Boatbuilders in or near Wanchese NC

Most recent update: March 13, 2017.


There is a small forest of boatyards in Wanchese NC and the nearby communities of Manteo and Manns Harbor, some pretty small, others more significant: collectively they constitute quite a significant local industry.  If anyone can add to or correct this table, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Ft. Built Disposition

B & D Boat Works, Wanchese NC

101 1152221 Attitude Executive Maritime Recreational 81 65 2004 Now Cherin III
102 1175692 Lil Buddy Daniel N. Peregrine Recreational 46 49 2005 Later Salty, now Dawn Patrol
103 1175892 Sea Spud Lewis P. McCotter Recreational 74 60 2005 Active
104 1232442 Free Style Freestyle Sportfishing Passenger 72 59 2008 Later Tuna Trappe III, now Desperado

BB Boats, Manteo NC

5   Rebait   Charter Boat 68 57 2004 Active
6 1137916 J-Hook Dynasty Investments Fishing Vsl 63 55 2003 Active
7 1157732 Pole Position Pole Position Sportfishing Charter Boat 68 57 2004 Now Palmetto Guard
8 1168625 Adamada Adamada LLC Fishing Vsl 57 57 2005 Active
9 1183074 Moore Bills Moore Bills Sportfishing Charter Boat 57 59 2006 Active
10 1197747 Ya Mamma Ya Mamma Sportfishing Passenger 56 58 2007 Now Daymaker
11 1211176 Aggressor Back 9 Charters Passenger 59 60 2008 Later Drillin & Billin, now Top Dog
12 1245467 Wadmacallit Wadmacallit Sportfishing Passenger 60 57 2013 Active
13 1260514 Kobayashi Maru Maru LLC Recreational 60 57 2015 Active

Bayliss Boat Works, Wanchese NC

3 1205457 South Paw D & J Media Charters Inc Recreational 66 62 2004 Active
4 1156978 Figment Figment Llc Recreational 54 58 2004 Now Tuna Tango
6 1181683 Canyon Express Canyon Express Sportfish Passenger 39 57 2005 Active
7 1176018 Old Reliable Old Reliable Co Recreational 54 64 2005 Active
6 1182081 Ultra Rodney Williams Recreational 40 65 2006 Active
8 1197560 Seven   Recreational 47 69 2007 Now Blue View
9 1210088 Bud Man Pearl Co Sc Llc Recreational 61 67 2008 Now Chasin Tail
10 1259004 Blank Check Blank Check Sportfishing Recreational 79 64 2008 Active
12 1228691 Lights Out Lights Out Llc Recreational 88 65 2010 Active
14 1235544 Shark Byte Shark Byte Holdings Recreational 54 73 2011 Active
15 1243858 Dream Time Tribute 74 LLC Recreational 95 72 2012 Active
16 1251716 Dirty Mines Challenger Management Recreational 101 75 2014 Active
19 1270733 Singularis JBB Hull 19 LLC Recreational 123 78 2016 Active

