Scout Boats http://www.scoutboats.com Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:02:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.4 Boat Building Techniques for Superior Sportfish Boatshttp://www.scoutboats.com/boat-building-techniques-superior-sportfish-boats/ http://www.scoutboats.com/boat-building-techniques-superior-sportfish-boats/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:35:55 +0000 http://www.scoutboats.com/?p=3937 When investing in a luxury fishing boat, you want a boat that features the most sophisticated build techniques and engineering. You want the best. Thanks to our meticulous build process, Scout creates some of the most superior sportfish boats on … Continue reading

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When investing in a luxury fishing boat, you want a boat that features the most sophisticated build techniques and engineering. You want the best. Thanks to our meticulous build process, Scout creates some of the most superior sportfish boats on the water.

Here are a few techniques we use to create the perfect fishing boat for you and your family.

In-House Research and Development

Every Scout boat is researched and designed in-house by our experts. Many boat companies outsource their research and development process, allowing other teams to design and create themes for their boats. Scout, however, takes a proactive approach to research and development, using our own design team and engineers to create the perfect boat. We are developing 4 to 6 new models at all times, allowing us to stay at the forefront of boat innovation and design. Conducting our research and development in-house means you get a more unique boat and a superior design.

Precise Laminate Schedule

Scout boats are built to perfect consistency using what we refer to as our “Laminate Schedule.” This process allows our engineers to assemble the fiberglass pieces in the boat the same way, every time. Our laminate schedule lets engineers determine the thickness of the boat, and is one step towards perfect consistency. The fiberglass material is rolled out on a cutting table, and templates are used to cut the precise piece. The pieces of fiberglass are then put together like a puzzle to create the perfect boat, every time. Thanks to our laminate schedule, every Scout boat arrives with the most accurate consistency possible.

Hand-Laid Construction

Another important aspect of our boat-building process is the 100% hand-laid construction. Every part, including the hulls, consoles, decks, boxes, and more, are all hand-laid by our team. Materials are cut to a specific pattern to ensure consistency, with no variation between boats of the same model. Our 100% hand-laid process means a better strength-to-weight ratio. Our boats are faster and more efficient while still maintaining excellent strength for years.

Thorough Tabbing

The tabbing department at Scout boats works on connecting the bottom of the deck with different parts, including live-wells and anchor boxes. Because some parts have different shapes and angles, they can’t come out of the mold at one time and have to be molded separately. This creates the need for a strong attachment that is water-tight and will last for years. Enter the tabbing department. Our tabbing is done with fiberglass to create the perfect seal, and this process is done on all of our boats ranging from 15 feet to 42 feet. It creates a better, longer-lasting waterproof seal between every part, and ensures a higher quality for your boat.

Scout: Leading the Way in Boat Construction

Scout is proud to create some of the most advanced and sophisticated luxury fishing boats on the water. With innovative designs and a thorough build process, Scout is the leader in quality, efficiency, and comfort.

Contact us today to learn more about advanced Scout boats, or browse our different models to find the right fishing boat for you and your family.

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Scout 420 LXF: The New Standard for Luxury Fishing Boatshttp://www.scoutboats.com/scout-420-lxf-new-standard-luxury-fishing-boats/ http://www.scoutboats.com/scout-420-lxf-new-standard-luxury-fishing-boats/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:39:10 +0000 http://www.scoutboats.com/?p=3903 Scout is once again changing the boating industry with a new flagship sport fishing boat, the Scout 420 LXF. This incredible vessel delivers a level of comfort, space, and convenience that will rival any yacht on the water. And with … Continue reading

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Scout is once again changing the boating industry with a new flagship sport fishing boat, the Scout 420 LXF. This incredible vessel delivers a level of comfort, space, and convenience that will rival any yacht on the water. And with Scout’s 100% hand-laid construction, top-quality materials, and advanced engineering, you know you’re getting a leader in luxury fishing boats.

Outstanding Engineering for Your Boating Experience

When you are looking for one of the most advanced boats available, you need to give serious consideration to the Scout 420 LXF. With its advanced engineering and superior performance, the 420 LXF offers a high level of performance, efficiency, and riding smoothness.

