From the June 2017 issue of Our State Magazine:

Written By: T. Edward Nickens
Photography By: Jerry Wolford &
Scott Muthersbaugh

Few fishing craft sail with the heritage of this one. Launched in 1986 (and since restored and repowered), the 53-foot Sensation was the very first hull built by the legendary Jarrett Bay Boatworks of Carteret County. Jarrett Bay has grown from its humble beginnings to have a reputation as a revered boatbuilder, and “Hull No. 1,” as the Sensation is sometimes called, bridges nearly 30 years of Carolina history.

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