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Charter team aboard Paul Mann 56-foot A-SALT WEAPON reels in 877-pound NC record Bluefin tuna

Captain Dennis Endee with a charter team aboard the A-SALT WEAPON, a 56-foot Paul Mann custom owned by Greg Russell and Andy Purgason, achieved a new North Carolina state record with an 877-pound Bluefin tuna on March 17, 2018. Retired Army General Scott Chambers of Townsend, Delaware, reeled in the huge Bluefin after fighting with the fish for two-and-a-half hours off Oregon Inlet. It measured 113 inches curved fork length (tracing the contour of the body from the tip of the nose to the fork in the tail) and had a girth of 79 inches. Chambers caught the fish using trolling dead

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Paul Mann Custom Boats Celebrates the Past and the Future with 30 Years of Custom Boat Building

Manns Harbor, NC -  It’s a little like excelling in playing the piano, painting, or engaging in any other art form. Assuming you are dedicated, gifted, and hardworking, in due time you become a master. Custom boatbuilding is, perhaps, a very different kind of art form than music or painting. But when you consider the depth of passion, experience, expertise, and attention to detail that Paul Mann brings to his boatbuilding craft, the logic of the analogy becomes clear. In short, after 30 years of passionate dedication and continuous improvements, Paul Mann is among the best of the best–if not

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Paul Mann Custom Boats Named Top Cabinetry Category Winner in Prestigious 2016 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge™ Woodworking Competition

ATLANTA, GA: Paul Mann Custom Boats of Manns Harbor, NC, was named worldwide winner of the Cabinetry category in the Twelfth Annual Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge™ woodworking competition, the woodworking industry’s most prestigious and coveted awards for natural veneer craftsmanship. The competition was sponsored by Veneer Tech and co-sponsored by FDMC magazine. The award was given for the design and technical woodworking skill exhibited in the figured teak veneer cabinetry throughout recently launched Paul Mann 60-foot custom sportfishing yacht CAUGHT UP. Winners in the six categories of competition (cabinetry, furniture, architectural woodworking, marquetry, specialty items and student design) were announced at the Georgia World Congress Center

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The accolades continue! Be sure to check out the December 2011 issue of Yachting magazine and read “The Year’s Best.” Here’s what the editors had to say about the Paul Mann Custom Boats 81-foot GEORGIA GIRL:

There are certain boats that create a positive buzz along the docks and get people talking. Then there are boats that create screams accompanied by church bells and shouts from mountaintops. Such a boat is the Paul Mann 81 Georgia Girl. Marlin magazine's Dean Travis Clarke recently wrote, "Each time I head to Wanchese [North Carolina] to sea-trial a Paul Mann vessel, I suffer some disbelief: I can't imagine the new one being better or more advanced than the last. But I've also learned that that attitude denies the inevitable. It's not difficult to figure out why this

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Paul Mann Boats Awarded “Neptune Award” for best full page ad in Marine Marketing

  Marine Marketers of America (MMA) in association with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced the winners of its fourth-annual 2011 Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence during the association's co-produced luncheon with Boating Writers International (BWI), held October 26 in the Grandview Room of the Bahia Mar Resort during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Paul Mann Custom Boats won for Best National Magazine Advertising (Full Page): for "81-Foot Ferrari" created by Paul Mann Custom Boats with Adams & Longino Advertising of Greenville NC.

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GEORGIA GIRL Craftsmanship Earns Grand Prize, Cabinetry Awards in Prestigious Design Competition

Our Georgia Girl won the Cabinetry category and grand prize in the seventh annual Veneer Tech Craftsman's Challenge™, one of the most highly respected and well-known craftsmanship competitions in woodworking. Besting over 60 entries, the 81-foot Paul Mann features hand selected plain-sliced cherry veneer accented with figured cherry throughout the cabins and saloon, pronounced to be an "elegant yet lightweight solution in a marine project where weight is a significant consideration," by Bill Esler, associate publisher for Vance Publishing/Woodworking Network, and publisher of Wood and Wood Productsand Custom Woodworking Business, one of three judges for the 2011 competition. "The quality of

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Paul Mann Custom Boats Named Cabinetry Category Winner in 2009 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge™ Woodworking Competition

PAUL MANN CUSTOM BOATS OF MANNS HARBOR, NC, was named winner of the Cabinetry category in the Fifth Annual Veneer Tech Craftsman's Challenge™ woodworking competition for the design and technical skill exhibited in the veneer cabinetry throughout the 76-foot custom sportfishing yacht Ann Warrick. The award was announced at the Las Vegas Hilton during the Association of Woodworking and Furniture Suppliers (AWFS®) Show held in Las Vegas July 15-18. The custom yacht builder was presented a check for $1000 along with a trophy, and the Ann Warrick will be recognized nationwide in print and electronic publications by both the boating

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Paul Mann Custom Boats Gets Certificate of Recognition in Prestigious 2005 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge™ Woodworking Competition

The Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge competition, which began in 2005, recognizes excellence in woodwork that features natural veneer and natural edgebanding applications. Judges aim to reward those who use veneer products in the best way. The variety of exotic book matched veneers and speciality woods used in IZZER interiors met the demands of a discriminating world class sportfilshing yacht customer. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="37" exclusions="6642,6643,6656,6658,6659,6660,6661,6662,6663,6664,6665,6666,6667,6668,6669,6670,6671,6672,6673,6674,6675,6676,6677,6678,6679" sortorder="6657,6642,6643,6644,6645,6646,6647,6648,6649,6650,6651,6652,6653,6654,6655,6656,6658,6659,6660,6661,6662,6663,6664,6665,6666,6667,6668,6669,6670,6671,6672,6673,6674,6675,6676,6677,6678,6679" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="1" thumbnail_width="240" thumbnail_height="160" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="4" ajax_pagination="1" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="0" slideshow_link_text="[Show slideshow]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="2000"]

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