Mark Bayne
Shipwright, Boat Builder, and
Boat Building Instructor at Cape Fear Community College

(AKA Sea Island Boat Builders, Sea Island Boatworks, Sawdust Boatworks)

Mark and his crew has built and repaired all types of wooden boats, from the traditional plank on frame, to vacuum bagged wood epoxy composite techniques, in both sail and power boats.
From a 14 foot flat bottom rowing skiff to a fully outfitted 58foot sportfisherman and anything in between.
They has have built a number of Coast Guard Certified passenger carrying day charter sailing catamarans as well.
Each one of their boats is unique, reflecting the owner's individual ideas and experience.

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Build for Judy MacFarland
Melonseed Skiff
www.melonseed.com 
31' Proa 2 construction
  Restoration of Sea Island One Design "Privateer"
Van Smith - owner 
 
"Masochist"
1962 42' Chris Craft restoration
Bluejacket 28 design by
Tom Lathrop and built for
Todd Dougan
Kingsport, TN  
1959 Lyman owned by Steve Milagrese Florence, SC 
Cod and Capers Seafood Market
North Palm Beach, FL
Replication of transom on "Mistress" 
Built for : John Harris Annapolis, MD
Madness Proa
Sea Island Boat Builders assisted in the completion of the boat
Length overall 30'9"
Beam overall 20'
Draft 17" (boards up) 41" (boards down)
Weight: 1000lbs
Payload: 950lbs
http://www.clcboats.com/shop/   
Innisfail "Innisfail"
1939 Mathis - Trumpy 90' Restoration
Owned by: Frank Lynch
http://www.yachtinnisfail.com/

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Tydamar Restoration - 35' Elco Cruisette 35
Anna Lee - Year: 1930 
Cedar planking on white oak frames and structural keel, bronze fastened, bright mahogany deck, canvas-covered housetop.
Sea Island 42' 1962 Chris Craft Sea Skiff
J.B. Currell from New Hampshire
"Masochist" Renovation
Net Boats for the SC DNR
Commuter 36
Designed by Reuel Parker

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Windward 28
Owned by Bob Hufstader
Designed by Karl Stambaugh
Rescue Minor
Designed by William Atkins

Atkin & Co. Website

Palmetto Bluff Canoe Skeleton

Novak 29'
By Charleston Wooden Boatworks
Rhodes Yacht Design

Letseell
Karl Stambaugh Design
34' Redwing tug boat version trawler yacht built for Eric and Sara Nelson of St. Francesville, LA

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First Time

Helen Annette

Spirit of South Carolina www.scmaritime.org

Marybeth's Runabout (Baby Girl)
Built by Chris Mullen and Friends

Church Skiff
Built by Jack Budak of Sea Island Boat Builders
Designed by Mark Bayne - The Godfather

Kurt Hughes Design
55' charter catamaran built for Peter Cromwell
of Buffalo, NY

15' Bateau
Designed by:
Mark Bayne and built by Mark and Johnson Bayne

32' Sea Runner Day Charter Catamaran
Hardtop Version

Designer: John Marples
Owner: William Bonbright, Rincon Puerto Rico, of Katarina Sail Charters
 
www.sailrinconpuertorico.com
 
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36' Yawl
Designed by :
Bruce Kirby
Owner :
Martin Solomon of Nassau, Bahamas The boat will be used for day sailing and short overnight trips in the Bahamas, it will have a keel-center board for shallow draft.

Cypress Gardens Tour Boat

One of two new tour boats, designed to carry 10 passengers plus 1 crew who paddles the boat form the rear seat.

 

 

"Lena"

Designed by: Bruce Kirby

Owner: David Murphy Mandeville, LA.

Construction = Marine Plywood over Mahagony and D-Fir, sheathed in epoxy with 12oz biaxle cloth with 6oz mat backing and Awlgrip finish. The 56 hp Yanmar pushes her to 8 + knots with the centerboard up - She sails even faster!!! Charleston, SC to Miami FL in 64 hours!

"Sirius"
36' Day Charter Catamaran
Designer: Kurt Hughes
Owner: Kimber and Ann Rosswork of Lucky Dog Catamaran Co., St. Michaels, MD
www.luckydogcatamarancompany.com

Islander Repair
'Mistress'


Sea Island 56' Sportfishing Boat

Owner: Steve Gyland, Jupiter FL


'Palmetto Breeze'

55' Day Charter Catamaran

Designer: Kurt Hughes
Owner: John & Carole Borden
Site: www.aqua-safaris.com

 

'Dixie Rig'
Sea Island 58'
Sportfisher

Owner: Steve Phillips
Site: www.dixierig.com

Shrimp Boat For Children's Museum
Children's Museum

'Mistress'
(formerly 'First Time')

Sea Island 45' "Express" Sportfishing Boat

Owner: Joe Guggino
The boat is kept in Key Largo, Florida

'Bull Marlin'
30' Lobster Boat
Shem Creek Bar and Grill

Designed by: Nelson Zimmer

Built for:  John Avinger

Construction: 3/4" mahogany strip planking, covered with 4mm veneer, and 10 oz. fiberglass cloth in epoxy.

'Anthony'
36' LOD Schooner

Designed by: William Hand with
modifications by Jay Benford

Built for: Bill Jones

Construction: 1 1/4" juniper strip planking with 2 layers of 1/8" fir veneer.
Covered with 2 layers of 10oz. cloth in epoxy.

'Juncanewt'
57' Sportfisher, Carolina Style

Owner: Dr. John Cagel

Windward 24'

Designed by: Karl Stambaugh of Windward Designs

Built for: David Murphy, Mandeville, LA

20' Abaco Skiff
Owned by Mark Bryan
Designed by Doug Hylan

'Sibling'

32' Searunner Catamaran-"Hardtop" version

Designed by: John Marples

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Construction Method: The hull consists of four layers of 3mm exterior grade Okume plywood, cold-molded with epoxy and vacuum bagged over a male mold using the Brown/Marples Constant Camber Method. All framing lumber is Douglas Fir or like equivalent and all decking is 12mm and 18mm Okume plywood. The hull and deck are completely covered with 6 oz. fiberglass cloth embedded in epoxy and all exposed wood is coated with epoxy. 

'Island Time'

50' Searunner-"Hardtop" version
USCG Certified for 49 Passengers

Designed by: John Marples

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Construction: Hull consists of five layers of 4mm Okume marine grade plywood, cold-molded and vacuum-bagged over a Constant Camber male mold with stringers, keel, and associated framework of laminated Douglas Fir. Decks and cockpit constructed of 12mm and 18mm Okume plywood. All exterior surfaces have 20 oz. fiberglass/epoxy skin, and all interior surfaces are coated with epoxy.

'Vital'

50' Searunner-"Hardtop" version
USCG Certified for 49 Passengers

Designed by: John Marples

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Construction: Hull consists of five layers of 4mm Okume marine grade plywood, cold-molded and vacuum-bagged over a Constant Camber male mold with stringers, keel, and associated framework of laminated Douglas Fir. Decks and cockpit constructed of 12mm and 18mm Okume plywood. All exterior surfaces have 20 oz. fiberglass/epoxy skin, and all interior surfaces are coated with epoxy.

50' Sea Island Express
Designed by: Applied Concepts Unleashed Inc
of Stuart Florida
Proposed power: 1000 HP Catepillars