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
Paul Mann Custom Boats is so proud to be blessed with the cover of Power & Motoryacht's July issue! We were honored to have Editor, Jason Wood write such an outstanding article about the relationship we establish between Paul, our client, and our team of highly skilled craftsmen to complete such a gorgeous, high performance sport fish. The newly splashed Paul Mann 60-foot CAUGHT UP proves the difference a custom build can make. Click here to enjoy reading this article, but then come see us here in Manns Harbor!
So many folks ask us “How do you launch the boat?” Well, take a look at this video for all of your answers. It was an exciting day for all of us at Mann Custom Boats and our new proud owners of the 60′ CAUGHT UP! We had a smooth launch and a successful start-up of MAN motors on Hull 138, Paul Mann Custom. Enjoy this video and keep an eye out for a few running photos soon!
Paul Mann is excited to present his most recent 60-foot custom cold molded edition. The CAUGHT UP housed with (2) MAN 1550's is shown here with impressive running numbers! Paul Mann: "The way she runs upwind far exceeded my expectations and even our preliminary estimated goals. Our propeller estimates were spot on! The estimated weight according to the travel lift scales was 73,000 pounds." "The boat is so smooth, not one vibration at all! It is like you are on air!" enthused Robin Mann. CAUGHT UP is a two stateroom, two head configuration with a walk-in pantry, laundry and storage and a walk-in tackle locker. "She'll soon be ready to go