Blackwell Boat Works, Wanchese NC

1 978075 Evelyn   Recreational 56 54 1991 Now Solivia Rose
2 975744 Alibi   Fishing Vsl 45 54 1991 Now Finaddict
3 Decoy   Fishing Vsl 49 54 1992 Active
4 991864 Big Kahuna Pinnacle Charters Llc Passenger 29 45 1993 Active
5 990609 Don't Panic   Recreational 29 45 1993 Now Playin Bills
6 997195 Catch 22   Passenger 52 54 1993 Active
7 1020035 Huntress Island Holdings Recreational 39 53 1994 Active
8 1025513 Pompano Huntress Ltd Recreational 32 43 1994 Now Sea Horse
9 1024989 First Down Pirates   Recreational 49 54 1994 Active
10 1031903 Infinity David W. Walker Recreational 37 48 1995 Now Jesus Freak
12 1048627 Rapid Pace Infinity Charters Inc Passenger 55 60 1996 Now Boss Hogg
13 1057489 Black Magic Shsr Enterprises Llc Recreational 56 60 1997 Active
14 1066382 Recovery Room Bbm Sportfishing Llc Recreational 48 53 1997 Active
14 1062579 White Eagle Floyd Englehart Passenger 45 50 1998 Active
15 1088003 Spindrift Chard Ltd Passenger 55 60 1999 Now Sweet Crude
16 1064461 Tag N Stick   Recreational 49 54 1998 Active
17 1069011 Special Lady White Eagle Fishing Llc Fishing Vsl 49 54 1998 Active
20 1100820 Salty Dog   Recreational 45 53 2000 Active
21 1100009 Over Run   Recreational 32 47 2000 Now Oh, Well
22 1097761 Instigator Maiorisi Enterprises Inc Passenger 35 57 2000 Active
23 1136049 Reel Xcape II   Recreational 49 53 2001 Active
24 1121130 No Problem Pumpin Hard Llc Passenger 51 55 2001 Active
25 1115569 Reely Hooked Heartbreaker Fishing Recreational 30 40 2001 Active
26 1125362 Pumpin Hard Reel Xcape II Llc Passenger 55 58 2001 Active
27 1128044 Frenzy Blue Marlin Leasing Llc Recreational 30 58 2002 Now Rare Breed
28 1131796 Babydoll   Recreational 65 61 2002 Later Thumper, now Megabite
32 1149600 Curtissea   Recreational 66 61 2003 Now Zealous
33 1148467 Megabite Frenzy Sportfishing Llc Recreational 65 61 2003 Now Top Hooker
34 1164967 Backin Down   Recreational 17 36 2004 Now Mr. Victor
35 1178302 Speculator Johnny Aloha Deep Sea Recreational 12 30 2004 Now Best Shot 3
36 1164773 Island Lady Miz Liz Inc Passenger 38 45 2004 Active
37 Triple A   Recreational 65   2004 Active
38 1169122 Just One More VI Kja Lp Recreational 53 55 2005 Now Wired Up
39 1173952 Wild Hooker Sea Hag  Inc Passenger 65 61 2005 Active
41 1190687 Rezoning Alpha-Con Inc Recreational 84 65 2006 Later Semper Fi, now Wayne's World
42 1189717 Sea Hag Pumpin Hard Fishing Recreational 66 61 2005 Active
43 1194034 Pumpin Hard 66 Just One More Sportfish Passenger 89 66 2005 Now Monica
44 1205908 Sea Hag   Recreational 66 61 2007 Active
45 1211347 C Ya Sea Hag  Inc Recreational 92 68 2008 Now Wild Hooker 68
46 1203753 Stefanie Ann Coastal Fishing Charters Recreational 42 50 2006 Now Sanford and Son
47 1214828 Gratitude Jnb Operating Llc Passenger 73 62 2008 Now Reelin n Dealin
1221278 Redhead Mid Atlantic Sports Recreational 17 34 2008 Now Veritas
53 1253891 A-Salt Weapon Spec. Enviro. Resources Recreational 73 62 2014 Active
54 1256521 Katana John W. Walker Fishing Vsl 64 57 2014 Active

