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Monday, September 28, 2015

Boat Building News

Bertram Yacht signs design deal with Lyman-Morse
Fort Lauderdale-based Bertram Yacht retained the services of Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston, Maine, to build prototypes of its initial designs .
  Brunswick Corporation : Harris Honored with 13th Consecutive NMMA CSI Award
As one of the nation's original boat manufacturers, Harris offers a history filled with design innovation, distinctive styling, unsurpassed comfort, and ...
  Sweat, saws and lumber: St. Paul boat building program changing lives Joseph Romero, 18, works on a canoe at Urban Boat Builders on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. The nonprofit organization this year celebrates 20 .

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Boat Building News

Dufour Yachts Launch New Sailing School Day Boat Design
The brand new Dufour Drakkar 24 is designed by Umberto Felci and will be unveiled at the French Grand Pavois, Boat Show in La Rochelle next ..

  Tacoma program helps troubled youths build more than boats
Tacoma Community Boat Builders is Birkey's brainchild and baby. A Wyoming native, Birkey moved to Washington four decades ago and “became a ...
Marine industry job fair to grow at this year's Fort Lauderdale boat show
This year's job fair at the Fort Lauderdale boat show will offer positions in companies big and small, public and private, ranging from skilled trades ...
  Boat sales see boost in Spain
The National Marine Manufacturers Association will participate in a forum at the upcoming Barcelona Boat Show to promote the U.S. boating industry.
Boatbuilding thrives in Plockton
“First of all, the skills of Mark Stockl, boatbuilder, from Ullapool have been paramount in inspiring and challenging our pupils. But we also need to ...
  Coast Guard developing Recreational Boating Accident Reporting Manual The U.S. Coast Guard is accepting public comment through Nov. 19 as part of its Recreational Boating Accident Reporting Manual update. Photo by .
  Coast Guard implementing new lifeboat regulations
ST. THOMAS - Coast Guard regulations governing the type of survival craft carried by commercial vessels in U.S. waters will change next year.
  Hacker looking at other sites for boat-building plant
QUEENSBURY | Hacker Boat Co. is no longer planning to build a new luxury boat manufacturing plant in the Queensbury Business Park. Company ...
  50 years a boatbuilder
In 2003, hearing of an opportunity at the fledgling aluminium-hull boat builders, Alnmaritec, he jumped at the chance to return to his roots and to an ...
  Nathanael Greene Herreshoff, the Bill Belichick of yacht design Herreshoff was born in Bristol in 1848 to a boat-building family. His older brother — and subsequent business partner — John Brown Herreshoff, was ..

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Boat Building News

Marblehead boat builder anchored in history and innovation
hood started c.w. hood yachts with the help of his friend and fellow ... of a sailboat and as the design developed he asked a friend, bruce dyson, to take ..

  Boatbuilding is reintroduced to Cornish boatyard
Pasco's Boatyard was taken over by Chris de Glanville and Craig Brown in 2013 and the pair immediately set about reintroducing boat building to the ..

  Boatbuilding course buoys job hopes in Tasmania's Derwent Valley
There are hopes a new project to teach young people boatbuilding skills will turn around low high school retention rates and high unemployment in ...
  Big predictions, small turnout for Miami International Boat Show protest
An environmental protest that organizers said would draw thousands to Virginia Key in opposition to the Miami International Boat Show's move to ...

UNO president establishes $25000 scholarship, and other news of higher education
Ikeda, an assistant professor of naval architecture and marine engineering, is one of 36 researchers around the country to be named a 2015 Young ...
  The Plymouth boatbuilder who is keeping historic shipyard traditions alive
TO OUR right lie a trio newly-completed and gleaming super-yachts, moored and ready to be shipped across the world to well-heeled customers.
  VIDEO: Florida builder comes through for Make-A-Wish teen A Florida custom boatbuilder helped a teenager's Make-A-Wish dream come true by custom-building a tower for his boat. Dylan Dykens, 17, was ..
  Meet the Maker: A Builder of Handcrafted, One-of-a-Kind Boats “I built my first boat 18 years ago in my garage in Glacier National Park in Montana. I intended to keep it for myself, but a neighbor begged me to let ..
Boatyard (Formerly Bimini Boatyard) Hosting Job Fair September 10 Through 12
The 275-seat Boatyard — billed as an upscale eatery — is slated to reopen in October, just in time for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Boat Building News

