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Monday, November 17, 2014

Boat Building News

Boat builder hit with £500000 legal bill
A STRATFORD yacht-building company has been forced to pay £490,000 in damages to an international businessman after his bespoke luxury vessel ...
  Coos Bay students to build oceangoing vessel COOS BAY, Oregon — An exercise in boatbuilding is giving a group of Coos Bay seventh-graders a lesson in engineering, design, oceanography and ..

  UAE boat builder Al Marakeb aims to make waves in unmanned vessels
The UAE boat builder Al Marakeb aims to become the world's first mass producer of Unmanned Service Vessels (USVs) for use in sectors including ...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Boat Building News

Boatbuilder Chris Brennan Keeps His Tradition Alive In Westchester
In Kingston there's a guy that does woodworking, but he isn't a full-time boatbuilder.” It turns out Brennan, 39, who lives in Briarcliff Manor with his wife, .

  Whatcom County boat manufacturer moves into bigger Fairhaven warehouse
Production Manager Greg Little moves a boat hull mold off a truck at the new location of Northwest Marine Industries at Fairhaven Industrial Park in .

  Boat builder confirms Colchester expansion plans
A boat-building business is looking to develop a new production facility in ... The manufacturer plans to build a new production facility, offices and ..

  New Bern yacht interior designer featured in college magazine
Moser, who just returned from 11 days in Ft. Lauderdale representing Hatteras Yachts at a boat show, said she has worked on interior designs with the

Custom wooden boat building in Wellfleet
Wooden boat building is a part of the fabric of the Outer Cape. Master builders, with decades of experience, are tucked away in the woods of Wellfleet, .

  Spurred By Middle Class, Boating Industry Enjoying Wave Of Resurgence
In fact, two-thirds of boat owners have a household income of less than ... a spokesman for the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).
  Coos Bay students to build boat, track its voyage in Pacific Ocean
COOS BAY — An exercise in boatbuilding is giving a group of Coos Bay seventh-graders a lesson in engineering, design, oceanography and more.
  Registration opens for Maine boatbuilding conference
The conference is geared to boatbuilding executives, boatyard managers, service managers, production managers, marketing managers, key ...

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Boat Building News

UK. Fairline announces plans to unveil 8 new models in 3 years
Leading British luxury Motor Yacht manufacturer, Fairline Boats announces plans to introduce eight new models over the next three years, with full .

Unique designs, colors set Helena-built drift boats apart
It was about three years ago that Stocker got his Flow skiff from the hometown manufacturer. One of his employees, Nick Lulow, designed the killer ...
South Florida spreads its wings, with yacht exports As the 55th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show draws to a close Sunday, South Florida continues to lead the nation in the importing and .

USA &Canada. Discover Boating delivers 1.8 million people to manufacturer websites in 2014
In Discover Boating's fiscal year (October 2013 - September 2014), the industry-wide campaign grew people's awareness for (and interest in) boating ...
  Gulf Craft invests in the future
The facility will be used to build a shipyard for the yacht builder. ... in a state-of-the-art setup with regard to technology, design and operational ...
  Brunei boat manufacturer ships first orders to Singapore The 23-foot boat that carries up to 12 passengers will be delivered to ... BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei - Three new boats made by a local .
  The Traditionalist: Mike Livingston
The part-time boat builder owes his obsession to his family lineage. He began paddling at age 7 in a kayak his father had built. As a teen, he learned ...
  Manufacturing award for Steber
LEADING Australian boat builder Steber International has taken out the Excellence in Innovation category of the prestigious Hunter Manufacturing

The Largest Riva Yacht Makes its World Debut at the Fort Lauderdale Boat
A lot of exciting things happened at this year's Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. Among the most exciting was the unveiling of the 122 foot Riva Mythos, the

Boat builder CTruk hopes to create 120 jobs by transforming derelict warehouse site
A boat builder hopes to create 120 new jobs after reaching an agreement to refurbish a derelict warehouse site. CTruk has agreed a lease for ...
Brightlingsea boat-building firm CTruk announces major expansion into Colchester - East Anglian Daily 

  Barker Boatworks turning quick start into sales
TALLEVAST -- As boat builders go, Kevin Barker is a little flashy. Since May, the former Yellowfin Yachts executive has been starting up his new bay ...
Kuujjuaq cadets craft traditional Inuit boats
Kuujjuaq cadets craft traditional Inuit boats ... The team also leads kayak-building and training sessions, like the recent one in Kuujjuaq, to get ...
Swiftships to Build Egyptian Navy Patrol Boats
Swiftships, LLC, of Morgan City, La, has been awarded a second Navy contract for the the construction of six 35 meter patrol boats for the Egyptian ...
  Howard Fireman awarded David W. Taylor Medal NOVEMBER 5, 2014 — The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has awarded its highest technical honor, the David W. Taylor ..

