Rybovich Yachts, West Palm Beach FL

Most recent update: February 27, 2014.


John Rybovich & Sons Boat Works was started in the 1930s, as a repair and refit center.  After WWII, John Rybovich's three sons took over and began building sportfishing boats.  They sold the yard in 1975 and it has changed owners several times since then, but a third-generation Rybovich, Mike, is still in the business and a fourth-generation Rybovich recently graduated from Webb Institute.  Visit the latest incarnation of the company at www.MichaelRybovichandSons.com, which includes the definitive directory of Rybovich boats.  See the yard at www.rybovich.com and from the air on Google here.  The table below has been extensively revised but still has some gaps and the hull numbering system breaks down in places, probably because of the ownership changes.  Please send any additions or corrections to timcolton@aol.com.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Ft. Built Later Names and Disposition
1   Miss Chevy II Charles F. Johnson Yacht   34 1947 Binky II, Sail Ahoy, destroyed 1986
2 268296 Clari-Jo Tony Accardo Yacht 11 35 1949 Timid Tuna, Quandry II, Cassandra III, Eastender, Skip IV, Falcon, Renegade, Charmer, Liquidator, now Legend
3   Half Pint P. A. B. Widener Yacht   28 1949 Sea Urchin III, Marsharca, Gulf Bug, Mulletite, destroyed 1970
4   Alex   Yacht   28 1949 Tranquil, Tern, Confusion, Spendriff, Rhubarb, Tranquil, Kittiwake
5   Merry Marlin   Yacht   28 1949 Diana, abandoned 1985
6   Bahama Mama   Yacht   37 1950 Seaboots, Bahama Mama, Lucky Lew
7   Suzy III   Yacht   36 1950 Invictious, burned 1984
8   Miss Chevy IV Charles F. Johnson Yacht   34 1952 Mojo, Mako, seized by Cuba
9 282763 Vael   Psgr. 13 35 1953 Hustler, Nan-Sea, Andale, Lady Iris, Renegade, Bahari, sank off Bimini 2000
10   Escape George Gill Yacht   36 1953 Sea Mimi, Blue Yonder, Kembe, Libby, Willing, Lady Iris, Day by Day, Maya
11   Helene R   Yacht   36 1951 Loot Lam, Scat, Chaser, Predator
12 267460 Butterball Frank J. Laiser Yacht 12 34 1954 Half Pint II, Witch Fin, Tern, Second Glance, Valhalla, now Tern
13   Bimini Babe Robert E. Maytag Yacht   36 1954 Little Babe, Nimrod, Firthwete, Bimini Babe
14   Hina   Yacht   28 1954 Sea Urchin IV, Frantic, Miss Skeet-O, Frivolus, Gretchen Ann, Miss Alice, Coconut Southern
15   Lazy Bones III   Yacht   40 1954 Release, Sea Bird, Moon River, Moon Pie, Lady Iris, burnt off NJ 1985
16 503870 Four Bells   Yacht 13 36 1955 Lazy Boy, Bon-Jo, Big Blue, Prowess, Tuna Tango, Desperato, Numero Uno, Westerly, Rapture, Christine VII, now Four Bells
17 269114 Cosa D. H. Braman Yacht 18 40 1955 Cosa, Also, Viento, Bounty Hunter, The Main Event, Bang II
18 269438 Timid Tuna   Yacht 12 36 1955 Seven Days, Caravel II, Fast Pay, Pilot Boy, Foxy Lady, Impossible Dream, Billfisher, Turtle Back, now Bump & Run
19 270090 Georgia May Dale Critz Psgr. 22 42 1955 Windswept, Blue Yonder, Sunny Sue, Mainbrace, Five Grand, Six Grand, Best Revenge, Lone Angular, now Boomerang
