June 4, 2023
Additional time is designed to chase quite a lot of pelagic gamefish as effectively as attainable.
Courtesy Bayliss Boatworks / Eden Saunders

Function-built to rapidly adapt to quite a lot of goal species and fishing types, that is the brand-new 67-foot Bayliss, Additional time. This group not solely likes to billfish, however in addition they like their meat fish too, so Bayliss Boatworks’ orders have been crystal-clear. And as anticipated, the builder delivered on all requests, offering a wonderful fishing platform that exceeded all expectations. “We had nice steering,” John Bayliss says. “Each the captain and the proprietor knew what they wanted when it got here to storage, functionality and efficiency, so we delivered it—precisely what they wished—on finances, and two months early.”

Cockpit and Mezzanine

The cockpit is appropriately organized to a fault. Within the sole, a stainless-steel-lined fish field is plumbed with an ice maker to handle the most important of catches. Sustaining the Carolina custom, the 67 additionally boasts a big transom fish field that pulls ­double responsibility as a livewell, which is a part of an intricate system that additionally contains on-deck nicely functionality. Within the ahead corners, two detachable tuna-tube ­clusters that accommodate as much as seven baits every are plumbed beneath the gunwales. Lazarette storage to port and starboard permits the crew easy accessibility to wanted fishing objects, and beneath every gunwale are intelligent ­sliding doorways that reveal storage for brushes, mops and gaffs.

To accommodate the various fishing types, Additional time is outfitted with each a 10-rod, faux-teak rocket launcher and preventing chair, and every will be saved beneath the grasp mattress for safekeeping. Ahead of the rocket launcher, a Seakeeper 18 is mounted within the deck and is cloaked with a detachable waterproof hatch that’s accessible by merely eradicating the caulk.

The cockpit of a custom Bayliss Boatworks sport-fishing boat, showing a fighting chair and the cresting waves from the boat in the ocean.
The teak cockpit is laid out to make most use of the out there area.
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Bayliss eliminates most all the cockpit useless area by ­creating storage ­alternatives in each nook and cranny, which can also be evident all through the mezzanine, with a number of chilled compartments, extra ­storage, and a drink field. A relaxing freshwater dispenser and a grill at the moment are commonplace for many who are doing their greatest to kick ­single-use plastic and cook dinner on board.

As you enter the salon, the good-looking walnut ­cabinetry is discovered all through and is ready towards light-gray sofas. A mixture of carpeted flooring and a cork sole within the galley gives an eye-­catching distinction. An plentiful quantity of {custom} storage proliferates all through the salon, together with beneath the U-shaped couch to port, the starboard-side couch, and the walnut espresso desk. ­Grownup-beverage storage is neatly tucked between the couch and dinette on the starboard facet.

The interior seating and salon spaces of a custom Bayliss Boatworks sport-fishing boat. The clean interior is white lounge cushions, set against dark wood finishes.
The salon options walnut cabinetry, set off with the sunshine gray sofas. A day head is a welcome and helpful addition.
Courtesy Bayliss Boatworks / Eden Saunders

Constructed primarily as a ­dayboat however in a position to simply in a single day within the Magazine Bay anchorage, Additional time doesn’t lack the ­creature comforts crucial for anglers to relaxation and unwind. The galley hosts two Sub-Zero items, a Wolf convection-/­microwave-oven combo, and a hidden Wolf cooktop. Customized cupboards present handy storage, and simply ahead of the galley, a big pantry exists. Straight throughout from the pantry is a spacious day head—a pleasing shock on this 67-footer.

Down the companionway, a deal with room in a position to home all of the group’s instruments of the commerce is ready to starboard, and as talked about, as a result of this crew is ready for any species at any time, all of the deal with and rods and reels are saved on board. Mild-tackle billfish combos are saved towards the cork wall within the deal with room, whereas walnut cabinetry is stuffed with {custom} storage for something the crew would possibly want. Reverse the rod ­storage, a backlit closet with much more rods and reels is accessible by means of a glass door.

