2018 Calcutta 26 ft 263
The Calcutta 263 Center Console is an anglers dream. As you aboard the Calcutta 263 you see how easily you would walk a hooked fish around the boat without hindrance. The bow remains tall to safely take on the waves and mitigate spray, but the gunwales slope down aft of the console, reducing freeboard for crew members to comfortably reach the water to lip or bill a fish and release it.
The stand out feature was the transom, or lack thereof. Instead of the usual rear bulkhead, Calcutta incorporates its innovative SeaGate fold-down transom. In the down position, it extends the aft cockpit and allows easy access to the bilge, motors and integrated, which has openings to port and starboard so it's easy to boat a big fish or get back on board after taking a dip. When the fold-down transom is up, it keeps the deck dry, blocking water from entering the cockpit.
Provided by Shane Faunce, Tampa Yacht Sales