20 270649 Three Rings   Yacht 17 39 1955 The Animal Three, Pescador, Hooker, Vintage, now Twenty
21   Chevy Clipper Charles F. Johnson Yacht   48 1956 Whistling Swan, Londu, Houka, Navesand, destroyed 2008
22 271265 Ban Gee   Yacht 17 40 1956 Amigo IV, Wasp IV, Dead Ahead, now Mykonos
23 1230207 Jo Jack   Yacht 19 36 1956 Blue Fin II, Mai Toi, Lucky Louie, Bluebell, Dambuie
24 280099 Tranquil Bev Smith Yacht 9 30 1956 C C, Nomel, Sea Palms, now Cracker
25   Ses-Sah-Moie II Philips Petroleum Yacht   43 1957 Katie Lady, One More Time, Proud Lady
26 273013 Michalina II   Yacht 13 35 1957 Bilpat II, Georgia May, Lovango III, Syki II, Gerry, Libby, Dazzler, Fish Hawk, Brutal, now Havana
27   Frances H Kenneth B. Haynes Yacht   36 1957 Sugar, C B, Circe
28 277015 Tireless Roger S. Firestone Psgr. 20 41 1958 Chipless, Caravel, Swamp Fox, burnt 1965
29   Miss Chevy Charles F. Johnson Yacht   36 1957 Waltius, Georgie May, Peco Bay
30   Siki   Yacht   43 1957 Susan, Frantic, Chevy Won, How Too, Early Bird, JP's Tracker
31   Epco   Yacht   42 1958 Cara Mia, Carillon, Lion, A As Lion, Sea Lion, Pacifier, Bushwacker, Sleuth, Show Piece, Timeless
32 275447 Mojo David Lake Yacht 27 43 1957 Ole, Sunny Bunch, Hibiscus, Maroc, Mrs Robinson, Tuna Tango, Baby Grand, Sneek-E-Peet, Brenna, Hairy Dog, Zeke
33 276473 Gem   Yacht 12 36 1958 Sassy Lady, Really Tica, Humdinger
34 277596 Rhino   Yacht 36 54 1958 Princess, Rhino
35 277804 Blue Fin IV   Yacht 22 41 1958 Active
36 278092 Cosa D. H. Braman Yacht 24 46 1959 Gracious Lady, Phoenix
37 278811 Tranquil Bev Smith Yacht 13 35 1959 Jet Stream, Peanut, Reel E, Tintinajo, Trincaya, Buck Tail, Nemo, now Savannah
38 279213 Bimini Babe Robert E. Maytag Yacht 27 45 1959 Cassandra IV, Ole, Annabet, Swamp Fox II, Lovango IV, Vampire, Anejo, Glory Days, Popeye
39 1244556 Sapo D. H. Braman Yacht 10 36 1959 Dundiggin, Flashback, Ceilidh, Chieftain, Chino
40 280374 Lazy Bones IV   Yacht 19 42 1960 Hello Central, Compass Rose, Fondana, Rupp Rigger, Barbara Elaine, Bet-Sea, Beck, now Trincaya
41 280740 Nitso   Yacht 21 44 1960 On Call, Hawk, Jaquelyn L, Grandeur, Miss Nansea, now Blondie
42 281027 Bil Pat   Yacht 10 31 1960 Shawara, Captiva, Rybo One, Four Bells, M T Pockets, Point Maker, Snake Oil, Anasazi, Twilight Affair, now Sea Hammock II
43 690864 Frisky   Yacht 9 30 1960 Release, Gale Song II, Snee Kee Peet, Maroc, Sparrow, Haere Maru, Frisky, now Release
44   Sea Mimi II   Yacht   40 1960 Eau Babe, Eau Baba
45 284068 Wallaby   Yacht 29 47 1960 George W, Georgie May, Mai Toi, Que Pasa, Scorpio, Nitsa, Happy Times, now Adah K
46   Bound 'n' Blue   Yacht   48 1961 Bound's Blue
47   Jet Stream P. A. B. Widener Yacht   36 1961 Katana, Sambo, Manalee, Bonanza, Kelly Kim
48   Sue   Yacht   40 1961  
49 285082 Blue Fox James Kimberly Yacht 34 50 1961 Prosit, Miss Budweiser
50 693235 Steamless   Yacht 8 30 1962 Rode Runner, Lil Bet, Rybo I, Cad VI, Geni, Carmen, Pepper, Vamonos, now Chela
51 287269 Miss Bavarian Anheuser-Busch Yacht 21 42 1961 Busch Bavarian, Falcon, B Bop, Pacifier, Marlynn, Griffin, Nimbus, now Perfect Season
