A: Depending on the time of year (busy season) and vessel size, lead times can range from 2 months (boats 20' or less) to 12 months.
Q: WHAT IS THE COST OF A CUSTOM ALUMINUM BOAT?
A: A safe ballpark rule of thumb for bare aluminum hull pricing is $1,100 per boat foot on open, tiller control style boats, and $2500 per boat foot on boats with a cabin. Electronics, furnishing, painting, and propulsion costs vary widely subject to brand, style, and more, and are typically quoted on a case-by-case basis subject to your needs.
Q: HOW DO I CHOOSE A DESIGN?
A: An easy way to start is with ourcustom online boatbuilder tool. Or, you can send an email to with a list of your needs and wants in a vessel; notes on how the vessel will be used is also helpful. From there, we will call you to discuss further details which will allow us to generate a quote, drawing, and lead time for your project.
Q: WHAT ARE YOUR PAYMENT TERMS?
Silverback has an easy 40/30/30 payment structure. (40% deposit, 30% on substantial hull completion phase, 30% on delivery). We accept all major credit cards, checks, or wire transfers for progress payments.
Q: WHAT DO OUTBOARD BOAT MOTORS COST?
A: In most cases, our customers find their own outboard motors or work with their favorite local motor dealer, for the best local service and support based on your location. If you do not already have a source for motors, please contact our factory authorized motor supplier and installer, Kitsap Marina, at (360) 895-2193 for current outboard motor pricing. Kitsap Marina is a full dealer of Suzuki Outboards,Yamaha Outboards, and more.
Q: DO YOU BUILD ALUMINUM KIT BOATS?
A: Yes. In addition to our own designs, we offer cutting + build only packages for SPECMAR boat kits and METAL BOAT KITS sets.