Backwater 18

The Ultimate Skiff with Big Water Capability

Abaco Skiff | The Best Boat Builders In Florida

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Structural / Design
  • 10 year  structural hull warranty
  • 100% composite – no wood construction
  • Transom integrated stringer system
  • High density fiber/foam transom
  • Custom yacht style easy-to-clean nonskid
  • Foam-filled under deck – Unsinkable
  • Closed-cell foam, cored for strength
  • Vinylester resin skin coat
  • 100% Hand laid biaxial structural fiberglass built by the best boat builders in Florida
  • Cored decks – superior strength PVC foam
  • Stainless rub rail (white base w/ 1/2″ insert)
  • Decks are fused to the hull and stringers
  • Optional tops and towers are thru-bolted
  • Console is bonded from inside
Performance Features
  • Hydraulic steering System
  • Custom trim tabs by Lenco
  • 26 gallon LED lighted bait well in transom
  • Clear bait well lid w/ optional logo
  • Tournament style console
  • Console cooler with backrest and seat cushion
  • Aluminum leaning post with four rocket launchers 
  • Electronics can be flush mounted in console face
Storage
  • Large front deck storage – dry
  • Dry storage inside console
  • Glovebox in console door
  • Separate anchor locker holds 200′ of line
Hardware
  • 316 stainless hardware throughout
  • Flush mounted double back hinges
  • Two stainless pop-up stern cleats
  • One stainless pop-up bow cleat
  • Three spoke steering wheel with assist knob
  • Stainless removable garboard boat drain in transom
  • Stainless bow and transom D rings
Electrical
  • Waterproof switch panel
  • Pop up circuit breakers for every switch
  • LED navigation lighting
  • Heat-shrink sealed wire connections throughout
  • Hand wired – meticulously organized under console
  • Easy access rig tubes for future additions
Plumbing
  • Custom scupper system
  • Stainless deck drains
  • All hoses double clamped with premium stainless
  • Automatic bilge pump – 1000gph
  • Float switch for safety – wired hot
  • Rule tournament bait pump – 800 gph
  • High speed water pick up with shut off ball valve
  • Inline bait pump filter
Fuel System
  • 24 gal coated aluminum fuel tank
  • Vented & pressurized stainless fuel fill
  • Raycor fuel filter with clear well and easy release plug
  • Stainless fuel gauge – matches engine selection
  • Fire resistant fuel hose
Visible
Structural / Design
  • 10 year  structural hull warranty
  • 100% composite – no wood construction
  • Transom integrated stringer system
  • High density fiber/foam transom
  • Custom yacht style easy-to-clean nonskid
  • Foam-filled under deck – Unsinkable
  • Closed-cell foam, cored for strength
  • Vinylester resin skin coat
  • 100% Hand laid biaxial structural fiberglass built by the best boat builders in Florida
  • Cored decks – superior strength PVC foam
  • Stainless rub rail (white base w/ 1/2″ insert)
  • Decks are fused to the hull and stringers
  • Optional tops and towers are thru-bolted
  • Console is bonded from inside
Performance Features
  • Hydraulic steering System
  • Custom trim tabs by Lenco
  • 26 gallon LED lighted bait well in transom
  • Clear bait well lid w/ optional logo
  • Tournament style console
  • Console cooler with backrest and seat cushion
  • Aluminum leaning post with four rocket launchers 
  • Electronics can be flush mounted in console face
Storage
  • Large front deck storage – dry
  • Dry storage inside console
  • Glovebox in console door
  • Separate anchor locker holds 200′ of line
Hardware
  • 316 stainless hardware throughout
  • Flush mounted double back hinges
  • Two stainless pop-up stern cleats
  • One stainless pop-up bow cleat
  • Three spoke steering wheel with assist knob
  • Stainless removable garboard boat drain in transom
  • Stainless bow and transom D rings
Electrical
  • Waterproof switch panel
  • Pop up circuit breakers for every switch
  • LED navigation lighting
  • Heat-shrink sealed wire connections throughout
  • Hand wired – meticulously organized under console
  • Easy access rig tubes for future additions
Plumbing
  • Custom scupper system
  • Stainless deck drains
  • All hoses double clamped with premium stainless
  • Automatic bilge pump – 1000gph
  • Float switch for safety – wired hot
  • Rule tournament bait pump – 800 gph
  • High speed water pick up with shut off ball valve
  • Inline bait pump filter
Fuel System
  • 24 gal coated aluminum fuel tank
  • Vented & pressurized stainless fuel fill
  • Raycor fuel filter with clear well and easy release plug
  • Stainless fuel gauge – matches engine selection
  • Fire resistant fuel hose