New Generation of Seine Skiffs

Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Photo courtesy Husky Boats

Tyler Boats of Sedro Woolley launched its second 22-ft by 11-ft Seine Skiff.  Powered by a John Deere 6081, 375 hp engine, this seine skiff is designed to pull.  Helped by a 32-inch nozzle steering these skiffs have a pull measurement over 9,500 lbs. This pulling power is harnessed within a stable designed platform for the operator. 

The seine skiff is often described as the “weak link” in a purse seine operation.  Bad weather, pulling against the tide, or just holding the set on the beach the role the Seine Skiff plays can keep you in the game.

In today’s competitive seine fishery the number of sets per opening and quality of the set plays the biggest role on the fish delivery ticket.  In yester years days of nine and 10 sets was respectable.  In today’s seine fishery its 20 to 22 sets per day pays the bills.  Helped by large body Purse Seiners (58-ft by 26-ft), power blocks that can make the net rain back on the deck, and spectra Seines the new generation of purse seiners will exceed the average catch by a long shot.

Tyler Boats is also launching its 32-ft by 15-ft Bristol Bay gillnetter, setnet skiffs, inner water crabbers/gillnet/geoduck boats and even a sport fisherman boat.

Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


Towering Damen Marine Components Hits 150‏

Damen Marine Components (DMC), the oldest company in Damen Shipyards Group, celebrates its 150th anniversary today. DMC has grown from a very small shipyard established in Gorinchem in 1865,

Azerbaijan to Get New Passenger Vessel This Year-end

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company  expects to get the first of the three passenger vessels being built currently at the Baku Shipbuilding & Repair Plant (Baku Shipyard LLC) until the end of 2015,

Michelle Obama to Christen Navy's Newest Submarine

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama will join builder General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, in christening Illinois (SSN-786), the U.

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1559 sec (6 req/sec)