Handcrafted Mahogany & Ash Electric Boats

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Welcome to Budsin Wood Craft

Budsin Wood Craft has been building electric powered boats in Marshallberg, NC since 1987. Located near North Carolina's outer banks, we draw from the area's long and rich boat building heritage to produce what many believe to be among the finest crafted boats available-- whether electric or otherwise.

Quiet Electric Power:
Electric boats are nothing new, many have been around for well over a century and cherished by generations. Being absolutely quiet and pollution free, they create an intimate atmosphere unattained by other vessels. Budsin blends time honored design with proven modern components and building methods to create their hand crafted boats--each one built to special order.

  15' Lightning Bug

Elegant Simplicity:
The elegance of a Budsin boat is reflected not only in its lines but also in its simplicity and practicality. It's unique cockpit, which comfortably seats passengers facing each other, is designed for conversation. Steering is accomplished by a convenient side-mount tiller while proper instrumentation gives a quick and accurate reading of battery load and remaining capacity. A specially crafted single lever control regulates the boat's speed and the forward/reverse direction, making operation extremely easy.

Elegant Practicality:
We pay particular attention to practicality; seating is comfortable, storage areas are ample and convenient, and all docking cleats are easily accessed from inside the cockpit. Full running lights and interior courtesy lights make evening and night operation particularly pleasurable. Simply unplug the charger, flip on the key and silently glide away. Budsin's electric boats offer a unique perspective to power boating. Enjoy a tranquil cruise in the still morning waters, fish your favorite hole or noiselessly bird watch. Take in a colorful sunset or visit friends across the water, in style. What ever you do, as soon as you leave the dock, you will immediately be aware of the nature around you and the company with you.

15' Lightning Bug

Ordering Is Easy
No matter where you are in the world, Budsin can custom make your electric boat from the best materials. Give us a call at our Marshallberg, North Carolina office and talk with our knowledgeable staff about the many options available to you in ordering of your electric boat. We guarantee you will be satisfied !

(252) 729-1540

Business Hours
Monday-Friday 9 a.m - 5 p.m. ET

(252) 729-1640

Electronic mail
General Information:  info@budsin.com
Customer Support:  Tom Hesselink

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