Venezuelan boat builder relocates to Dania Beach
Promarine recently completed its first fishing boat, and has three more in the works. Canela will attend the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in ...
  WOODEN BOAT FEST: Doc captures dream of sailing built from found cedar log
Parson's love of lapstrake boats and detailed craftsmanship is a perfect fit for the festival which features family boatbuilding as part of their activities.
39th annual Wooden Boat Festival kicks off in Port Townsend on September 11
The Wooden Boat Festival needs virtually no introduction. ... Nip bar inside the show on Saturday at 5 p.m., so stop by, have a beer with us and say hi!
  Torqeedo partners with boatbuilder Frauscher
GURNEE, Ill. –Austrian boatbuilder Frauscher Bootswerft GmbH has chosen Torqeedo to power its line of luxury electric boats and yachts.
  Boat manufacturer looking for buyers
ELKHART — A local company and the sixth largest manufacturer of boats in the country is for sale. Nautic Global Group announced Monday at a ...
  Wright brothers adapt to technology to keep family boat building company afloat “We started building plank boats, now we build them out of fibreglass, kevlar and lots of other different things, so we've definitely stayed at the pointy .

Monday, August 17, 2015

Boat Building News

Boat building catches a rising tide in Midlands
“The boat building business in South Carolina is very incestuous, you'll find,” Hancock said, noting boat builders for generations typically have been ..

Compromise extends boat tax break to smaller vessels
Chris Christie on Monday conditionally vetoed a bill designed to spur New Jersey's boat-building industry by reducing the sales tax paid on expensive ...
Lippert expanding into boats
The company, a producer of furniture for freshwater boat manufacturers, primarily pontoons, was purchased for $16 million, according to a news ...
Boat builder expands to new Port of Clarkston location
The business aims to fill a 56,000-square-foot building at 908 Port Drive that has housed Grassland West for almost two decades. The details of that ...
  Dedication of Chris Craft Boat now on display at Buffalo Bill Museum, LeClaire
Dedication of Chris Craft Boat now on display at Buffalo Bill Museum, ... it the distinction as the largest mahogany boat manufacturer in the world.
Maine boatyard signs deal with Spanish design firm Brooklin Boat Yard of Brooklin, Maine, was selected by the Spanish yacht design firm Botin Partners to build a 72-foot cruising design sloop. The boat ..
Watercraft Center charts new course in traditional boat building
Left, N.C. Maritime Museum Watercraft Center Manager Grant Caraway and boat builder Tim White show a new stand-up paddle board that ...
  Boat maker to add jobs
“We knocked it out of the park,” he said, adding that his company took 300 orders for boats at the meeting and will be hiring 12 to 15 additional ...
  Senate approves upgrade of shipbuilding industry
He said the bill also seeks to harness the skills of Filipino naval architects "by providing them continuing professional development and training.".
  Cause of capsize revealed for Northern Marine yacht McDonald, owner and general manager of New World Yacht Builders, was building boats under the name Northern Marine. He suddenly became ill in ..

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Boat Building News

Team from Australian Maritime College in Launceston win boat design award at Hydrocontest in ...
... and the challenges we face in terms of budget and logistics going to Europe, so as a naval architecture school and the disciplines we study, to be ...
  Mercury Marine rolls out engine warranty promotion
Mercury Marine announced that 2016 model-year boats powered by ... 2016 Mercury I.Q. Certified Boat Builder models sold to U.S. and Canadian ...
  Boat builder to create 238 jobs in SC near Columbia The original makers of Sea Pro boats plan to resurrect the brand in a new manufacturing facility in Newberry County near Columbia. The brand was .
  CFCC students hone boat-building skills, public can buy the finished product
Supplied photo courtesy of Cape Fear Community College. The Cape Fear Community College boat building program exhibited finished projects ...
  Learn about boat building at new boat building school CADILLAC — Rec Boat Holdings and the Wexford-Missaukee Career Tech Center are conducting a tuition-free, boat-building school during the week 

Passage sought for bill that will modernize shipbuilding
SENATE PRESIDENT Franklin M. Drilon on Sunday called for the passage of Senate Bill (SB) 2482 also known as the Naval Architecture Law, ...
Students learn the trade of boat building About 25 middle and high school-aged students gathered at the Southeastern Wisconsin Carpentry Training Center in Waukesha County thanks to .
  Young Northfielder launches his career in boat building
One of the things that surprised the young boat builder was how hard it all was. Water proofing and the wood working were the most challenging.
Sekonaia to Teach Youths About Boat-Building Acting district officer Suva Dharmend Prasad said: “Sekonaia Bale is a boat-builder on Beqa Island who was assisted by the Government last year in