American Builder Parker Marine was established in the late 60s. Its founder, Linwood Parker, spent his childhood in Harkers island (NC), in the troubled coastal region, known as the "graveyard of the Atlantic". It was a country of fishermen and sailors are self-taught, who knew the value of a good boat. Young, Linwood helped them with the drawings. Impressions of communication with these people later influenced the ideology of Parker: don't chase the number, paying more attention to the quality, reliability and ease of use.
Therefore, boats of the shipyard boats are more expensive than entry-level.
"We do not aspire to be a mass producer; many of our clients had 4 boats, until I realized that it is enough to have one," says Linwood Parker.
Court Parker produced. Beaufort (NC) in the well-equipped enterprise with an area of 23 000 sq. m. per year, the shipyard produces about 450 classic fishing boats. All additional equipment for boats Parker (electronics, seats, fishing towers) made in the USA. On average, build one ship takes 6 weeks.
the Company produces fiberglass >boats with outboard motor for sport fishing as the >cabin type, and open >boats with Central console. Their length varies from 5.5 to 11 meters.
Clients appreciate the honesty of the manufacturer, as well as the quality and durability of the boats. Complaints represent less than 1 percent of sales.