Carolina Boat Builders Tournament

Photos from the 9th annual Dare County boat builders event

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Pigs taste good
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It takes a big engine to move a big sporfisher
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Tournaments can’t exist without sponsors
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Tournaments can’t exist without sponsors
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Tournaments can’t exist without sponsors
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Tournaments can’t exist without sponsors
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Tournaments can’t exist without sponsors
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Tournaments can’t exist without sponsors
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Caterpillar showed off its extremely nimble day boat
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Pirate’s Cove, North Carolina
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Paul Mann serving up some good eats!
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People lining up to enjoy down-home cooking
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There was plenty to go around thanks to Paul Mann and the Bayliss crew!
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John Bayliss getting things started
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Marlin’s own Natasha Lloyd spends some time with the Tillets
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Telling fish stories…
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The real captain’s meeting
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Everybody’s shooting for this prize…
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It’s always pretty at Cape Hatteras, even if the wind is howling!
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Oregon Inlet’s record-breaking bluefin tuna
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Oregon Inlet Fishing Center
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Some of the best sportfishing captains and mates come from this tiny little marina
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Colorful hulls are a North Carolina tradition
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Oregon Inlet Fishing Center
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Bode Island Light Station Plaque
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Lighthouse under renovation
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North Carolina wildflowers…
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Paul Spencer, Paul Mann and Omie Tillet
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Some of the Legends of North Carolina Boat Building – from left to right, Buddy Cannady, Bob Croswait, John Bayliss, Ritchie Howell, Dean Johnson, Omie Tillett, Paul Spencer, Sunny Briggs, Paul Mann and Ricky Scarborough Jr.