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LYNDA KINSEY / WORKING WATERFRONTS
Panacea boat builder and fisherman Capt. Larry Tucker spent a lifetime building boats. A skiff called the Dickerson Bay fishing boat was built as a tribute to his legacy, set for its inaugural launch Saturday. It was built in a collaboration through the Big Bend Maritime Center and Wakulla High School carpentry.
Life at sea level

By NICOLE ZEMA
nzema@thewakullanews.net

When Capt. Larry Tucker holds a blank sheet of paper, he sees the shallow waters of Panacea’s Dickerson Bay in need of a vessel.
Like the submerged cypress of the Sopchoppy River, Tucker has dredged up his invaluable decades of experience as a local boat builder, to design a watercraft born of our bay.

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