Quintrex Fish Raider project boat
Quintrex Fish Raider project boat, 45 year old boat restoration at Evolution Marine.
A 45-year-old Quintrex Fish Raider with a well‑proven hull design is ideal for restoration and conversion to a modern centre console fishing boat.
An enthusiastic customer was keen to see the boat back on the water and could see value in pursuing his project.
After initial assessment of hull condition and preparing estimated cost we were given the go‑ahead to start restoring the Quintrex.
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Preliminary inspection of the hull, led to a thorough assessment and works including...
- Complete strip down of hull and clean
- Assess hull and alloy condition, for electrolysis and structural issues
- Minor repair, NO electrolysis
- Sandblast hull
- Paint hull with full marine paint system, primer and topcoats
- Fit side rod holders for trolling
- Custom decal set
Underfloor was liquid foam filled for floatation and to reduce noise.
Marine ply flooring and casting deck was fabricated with...
- complete fiberglass 900gsm laminate wrap
- flow coat with speckle finish
- optional seat mounts
- under deck storage for safety equipment and gear bag
Fibreglass Centre Console
We designed and fabricated a fibreglass centre console for...
- hydraulic steering, engine controls, marine electronics
- stainless steel grab rail and cup holders
- three drawer fishing tackle box
- access door
- phone mount
Electrical fit-out includes...
- Large dual purpose battery with isolator switch
- LED lighting for navigation, anchor and gunwale lighting
- SPX Johnson Pump bilge pump
- Cabling for marine electronics and accessories
- Marine grade cabling
Simrad marine electronics
Simrad GO 9 multi-function display (MFD) with active imaging transducer for...
- engine data and instrumentation
- GPS, Sonar, echo scan, down scan, side scan
- Audio AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, supports Android and Apple phones
Simrad RS20 VHF 2-way radio
Simrad SonicHub2 audio hub
Simrad marine loudspeakers
Items manufactured to suit the boat...
- Stainless steel fuel tank
- Stainless steel boarding ladder
- Stainless steel snapper racks, travel rod holders and bait board
- Custom made spray curtains
- Seat cushions for casting deck