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Meet Carolina Boatbuilder Paul Mann

Constructing boats for 30-plus years, Paul Mann knows exactly what it takes to build a classic Carolina-style sportfishing boat. Thank you to Power & Motoryacht's Charlie Levine for such a nice article and the opportunity to sit down with Paul on Power & Motoryacht's podcast. [edgtf_button size="large" type="solid" text="Click here to see article and listen to the podcast!" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.powerandmotoryacht.com/podcast/meet-carolina-boatbuilder-paul-mann?utm_campaign=PMY%20-%20NL%20-%20Daily&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=140458827&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9zQkeABVMims9WkE1OispK-CeJq91jLEoJTi8HNxjxjO7uguK_8564XbdOwqqCj8vzdME1iy-FqfcehTD1kxQ8TfHH0w&utm_content=140458827&utm_source=hs_email" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="600" margin=""]

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Paul Mann, a “Carolina Flare” Custom Sportfishing Pioneer and Owner of Paul Mann Custom Boats, Sets Course to Retire. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15th CONTACT: Robin Mann, media@paulmanncustomboats.com  DARE COUNTY, NC – For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also, and for more than three decades you could find Paul Mann of Paul Mann Custom Boats in Manns Harbor, North Carolina, doing what he was most passionate about––building custom sportfishing yachts. Paul, a lifelong avid fisherman with a gift of building tailored, traditional, true Carolina hulls has decided to officially retire and begin his next chapter alongside his wife, Robin. With several prospective clients and a booming marine industry, you can imagine the decision to retire did not

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COA Receives Donation from Paul Mann Custom Boats, Inc.

Paul and Robin Mann of Paul Mann Custom Boats donated a handcrafted conference table to the College of The Albemarle Foundation. The table, made of various hardwoods, was built using remnant pieces repurposed from Mann custom interiors. The top is made from teak and holly with ash sea-rails. The sea-rail is similar to that of the traditional nautical sea-rail. The legs are made of poplar and there is a teak band around the base of the table top. All building materials were from unused interior boat selections. With the closing of the Paul Mann Custom Boats’ facility, great efforts were taken to preserve

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Focusing on Health Paul Mann Custom Boats Closes Shop Doors For First Time in 32 Years

UPDATE (March 8, 2021): Paul and Robin would like to thank you all for the kind thoughts and prayers as they have been going through the healing and recovering process these past months. Paul’s surgery and recovery has been going well and now Robin is taking time to heal after her recent surgery at the beginning of March. No update is currently available on the status of when future production will begin.    ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: March 30, 2020 Manns Harbor, NC: For 32 years, Paul Mann has stood at the helm of Paul Mann Custom Boats (PMCB) with his wife, Robin, by

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Paul Mann Custom Boats: 63-Foot Hull 140 MANN CAVE Launch Day!

Launch day was an exciting day for the proud owner and all of the Paul Mann Custom Boats team as the 63-foot Paul Mann custom built MANN CAVE made her way to the launch and here are the preliminary numbers! To see photos from the launch and the entire build click here! Make sure to check out these launch day videos from @gregorypoolemarine Instagram!             View this post on Instagram                   Initial sea trial on the 63’ “Mann Cave”. WOT 44.5 knots with her Twin C32A’s at 1,800 hp. 🚀 #catmarine #catmarinepower #caterpillar #catengine #catmarineengines #gregorypoolemarine #darecountyboatbuilders #paulmann #paulmanncustomboats #customboats #customcarolina #carolinaboats A post shared

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The PELICAN comes home!

The PELICAN, the 56' custom, was originally delivered to owner/operator Arch Bracher in April, 2000. He jumped onto the bridge and headed down to Mexico within a week of the delivery! PELICAN is a true testament of what a well-maintained sportfish can be. After 42,000 hours of Charter service, catching thousands of Tuna, Mahi, and countless numbers of billfish including its tournament winning history the PELICAN is finally in need of a new set of mufflers, a paint job and a few minor cosmetics. “What is amazing to see”, states a very proud builder Paul Mann as he smiles up at

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Paul Mann Custom Boats Delivers 77-Foot Sportfish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2019 Paul Mann 77-foot Sportfish FULL TIME Immediately Becomes Owner’s Preferred Mode of Relaxation and Fun   Manns Harbor, NC:  It didn’t take long for the owner of the newest Paul Mann Custom 77-foot sportfish, FULL TIME, to take her for a whirl! One of the most beautiful custom sportfish builds, and possibly one of the best performing yachts of its kind, FULL TIME took its maiden voyage from her home port of Coral Gables, Florida to the Bahamas for fishing and family fun just days after delivery. While in the Bahamas the boat outperformed owner expectations not

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Paul Mann Custom Boats Delivers 77-Foot Sportfish! (Video)

FULL TIME, the new 77-foot Paul Mann, is not only one of the most beautiful custom sportfish builds but possibly one of the best performing yachts of its kind. It didn’t take long for the owner of the newest Paul Mann Custom 77-foot sportfish, FULL TIME, to take her for a whirl! While in the Bahamas the boat outperformed owner expectations not only at the fishing grounds but also in livability at the dock. Watch the FULL TIME in action!

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