Owner Designed and Built

Owner Designed & Built

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French Broad Boatworks#701 – French Broad Boatworks, Asheville, NC
Jason Brownlee   Special Award

  • Boat Type:  River Dory – Guideboat
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Year Restored:
  • Builders: French Broad Boatworks
  • Material: okoume plywood, white oak, fiberglass
  • Measurements: 17’1″ x 82″
  • Display: water

DCS563 ExifImageTitle#702 – Martin Gruber, Surfside Beach, SC

  • Boat Type:  Kayak
  • Year Built:  2008
  • Year Restored:
  • Builders:  Martin Gruber
  • Material:  cedar & ply
  • Measurements: 17′ x 23″
  • Display: land

#703 - Tom Lathrop, Oriental, NC    

  • Boat Type:  Bluejacket  Pilothouse Cruiser –  Liz
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Builder: Tom Lathrop
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 24′ x 8′
  • Display: water
  • Website: bluejacketboats.com

Bill Barker#704 - Bill Barker, Vanceboro, NC 

  • Boat Type:  Fishing  -  Neuse River Queen
  • Year Built: 2013
  • Builder: Bill Barker
  • Material: Juniper / mahogany
  • Measurements: 17’4″ x 66″
  • Display: land

Fred Hoelscher#705 – Fred Hoelscher, Georgetown, SC

  • Boat Type: sail
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: Fred Hoelscher
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 11’3″ x 3’8″
  • Display: land

Syd Chipman#706 – Syd Chipman, Lenoir, NC   Category Winner

  • Boat Type: Sharpie  - Cumulative Errors
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Builder: Syd Chipman
  • Material: scrap plywood & epoxy
  • Measurements: 17′ x 5′
  • Display: land

#707 – Hank Bravo, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Boat Type: Outboard Skiff – Hankley
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: Hank Bravo
  • Material: okoume plywood
  • Measurements: 14′ x 5′
  • Display: land

Tango SUP 1#708 – Hank Bravo, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Boat Type: SUP – Tango Sup
  • Year Built: 2013
  • Builder: Hank Bravo
  • Material: okoume plywood
  • Measurements: 12.5′
  • Display: land

Dudley Dix#709 – Dudley Dix, Virginia Beach, VA

  • Boat Type: Sail, Paper Jet
  • Year Built: 2006/2007
  • Builder: Dudley Dix
  • Material: plywood
  • Measurements: 13’5″ x 5’4″
  • Display: land

noimage#710 – Bill Seay, Waterloo, SC

  • Boat Type: Sail – Lil’ Pal
  • Year Built: 1992
  • Builder: Bill Seay
  • Material: plywood
  • Measurements: 8′
  • Display: water

Eric Rydzewski#711 – Eric Rydzewski, Wilmington, NC

  • Boat Type: Cold Molded Custom Carolina – Louisa
  • Year Built: 2004-2005
  • Builder: Eric Rydzewski
  • Material: okoume, Douglas fir, West System
  • Measurements: 37’6″ x 11’7″
  • Display: water

Chuck Breath#712 – Chuck & Ellen Breath, Bay St. Louis, MS  Special Award

  • Boat Type: AtchaFalaya Basin Lake Skiff – Cooyon
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: Chuck Breath
  • Material: African mahogany, Genuino mahogany, spanish cedar
  • Measurements: 20′ x 7′
  • Display: land

Wayne kotrba#713 – Wayne Kotrba, Coopersburg, PA

  • Boat Type: Dory – Stix
  • Year Built: 2013
  • Builder: Wayne Kotbra
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 16’2″
  • Display: land

#714 – Matthew Gunning, Summerville, SC

  • Boat Type: Runabout – Spitfire
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Builder: Matthew Gunning
  • Material: marine ply, mahogany, oak, ash
  • Measurements: 14′ 6″ x 6’2″
  • Display: land

Tommy Graham Alert#715 – Tommy Graham, McClellenville, SC

  • Boat Type: House Boat – Alert
  • Year Built: 2002
  • Builder: Tommy Graham
  • Material: treated pine & mahogany
  • Measurements: 28′ x 9′
  • Display: water

John Martin Paramour#716 – John Martin, Cottageville, SC

  • Boat Type: Flatts Boat – Paramour 
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Builder: John Martin
  • Material: mahogany
  • Measurements: 21′ x 8′
  • Display: water

Owner Designed & Built

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#501 - Tom Lathrop, Oriental, NC    

  • Boat Type:  Bluejacket  -  Liz
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Builder: Tom Lathrop
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 24′ x 8′
  • Display: water
  • Website: bluejacketboats.com

#502 – William & Walker Hussey, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Special Award Winner  

  • Boat Type: row – The Drip
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: William & Walker Hussey
  • Material: plywood & cedar
  • Measurements: 8’9″ x 25.5″
  • Display: water

#503 – Kenneth Morgan, Aynor, SC  

  • Boat Type: outboard powerboat  - Ruby
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder:  Kenneth Morgan
  • Material: cypress strips
  • Measurements: 12′ 1.5 inches
  • Display: land

#504 – Larry Heckner & John Olsen, Wilmington, NC 

  • Boat Type: skiff  - Macomber 15
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder:  John Olsen & Larry Heckner/Masonboro Skiff Co.
  • Material: cypress lapstrakes, white oak frames, African Sapele decks & trim
  • Measurements: 15.5′ x 6′
  • Display: land

#505 – Brett Seyle, Huger, SC

  • Boat Type: sportfisher – Brett-Craft  
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: Brett Seyle
  • Material: wood
  • Measurements: 25′ x 9’4″
  • Display: water

#506 – John Martin, Cottageville, SC

  • Boat Type: Flatts Boat – Paramour 
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Builder: John Martin
  • Material: mahogany
  • Measurements: 21′ x 8′
  • Display: water

#507 – Hank Bravo, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Boat Type: Skiff – Hankley
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: Hank Bravo
  • Material: okoume plywood
  • Measurements: 14′ x 5′
  • Display: land

#508 – Matthew Gunning, Summerville, SC     Category Winner

  • Boat Type: Runabout – Spitfire
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Builder: Matthew Gunning
  • Material: marine ply, mahogany, oak, ash
  • Measurements: 14′ 6″ x 6’2″
  • Display: land

#509 – Dale Stevens, Loris, SC 

  • Boat Type: one man strip boat
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: Dale Stevens
  • Material: juniper strips, marine grade ply bottom
  • Measurements: 10’7″
  • Display: land

#510 – Capt. John Lubbehusen, St. Augustine, FL

  • Boat Type: Flatiron Skiff – Happy Clam
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Builder: John Lubbehusen
  • Material: cypress, longleaf “heart” pine, live oak, ash
  • Measurements: 17’10″ x 5’6″
  • Display: land