52   Lucayan   Yacht   30 1962 Jem, Tweel, Taurus, Emprise, Joanne
53   Tralee Kate II   Yacht   36 1962 Big Pete, Venture, Tobey, Adam's Folly, Rookie IV, Lil Liz, Pelagian
54 287853 Rogue   Yacht 26 45 1962 Medusa, Never a Doubt, Shamrock, Boot, Wire We Here, Tall Tails, Mary Agnes, now Mega-Bite
55 290802 White Swan   Yacht 31 50 1963 Jet Stream, One Bull, Prime Time, Capriole
56 290815 Scorpio   Yacht 36 49 1963 Don Papa D, Bon Papa D, Rupy, Rudy, Esperanto, Q A, Kyway, now Corsair
57 293383 Whistling Swan   Yacht 39 51 1963 Now Jim Jim
58 294227 Frisky Lady   Yacht 13 36 1964 Lucky Lady, Wooden Nickel, Windsong, Ship's Café, Solarol, Slip Stream, Sam V
59   Volador   Yacht   50 1964 Corinne, Calcutta, Crestliner, Miss Judy, Shelby Jean
60 297093 Florin   Psgr. 16 37 1964 Invader, It's Me VIII, Hustler, Mischief, now Sapo
61 297552 Amigo V Herb Clofine Yacht 25 42 1965 Way-We-Go, Liberator, now Maradel
62   Kavirondo Whitmar Corp. Yacht   37 1965 Blue Fox, Ship's Café, Humdinger, Faz, Pretty P, Briar Patch, Papa, Thistle
63 502041 Una Mas   Yacht 31 50 1966 It's Me, Carowin, Coquina, now El Viejo
64 504326 Wallaby   Yacht 26 42 1966 Rowdy, Ilona, Frances J, Dadson, Amigo VI, Lady, Buddy Boy, Billfold, now Amigo
65 506681 Little Pete   Yacht 38 52 1966 DoDo, Galatea, Pel Star, Show Piece II, now Lone Eagle
66 1183582 Little Mike   Yacht 44 55 1967 Now Catch One
67 511584 Ole   Yacht 27 45 1967 Big Blue, Galadriel, Cookie Monster, No Name, Final Draw, Islanaorta, Top Priority, Fountainhead
68 512672 Castabar   Yacht 44 53 1967 Dreamcatcher
69 515687 Annabet Floyd Gottwald Yacht 43 56 1968 Miss Judy, Fondana, Hairy Dog, now C-Shell
70 518112 Hadit   Yacht 28 46 1969 Argah, All Wright, Sylvia II, Black Ribbon, Anejo, now Savannah
71 522150 Apava Later Bernie Madoff Yacht 47 56 1969 Active
72 524622 Seven Days   Yacht 40 54 1970 Born Free, Marguerite, Gypsy Lady, Ambush, Sea Hut, now Taboo
73 538468 Margaret Saltra Ltd Yacht 88 76 1972 Frappe, Wildcat, now Shark
74   White Swan Marvin James Yacht   55 1970 Miss Boots, Sonny
75 533620 Frisky Lady   Yacht 32 46 1971 Sea Eagle, Brier Patch, now Bandida
76 538391 Loot Lam   Yacht 32 46 1971 Bonte, Jobsite, now Other Love
77 552615 Little Pete Paul Levitan Yacht 59 58 1973 Celia P, Gallant Lady, now Toy Won
78 579402 White Cap D. Mead Johnson Yacht 36 49 1975 Francis M, Nina, Christina, Time Out, Silky, Wire We Here, now Blue Fox
79 570671 Swamp Fox Buck Fulp Yacht 56 55 1976 Private I, now Nany
80 678216 Flying Fisher   Yacht 68 65 1980 Seven Days, Limit Bid, Blue Boy, Caught, now Conquest
81 590706 Cookie   Psgr. 27 43 1978 Cookie Too, Twilight, Mirage, Maverick, now Sea Biscuit
82 586971 Private I   Yacht 37 48 1977 Vampire, Taboo, now Da Svidaniya
83 635095 Shiron   Yacht 35 50 1981 Alacra'n, Ansley, Papa, Salem Wolf, Dilligraf, now Can't Complain
84 659934 Marlynn Harvey Wilson Yacht 29 55 1983 Time Out, Christina, Cheri, now Lucky
30-25 678529 Kelli Lynn   Yacht 11 30 1984 Green Machine, now Nauti Nights