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Boat Building News

Boating industry navigates out of rough economic seas
The show will have pleasure vessels ranging from paddle boats to 250-foot motor yachts. More than 1,000 boats will be on display in the water at ..

RI Marine Trades Association to celebrate 50th anniversary
In 2013, RIMTA purchased the Providence Boat Show, which is held each January, to showcase Rhode Island as a premier boating destination.
Gulf Craft plans $100m new shipyard and service centre in Dubai Maritime City
Luxury yacht and fibreglass boat manufacturer Gulf Craft has signed an agreement with Dubai Maritime City (DMC) to invest $100m in a new shipyard ..

Wooden boat building gets a new lease of life in Tasmania
The new owners of the historic Wooden Boat Centre in southern Tasmania want to secure boat-building skills with new training programs.
Marine manufacturing remains vital in Wisconsin "We do some commercial stuff, too," said Curt Prokash at yacht builder Burger Boat in Manitowoc, "We just finished a research vessel and we are 
  Africa offers new waters for boat-building sector SA's boat-building industry expects a boost in exports of its products as opportunities increase in the rest of Africa due to growth in the oil and gas 
  Russell defends vote for SAFE Act as challengers blast it, but agrees process was flawed
Mr. Byrne went first and spoke of the need to take advantage of the natural beauty of the north country and his work helping to bring boat manufacturer ...
  Boat School auction
The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding is having an auction of boats, tools and equipment Nov. 8. Items can be previewed starting at 9 a.m.; ...
  Arts and Education
This course counts as a pre-requisite for Nine-Day Boatbuilding Course. Advance registration required. To register, call the museum at 728-7317.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Boat Building News

Here's the latest on the Ethanol issue. Small Equipment manufacturers lose.

Owners of outdoor power equipment—mowers, blowers and such—were handed another defeat this past week when an appeals court rejected a suit by a number of industry stakeholders to limit the amount of ethanol in gasoline and require stricter labeling. Ethanol can damage the small engines in outdoor power equipment.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Boat Building News

McConaghy Boats continues to flourish
In 2000, when Jono Morris and Mark Evans took over the reins of Australia's premier boat builder, McConaghy, uppermost in their minds was growing ..

  The World's Most Beautiful BoatYours for Half a Billion Dollars
Lobanov began designing yachts 11 years ago, with an 85-meter yacht, which his firm won two awards for, and then an 110-meter yacht. From design .

Boat Museum honors Mitchell
For the past three years, Mitchell has volunteered in the Museum's Boat Building Program. As a gifted woodworker, his teaching skills in boat building ..

NMRA Awards Scholarship to Yacht Design Students
The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) awarded two scholarships to students pursuing careers in the field. Noah Luff of Ventura, ...

Shipmaker of Dreams: Heesen's Custom Yachts Make Waves
I am editor-at-large for ForbesLife, covering travel, wine & food, watches, fashion, design, and pleasures of all kinds. I have been a managing editor of .

  Owner of historic Maine canoe maker explains difficult decision to move out of state
"What's driving our decision to relocate is to focus more on boat building and building our brand because that's where we've seen the growth,

Interview with Ed Dubois
Dubois Naval Architects, founded in 1977, has been at the centre of world yacht design for many years. I met up with Ed Dubois, at the Monaco Yacht ..

Intrepid to Debut Natural Gas Hybrid Boat In Fort Lauderdale
The Intrepid 327 Center Console boat will be on display at the Fort ... is considered the highest quality and most innovative outboard boat builder in ...
  Development Authority grants easement to Valdosta
Authority members also honored local boat manufacturer Regal Marine which has been in Valdosta since 2001. “You guys have really helped us, ..

  Gulf Craft invests $100m for new Dubai shipyard, service centre
Dubai: Gulf Craft, a boat and yacht builder based in Ajman, is investing $100 million to set up a shipyard and service centre in Dubai Maritime City

Superyacht Times
Interview with Riza Tansu of Tansu Yachts
Tansu Yachts in a Turkish superyacht designer, and builder. So far, the yard has successfully delivered superyachts Ceylan, Nomade (now called Bar ...

The Galgael Trust is saving Glasgow's boat building skills as well as lives near the Clyde
The Galgael Trust in Glasgow is keeping traditional boat building skills ... Under the eye of lead boat builder Ben Duffin, one boat is being planned and ...
  Eliminator Boats Builds the Outerlimits SV29
... build the Outerlimits SV29 at the West Coast manufacturer's facility in Mira Loma, Calif. Eliminator will pay Outerlimits a royalty for every boat it sells.
  Tacoma's LeMay auto museum welcomes first boat, a 1955 Streamliner
The Hagerty Education Program recently awarded a grant to the Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville, Mich., which specializes in ...
  Apprentice for a day program returns to maritime museum ... a new project for its Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding program. ... constructing a boat from start to finish, traditional Chesapeake boatbuilding ..