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61-foot Grand Slam at 2020 Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament
GRAND SLAM Top Boat, a Billfish Daily winner and a recipient of the Charity Mystery Fish Division drawing at the 17th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament held August 19-22

Way to go team GRAND SLAM for being a Top Boat, a Billfish Daily winner and a recipient of the Charity Mystery Fish Division drawing at the 17th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament held August 19-22 Captained by Dave Grubbs and owned by Wallis Higginbotham, the 61-foot Paul Mann custom, GRAND SLAM, was one of the Top 5 Boats in the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament with a grand total of 910 points (1 blue marlin; 12 white marlin)! GRAND SLAM’s top score Saturday as a Billfish Daily winner earned them $28,000 and then an additional $20,000 was given for the Day

61-foot Grand Slam Paul Mann Custom Boat
Congratulations to the Paul Mann Custom 61-foot GRAND SLAM Ladies (Captain & Crew!) for their FIRST PLACE win at the Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament held August 9-10, 2020

Captain Dave Grubbs and his ladies team scored six white marlin releases to take the first-place team trophy as the top boat for the 31st annual charity event. The team’s three lady anglers were Sara Mirabilio of Nags Head, Chris Jarrell of Port Orange, Florida, and Rebecca Carr of Ormond Beach, Florida. (📸 photo credit: Jason Dallin)

Carolina Boat Builders Tournament 61-foot Grand Slam Paul Mann Custom Boat
Finley Higginbotham, aboard GRAND SLAM, receives Top Junior Angler title at the Carolina Boat Builders Tournament

Congratulations to Finley Higginbotham, aboard GRAND SLAM, the 61-foot Paul Mann custom! Finley received the Top Junior Angler title at the 2020 Dare County Carolina Boat Builders Tournament held July 22-25, 2020. Three Paul Mann customs were in the top ten on the leaderboard: 53' TAIL GUNNER (4th), 55' HOG WILD (8th) and 61' GRAND SLAM (9th). (📸 photo credit: Dare County Boat Builders Foundation, @darecountyboatbuilders, http://dcbbf.org)      

What a spectacular tournament for the 61-foot custom Paul Mann custom JICHI as the team brought in $120,000 during the Jimmy Johnson Sailfish Tournament held March 3-7, 2020.

Congratulations to the JICHI team for not only 8th place out of 98 boats but also the spectacular Day 2 win making a total of $120,000 with nine releases! Additionally, JICHI’s James David Jr. held 5th place in the Master Anglers division. The Jimmy Johnson Sailfish Tournament is held out of Key Largo, Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (📸 photo credits: Jimmy Johnson’s Fishing Championship, @jjfishweek Facebook) [ngg src="galleries" ids="60" display="basic_thumbnail" number_of_columns="3"]

Paul Mann Custom Boats Celebrated 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 brought to his boatbuilding craft, the logic of the analogy becomes clear. In short, after over 30 years of passionate dedication and continuous improvements, Paul Mann was among the best of the best–if

Stunning Looks, Phenomenal Performance and Fishing Functionality: Newly Splashed 61′ Paul Mann Custom Boat JICHI

BOAT NAME:  JICHI SPLASH DATE: November 16, 2017 LOA: 61' BEAM: 18' DRAFT: 5' 6" WEIGHT(wet): 78,000 lbs LAYOUT: 3/3 FUEL: 1631 gal. ENGINE: (2) CATERPILLAR ACERT C32 1925 CRUISE SPEED/GPH/RPM: 38 kts /156/2000 TOP END/GPH/RPM: 45 kts /202/2330   Manns Harbor, NC: With even a glance at the new 61-foot three-stateroom/three-head JICHI, newly splashed in November 2017, it is evident that Paul Mann and his team surpass all expectations and limitations with this stunning design. This yacht combines unique style and one-of-a-kind looks with luxury deriving from rich hardwoods, superbly crafted details, and hints of South Beach interior design, and radiates the unique personality of her owner.  Unquestionably, the JICHI commands attention

Paul Mann 68-foot JICHI captures first in Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational, Aug 13-17

Congratulations to Captain Gene LeBron named Top Captain and team JICHI for Top Boat and Luis Isaias, owner of JICHI and Top Angler for the tournament. JICHI took a commanding lead on day two catching six blue marlin. JICHI held the lead for a first place win with a final count of eight blue marlin totaling 4,000 points in the 2016 Scrub Island Blue Marlin Invitational. Gene LeBron named Top Captain.