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Eddie Smith, Jr. is chairman and CEO of Grady-White Boats, Inc. of Greenville.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 5, May 1992, p8-11, por
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4024
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Boatbuilding is expanding, with over seventy-five builders in operation. They construct a variety of vessels, from small skiffs to luxury yachts. Among them are Grady-White Boats (Greenville) and Fountain Powerboats (Washington). Hatteras Yachts (New Bern), the state's largest manufacturer, employs over 850 and builds yachts valued at between $1 and $7 million.
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4745
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The boatbuilding industry in North Carolina has rebounded from its 1980s decline, with approximately 100 companies employing 25,000 workers and pumping $500,000 million into coastal economies. Boatbuilders feel the state should be more involved in their industry. States like New Jersey and Florida give larger tax shares and resources to the boating community than does North Carolina. Others, including New Jersey, Florida, and South Carolina, are sharp competitors for sales.
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The boating industry employs over 20,000 persons in North Carolina. Boats and boating products accounted for $446.8 million in sales for 2003. In-state boating companies are growing, and the state is attractive for out-of-state boating companies planning to relocate. In this BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA interview, Mike Bradley, director of Marine Trade Services for the Small Business and Technology Development Center of the University of North Carolina system, discusses the industry's growth; types of boats built in the state; locations of builders; hurdles faced by the industry; and the future of the industry.
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8532
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North Carolina has three marine industrial parks' Jarrett Bay in Carteret County; Wilmington Marine Center, located on the Cape Fear River; and the Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park in Dare County. The marinas have a variety of businesses, including boatbuilding, yacht service, chart and ship supply, seafood, trawl suppliers, and fabricators and welders. Green takes readers on a tour of the Jarrett Bay Marine Industrial Park and discusses the environmental regulations that the parks must meet.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Winter 2007, p14-18, il Periodical Website
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9596
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Green visits three community colleges: College of the Albemarle; Carteret Community College; and Cape Fear Community College to observe hands-on training in the skill of boat building. The course work is helping to train the workforce for the state's boat building industry.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2007, p12-16, il, map Periodical Website
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10264
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Harris discusses the boatbuilding industry in North Carolina. The large majority of the one hundred and thirteen boat builders in the state are small operations. There are twelve companies that employ over one hundred, and the largest, Hatteras Yachts in New Bern, employs over one thousand four hundred. Boats are distributed locally, nationally, and around the world.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 8, Aug 2008, p28-30,, il
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14755
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Miller examines some of the boat builders' operations in the state, how they view their businesses, and prospects for the future. Most are currently enjoying good times and some are talking of expansion. Among the builders are Hatteras Yachts, Grady-White Boats, and Albemarle Boats, Inc.
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24246
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McAllister Towing of Wilmington Inc. is a three-tug fleet that works to tow ships into port. Overall the company has nine locations in the United States, owning 65 tugboats in total.
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25055
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Captain Jimmy Donnelly has been a tugboat captain for almost 30 years. Working on a tugboat can be difficult, not only because of the intense labor, but because of the time spent away from home.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 2003, p16-20, por Periodical Website
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31373
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Thurman F. Nance of Lee County is known as the “admiral” of Jordan Lake, where he operates a lakeside boat rental service. Nance was active in efforts to develop the New Hope Dam and helped create the reservoir during the 1950s. Since the opening of Jordan Lake Rentals in 1982, Nance’s business has grown steadily into a year-round operation.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 16 Issue 11, Nov 1984, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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32324
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North Carolina has a large and expanding population of boats, many of which are manufactured in the state. As the boating industry brings in more visitors and boating competitions, the state’s boating safety laws are expanding to prevent fatalities.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 8, Aug 1969, p24-36, il, por