Islamorada 21 | Legacy Edition
The Islamorada 21 uses all of the same materials and construction methods as the Islamorada 18 Legacy and Snake Bight Editions. Same Patented and proven hull design with massive high volume built in spray rails, a staggered split chine below the waterline for silent poling and a radiused transom. No sponsons.
Specs & Highlights
LENGTH 21′ 0″
BEAM 7′ 4″
Standard engine is the all new 115 HP Mercury ProXS 4 stroke with stainless steel prop, premium shifter.
Custom Galvanized Trailer with walk board. Three galvanized wheels, Ranier radial trailer tires and LED lights.
- Center console with storage for up to four 12-volt batteries and SS knot tying ring . Optional side console at no extra charge.
Gelcoat finish with choice of six standard colors.
- Oversized hatch gutters with rubber gaskets.
- SeaStar hydraulic steering with high-speed 3.5 lock to lock steering.
Stainless steel 13” Edson steering wheel with ball bearing suicide knob, black or silver.
2 large dry storage box aft with easy access accessible from boat or trailer. Large dry storage under forward deck and forward rope locker.
45-5 gallon Livewells /Dry Storage, lockable hatches, optional 24 Gallon Console/Livewell
All hatches fitted with Gemlux 316 stainless steel flush mounted twist lock tension latches, Gemlux 316 stainless steel flush mounted hinges and stainless steel gas shocks.
Carbon fiber high capacity rod racks under gunnels with 10 large diameter flush fly rod tubes running forward. Cockpit sides and rod racks covered in water resistant Marine Mat.
23/21-gallon fully baffled marine aluminum fuel tank.
4.5-gallon bait well with drain aft port side.
Poling platform anodized aluminum with SeaDek pad.
- LED lights in all compartment lockers/hatches/console/bait wells/under gunnels.
Billet Stainless Steel LED shark-eye navigation lights. LED stern light.
Stiffy push pole holders.
Engine manufactures fuel filter/water separator.
Console Rocker Switches In Custom Carbon Fiber CNC cut Bezel.
Trim Tab Rocker Switches in Custom Carbon Fiber CNN cut Bezel.
12-volt Optima battery with on/off switch in console.
- 1100 GPH Rule bilge pump, with Ultra automatic switch.
Lectrotab 316 Stainless Steel 12”x 12” trim tabs.
Heavy Duty Black Rub Rail.
316 SS Bow and Stern eyes.
All wiring is of highest quality / tinned with heat shrink connectors.
All Chittum Skiffs are water tested and triple checked before delivery.
Prices and features subject to change without notice.
About the Islamorada 21
This boat has been in the planning stage for quite a while and we decided the time was right for an entirely new category. There have been many boats in the 19-21’ range that looked like a flats boat but the weight, draft and other issues kept them from being able to perform as a real skiff. Our designs, materials and technology were able to change that in the new Islamorada 21. This is a real, shallow water poling skiff that will do the same missions as our 12 degree Islamorada 18. It is a scaled up version of the 18 that has the same stealth capability, the same draft (or it is slightly shallower with a 115 engine) but the additional length, width and height will allow more passengers, an even better dry ride in very rough conditions and as much speed as needed. The skiff has a huge livewell in the aft compartment that is also great dry storage if the livewell is not needed. The rod storage is an expanded version of the 18 and carries a large quantity of fly, spin or conventional rods with very easy access. A 36 volt trolling motor will allow many types of fishing from mangrove shorelines, deeper water tarpon fishing to offshore weed lines for dolphin and pelagics. The anchor feature will allow holding on deepwater wrecks and bringing up multiple species to work on fly tackle or conventional. Some of the best fly fishing for tarpon happens on windy days and this skiff will do it extremely well because of the quiet hull design and ability to anchor well in bigger conditions.
The standard engine is a Mercury 115 Pro XS that weighs 359 lbs, the same as most 90 HP engines and will run the skiff over 50 mph. We will install virtually any other engine to allow extremely fast speeds if needed.
This skiff will give guides and anglers great flexibility because it can be a hard core fly fishing skiff with a guide and one client on one day and the next day it can carry a guide and 4 passengers with a well blacked out with live bait. The guys with a family that loves to fish can now have a skiff big enough for that and still go all of the places our 18’ skiffs can fish.
We expect this will be a very useful boat for yachts because of the large number of tasks it will do very well. It will also be very easy to tow with almost any vehicle and launch just like the 18’. The skiff can be rigged anyway you need and the possibilities are almost endless. Come run and pole a skiff in a class that did not exist until now.