my new product line 21' Wooldridge

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my new product line 21' Wooldridge

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floor
floor
visited Wooldridge today they started my new boat!!! I'm getting the second one of a new line of boats that they are building.21ft jet this boat was designed for fishing skinny water and also if you want to fish Columbia or anything in between it will do that also. specs:
length 21 feet
12degrees at transom 18 degrees at the bow
sides are 30 inches
bottom is 7'4" wide
beam is 8'10"
12"wide gunnel
Wooldridge exclusive tunnel hull
250hp Yamaha sho
9.9 kicker
hot sink
9x9 bleeder box in corner(fish goes in head first after you cut gills and bleeds out completely)
miller marine track front to rear
10'6" locking rod storage on port side
4'storage box and 6' fish box on starboard gunnel (normally more rod storage)
here are a couple pice I took today
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tacked up
tacked up
almost
almost
ready for sides
ready for sides
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bottom before shaped
bottom before shaped
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Keep the build pics coming, we LOVE watching a build come together.
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The boat we are building for Willy, we have named it the Sportster, which is a new hull design inspired by the Columbia River.
My Portland dealer asked us for an aggressive jet boat for the local jet boat rivers that could also cross over for the Columbia Buoy 10 fishery. First, we increased the Vee to 12° like our Inboard jet model made for the riding in bigger water without compromising aggressive, shallow-water running with an outboard. Second, we kept our exclusive jet tunnel. Third, we made the bottom 7’4” for stability, room and to float in less water. Fourth, we put 30” high sides and large gunnel rod lockers with additional trays.
The Sportster is made for the Guide and Sportsman who’s looking for a shallow water jet boat he can also use in large water fisheries. Glen
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This is a 21' that was built for Portland Marine Electronics. It will be in the Portland Boat Show starting January 7th.
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Here's a couple more pictures of the boat that's in the Portland Boat Show. It will also be at the Puyallup Sportsman Show January 21-25th. Glen
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Glen,
What boats will you have at Seattle show?
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Chummer wrote:Glen,
What boats will you have at Seattle show?
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Kevin I see you're from M I. If you're coming to Seattle there are two shows. The Seattle boat show January 23 to February 1. In that show, West Coast Marine, our dealer from Bellingham, will have a 23' pilot with a new 200 G2 Evinrude & a 17' Alaskan. The other show is the Puyallup sportsman show January 21 through January 25. In the Sportsman show, we will have a 26' pilot, the new 21' Sportster, a 20' Alaskan XL and a 17' Alaskan. If you really want to check out our boats, come to our shop in south Seattle, about 15 minutes from the boat show. We can show you a lot more there. We are open Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4pm. Glen
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Here's the brochure for the new Wooldridge Sportster model. W/B
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Thanks Glen. I sent you a PM.
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went on a test ride with glen on the first sportster.. boat handled very well and was a rocket with the etec 225HO that is on it. you can go see this boat at the sportsman show here in Puyallup later this month here are some pics with it all rigged and on the water
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stopped by Wooldridge today to see progress they are working very hard on structure and shape right now.
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I took my son to Wooldridge this morning before school for a treat on his birthday to see progress on his boat.
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Good choice on the boat. Wooldridge boats are the best boats in both the northern and southern hemispheres.

Viva La Seattle Boatbuilder!!!!!!!! MUCHO me gusta.

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here are some pics from today have been out catch and releasing native steelhead and haven't posted for a while so some will be out of sequence
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more pictures
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here are some pictures from build boat headed out this morning first thing for some color :clap:
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swim step for easy access to boat on hot days
swim step for easy access to boat on hot days
figuring out center council size and location
figuring out center council size and location
my son doing final inspection before it goes to get powder coating
my son doing final inspection before it goes to get powder coating
floors being cut and fitted before going out to linex
floors being cut and fitted before going out to linex
center council layout
center council layout
boat outside color
boat outside color
look at the structure amazing no corners cut there for sure
look at the structure amazing no corners cut there for sure

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boat is now back from powder coater and in rigging
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this is powder coater getting hammer tone coating put on
this is powder coater getting hammer tone coating put on
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This project is looking great, I love the green console. That will really stick out in poor visibility/conditions.

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here are some pictures of boat now being tested by Wooldridge should have in time to get a couple tasty shrimp this weekend
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headed for the lake
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