Behind the Stitches: Meet Jamie Borg

cuttingedge qatar rib sotwAfter doing the interior for the Qatar Team’s new 50-foot Mystic catamaran, support trailer and more, Jamie Borg was asked to be part of the crew and drove the team’s rigid inflatable support boat from Cougar Marine in Key West at the world championships.

I’ve met some pretty busy people in the marine industry—some with schedules I envy, some not so much. Jamie Borg’s schedule for the next couple of months is definitely of the latter. Next week, the upholstery specialist behind Cutting Edge Interiors in Punta Gorda, Fla., is off to Missouri to work on a special-edition 42V just in time for Marine Technology Inc. (MTI) to show off the center console at the Miami International Boat Show in February.

From there he’ll fly home to spend a few days with the family before packing his bags, loading his tools and equipment in his truck and trailer, and heading out on a two-plus-month work trip to knock out the interior for at least four boats and a car.

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