Wood and Fiberglass for a Classic Boat

Incorporating flowing curves, rich varnished mahogany and chromed deck jewels, this sport fiberglass hull and wood deck boat resembles the classic Chris-Craft and Riva of yesteryear.

The incredibly strong and light weight infused fiberglass hull is bonded to a hand laid mahogany deck, interior, and veneered transom, surrounding the captain and up to four passengers with brilliant varnished wood. Powered by a high-output low displacement turbo-charged engine coupled to a jet drive, the Callinectes 16 Tender offers a powerful and elegant ride that combines extra safety features with high fuel efficiency and low emissions.

Design Description

Designed for protected waters, the Callinectes Tender / runabout has a modern running surface incorporating a wide full length chine for a dry, stable, and efficient ride. A 10°

deadrise aft softens the ride and improves straight line tracking. 150 horsepower

coupled to a jet drive, makes pulling skiers easy and speeds in excess of 45 MPH for a exhilarating on the water experience.

Weighing in at less than 1500 pounds (wet) with three pick-up points, the Callinectes Tender / runabout  is easy to lift with a davit and store on deck or in a garage

Cruising inland waterways, playing on the lake, and shuttling guests from yacht to shore, the Callinectes 16 is a delight for the captain as well as onlookers.
Callinectes Boatworks adds modern components to maximize enjoyment and time on the water. She surrounds the captain and passengers with vibrant varnished wood. She offers a powerful and elegant ride that combines extra safety features with high fuel efficiency and low emissions.

A charming experience on the water: The Callinectes 16.

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