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2019 East Cape Bay Build Hull #3

Old 06-21-2018, 04:24 PM
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Default 2019 East Cape Bay Build Hull #3

After looking at tons of builders across the state, going on over 20 sea trials, dissecting every aspect of build quality from structure to fit and finish we decided to build a 2019 East Cape Bay.

We are extremely excited to share with THT community this new build thread. I hope you all enjoy it as much as we are.

SPECS
Length 24’10”
Beam 8’6”
Draft 11”-16” depending on power and load
Deadrise 15 Degrees
Max People 9
Max HP 400
Fuel Capacity 115 gallons

THE BUILD
2019 East Cape Bay in Guide Green
Full 2 tone package w/ Matterhorn White nonskid
2019 Mercury Verado 350 in Cold Fusion White
SS Prop
2nd station tower with hard top
Fly by wire controls
Power steering
Jackplate w/ blinker control
SS Steering wheel w/ knob ( Gemlux deluxe or Edson)
V Marine fish art insert for knob
Bennet trim tabs
SS gas shocks on all hatches
10 flush SS rod holders
3 flush SS cleats
All locking latches
4 cup holders on console
Anchor locker (drains over board)
Locking rod lockers that are fly rod capable
6’ insulated fish box
2-2000 GPH Bilge Pumps
Livewell LED lights
Console LED lights
Bilge LED lights
LED Nav lights
Boca Tech switches
Back lighted switch panel
55 Gallon perfectly oval pressurized transom livewell
45 Gallon custom livewell/release well leaning post that’s insulated to be a cooler
15 gallon bow pitch well
Llebroc Seats
Solid rub rail w/ insert
Sea Deck under gunnels with fish art
Sea Deck under all hatches with fish/boat name
Sea Deck in rod lockers
Sea Deck on top of console
Windshield
2 Quick latch for bilge w/ bracket
5 AGM 12V batteries 1 starting, 1 house and 3 for the 36V TM
MK 72” Ulterra
4 Bank on board charger
Twin 10’ Blades
Glass window added to transom livewell
Acrylic livewell lid with etching
Closing in rear engine well that will give a closed transom West Coast hybrid look
Removable boarding ladder
Glove box in console for dry storage
USB ports
2 underwater lights
Under Gunnel LED lights
We are leaning towards Simrad and Wet Sounds again. If that’s the route we go we will mirror our previous systems
Simrad 16”
Simrad 7” for engine data
Simrad 7” for tower
Backlight Glass Display
6 Revo 8s and 2 Revo 10” or 12” subs
Wet Sounds Amp
Upgraded Console with jump seat
2 additional flush mounted rod holders at the bow
Coaming bolsters
Upgraded upholstery
Custom Cushion over fish box ( for the sandbar days)
All compartments are dry storage, insulated, can fit 5 gallon buckets and bypass the bilge and drain overboard.

The day has finally come! Allie and I made the drive to the East Cape facility to see our boat began.

Sprayin the mold, first time we got to see the color on a large scale!


The beginning of a new era!


The guys at East Cape take building boats to a new level!


Wow that’s going to be a big boat!


We love the color!


Allie was as excited as I was!







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Old 06-21-2018, 04:34 PM
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Can't wait to see her on the water.Very impressive list, when does it go in the mold.
Wow ,the pics poped up after I posted,very nice! And the boat's not bad either.
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Awesome, can't wait to see the finished product
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Congrats to you both Nick ! Subscribed.
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After the 26 mills of gelcoat dried it was time for the first skin coat.



Beginning of the first skin coat


And it continues


First skin coat complete! Moving right along!
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Originally Posted by jtsnipe View Post
Can't wait to see it on the water.Very impressive list, when does it go in the mold.
Wow ,the pics poped up after I posted,very nice!
Ask and you shall receive! Perfect timing!
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After first coat is dry, all radius’s are sanded and then final skin coat applied before infusion


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I can't wait to see it come together, that color is sick!
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Love these boats! Can’t wait to see it come together! Congratulations

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Gonna be a beautiful boat
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Congrats! I have known those guys for a long time, and can't wait to see this one when it's done. Keep the pics coming. The build sheet alone makes this one look awesome!
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That’s a heck of a build sheet! Looks like you have a ton to be happy about . Congrats
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East Cape makes a great product and it holds up very well. Enjoy it to the fullest.

Did you ever post what happened to your Mako.
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Congrats to you both!!

Any idea how long you will be waiting on the Verado or do they have one in stock?

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115 gallon tank in the bay boat!



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Looks like an awesome build. I'm tagging along for the ride.
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Nice. The build process is so much fun. I like the color. Enjoy in good health.
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Exciting times, congrats to you both
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Sounds like the perfect build!
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