Take Home the 40 Year Old Fish House Restaurant Highway Signs! A piece of Hatteras History. The old Fish House Property on Buxton Harbor has been sold and will hopefully be put to use as a sailing and maritime education center for local and visiting youth and adults. Originally we were planning on simply flipping and re-using the signage for the new branding. But a very wise friend from Frank n Fran’s said ,”What are you doing with the road signs? I’d bet someone would really cherish having them!”. Heeding the good advice, we are offering at least one of the signs to the highest bidder! Proceeds from the sale of this cool and historic memento will be used towards the purchase and use of the property as a sailing and maritime educational resource to the community. Details are as follows: 1) Dimensions are 8 ft long x 5 feet high x 2 inches thick […]
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.
What is your next boating dream? Feel free to reach out if you would like to make it a reality.
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 […]
Sale on Used Sail Inventory Most of these sails will be between $100 – $300 depending on the age and extent of work that had to be done to fix them. World Sails 4.7 mast 430/400 luff 407 boom 165 sail004a.jpg sail004b.jpg Real World Sails 5.2 mast 400 luff ext 23-25 boom 174-176 sail009a.jpg sail009b.jpg […]
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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pH850 aims to be the lightest, fastest, and easiest catamaran to trailer with a hard cockpit in her size range. Fo
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