Spirit of Excellence
Allison Boats and our Spirit of Excellence
Each Allison boat is the end product of a unique and uncompromising synthesis of design, materials, and craftsmanship. Our totally new designs are developed to exceed standards of past models.
There is the endless process of testing, changing, and retesting. Efficiency, including unsurpassed fuel mileage, maximum strength with minimum weight, smooth and dry ride, more speed with smaller horsepower is a top priority.
The use of exceptional materials and quality craftsmanship, as well as advanced technology in construction, makes Allison the choice for a new sport, fishing or race boat.
Innovative techniques and inventions that are years ahead of the competition provide long term durability. Hand fitment of virtually every part of structure, superstructure, and each accessory assures the absolute highest quality boat available at any price.
Only Allison takes the care to design, engineer, and craft from the finest materials available a boat that will last your lifetime.
Engineering & Design of the World’s Best Boats
The Allison difference results from a process that starts with totally new designs developed from the imagination of one man. Each element of a new design is first hand formed on a test “plug” that actually resembles a boat. The process of testing, changing, and retesting can involve literally years of research on a given project. Once the new hull design performs within the parameters of goal, engineering takes over.
Whether the new design is to become a sport boat, fishing boat, or racing boat; efficiency, maximum strength with minimum weight, and long term durability are factored into the engineering process. Allison Race Boats for example are engineered to have totally rigid running surfaces for maximum speed. The same race boat does not however, have a deck strong enough to support a 300-pound fisherman. The sport boats are engineered with maximum storage, convenience and comfort in mind while retaining the performance level expected in the worlds’ fastest single engine V-Bottoms. The Bass Boats are engineered to achieve an almost impossible task. These special boats must provide storage for a ton of fishing gear. They must have aircraft carrier front decks. They must carry the owner in comfort. Most importantly, these Bass Boats must get the owner to the best fishing hole FIRST. The new generation of Allison Bass Boat is the only boat in the world that can do all of that!
Many industry innovations have arisen from the engineering of such items as Dash Adjustable Headlights on a Bass Boat. At a more basic level, the idea of total composite laminate boat construction was first pioneered at the Allison design and engineering facility. On a more basic level yet, the very Pad-V bottom design that is so popular on many styles of boat today, was designed and engineered and is still being re-engineered at the Allison design and engineering facility.
The Impeccable Quality of Allison Boats
The best of design and engineering processes must be teamed with exceptional materials and quality craftsmanship to obtain a uniquely useful, durable, and efficient product. Allison boasts the industry’s first and only welded and laminated Alloy grid transom reinforcement. Allison was first to eliminate transom rot from the list of boat owners’ woes. Metal transom reinforcement with no wood structure was perfected at Allison in the early eighties. Another significant first for Allison set an industry standard. In conjunction with the reinforced No-Rot transom, Allison simultaneously in the eighties removed all wood from the boat structure. Just in the last few years many other companies have started trying to emulate this standard. The Allison difference is a twenty year head start. The best design, engineering, and materials cannot build a superior product without an unusually high build quality.
At Allison, build quality is the product and responsibility of a few highly trained and experienced craftsmen. If you visit our plant on Monday and then again on Friday, chances are you will see most of the same boats at a slightly different level of completion. Hand fitment by skilled craftsmen of virtually every part of structure, superstructure, and each accessory assures the absolute highest quality boat available at any price. Each process is checked, checked again and then inspected. Each Allison Bass Boat for example, is the product of four to five times the man hours required to build our competitors’ similar sized boat. Hand lay-up of every ounce of cloth and resin is time consuming. So is the process of removing every extra ounce of unnecessary resin from the lay-up. Only with such measures can you build a truly exceptional and world class boat. Only one boat holds the most single engine world speed records. Only one Bass Boat can guarantee his owner to be the first to the fishing hole. Only Allison takes the care to design, engineer, and craft from the finest materials available a boat that will last your lifetime. That is the Allison Difference.