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  1. SeaDux1

    SeaDux1 Elite Refuge Member

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  2. BoykinDog

    BoykinDog Senior Refuge Member

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    Irving, will you share how long you have been building boats and how you started in the fishing/building industry? You craft beautiful boats. I enjoyed that article several years ago in Marlin Magazine about that 46' build.
     
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    Tailfeathers Elite Refuge Member

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    I can't imagine what it is like to build something as beautiful and functional as that boat, look at it in the water and say to yourself....." I built that" .
     
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    bufflehead1 Senior Refuge Member

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    He's a hands on boat builder too. Not a guy that sets in a office tells other people do this and that, he's one of the ones actually building it.
     
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  5. IrvingForbes

    IrvingForbes Senior Refuge Member

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    Thanks for the compliment. I started in 1974 with Buddy Davis at Davis Boat Works in Wanchese. From there I started building for myself in Capt. Warren O'Neals boat shop in Manteo and moved to the old Buddy Davis shop in Wanchese when he vacated to start Davis Yachts. I left building for myself and started with Spencer Yachts as they were starting up. Stayed there 13 years and left to start building for myself again. There you have it. It's been a pretty good trip!
     
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    cbrtrvr Senior Refuge Member

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    That is pretty sweet.
     
  7. IrvingForbes

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    Hopetown Abaco, Bahamas
     
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    Getting close to next build. 26' with 300hp yamaha. 9_15_17_profile final 1.jpg
     
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