Hull #3 begins

Posts by Frankie Marion

Hull #3 begins

We’ve been super busy getting into a new space and are finally setup and running customer hulls now!  Hull 3 is going to be all white with black trim for a good friend of mine here in Columbia.  It will have a Yamaha F70 for power and should see speed numbers in the low to mid…

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Hull #2 Rollout

Sorry for the delay on updates on the skiff build.  We have gotten hull 2 out the door and on the water!  The hull performs awesome and does better than I had anticipated.  I’ve had a chance to put the skiff in most scenarios as far as fishing and running go and am really excited…

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Finally Almost there, sorta…

The last 2 weeks for me have been extraordinary.  Since I was a kid I have loved boats, drawn boats, and dreamed boats.  The water has always been a part of me and has taken me all over the world.  I am forever grateful that my old man introduced me at such a young age,…

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180-320-500-800

Super excited to write that we will begin the mold for the X18 this week.  This process has been hugely rewarding and I can’t thank the guys that have helped this come together, Ray, Tielur, James, and Wags.  We got some big plans for this little rig and can’t wait to get the first one…

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Fairing Finished!

Well it’s been a whirlwind week!  We got everything moved in and got right to work doing some final fairing and getting the hull primed and ready for tooling.  Today and tomorrow we’ll be sanding down to 500 grit and then waxing it up.  Thanks for any of you that are following along and shoot…

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Our New Home

Well, yesterday was a pretty big day for us at XBW.  We finally got the moving process going and got our new shop up and running.  The X18 made its way here yesterday and is starting on its final stages of development this week.  We’ve got a lot of work to do but the overwhelming…

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X18 Ready for orders!

We have been hammering away here at XBW, trying to get the X18 ready to go and we are finally there!  The changes we made to the skiff turned out incredible in both appearance and performance.  The initial float test with real world weight put the boat’s draft around 6″.  The included 3 people, motor,…

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