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ENVIBOATS: You Build – Others Envy

Ed Roberson and co-worker, Chris McGhee celebrate the whiskey plank on the port side. Photo courtesy of Ed Roberson

If you’ve decided to build a boat using a kit, think about ENVIBOATS. Don’t expect their designs to be a prepackaged, what-you-see-is-what-you-get kit. It’s so different, they call it “The Build.” “It’s the cheapest way to buy a custom boat …

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The NEW Hatteras Yachts

Knit Wits, the 41-foot prototype for the first production-line fiberglass-built boat, was restored in 2013, making her grand debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Photos Courtesy of Hatteras Yachts

The Hatteras name is 53-year old brand synonymous with unmatched seaworthiness, durability, performance and luxury. In August 2013 Hatteras Yachts and Cabo Yachts were purchased by Philadelphia based Versa Capital Management, LLC, a private equity investment firm, from the Brunswick …

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NEWS: Rybovich Gains Dry Dock

Rybovich shipyard in West Palm Beach, Fla., took delivery of a 3,000-ton floating dry dock in September.

Rybovich Gains Dry Dock Rybovich shipyard in West Palm Beach, Fla., took delivery of a 3,000-ton floating dry dock in September. Together with their existing 150- and 660-ton Travelifts, the floating dry dock gives the company a broad range of …

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Charter Fishing and Sailing in North Carolina

“We live in a unique place,” says Capt. Frank Smith. “If we can get people down here for a week or ten days, they can do it all. They can go inshore fishing, offshore fishing, sailing, you name it. We’ve …

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Christmas Boat Parade Schedule

Christmas Boat Parade - Photo Courtesy of Winterfest

Lighted boat parades mean huddling with friends along the shore and gulping hot chocolate while watching vessels adorned with lighted palm trees and crewmembers shivering in Hawaiian shirts. The magic of the holiday season is not reserved for towns with …

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Dragon Boat Racing on the Rise

Long canoes decorated with ornate dragon’s heads on the bow and tails on the stern trace their origins back more than 2000 years in China, but in recent decades dragon boat racing has laid claim as one of the fastest …

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