The 75-foot C-Bandit, built by Titan Marine in National City, has a price tag of "a little over $6 million," said builder Bill McWethy of La Jolla. As an ocean conservationist and owner of the C-Bandit boat and fishing team, La Jolla's Bill McWethy has built a career outsmarting big fish and other big-game anglers.
"I'm just very lucky to be where I am. I have the financial capability to do this. It's been a joy. It's like being an NFL owner, or a NASCAR owner, only in my case, it's the best carpenters, the best mechanics, the best painters, the best fiberglass men. They all have bought into our dream and are getting great things accomplished."