The Xtaero Aluminum Boats internal structure is being called 'hell for stout' by our Alaskan commercial vessel operator owners. Xtaero has arrived at this reputation because each Xtaero XT24DV starts as a fully designed 3D model using curved vectoring software that allows us to convert over 5,000 pounds of raw aluminum sheets into approximately 200 precise interlocking parts thus creating the strongest aluminum small vessel structure in this class of vessel. Bottoms, chines and transom are 1/4" thick 5086H116 alloy and generally the sides are 3/16" thick 5053H32 alloy. Variations can be ordered.
The Xtaero design takes into account massive forces of energy caused when the boats weight impacts waves. The interlocking design inherently limits vibration throughout the boat which in turn makes it smoother, quieter and improves the longevity of the structure for decades to come. The method of construction and the hull shape and balance have each of our customers saying the boat 'acts like a much bigger boat' in the water. This refers to handling in waves and around corners, drifting in the trough, dryness on the windshield on deck, and speed of the vessel through choppy water. Frankly our customers are our best salespeople.
Being 'hell for stout' Xtaero boats are welded solid (without stitching) everywhere that matters, especially strakes and hull stiffeners and for good reason. A well engineered structure properly assembled and properly welded takes into account metal stretching when it bends on the brake press (called elongation). This 'old school' style of construction dramatically lowers vibration and noise as well thermal buckling between welds (aluminum expands and contracts naturally with temperature variation and extrusions and different alloys expand and contract at different rates).
Xtaeros reputation as 'hell for stout' is rooted in our total quality philosophy. Top to bottom, front to back, every wire, every hose clamp and every detail is strategic towards 'hell for stout'.
These pictures show the substantial structure and detail that gives the Xtaero aluminum boat its superior reputation.
SOLD XT24DV Long Deck w Suzuki 300 (delivered)
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SOLD XT24DV Long Cabin Fishing w Suzuki 300 (delivered)
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SOLD XT24DV Cruising w Suzuki 300* Stand Up Head (sea trials)
SOLD XT24DV Long Cabin w/Twin Outboards & Stand Up Head (Finishing)
SOLD CORAX 22' Open Skiff (under construction)
SOLD CORAX 22' Open Skiff (under construction)
Available Now XT24DV Long Cabin w/Twin Outboards (Beginning Construction Now Available March 2018)
Available Build Slot XT24DV Long Cabin (April 2018)
Available Build Slot XT24DV Long Cabin (May 2018)
The Xtaero Hull Form is Fully Developed
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Xtaero Aluminum Boats are called "hell for stout" by the professionals who own them.
Word of mouth is our best advertising. Known for seaworthiness and comfort in rough water, our customers report that Xtaero offers the highest use-value in this class of semi custom aluminum vessels with self bailing decks. Each Xtaero Aluminum Boat is finished to order with single or twin outboards, various cabin configurations and many possible option combinations. The best praise we have received? "Xtaero Boats 'are the real deal' by 100% of our customers."
SOLD:(above)Xtaero Aluminum Boats
XT24DV With Stand Up Head
Home port Valdez, Alaska
For more information contact the builder directly. We are happy to talk details and you will not be disappointed.
telephone (907) 342-2141
This below video is another Xtaero owned by Josh Weston in Homer Alaska.
Read Josh Westons detailed review... click here.
Xtaero boats is an aluminum boat manufacturer with advanced hull form technology. The Xtaero hull design is proprietary in shape and hydrodynamics. To achieve the unique hull shape our factory includes an engineered steel tooling jig anchored in concrete. The one of a kind forming process has significant advantages over traditional custom aluminum builds.
Each aluminum part precisely interlocks with adjacent parts, in fact each piece of the Xtaero is designed using curved vectoring instead of straight line vectoring, this is noteworthy because curved vectoring allows the flat surface of the aluminum sheet to be formed into complex shapes and the end result is a hull form with development very similar to fiberglass hull forms.
The Xtaero is the perfect performance hull shape, made from aluminum.
Because of this, Xtaeros are capable of, and known for, smooth ride at high speeds in rough water. The overall vessel design provides ergonomic comfort because space is simple and elegant. One of the most notable features is the 360 degree visibility from everywhere with no ducking, and there is no ducking or crouching required to get in and out of the cabin. The welded self bailing decks, stable side to side stability when floating in the trough and rugged welded construction make the Xtaero a unique high quality and high performance boat.
Please note that the videos you see of Xtaeros performing well in the water are not modified, most are simply taken on an iPhone or Android device and uploaded when we have spare time. Our marketing philosophy is simple, "Build an incredible product and let it sell itself."
"The value is here" says each of our customers.
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This three part boat review was made in Seward Alaska between Hive and Rugged Islands. Peter Garay ordered his Xtaero long cabin sight unseen. Peter is one of the top ship pilots in the industry with decades underway as a captain in Alaska, Bering Sea, the Arctic Ocean and Gulf of Alaska. We are honored to receive such a testimonial. To read more from other owners click here to read their reviews.
We are starting another new build this week. It's available. Call for details.
SOLD: (above) XT24DV Twin Configuration with extended bottom plates. Home port Stockton, California
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