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Congratulations to the Paul Mann Custom Boats teams for being a billfish daily winner, having the heaviest wahoo and for bringing in the Junior Anglers honors at the Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament held August 8-15, 2020

A nice shout out goes to the TENACITY, ANN WARRICK and TAIL GUNNER captain and crews for their achievements during the 37th annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament. There was a total of 41 gamefish including 25 yellowfin tuna, 14 dolphin and two wahoo for a combined total of 473 billfish overall. Aboard the 52-foot TAIL GUNNER, Twelve-year-old William Ramsey IV captured the Junior Angler honors with four billfish worth 700 points. Frank Adams brought in the heaviest wahoo aboard the 76-foot ANN WARRICK captained by Brad Diaz. TENACITY, 56-foot custom, was the billfish daily winner and the owners had this to say

ANN WARRICK, PELICAN and QUALIFIER on the Leader board and Title board at the 2019 Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament held August 8-14, 2019

Congrats to ANN WARRICK who reeled in the heaviest tuna weighing in at 114.6 lbs and second largest wahoo at 28.3 lbs in the 2019 Pirate's Cove Big Game Billfish Tournament. PELICAN was 2nd in the Billfish Daily on Day 4 with 600 points (700 total for the tournament!) and also had the 3rd largest dolphin at 22.5 lbs. QUALIFIER’s Charles and Brown Gaddy, fishing with dad Captain Fin Gaddy, were awarded the Junior Angler title releasing at the same time for a double-header on Day 4!

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!

Paul Mann Custom Boats: 77-foot Hull 139 FULL TIME en Route to Launch

Launch day was an exciting day for the proud owner and all of the Paul Mann Custom Boats team as the phenomenal 77-foot Paul Mann custom built FULL TIME made her way to the launch site! She had an incredibly smooth launch. FULL TIME is a four-stateroom beauty featuring three full heads with a day head also, plus custom matched teak woodwork throughout. What’s more, FULL TIME does not spare the latest in diesel technology. She’s equipped with state-of-the-art 16-cylinder Tier 3 MTU Series 2000 M96 engines. These brawny built-for-long-distance power plants not only generate up to 2600 HP per engine but

Phenomenal! How about 47 knots (52 MPH) WOT in a 77-foot Paul Mann beast!!

Initial run numbers are in on the maiden sea trial of the newly splashed 77-foot FULL TIME, the brand-new Paul Mann masterpiece and a real evolution in the custom boat builder’s art. The state-of-the-art 16-cylinder Tier 3 MTU Series 2000 M96 engines in the FULL TIME are new technology engines that are not only powerful (each engine generating up to 2600 HP), but also the power-to-weight ratios enhances fuel efficiency, making them a brilliant power choice for this yacht. The numbers prove it! [embed]https://youtu.be/ajCfn2ZhjJU[/embed]      

The Dare County Boys and the Jig Boat Revolution. Read how technology adds speed to the builds and the boats of Paul Mann and others

WoodenBoat magazine writer Randall Peffer and photographer Jay Fleming crafted an excellent article on Paul Mann Custom Boats and other Dare County boatbuilders. The article should be required reading for anyone considering the purchase of a Carolina-style custom sportfishing boat. Extensive coverage of Paul Mann, “…one of the most admired of the new generation style and technology in boatbuilding.” Click here to download full article!

Flip of Hull 139 FULLTIME

Take a look at the video of a very exciting part of the day on April 14th for all of us at Paul Mann Custom Boats, and of course also the proud owner and family. Turning a magnificent sport fish over is a huge construction milestone. Watch the action as we flip over the Paul Mann 76-foot custom FULLTIME! Paul Mann jig-built boats all begin life upside down and after many steps including building the jig, laying fiberglass cloth, completing many stages of fairing, and adding the final primer, we are ready move on, extracting the jig and building the

Paul Mann Custom Boats Announces Construction of New 76-foot Sportfish, FULL-TIME

[caption id="attachment_1958" align="alignleft" width="307"] Exciting new four-stateroom, four-head 76-foot sportfish yacht FullTime is now under construction at Paul Mann Custom Boats in Manns Harbor NC.[/caption] Paul Mann Custom Boats 76' Sportfish, FullTime. Construction is now underway. Manns Harbor, NC: Construction is now underway at Paul Mann Custom Boat’s 40,000 square foot facility in Manns Harbor, NC, on FullTime, an exciting new four-stateroom, four-head 76-foot sportfishing yacht. The yacht is a collaboration between Paul Mann and Ullberg Yacht Design of Winter Park, FL. When complete, FullTime will feature twin MTU 2600 HP engines, gyrostabilizers, and a 3000-gallon (+/-) fuel

Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament August 11th-15th, 2014: 11 releases score second place for Paul Mann 76-foot ANN WARRICK. HOG WILD and SNIPER take top honors, too! 

Congratulations to Owner Chip Lacy, Capt. Brad Diaz plus crew and team of Frank Adams, Joey Belton, Owen Maxwell and Jeff Reibel aboard the 76 foot ANN WARRICK for taking second in the Pirate's Cove Big Game Tournament with 11 billfish releases totaling 630 points! Congratulations also goes to the HOG WILD for the Top Youth Angler, Jimmie Horning and to the SNIPER for the Top Male Angler, Dan Stefano with scores totaling 350 points each! Thanks to Skeeter Sawyer and Lusk Photography for the photos!