Precision Boat Works ceases production

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Brothers Phil and Richard Porter, who founded Precision Boat Works in 1978, have decided to retire from building boats.

Precision has built nearly 5,000 sailboats from 13 feet to 28 feet since 1978.

Bill Porter will continue to offer replacement parts for Precision boats and has moved to a new location at 15 Paradise Plaza, in Sarasota, Fla. He can be reached at (941) 722-6601 or sales@precisionboatworks.com.

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