Responsible and Safe Recovery from the Graveyard of the Atlantic The danger of offshore transit around Cape Hatteras and Diamond Shoals is frequently underestimated. Each year 5 – 20 vessels get stranded on the shallow bars of the Outer Banks as they approach Hatteras Point and Diamond Shoals off of North Carolina’s Barrier Islands. Especially […]
Excellent boat building is tempered in the depth of yachting experience of the builder. Only after experiencing the most challenging offshore circumstances can a boat builder understand the importance of maintaining conscientious and meticulous standards, not just for enjoyment, but for the safety of ones co-workers, family and friends.
For over 30 years, Jay Phillips, leaves long and happy list of thousands of charter customers, sailing students, junior sailors, and private yacht owners. Countless yacht refits, yacht management projects, and new construction plus several years as a sail maker under North Sails and Quantum, combine a consummate understanding of how to make a boat perform safely and satisfactory for its intended purpose.
Building boats strong and light with high performance prepreg composites or something traditional, heavy and bulletproof with beautiful hardwoods, Phillips Boatworks has the kind of in depth experience that may cost more upfront but reveals exponential savings in the long term.
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Learn How to Build High Tech from Scratch Project Summary The initial construction stage of the project involved building the 4 separated parts of the outer hull shell composite. This is done on a ‘one off’ boat build by using a ‘strongback’ of cross section frames even spaced with longitudinal strips or stringers that bend […]
Leader of the Rigging Team at the Wanchese, NC Gunboat Factory. With a Team of 5 rigging team members, we worked on all stages of the rigging installations on the new Gunboat 55, all Carbon Fiber, Infused Catamaran. Nine hulls were on the floor during this time and were at all different stages of completion, […]
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Rig Planning and Design
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