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The North Carolina Marine Training and Education Center (NC MARTEC) is the only comprehensive marine technology training facility in the Mid Atlantic region. The stat- of -the -art  facility is located on the Carteret Community College campus in Morehead City, North Carolina. Our facility is on the shores of the beautiful Bogue Sound — part of the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway.


Students at North Carolina Marine Training & Education Center (MARTEC) are provided a comprehensive course of study in the methods, materials, and professionalism required of today’s marine industry. Integrating demonstrations and hands-on projects each of our programs achieves the proper balance of
theoretical and practical knowledge for employment and long-term career success.


  NC Marine Training and Education Center


Martec Facility

The 23,000 square feet facility has classrooms and workshops equipped to provide state of the art training for those who yearn for a rewarding, dynamic and challenging career in the marine manufacturing and service industries.






Marine Technology — Boat Manufacturing — Marine Service

NC MARTEC provides training in:

  • Composite Fiberglass Production+
  • Custom Composite Fiberglass “One-Off” Construction
  • 3D Computer Aided Design with 3 & 5 Axis CNC Machining technologies
  • Cold Molded Composite Wood Construction
  • Vacuum and Infusion Lamination
  • Blueprint Reading and Lofting
  • Yacht Joinery and Cabinetry (including light weight honeycomb panel cabinetry)
  • Computerized (CNC) Routing
  • Marine Coatings and Spray Systems
  • Marine Diesel Propulsion
  • Outboard Engine Propulsion
  • Anodized Aluminum and Stainless Steel Welding
  • Marine Electrical and Electronics Installation and Service
  • Marine Plumbing Installation and Service
  • Marine Mechanical Installation and Service
  • Marina and Boat Yard Management

NC MARTEC also offers customized training for New and Expanding Industry


Larry (LM) Barbour
Chair, Boat Manufacturing and Marine Technology
MARTEC Building
Phone: 252-222-6278
Email: barbourl@carteret.edu