Texas' Only True Boatworks Facility

WILLET

Construction


100% Carbon Fiber
Fully cored PVC foam and NomexTM honeycomb
Fully vacuum bagged wet preg all laminates and core
Vinylester resin
PlexusTM methyl methacrylate adhesives
Awl-GripTTM polyurethane
Cook ArmorcoteTM in mold coating
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Through-bolted and bonded hull/deck joint
Hatch constructed in multi piece tooling providing a polished carbon interior to insure a 100% seal against the gasket
Stainless steel chrome plated hardware thru-bolted with stainless steel/nylon locknuts
4.5” stainless steel pop-up cleat on foredeck
Flush stainless steel hinges
Stainless steel bow and stern eyes. All anodized aluminum or 316.

Hull Form

The Willet was developed through several years of on-the-water testing in our quest for the perfect minimalist skiff.
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Convex sections forward provide effortless poling, low resistance, zero hull noise, extremely smooth ride, range and versatility while providing third person carrying capability.
Stability is enhanced by waterline length, low deadrise angles and a close relationship between chine beam and overall beam.
Lower freeboard not only keeps sail area down and minimizes weight, along with a slightly cambered running surface, it guarantees maneuverability and tracking on the push pole second to none - even when it is howling.
An oversized spray knocker and horizontal surface at the sheer provide extreme “overhang” in the forward sections, keeping the ride very dry - even in a beam sea the four strakes below the waterline turn the spray down and aft.
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Extreme ultra shallow draft performance with the propeller above the hull bottom are guaranteed with NewWater’s exclusive LamiflowTM tunnel desig.n
The low resistance and light weight provide speeds of 25 mph with a 25hp outboard.
Careful weight studies were conducted throughout the development to assure ultra shallow poling with even keel performance.