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Pocket Yacht Opens New Location in New Bern, North Carolina

We are proud to announce the opening of our newest facility.

The New Bern, NC Grand Opening was held on June 11, 2021. The event began with a ribbon-cutting celebration with New Bern Mayor, Dana Outlaw. We were delighted to celebrate the new location with 60 of our closest friends, family, customers, industry professionals, and local business owners. It was fantastic to see the support within the New Bern community.

“We are elated to open our new location in New Bern,” says Managing Director and Owner, Mark Schulstad. “Our strong team in the Carolinas will be led by Bryan Harris. His talents, expertise, and strong family ties to the area will uniquely serve the demand of customers traveling the Carolinas, Intracoastal Waterway, and beyond.”

The Pocket Yacht Company, founded in 2011, is the world’s largest dealer of the brand’s Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats and the only dealer in the Carolina region. The Ranger Tug and Cutwater line of boats come with all the equipment a buyer needs to cruise comfortably. We operate on factory direct pricing, which means that all of our boats are sold at the same price to everybody.

The New Bern location is Pocket Yacht Company’s third location on the East Coast, including locations in Maryland and Florida. Bryan Harris will serve as the Regional Manager and Dusty Cantly as the Office Manager of the facility. Our New Bern office is conveniently located at 4310 US-70, New Bern, NC 28560. To contact the New Bern Office call: 443-585-0732.

For those interested in Bryan’s Carolina BBQ Chicken recipe: 

Lightly salt chicken halves the night before and let sit in the refrigerator.
Cook chicken slow over charcoal. (around 300 degrees for about two hours)
When chicken is completely done dip it in the boiling vinegar mixture.
Break chicken up inter quarters and let sit covered for about 30 minutes before serving.
Add more vinegar sauce to taste.
Vinegar sauce:
1 cup salt
1 cup crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons ground black pepper
1-gallon apple cider vinegar
Bring all the ingredients to a boil.