You may not recognize the name, but once you run one of these vessels, you’ll certainly recognize the quality and heritage. Bahama Boat Works partners formerly founded Venture Marine, and you may consider the Bahama line (31 and 41) evolutionary.
Bahama outsources virtually nothing in the construction process. It builds all its tooling in-house. For exacting tolerances, it designs and tools the bottom using CNC computers.
The strong, lightweight composite hull consists of Armourflex gelcoat over AME 6000 T-35 vinylester resin for maximum osmotic blister resistance. The hand-laid hull receives three layers of 1 1/2-ounce biaxial fiberglass mat and vacuum-bagged PVC foam coring in the hull sides, while the bottom remains solid glass.
The four-stringer internal structure, which includes a “U” stringer for support in many directions, attaches to the Ceramica Metrix composite transom via a “knee.” Aluminum fuel tanks get glassed in place then surrounded by injected foam. Bahama vacuum-bags the liner into place while the hull stays in the mold to assure a true-to-design running surface.
Fishing amenities include one 60- and one 90-gallon livewell, the latter in-deck, as well as numerous fish and dry storage boxes. Notably, every hatch boasts a double O-ring seal that when combined with all-standard compression latches assures each compartment’s total watertight integrity.
Sea trials have shown that with triple 350 hp Yamaha outboards, the Bahama 41 reaches a top speed of more than 60 mph and cruises comfortably at 40 mph, while burning 38 gph. That offers an effective range of more than 600 miles at cruise, while keeping you and your crew dry and comfy.
You honestly can’t comprehend the size and comfort of this boat until you actually run one in nasty conditions. That’s when this monster center console really shines. You’ll get very spoiled very quickly.
LOA…….41 ft. 3 in.
DRAFT…….1 ft. 11 in.
WEIGHT…….9,500 lb. (w/o power)
MAX POWER…….Triple 350 hp OB
(w/ triple 350s)
_Bahama Boat Works / Mangonia Park, Florida / 561-882-4069 / _www.bahamaboatworks.com