Measuring 42 feet in overall length and over 13 feet at the beam, this luxury center console fishing boat has enough room for a large group of boaters. Whether you’re going after your favorite game fish, or entertaining friends and family, this boat has the size, space, and amenities you need to keep everyone happy.

The hull uses some of the most sophisticated engineering possible, including our double stepped hull, vacuum bagged epoxy hull, and recessed powder coating throughout. The self-bailing deck means easier, safer, and more convenient boating for your trips on the water.

Amazing Comfort and Quality Materials

One of the first things you’ll notice about the Scout 420 LXF is the excellent comfort and high-quality materials that we use throughout the entire boat. Inside the cabin, you’ll have the added benefit of a 12,000 BTU air conditioner and two single beds that easily convert into a queen. You’ll also have a cushioned helm standing pad, 360-degree bolsters cushions, and a wealth of other items designed for comfort and relaxation that don’t currently exist in this market.

All the Electronics and Convenience You Expect

When you purchase a boat from Scout, you are getting a luxury fishing boat that sets a high standard in electronic sophistication and convenience, and the 420 LXF is a prime example. This boat uses state-of-the-art technology like CZONE digital switching, 19” Garmin screens and wifi equipment, and a 12V plug with USB connection.

For keeping your crew entertained, you’ll have a powerful and crisp Fusion 8-speaker system that can play all of your favorite music throughout the entire boat.

Making Fishing Easier and More Fun

We want you to truly enjoy your time on the water, and we have included a wide variety of features that every angler will appreciate. You’ll have an 80 gallon cockpit baitwell, a cockpit sink and cutting board, rod storage in the cabin and deck, and other items that help you spend more time catching your favorite trophy.

Find Your Luxury Fishing Boat

You can have one of the most impressive fishing boats on the water, and Scout can help make it happen.

Work with us and we’ll help you find the perfect luxury boat for your specific needs. No matter what type of boating you enjoy, you’ll find a top-quality boat that will keep you happy for years.

 

 

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The Yamaha Outboard Warranty: An Engine You Can Depend Onhttp://www.scoutboats.com/great-warranties-boat-motors/ http://www.scoutboats.com/great-warranties-boat-motors/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:23:37 +0000 http://www.scoutboats.com/?p=3883 When you purchase a fishing boat, you’re buying something to enhance your happiness. You’re making the pleasure of boating, fishing, cruising, or simply being on the water with friends and family, a part of your lifestyle. While owning a boat … Continue reading

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When you purchase a fishing boat, you’re buying something to enhance your happiness. You’re making the pleasure of boating, fishing, cruising, or simply being on the water with friends and family, a part of your lifestyle.

While owning a boat is one of the most rewarding things a person can do, it can also come with the stress of maintenance, motor issues, and other problems.

That is, unless you own a Scout boat.

When you own a fishing boat from Scout, your boating experience will be simple, convenient, and reliable. Thanks to innovative engineering, high-quality construction, and some of the best warranties available, you’ll be able to count on both your Scout boat and your boat’s motors.

A Great Warranty for Your Offshore Outboard Motor

We are proud to equip our boats with high-quality motors from Yamaha. From the F70 to the F350, you’ll get the advantage of the Yamaha Outboard Warranty with every Scout Boat. These engines are strong and reliable, but for added peace-of-mind, they also come with a fantastic 3-year limited warranty.

You can also choose 3 years of Yamaha Extended Service, helping you save on maintenance. All engines meet the federal emissions requirements as well as standards set by the California Air Resources Board, meaning offshore boaters in California can also enjoy these reliable engines and excellent outboard motor warranties.

There are many Scout coastal fishing boats that use the Yamaha F300, including the 350 LFX, one of our most popular boats available.

The Scout 350 LXF

The 350 LFX Sportfish is an elite center console boat. Using advanced Scout Dual Hull Technology, this sport boat sets a new standard for performance and efficiency.

