Buddy Davis was founded in 1973 by Carson “Buddy” Davis in North Carolina, USA. Their boats are famous for their excellent rough-sea performance, spacious interiors, and Carolina Flare. The yards impact on the boating industry, namely the sportfishing market, is tremendous. At the yards peak, they were producing 30 sportfishing yachts a year.
Some of the yachts most notable models are the 45 Express, 48 Davis Express, and 58 Sportfish.