Briggs Boat Works, Wanchese NC

8 655536 Reel Easy Deep South Dredging Inc Recreational 9 28 1982 Active
9 657347 C. K. Savage David C. McDonell Recreational 10 28 1983 Active
12 680089 Constellation Jefferson D. Whitehead Recreational 15 36 1984 Active
14 684561 Laura T   Fishing Vsl 35 53 1985 Active
15 689186 Magic   Fishing Vsl 17 37 1985 Active
  698662 Tuna Bite   Passenger 8 37 1986 Active
  1057820 Unreel Tuna Bite Sport Fishing Fishing Vsl 11 30 1987 Active
21 928093 Long Fin   Recreational 25 43 1988 Active
22 936388 Reel Escape   Fishing Vsl 16 37 1988 Now Prime Hook
23 949758 Jayhawk   Recreational 20 37 1989 Now Game Changer
24 968951 Skipper Cpa Properties Recreational 41 50 1990 Active
34 1021070 Sea Rake J & W Of Islamorada Fishing Vsl 15 38 1994 Active
35 1039506 Miner Detail   Passenger 28 45 1996 Active
36 1048708 Endorfin   Recreational 14 34 1996 Active
37 1051072 Masterpiece   Recreational 35 44 1996 Now War Eagle
38 1063263 Big Easy   Fishing Vsl 38 58 1998 Now Shifting Gears
39 1071237 Caramba   Fishing Vsl 38 57 1998 Active
40 1105730 Nemesis   Passenger 49 64 2000 Now Bill
41 1084234 Let's Do It Faith Family Holdings Recreational 33 52 1999 Now Jackpot
42 1194237 De Mako Nemesis Bluewater Recreational 54 57 2001 Active
43 1144668 Frantastic David W. Horvitz Passenger 64 60 2003 Active
44 1145578 Smooth Operator Bermuda Boat Llc Passenger 44 58 2003 Active
45 1160789 Firefly Cali & Co. Recreational 30 46 2004 Active
46 1253062 Caramba  Juan Colon Cabrera Recreational 90 64 2005 Active
49 Mad Max Cali & Co. Recreational 38   2007 Active
52 1227330 Cacique Cacique Sports Fishing Recreational 67 70 2010 Active
56 1200710 Bodacious Thomas Boats Recreational 38 56 2007 Active
61 1256672 Caramba Robert A. Faith Recreational 77 61 2014 Active

Carolina Yacht Enterprises, Wanchese NC

58-2 1126860 Goombay Terry C. Young Recreational 55 58 2002 Now Sea Slammer
58-3 1135127 Reelentless Reelentless Charters Passenger 54 58 2002 Active
58-4 1145053 Marli Marli Sport Fishing Passenger 52 58 2003 Active
40-5 1155612 Nofa Double Sprig LLC Recreational 33 40 2004 Active
47-6 1162555 Big Kahuna William W. Ingram Recreational 34 47 2004 Now First Light
58-7 1173457 Press Time Atwell Corp. Passenger 56 58 2005 Now Absolut Joy
28-8 1187985 Hook Christopher Stoddard Recreational 10 30 2006 Active
58-9 1183895 Liquidity Scarecrow LLC Recreational 52 58 2006 Active
60-1 1193417 Rebel Rebel Sport Fishing Recreational 65 60 2006 Active
60-2 1213107 Canyon Runner Canyon Runner Yachts Passenger 70 60 2008 Active
58-15 1216556 Lizanne RAM Venture Group Recreational 62 58 2009 Active
62-1 1223331 Volatility   Recreational 74 62 2009 Now Olivia Rose
42-1 1226038 Reel Estate Brutis LLC Recreational 33 42 2010 Active
42-2 1226034 Wadmacallit Wadmacallit Sportfish Passenger 33 42 2010 Now Pinkalicious
40-2 1227776 Grey Ghost John E. Lamendola Recreational 53 54 2010 Active
60-3 1234142 Blue Runner Blue Runner LLC Recreational 71 60 2011 Active
54-2 1240792 Axios Axios LLC Recreational 62 54 2012 Active
60-4 1240960 Galatea Ocean Explorer Inc. Recreational 70 60 2012 Active
62-2 1246734 Tokatomist Tokatomist LLC Recreational 74 62 2013 Active
56-1 1255783 Remy M Joseph Grato Recreational 56 56 2014 Active

