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A moth boat was a small class of sailing boat that was small and cheap and able to maneuver in shallow waters. Captain Joel Van Sant built the first moth boat in 1929. Moth boats quickly gained popularity and Elizabeth City became headquarters for their construction.
A North Carolina coastal town has grown up and now brings in the glamor girls of high-powered boat racing. Elizabeth City, North Carolina is home to the International Cup Regatta that combines unlimited class hydroplanes with warm hospitality.
As the unofficial ambassador of Elizabeth City, Fred Fearing has spent the last 13 years greeting visitors that arrive in town by boat. Fearing is the founder of the Rose Buddies, a welcome wagon group that is now so well known throughout the boating community that they have made Elizabeth City a popular stop for people traveling up or down the Intracoastal Waterway.