A tidy transom arrangement leaves the aft casting deck almost totally clear with the bow casting deck similarly well proportioned.
Maybe you can’t make a family cabin boat drop-dead-gorgeous, but this is definitely a nice looking boat.
A fully moulded cockpit with plenty of storage a great washbasin for cleanup after messy fishing makes it a fisherman’s heaven.
The Blue Water range features the 515 and the 545 both of which provide comfort for the family whilst at the same time catering to the needs of serious offshore fishermen.
This is primarily a fishing machine, and all the gear is here. The thick transom, in particular, is a concentrated angler’s station.
Over the years I've come to expect Hainesy's hulls to be sure footed and predictable and yet even with that august heritage, the 485SF stood out as something particularly special.