Bayliss Equipment

Here at Bayliss, we’re in a constant state of evolution. We concentrate on refining previous tried and true techniques, making them better. One way we have been able to do this is by embracing innovative boat building equipment. These are a few of the pieces of equipment we have added to our belt over the…

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Timeless Interiors

With Bayliss Boatworks Owner, John Bayliss and Interior Carpentry Supervisor, Bill Crum.  We pride ourselves on the fact that our custom yachts interiors are some of the most striking in the industry. It is important that the quality of the materials and the functionality and execution of the design ultimately shine through.  Although the interior…

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Salty Tiger (Bayliss 62′) Delivered

Bayliss Boatworks’ most recent build, the 62’ Salty Tiger, was delivered to her owners in July 2020. She was a product of over 38,000 man-hours and nearly 18 months of labor. Salty Tiger’s custom transom artwork has garnered more attention than any other element on this build. However, she also features a teak cockpit deck and coverboards, with…

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2020 Bayliss Bulletin

Check out our latest Bayliss Bulletin! The Bulletin is an annual newsletter which provides updates for our owners, vendors, customers, and friends. This issue is filled with new construction updates, recent deliveries, and boatyard updates. We have also included some sound advice on choosing propellers for your boat, our interior carpentry process, and a feature…

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Blue View (Bayliss 78′)

In May, Bayliss Boatworks unveiled their most recent 78’ build, Blue View (Hull 24). This build was commissioned by the previous owner of the Bayliss 68’ Blue View (Hull 8), now Singularis. Blue View was a product of over 71,000 man hours and nearly 30 months of labor. The exterior of Blue View (Bayliss 78’) is outfitted…

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Descaling 101

Descaling AC Lines and Raw Water Systems with the Bayliss Boatworks Mechanical Department When you’re fishing on a hot, humid day, it’s hard not to appreciate the cool air filtering through the cabin. But have you considered how your air conditioning system works and the potential problems that could arise without regular maintenance? In marine…

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Bayliss 72′ Hull Flip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        January 8, 2020 Contact: Katelin Kight Phone: 252-473-9797 Email: katelin@baylissboatworks.com Bayliss Boatworks is building a new yacht, sized at 72’. This build began in July of 2019. When it came time for a record-holding bluewater fly-fisherman and the owner of a 64’ Bayliss to build a new sport fishing yacht, he made the…

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Tarheel (Bayliss 62′) Delivered

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             August 6, 2019 Contact: Katelin Kight Phone: 252-473-9797 Email: katelin@baylissboatworks.com In July, Bayliss Boatworks christened their first demo-boat, the 62-foot Tarheel. Tarheel’s 2019 tournament and show schedule will provide guests and vendors with the opportunity to view a Bayliss first-hand. Kicking off the tour, Tarheel made her public debut at the Dare County Boat Builder’s Tournament on July 24th. Started in…

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Choosing, Tuning and Maintaining an Outrigger System with Rupp Marine

In the late 1970’s outriggers were heavy contraptions with components that were nearly impossible to repair or replace. An avid sport fisherman, Mickey Rupp recognized the demand for a user friendly, easily serviceable outrigger. By 1980, he had designed and patented a variety of products that addressed these issues. Mickey Rupp has had an interesting…

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The Next Big Thing

Over the past few years, advanced sportfishing sonar systems have become more common on recreational fishing boats. This technology is revolutionizing the fishing game. As of March 2019, our boatyard crew has already installed four sonar systems since the start of the year, with four more scheduled in the coming months. Joe Dieffenbach, Owner of…

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The World is Getting Smaller

Springtime in the world of sportfishing usually signifies a migration to warmer waters. We sat down with Lauren Hartman, Sales Manager for the East and West Coast Divisions of Sevenstar Yacht Transport, to discuss how transport services are making the migration process easier than ever for yacht owners. Each year, Sevenstar transports approximately 1,500 vessels…

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The Willy Vac®

One of the most important areas of any modern sportfishing yacht is the engine room. It’s the heart and soul of every boat and it’s the goal of every good captain to keep that engine room in tip-top shape.  A piece of equipment that we are starting to see more and more of is the…

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