Early Hells Bay Boatworks History

SketchIf you’re interested in the origins of Hells Bay Boatworks, Chris Morejohn has been writing about his involvement in the beginnings of the company, his skiff design philosophies, building methods, techniques, and what was going on at the time in skiff building that set the Hells Bay designs and the skiff building industry on a new course.

Also on his blog are some great images of skiffs in variuos stages of design, experimentation and repair that Chris was working on during the early 80’s in Islamorada for clients like Carl Navarre, Dick Negly, Bert Scherb, Hal Chittum and others.