Holton Yachts, Wanchese NC

1 583022 Fishing Frenzy Gregory A. Mayer Passenger 36 49 1977 Active
2 592896 The Hooker Hooker Sportfishing Passenger 33 46 1978 Active
3 603430 Miss Nell Miss Nell Sportfishing Passenger 13 33 1979 Now Fowl Hooked
3 603895 No Sweat Horace T. Gaskins Recreational 29 42 1982 Active
17 646717 Therapy Wright Charters Recreational 20 35 1982 Active
21 659806 Fired Up John M. Brantley Passenger 30 41 1983 Active
135 1140075 Carolinian Tony D. Tillett  Passenger  55 60 2003 Now Islander
136 1177841 Paige IV Paige IV Llc Fishing Vsl 70 67 2005 Active
137 1154465 Haphazard Haphazard Llc Passenger  57 61 2004 Active
138 1186311 Pier Pressure Nags Head Fishing Pier Passenger  60 61 2006 Active
139 1204341 Sea Hunt Sea Hunt LLC Recreational 60 61 2007 Now Reel Passion
140 1207152 Hadenuff Gulfstream Marine Passenger 60 61 2007 Now Dreamer
141 1216871 Inlet Magic Howard Paul Recreational 42 64 2008 Active
  1216871 Pleazer Jilly Pontius Recreational 36 69 2008 Active

Johnson Boat Works, Wanchese NC

1 1128749 Carly A Carly A Sportfishing Recreational 62 56 2002 Active
2 1150519 Pipe Dream Anchor Leasing Fishing Vsl 56 57 2004 Now Triple7
4 1168328 Masada Thomas A. Lihan Recreational 67 58 2005 Now Scylla
5 1206197 Conquistador Maximo Conquistador LLC Recreational 63 57 2007 Active
7 1200218 Cracker Cracker Charters Recreational 63 57 2007 Now C Boys
9 1211136 Sea Era Rodney D Johnson Passenger 32 42 2008 Active
10 1218582 Edge Ryder II Scott R. Peterson Recreational 51 51 2009 Active

Paul Mann Custom Boats, Manns Harbor NC

2 949570 True Grit Mill Landing Charters Passenger 37 52 1989 Active
3 963259 Plan B Webbco Holdings Passenger 46 54 1990 Active
4 975014 Patriot F/V Patriot Inc Fishing 41 55 1991 Active
5 984194 Outer Limits Michael C. Huling Passenger 46 55 1992 Active
  993580 Sportsmann L'wood Associates Recreational 97 56 1993 Active
7 1021058 Hog Wild Hog Wild Inc. Passenger 59 54 1994 Active
  1036433 Dirty Business Dirty Bizz LLC Recreational 64 58 1995 Active
14 1053899 Outlaw James H. Simmons Recreational 60 60 1997 Now Wildlife
15 1061382 Big Hunter David W. King Recreational 51 56 1997 Now A-Salt Weapon
16 1069364 Sniper No More Excuses Inc. Fishing Vsl 51 56 1998 Active
17 1077792 Dream Catcher William J. Diller Recreational 56 60 1999 Now Reel Tight
18 1087190 Prime Time Togala Inc. Recreational 51 57 1999 Active
19 1093646 Pelican Arch V. Bracher Passenger  49 56 2000 Active
20 1107574 Big Game East Bay Charters Recreational 62 63 2001 Now Base Camp
21 1110372 Jodie Lynn II Robert Johnson Passenger  52 57 2001 Active
22 1120541 Clean Livin' William Pitten Recreational 62 58 2002 Active
23 1126160 Sea Fix Sea Fix Charters Inc Passenger 64 60 2002 Active
24 1141985 Poor Girl John F. O'Donnell Recreational 77 65 2003 Active
25 1234258 Jichi Jichi LLC Recreational 80 88 2004 Active
26 1167140 Line Dancer James H. Martn Recreational 48 62 2004 Now Lady Luck
27 1171906 Hunter Big Red Sportfishing Inc Passenger  49 65 2005 Now Compromise
28 1183399 Phat Mann Mark Granville-Smith Recreational 49 65 2006 Now Soul Candy
29 1212208 Ann Warrick Linwood A. Lacy, Jr. Passenger 80 76 2008 Active
30 1197638 Dasea Edward M. Dunn Passenger 83 65 2007 Active
31 1197638 Lisa K C. & E. Marine II LLC Recreational 54 67 2013 Active
32 1220844 Royal Flush Royal Charter Inc. Recreational 56 66 2009 Active
33 1231687 Georgia Girl Matsco Inc. Passenger 117 74 2011 Active
34 1223861 Qualifier Qualifier Charters Passenger 38 56 2009 Active
36 1237384 Alina Ace Sportfishing Passenger 43 59 2011 Active