This boat is sleek, sporty, and comfortable, with a total length of nearly 35 feet and a wide beam over 10 feet. You can find find the 350 LFX with twin Yamaha F300 or F350 engines, and for the first time ever, this boat is also available with three of F300 engines. That means more power and more speed. In fact, when equipped with triple engines, the 350 LFX is capable of reaching nearly 70 mph!

Warranties for Your Entire Boat

When you purchase a Scout fishing boat, you’ll not only get a great warranty for the outboard motor, you’ll also have the support of our 3-year Stem-to-Stern Limited Warranty. Because Scout boats are built to a higher standard, we had no hesitation in providing a longer warranty compared to many other boat brands.

For added protection, all claims will be handled by our dealer network and backed by our group, not an outside insurance company. That gives you faster claim service, better resale potential, and the confidence of knowing that the manufacturer stands behind your boat.

Find Your Dream Fishing Boat Today

You can be cruising the shores in one of these incredible boats this season, so browse our website to learn more about our fantastic selection. Whether you want an advanced boat to help you catch more fish, or simply want a luxury boat for enjoying the beautiful water, you’ll find everything you need from Scout.

Enhance your boating and enhance your life with an amazing boat from Scout and you’ll get the reliable warranties you need.

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Scout: The World’s Best Sport Fishing Boatshttp://www.scoutboats.com/best-sport-fishing-boats/ http://www.scoutboats.com/best-sport-fishing-boats/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:23:45 +0000 http://www.scoutboats.com/?p=3866 Whether you are a professional angler or simply looking for one of the top fishing boats available, learn why Scout is a great choice. A Leader in Boat Design and Engineering These boats combine innovative designs, quality craftsmanship, and long-lasting … Continue reading

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Whether you are a professional angler or simply looking for one of the top fishing boats available, learn why Scout is a great choice.

A Leader in Boat Design and Engineering

These boats combine innovative designs, quality craftsmanship, and long-lasting reliability to create something special. Few fishing boats are built with such an incredible passion and commitment to excellent. For over a quarter of a century, Scout boats have been seen on coastal waters all over the country, giving boaters and fishermen smoother planing, dryer rides, and superior efficiency.

Game-Changing Innovations

Scout is one of the most innovative boat makers in the world, with a long list of intelligent designs and engineering that make the boats stronger, more reliable, and more efficient. One of the most important innovations for Scout is the reverse-shoebox hull/deck design. This design leads to a higher structural integrity by placing the deck of the boat inside the hull and bonding the two to make one structure, all while the hull is still in the mold. This process was originally used by Scout, and has helped fishing boats and other vessels keep their hull shapes as straight as possible for years and years.

Another important innovation for Scout is the elimination of wood from the entire construction process. Even the highest-treated woods will rot, especially wood that is subject to saltwater on a daily basis. Because of this, Scout removed all wood from their engineering, replacing it with composite stringers and transoms, which last longer and help the boat maintain its quality and value.

Thanks to the air-assist hull design, Scout fishing boats have better handling, superior fuel-efficiency, and faster time to plane. The air-assist design, which was created over hours and hours of meticulous research and development, is used on smaller fishing boats ranging about 15 to 19 feet. While Scout has created other hull designs for their larger boats, this hull innovation helped launch the company over 25 years ago.

Hand-Crafted Quality

For over 25 years, Scout has been a leader in coastal fishing boats, and it didn’t happen by coincidence. It took years of dedication, development, and an unending commitment to quality. While the innovative boat designs played a major role in the creation of the company, another important factor is the hand-crafted build process. Each and every part of a Scout fishing boat is physically crafted, including the hulls, the deck, the consoles, and more. Simply put, there is not a part on a Scout fishing boat that isn’t assembled by hand. This means great attention to detail and better quality for the boat’s lifetime. It also means you get a boat that is built by someone who takes pride in their work and shares your passion for fishing and boating.

Find the Perfect Fishing Boat Today

Visit Scout’s website to learn more about their excellent innovations or browse their large selection of coastal fishing boats to find your favorite vessel.

You can have a boat that maintains a higher level of performance, quality, and design, and Scout can make it happen.

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