Pilot Boats

37' Catamaran Pilot Boat

Named after Jacob's Ladder, the ladder used to transfer pilots between vessels, Armstrong offers a line of new pilot boats called the "JL Series." The hull form used for these vessels is based on our proven reverse chine platform. The design is specifically tailored for safe pilot operations in both protected waters and open ocean transfers. Find out why these boats make Armstrong Marine customers among the most satisfied in the world.


  • LOA 37'
  • Beam 14'
  • Flush aluminum decks
  • Swim platform
  • 6" D rubber around hull

Deck Accessories

  • Hand rails
  • Antenna/radar mast
  • Roof access ladder
  • Hull access hatches


  • Forward leaning 10.5' walk around cabin
  • Insulated, paneled, & finished c/w gray interior paint
  • Vinyl non-skid flooring
  • Cuddy cabin


  • Galley package c/w sink, microwave, & storage
  • Head package c/w marine toilet & sink
  • 4 person berth package c/w twin berths port & stbd in cuddy cabin
  • 20 gallon capacities for fresh & waste water systems

Power & Propulsion

  • Twin 370HP Caterpillar diesel engines
  • Digital Caterpillar engine displays
  • Sea Fury surface drives
  • Twin 150 gallon diesel fuel tanks

NAIAD Pilot Boats

NAIAD RHIBs of New Zealand has selected U.S. boat builder Armstrong Marine to produce and sell their vessel portfolio under license. The vessel portfolio of NAIAD RHIBs (www.naiad.co.nz) is now available to a larger worldwide market due to a new partnership with Armstrong Marine.