Scarborough Boat Works, Wanchese NC

2 592331 Sassy Gal Christine S. Raymond Fishing Vsl 7 28 1978 Active
7 944824 Git Bit Curtis S. Hall Recreational 10 28 1977 Active
13 1032215 Miyot Scott J. Banning Passenger 16 31 1978 Active
24 598859 Hera Keith C. Cummings Passenger 7 28 1978 Now Kraken
  1171320 Carol-Ina Carol W. Dillon Fishing Vsl 21 28 1979 Active
  607784 Predator Jonathan B. Mitchell Fishing Vsl 14 33 1979 Active
29 623514 Smuggler John F. Lawson Fishing Vsl 18 30 1979 Active
  621093 Tarheel Bayliss Boatyard Inc Passenger 28 44 1980 Active
  625286 Salty Dog Salty Dog Charters, Inc Passenger 12 32 1980 Now Whimbrel
33 612531 Gecko Gecko Inc Passenger 25 42 1979 Active
34 631741 Hot Shot Eric L. Burn Fishing Vsl 20 40 1980 Active
35 646675 Osprey Paul Lester Passenger 28 46 1982 Now Escape
36 649084 Sea Pup Clifton N. Morris Recreational 11 32 1982 Now Rock Solid
36 1046122 Gotcha Wayne M. Kilborn Recreational 25 41 1984 Now Kickin' Tires
37 651178 Agitator Miss Pies Llc Recreational 22 38 1982 Now Pursuit
38 653725 Eye Candy Michael J. McCorkle Recreational 22 38 1982 Now Distraction
40 640329 On-Line Jehu T. Taff Recreational 33 46 1981 Active
40 662788 Intuition Joseph L. Horgan Fishing Vsl 23 46 1983 Active
41 685992 Retriever The Retriever Boat Co Passenger 24 41 1985 Active
42 673761 Speculator Philip E. Blevins Recreational 27 41 1984 Now Lead Change
44 687736 Gingerly Sea Farms Llc Fishing Vsl 26 42 1985 Active
46 900145 Sea Jac Christopher Jackson Recreational 29 44 1986 Active
48 904244 Quicksilver Carolina Coastal Recreational 28 48 1986 Now Evelyn Kennedy
50 930755 Sushi Charles M. Pereira Passenger 31 50 1987 Now Pipe Dream
51 922167 Canyon Blues Canyon Blues Sportfish Passenger 26 51 1987 Now March Hare
55 937512 Sea Tiger Gerald H. Smith Recreational 30 50 1988 Active
56 939692 Phideaux Sargasso Travels Passenger 33 50 1988 Active
57 952431 Tranquila Charles J. Helmer Passenger 40 53 1989 Active
58 958750 Relentless Relentless Leasing Unknown 49 54 1989 Active
  1164368 Calypso Hicks Marine Recreational 17 34 1990 Active
59 975120 Ashley Lauren Marc S. Annis Recreational 34 46 1991 Active
60 976027 The Lady Vikki Parbhoo's Charters Recreational 45 52 1991 Now Miss Wy
61 977129 Hatteras Fever II Edgar P. Hooper Passenger 45 53 1991 Active
62 980314 Baby Grand E Charters S/F Inc Recreational 43 51 1991 Now Agitator
63 984280 Why Not Nelson W. Lober Passenger 28 45 1992 Now Southern Belle
64 986943 Hotty Toddy Mark D. McDonald Recreational 46 54 1992 Now Mucho Mas
65 992649 Nelsheen Robert L. Snow Recreational 45 56 1993 Now Team Player
66 1021793 Huntress William C. McAllister Recreational 50 59 1994 Active
67 1037812 Eye Roller Albert G. Lee Recreational 72 67 1995 Now Traveller
68 1033511 Endorfin Endorfin Sportfishing Passenger 47 57 1995 Now Maverick
69 1043974 Offshore Adventure Offshore Adventure Recreational 13 36 1995 Active
72 1055089 Due Course Kenneth L. Avon Recreational 49 57 1997 Active
72 1055089 Due Course Kenneth L. Avon Recreational 49 57 1997 Active
73 1059081 Debt Findr TCB Charters Recreational 30 47 1997 Active
74 1069637 Reel Hooker Snug Harbor Fisheries Recreational 58 60 1998 Now On Tap
75 1085588 Par Five Nicholas H. Rodriguez Recreational 25 57 1999 Active
79 1148698 Reel Affair William B. Hudgins Recreational 45 55 2001 Now Lisa Jo
80 1137050 Inger Thomas R. Berger Recreational 93 70 2003 Now Big Gin
81 1140393 Dem Boys Charleston Big Game Recreational 70 65 2003 Now Canyon Lady
83 1163246 Farmer Tom Betts Recreational 45 54 2004 Active
84 1214437 Maverick Enterprises Yacht Sales Passenger 92 77 2008 Now El Cazador
85 1195609 Sempre Duro WHS Acquisitions Recreational 82 68 2006 Active
86 1201932 Big Oh KG Sportfishing Recreational 63 63 2007 Active
87 1209211 Magic Moment Theron L. McLamb Passenger 42 50 2008 Now Three J's
88 1229828 Eye Roller Albert G. Lee Jr. Recreational 79 74 2010 Active
60-1 1250500 Saga Randy D. Abbitt Recreational 33 60 2013 Active
57-1 1250500 Sally Girl Sally Girl Sportfishing Recreational 54 57 2014 Active

