BUILDING A V ISION
n o r t h c a r o l i n a’ s Outer Banks juts into the Atlantic like the mandible of a beast, hell-bent on inflicting pain. ¶ Regardless, more than 50 years ago, an accomplished generation of sport fishermen surged out of Oregon Inlet with no fear of the conditions beyond safe harbor. ¶ These seafarers were educated in the field. Some took what they learned and set up shipyards amid the marshlands off Pamlico Sound, creating a supercluster of Carolina boatbuilders.