OBX boatbuilder Paul Mann sets course to retire – The Outer Banks Voice


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By Outer Banks Voice on June 17, 2021(Paul Mann Custom Boats)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 doing what he was most passionate about –– building custom sportfishing yachts.Paul, a lifelong 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 come easily. However, after a year of focusing on their health, both felt the timing was perfect.Paul credits the time he spent tagging along with his father, uncles and older brothers – all passionate fisherman – for his love of fishing. Later on, Paul would find inspiration working alongside local legends like Sunny Briggs, Buddy Canady (Captain BC) and Omie Tillet. Blending tried and true traditional techniques, he made sure every build was purposeful, unmatched and provided a home-away-from home for owners to travel anywhere in the world. As an awarded wood craftsman, he designed interiors specifically for the owner’s lifestyle and unique to their vision.Paul and his talented team not only built handcrafted luxurious interiors, but proven, time-tested tournament winners. The first hull, launched more than 30 years ago, is still active in sportfishing today and further solidifies the slogan “Only the best can be Mann made.”Paul’s passion, determination and drive have served him throughout the years, especially this past year during recovery from surgery. After building a career driven by a dream, Paul and Robin are still setting the course for others to follow. Being a pioneer himself, Paul leaves these words of inspiration for others in the craft: “Always pursue your passion and your dreams. Never let anyone discourage you and tell you what you are unable to fulfill. You are the only one setting your own limitations to what you truly can accomplish.”Recognized throughout the marine and woodworking industry for award-winning craftsmanship, Paul Mann Custom Boats has built more than 40 yachts from 52 to more than 80 feet. Using jigs or the traditional frame and plank cold-molded style, or a combination of the two methods according to customer wants and needs, each boat was designed for exceptional performance.To highlight Paul’s lifelong achievement for exceptional boat building he was recently honored by the Dare County Boatbuilders Foundation for his contributions to the boatbuilding industry and to the Outer Banks. Paul and Robin are renowned supporters of the Outer Banks boatbuilding industry and sport fishing all around the world, and they have been also widely recognized for their enthusiastic support of many civic and community causes on their beloved Outer Banks.
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