Sculley Boat Builders, Wanchese NC

60-01 1137719 Sculley 60 James C. Sculley Recreational 70 60 2003 Active
58-01 1139612 Mojo Gone South Charters Llc Recreational 56 58 2002 Active
60-03 1148420 Evans B Forest Stream Sportfish Recreational 58 60 2003 Active
60-02 1151825 Waterproof   Recreational 58 60 2003 Now Stealin' Time
64-05 1166083 Rompeola Rompeola Inc Recreational 48 64 2004 Active
60-07 1168049 Water Witch James C. Sculley Recreational 57 60 2005 Active
58-02 1177671 Wahoo Wahoo 58 Llc Recreational 56 58 2003 Active
54-10 1183263 High Interest Jedco Properties Llc Recreational 46 54 2005 Active
54-11 1194620 Fish With Me Fish With Me Charters Passenger 55 54 2006 Active
60-06 1197139 Reel Fuelish Robert A. Morgan Recreational 57 60 2007 Active
54-12 1201893 Karma 3 Karma Sports Fishing Llc Recreational 55 54 2007 Active
80-06 Money Maker BB & H Enterprises Llc Recreational 57   2007 Active
55-19 1205274 Maggie J & B of NC LLC Recreational 34 55 2007 Now J & B
64-16 1214295 Reel Intensity Robert Bosnack Recreational 68 64 2008 Active
66-17 1216106 Gear Up Karl Senner Inc Recreational 71 66 2008 Active
54-20 1228077 Scandalous Scandalous Boat Llc Recreational 62 54 2010 Active
53-08 1228349 Speculator Speculator Llc Recreational 42 53 2008 Now Serendipidity
54-14 1252093 Why Wouldn't We Shangri La Shipping Passenger 72 60 2014 Active
53-09 1254650