30-44 676477 Clipper Nancy T. Suslavich Yacht 11 30 1984 Active
30-54 682050 Toby II Gordon Linkenhoker Yacht 10 30 1985 Active
30-55 917424 Wing Commander   Yacht 10 30 1985 Now Ice Man
30-60 915209 Serious Business   Yacht 10 30 1986 Now Jora
85 909725 Bonte'   Yacht 64 60 1986 Reel Maniac, China Girl, Sunrise, Papa, now Sea Cup
86 945825 Boss Lady   Yacht 32 48 1988 Terry Lea, Jolly Roger, Snake Oil, Nereus, Nerus, Cookie Monster, now Miss B Haven
87 953739 Charmer Larry Wilson Yacht 30 44 1989 Miramar, now Charmer
88 962678 Boss Lady   Yacht 30 44 1990 Black Jack, now Barbie Doll
89 990604 Class Act Joseph A. Natoli Yacht 35 44 1990 Breathless, now Janice
90 990253 Terry Lea   Yacht 56 58 1991 Jolly Roger, Cooking Good, Mac's Tracks, In Roam, Rookie, Motivation, now Razzmatazz
91               Hull # not used
92 979411 Sea Genie II Sea Genie Inc Yacht 22 39 1991 Active
93   Charmer   Yacht   54 1992 R & R, R and R, Days Ease, Prowess
94 1021082 Karyatis   Yacht 35 45 1994 Amnesia, now Bad Company
95 1025304 Breathless   Yacht 50 55 1994 Tantrum, now Mohawk
96 1050249 Gallant Lady James M. Moran Yacht 93 73 1997 Showcase, Tough Catch, Sledgehammer, now Reef Skimmer
97 1039399 E. T.   Yacht 36 45 1995 Reel Fun, Misbehaving, Tash, Cuda
98 1060739 Dixie Alan Jackson Yacht 65 60 1997 Mad Max, now Hideout
99   Cutting Edge   Yacht   72 1999  
100 1084495 Shibumi Shibumi Llc Yacht 50 55 1999 Active
101 1100990 On Guard   Yacht 107 63 2000 Now No Agenda
102   Shibumi   Yacht   65 2001  
103 1123909 E. T.   Yacht 87 65 2002 Now Cacique
104 1136506 Pescador Pescador Inc Yacht 69 60 2002 Active
105 1151646 Breathless Shibumi II Llc Yacht 71 62 2004 Marea, now Shibumi
106 1164829 Tash Tash Marine Llc Yacht 26 55 2004 Active
107               Hull # not used
108 686099 Ruthie   Yacht 10 30 1985 Now Charmer
109   Li'l Deuce   Yacht   33 1986  
110 999232 Spray   Yacht 15 33 1987 Hunter's Niche, Buddy Boy, Twilight Affair
111 930856 San Two   Yacht 14 34 1988 Fish'n Edition, now Sweet Thing
112   Kingfisher   Yacht   24 1989  
113 974209 Wildcat Kelly Tractor Co Yacht 20 38 1991 Active
114 993287 Addie Anne   Yacht 26 43 1993 Rascal
115 1033836 Heaven Lee Chuck Schooley Yacht 32 45 1995 Bandarlog, Cumbanchero, Déjà Blue
116 1074626 Heaven Lee   Yacht 61 60 1998 Reel Fun, Rosemary, Fondana
117 1082186 Boxer   Yacht 9 28 1999  
118 1175010 Rook   Yacht 32 44 2000  
119 1096388 Charmer Larry Wilson Yacht 27 39 2000 Lori G, Sugar Daddy
120 1117766 China Girl   Yacht 71 65 2002  
121 1145165 Castabar   Yacht 75 65 2003 Triple 7
101 1149980 Last Mango II Margaritavich LLC Yacht 12 42 2003  
102 1156236 Marlin Marlin Chartering Yacht 12 42 2004  
122 1190139 Coral C Coral C Llc Psgr. 77 65 2006 Active
123 1200285 Lizzy Bee Blue Water Explorer Yacht 52 54 2007 Now Scout
124 1218348 Almar D H Edwards Jr Llc Yacht 100 68 2009 Now Badonkadonk
125 1222315 Persistence Adventures Hold'gs Yacht 120 78 2009 Active
126 1227623 Game On The Game's Over Yacht 120 78 2010 Active