- a craftsman who builds wooden boats.
Origin of boatwright
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Having been raised in Florida, Boatwright served in the Navy in the early 1970s.
And even more recently, Boatwright was discovered to have a sister living in Louisiana.
Boatwright found work equipping navy ships with radar equipment.
“With age you acquire more understanding,” Boatwright explained when he was 79.
In his 50s, Boatwright borrowed money to pursue his dream of buying a boatyard.