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Old 27-01-2012, 21:40   #16
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Oh crap. GBs made by hillbilly crackers. Maybe those chinesy boats aren't so bad. Can I retract this thread?
Hmm .... What could be more natural, Gunboats with gunracks?
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Re: Gunboat Co. Comes to North Carolina

New GB Owners Manual:
Now lissen yall. You put this here doohickey in that there thingamajig now ya tighten up that whachumacallit with this doodad.
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Old 27-01-2012, 22:32   #18
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Re: Gunboat Co. Comes to North Carolina

funny sand crab! I think the article says N. Carolina though, not N. Jersey -- rest easy.

Besides, when you purchase your Gunboat, you can count on some hard working Latin Americans bustin' it out. Gunboat has clearly taken notice of our $90+ billion dollar agricultural sector, which has grown only through the hard work of Mexicans, et al.

Go ahead and order the Gunboat, Sand Crab..... I wanna buy one used in 20 years
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Old 27-01-2012, 23:02   #19
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Re: Gunboat Co. Comes to North Carolina

I would make a guess that they make a new mold size for N.C. to compete in the rental market for those folks who want a performance sailing catamaran, probably a 3 or 4 stateroom model. I heard the US gov was giving money to help with companies who need to retool ( molds ) to move jobs to the USA. Good for my home state NC getting new jobs.
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Old 27-01-2012, 23:09   #20
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Now lissen yall. You put this here doohickey in that there thingamajig now ya tighten up that whachumacallit with this doodad.
As I grew up in Western NC I'll take these comments as a complament one of the reasons I left the state to get a job designing nuclear fuel and power plant turbins I still need to ask my wife what that doodad is on our catamaran
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Old 30-01-2012, 15:18   #21
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Re: Gunboat Co. Comes to North Carolina

I grew up in Fla so I am a Florida cracker. Yeehaw. Anyways, Gunboat says they are hiring although the link just goes to the state employment division.
And here's more from N. Carolina about it.
North Carolina Clear Choice for New Shipyard Location.1
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Google Foxconn and child labor abuse. If you're a decent human being you'll feel at least a little guilty.
Maybe that is Rocna's problem>?

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Oh crap. GBs made by hillbilly crackers. Maybe those chinesy boats aren't so bad. Can I retract this thread?
They aint hillbillys(there 500 miles west and the millbillys are 300 miles west). They are a 400 yr.old fishing and boat building community and Manteo is Part of the outerbanks..DVC
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They aint hillbillys(there 500 miles west and the millbillys are 300 miles west). They are a 400 yr.old fishing and boat building community and Manteo is Part of the outerbanks..DVC
Guess they must be the sandbillys then!
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Guess they must be the sandbillys then!
There the North Carolina "Tar Heals" named that from the NC southern army that marched thru the black clay bottomed creeks on there way to fight the lowley yankies in the Carolina flat lands, when they got to the war the wet grass had washed off there feet exect for there black heals.

I'm glad the Gunboat co is building there great performance sail boats in the USA there product will be great as long as they don't import chinese made parts.
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The great thing about sailboats is there are hardly any chinese manufacturers for parts. The exception might be electronics and engines. Are some or all products from Raymarine, Furuno, Beta, Volvo, and Yanmar and the rest made in China? I know about Rocna so don't go there.
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GUNBOAT to open boatyard in Wanchese, North Carolina USA

I am pleased to announce the opening of our new GUNBOAT boatyard in Wanchese, NC. At this 30,000 square foot facility we will be building our GUNBOAT 55 series (pictured below), the PURE YACHTING carbon fiber R.I.B.s, and larger custom GUNBOAT projects like the GUNBOAT 78. We will have the ability to haul, launch, sea trial, and service GUNBOATS year round.

Click here for the official press release from North Carolina Governor, Beverly Perdue.

We are extremely excited about this new move bringing high-tech yacht manufacturing back to the USA while remaining competitive in a world market and providing a higher level of service to our customers.

All the best,
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GUNBOAT to open boatyard in Wanchese, North Carolina USA

I am pleased to announce the opening of our new GUNBOAT boatyard in Wanchese, NC. At this 30,000 square foot facility we will be building our GUNBOAT 55 series (pictured below), the PURE YACHTING carbon fiber R.I.B.s, and larger custom GUNBOAT projects like the GUNBOAT 78. We will have the ability to haul, launch, sea trial, and service GUNBOATS year round.

Click here for the official press release from North Carolina Governor, Beverly Perdue.

We are extremely excited about this new move bringing high-tech yacht manufacturing back to the USA while remaining competitive in a world market and providing a higher level of service to our customers.

All the best,
Bob Marston
Used to help build wooden charter fishing boats as a young man (21) and did a little (very)shrimping in the same place as this photo..Had the privilge of working with one of the best boat men in The USA..Capt. Oiome Tillett..He would fish in the Summer and I got to help build the next boat for the season with him ...didnt do much but watch and pass tools but was it a wonderful time of my life and his Boats speak for themselves.....DVC
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GUNBOAT to open boatyard in Wanchese, North Carolina USA

I am pleased to announce the opening of our new GUNBOAT boatyard in Wanchese, NC. At this 30,000 square foot facility we will be building our GUNBOAT 55 series (pictured below), the PURE YACHTING carbon fiber R.I.B.s, and larger custom GUNBOAT projects like the GUNBOAT 78. We will have the ability to haul, launch, sea trial, and service GUNBOATS year round.

Click here for the official press release from North Carolina Governor, Beverly Perdue.

We are extremely excited about this new move bringing high-tech yacht manufacturing back to the USA while remaining competitive in a world market and providing a higher level of service to our customers.

All the best,
Bob Marston
But why does your info not say your catamaran is a Gunboat ?

Great looking factory location I even saw a blurb on my MSN window this morning about Gunboat's NC move, So can you say " Youall come visit now you hear " or some other sugary sweet southern saying . Having the factory in the USA makes me want a Gunboat that much more, at least we'll be able to visit the factory when we order one and feel lots more comfortable with the sorounding areas, as NC was my home growing up.
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