Dream Boat


Backyard Skinny Dippers

Modernizing an old creek boat design for super-shallow applications. I was delighted when I got the call. I was going out with some Skinny Dippers at Steinhatchee! But it wasn’t what it seemed. It was daytime and my companions were going to be a bunch of guys!


Straight Up On Cobia

This 28-foot dreamboat showcases everything it takes to tackle the spring cobia run. Bob Nichols and his 28-foot Teaser are a dangerous combination for Panhandle cobia.


Southwest Florida Fishing Dreamboat

Tricked out for 24-hour livebait fishing, ease of maintenance.Charlotte Harbor is big-water flats fishing, where conditions can get downright snotty when the wind blows.


Florida Sportsman “Dream Boats” Contest

Post a Dream Boat and Win a “Dream Trip” to Costa Rica. During the contest period of August 1, 2012 thru February 1, 2013, post a dreamboat and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a one week dream vacation to Costa Rica.

Bob and Rick Demers use this pontoon boat for overnight campouts deep in Everglades National Park.

Bob Demers’ Mini-Mothership

Bob Demers and his brother, Rick, are regulars to the backcountry waters of the Everglades. They’ve modified a pontoon boat into a mini-mothership for extended stays in the secluded waters.


Stepping Up for Blue Water

Stepping Up for Blue Water. Twin-engine security plus four-stroke fuel economy.


Doubletake Dream

A roadside wreck is reincarnated as a versatile skiff for tackling docks and flounder flats.


Kingfish Dreamboat Profile

Captain Ron Mitchell’s kingfish tournament center console is a 33 Contender called the Bandit. It’s a perfect rig to highlight as part of Florida Sportsman’s Dreamboat series.