Galleries & Specs

View photo & video galleries as well as technical specifications of our custom boats.

Behind the Scenes

Get a Behind-the-Scenes look at our custom cold-molded boat building process.

Read our Blog

Dig into our blog “Juniper Dust” and find out what’s been going on at Harrison Boatworks.

Welcome to Harrison Boatworks

Harrison Boatworks creates Custom Carolina Sportfishing Boats, Shallow-Draft Tunnel Skiffs, Technical Flats Poling Skiffs, Highly Figured Custom Furniture and, coming soon, Custom Sailing Catamarans.

I, Patrick Harrison, am managing owner/designer/builder. I love designing and building all types of boats and thoroughly enjoy meeting different people with different ideas about their ideal boat. My designs are inspired from the sea conditions of my location on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

At Harrison Boatworks we also do boat renovations and repairs and interior work.

Have a look around the website and feel free to contact me with any questions or comments, or stop by Harrison Boatworks at 952 Old Wharf Road in Wanchese to see what projects are currently underway.

Compare this custom boat’s construction, styling, price and performance to anything in its class, and you’ll likely want to meet Patrick Harrison yourself.

– Marlin Magazine

Juniper Dust: Read Our Blog

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Patrick Harrison featured in article on Coastal Review Online

Bringing Back the Juniper By Catherine Kozak WANCHESE -- The juniper wood so prized for wooden boats and cedar shakes is tough to come by nowadays in Eastern North Carolina, where stands of Atlantic white cedar had once thrived in the coastal swamplands before logging...

New 19′ Tunnel Skiff

I'm really excited about this 19' design. It has an aggressive entry and a considerable amount of flare, as well as a similar tunnel to my other tunnel designs. The running bottom is similar to that of my 22' in that it has a pronounced entry while still having a...

“Classic Boat Bay”

The south bay of the shop has been filling up with historic and classic boat projects for maintenance and repairs. One of the things that makes my job so fun is getting to study these boats, whether they're built locally or "from off," while we're working...