The interior wood-finished storage spaces of the custom Bayliss Boatworks sport-fishing boat.
The devoted deal with room retains every little thing inside straightforward attain but out of the best way when not wanted.
Courtesy Bayliss Boatworks / Eden Saunders

Ahead finds two ­staterooms with over/beneath bunks and a head, and simply previous to the grasp ­stateroom, the washer and dryer are ­hidden behind a door that blends ­seamlessly into the ­companionway’s Whisper Wall.

The ahead grasp gives a queen mattress with {custom} cabinetry and ample storage for much more deal with, in addition to a bunch of non-public objects, and two different storage areas and a secure, each hidden. The en suite head is just not solely spacious, but additionally beautiful, with walnut veneers and granite counter tops.

The helm of the custom Bayliss Boatworks sport-fishing boat shows a full-view of the sun setting over the ocean.
The peninsula helm with three 22-inch Garmin multifunction shows.
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Flybridge and Helm

By a bridge-deck hatch, a peninsula-style helm with a faux-teak pod is oriented to the port facet and is complemented with three 22-inch Garmin shows, different electronics gear shows, and controls such because the Furuno Omni, autopilot, Seakeeper management head, and fluid-level gauges, to call a couple of. Overhead, the CAT engine monitor sits between two VHF radios.

Life jackets are dry-stored beneath the seat ahead of the console; the starboard-side seat homes extra security gear and sports activities a detachable, aft-facing ladder-style chairback. The bridge additionally comprises extra choices for storing cushions in addition to the life raft, and is plumbed with contemporary water to assist make cleanup straightforward.

The sparkling clean and tidy interior of a custom Bayliss Boatworks sport-fishing boat.
This construct was designed round Caterpillar’s latest C32B engines, every producing 2,000 hp.
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Engine Room and Efficiency

Entry to the engine room is centerline by means of a mezzanine hatch, and the entryway is roomy, to say the least. I used to be in a position to simply entry all of the elements, together with outboard of the engines the place the batteries are saved in {custom} packing containers, amongst different issues. Any and all the necessities that will be anticipated are current. Bayliss’ proprietary Contemporary Movement system offering contemporary water to all water-cooled gear is mounted on the starboard facet, and all pumps and backups are adjoining to it. There may be {custom} CNC-cut software storage, and all plumbing and wiring are labeled for fast and simple identification.
The builder additionally goes as far as to replace the through-hull valve handles by offering beefier stainless-steel handles coated with truck-bed liner to make opening and shutting simpler when crucial, or in an emergency.

The brand new Caterpillar C32B 2,000 hp engines present Additional time with a formidable prime finish of 44.5 knots. Pulling her again to an 80 % load offers the boat a 38-plus-knot cruise at 2,000 rpm, whereas 1,800 rpm leads to a pace of 33 knots. At simply 67 ft, these numbers make the trip really feel like a a lot bigger vessel.
Throughout our sea trial, Bayliss carried out a collection of high-level maneuvers to simulate full-on tournament-fishing mode. Twin Disc’s programmable gears will be simply personalized for the captain and his kind of fishing, and the outcomes have been phenomenal: Additional time spun on a dime like a ship half her dimension, with out assistance from the thruster.

The primary Bayliss constructed with the brand new CAT C32B’s is free and on the hunt in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and she or he is something however unrecognizable. Unable to cover her aqueous and eye-­pleasing strains, Additional time is a real custom-Carolina construct that highlights the in depth ­skills of her craftsmen with over ­64,000 ­man-hours invested.

Learn Subsequent: Meet boatbuilder John Bayliss in our interview.

Bayliss Boatworks 67 Specs

  • LOA: 67’6”
  • Beam: 19’10”
  • Draft: 5’5”
  • Displ.: 110,000 lb.
  • Gas: 2,050 gal.
  • Water: 400 gal.
  • Energy: CAT C32B 2,000 hp
  • Gears: Twin Disc MGX-6620A
  • Propellers: Veem, 5-blade
  • Paint: Axalta Imron, Matterhorn White
  • Local weather Management: Technicold/Dometic