks and covering boards, bottom stripped, new soft goods throughout including a drop-down TV in the salon, and a fresh electronics package. Since 2010, she has been very lightly used and highly maintained. Just over 700 hours since overhauls on her Cat C-30's she is turn-key and ready to go for the summer.
2007 81’ Sea Force IX “Black Shadow”
"Black Shadow" is a stunning example of a one-owner custom-built masterpiece. She has been part of a multi-boat fleet and features incredibly low overall engine hours of 2215 hours on her MTU 2400hp engines. "Black Shadow" has been constantly maintained and upgraded to the highest standards and is turn key in all respects.
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