Wellcraft reviews or thoughts

SeaDawg

Grouper Hunter
Mar 18, 2003
5,522
323
68
Key West
Name
Harry
Boat
Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club
I had an old Wellcraft Airslot years ago - loved it..........I have never owned another Wellcraft but have fished on several - MikeyLikesIt has 1 - I fished on it last year, very nice boat - never heard anything but good reports about Wellcraft boats.....
 
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tanner.s

Fish Slaughterer
Oct 18, 2012
1,896
599
San Diego
Name
Tanner
Boat
1997 Proline 23 W/A
I've only ever heard that people love them, regret selling, etc.

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dcarlisle

Captain
Jun 25, 2008
668
459
The Island
Name
Dave
Boat
Boatless
I had a 1999 Wellcraft 230 fisherman. I used it as a charter boat and the only reason I don't own it now is because I sold the company. It was a fantastic boat and I never had an issue with it in the 4k hours I put on it in 3 years.
 
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lynndeva

Fishing mom
Sep 14, 2009
5,345
2,088
Socal
Name
Debi
Boat
Wellcraft Coastal
Have a 1995 coastal...solid/roomy boat, love it.

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downtime

I Should Upgrade My Account
Sep 12, 2006
1,259
1,096
San Diego
Name
Ronson
Boat
26 Skipjack "Reel Hard"
First boat I owned was a 89 18 Fish. Loved that boat took it to the islands and even offshore. Sold to upgrade to bigger boat.
 
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MATTANZA

old man of the sea, in training.
Aug 23, 2004
5,699
3,320
Cali the state of confusion, the state of shock
Name
RICK
Boat
Boston Whaler 25' Outrage "MATTANZA II", 34' Radovcich "AMY ANNE" {when it needs to be fixed}
I rigged boats for dana landing in the 70-80's. we sold wellcrafts, and I always thought they were well thought out, and well made production boats. we setup the owner of aros trailers 28' coastal "trailerable". it was on a trailer , thus the name. something to look for is dry rotted stringers, also termites. inspect the transom thoroughly.
 
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apogee

My name is Apogee and I am a Squidaholic
Jan 29, 2009
3,046
2,019
Bakersfield
Name
Apogee..
Boat
Boston Whaler Outrage 28 (End Game)
Wellcraft.......Good boats....
 
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MYNomad

Heading South
Dec 12, 2007
4,098
4,601
Pacific Northwest / West Coast Mexico
Name
Rick
Boat
Yes
I had a 2800 Coastal, with twin inboards -- carburated 350 SBC, borg warner transmissions.

Very reliable boat. Handled seas very well for its size. Very fishable. Often took it (from San Diego) to the mushroom, butterfly, etc. I upgraded to it from my skipjack because my wife wanted a real flushing head. After that she decided she needed a real galley, so I ultimately went to the floating condo I have now.
 
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Workplacesafety

Reducing workplace injuries and illnesses
Feb 20, 2010
3,529
2,932
Long Beach Ca.
Name
Jeff Bruner
Boat
14ft Valco, San Diego Long Range Boats
First boat I ever owned was a Wellcraft 20ft center console. Great boat caught all kinds of fish on it. Traded it to the owner of a condo that I bought down in Cabo back in the early 80's. Unfortunately they couldn't get it out of the water in time when a hurricane came in and it holds the distinction of being one of the first boats that blew up on the beach in front of the Hacienda. Pretty much totaled it.
 
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