Boating Safety Is For Life

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Boat Building News

Norcold is recalling boat and RV refrigerators that can catch fire.  see http://www.norcoldrecall.com/
They are being sued ( a class action)  by two law firms
  Zimmerman and Reed http://www.zimmreed.com/norcold-rv-refrigerator-fire/63879/
and
Seeger Weiss http://www.seegerweiss.com/news/norcold_refrigerator_lawsuit

If you have one of the refrigerators you should contact Norcold.  

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Boat Building News

Bollinger Shipyards gets contract for more Coast Guard cutters
Bollinger Shipyards has been awarded a $255 million contract to build six more Fast Response Cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard. The funding brings ...
 
Fire damages new boatbuilding shop in Eastport
EASTPORT, Maine — A fire at a boatbuilding business destroyed one boat under construction, heavily damaged another, and caused widespread ...
 
  empire began over lunch
Stabicraft Marine is now the largest boat manufacturer in the south and a successful exporter. Stabicraft Marine Ltd was built from the ground up by ...
 
  Lehr Inc. outboard engines ditch gasoline for propane
One of Lehr's challenges is persuading boat builders to use its engines, especially since Brunswick Corp., the nation's largest boat manufacturer, ...
 
Building by hand floats retiree's boat
By that, I mean that he not only studied up enough to build, rig and power the gleaming sloop over the past three years. He also cut cedar and white ...
  Voluntary Standards Cover the Spectrum: From Recreational Boating to Water Conservation Water sports and recreational boating are staples of summertime fun. According to the United States Coast Guard Boating Safety Division, there are ..
  Cruisers unveils new boat models in Sturgeon Bay
Sturgeon Bay is just across the bay from Oconto where the boats are built, and ... Yachts that the company said boasts the largest cockpit seating in its class. ... tional owns boat brands Cruisers Yachts, Cruisers Sport Series and ...
 
  European Institute of Yacht Design partners with IMITFair 2014
With the European Institute of Yacht Design as new partner, the first international marine interiors trade fair and convention IMITFair 2014 gains ..
 
. Baden joins CBMM as shipwright apprentice Baden recently attended The Landing School's wooden boatbuilding program in Arundel, Maine, where he mastered the fundamentals of constructing .

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Boat Building News

Summerville boat builder to add 150 jobs
Prospective buyers look over an array of boats during a recent boat show in Charleston. Boat sales are on the upswing as the economy continues to ...
 
  House approves temporary extensinon of sport fishing and boating fund
But extension of this support for recreational fishing and boating was ... The U.S. Coast Guard also uses some of the money for boating safety projects.
 
  Support for Unst boat builder
Pictured are Brydon Barclay of Unst Inshore Services (left) and HIE's David Priest. A BOAT building company in Shetland is developing a new fast ...
 
FAU students build robotic boat for competition
THE COMPETITION IS ALL ABOUT BUILDING A ROBOTIC BOAT THAT CAN WITHOUT ANY HUMAN INTERVENTION MANEUVER THROUGH A ...
 
  Tige Boats joins the American Boatbuilders Association
The roster of membership in the ABA is an industry Who's Who of strong, independent boat manufacturing companies. “Since the establishment of ...
 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Boat Building News

Will Tacoma's boatbuilding legacy last a century?
In 1917, Joe M. Martinac joined with my grandfather, Martin A. Petrich, in founding Western Boat Building Co. At year's end, Martinac left as they were ...
 
SDGF&P Conservation Officers Stress Boating Safety
Schmahl says boating handbooks are helpful and inform boaters of rules and requirements. He says Conservation Officers take boating safety very ...
  The boatbuilding history of the Pardy's
Students across the province once again prepared projects for the annual Heritage Fair. It is rather unique. In most provinces the subject of history is ...
 
  Report: UK Marine Industry has £6.2b Impact
Many marine companies reported good sales at our two last boat shows – PSP Southampton in September and London in January - and it is very ...
 
Boat building class @ Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Students will learn from the experienced boat builders how to build a Bevins Skiff in this eight week course. Instructors provide historic and traditional ...
  Honouring the tradition of wooden boats
"The desire to build a boat is the desire of youth, unwilling yet to accept the idea of a final resting-place. It is for that reason, perhaps, that, when it ...
 
New builder of National Squib
... Rondar Race Boats, the NSOA are choosing a reputable builder with a proven pedigree of building high quality boats to strong level of consistency.”.
  The next big thing in boats is small, and getting smaller Port Townsend is at the epicenter of a global downsizing trend in boats, leading the way with smaller-boat designs, boatbuilding workshops,

Monday, July 14, 2014

Boat Building News

Custom yacht builder, Sea Force IX, jumps into production market
A South American oil company's order for 26 of the 45-foot-long water taxis has kept Sea Force IX's boat building facility busy building nothing else for .

Grant cash will launch boat skills
A PROJECT to train apprentices in traditional boatbuilding on the banks of the Clyde has just set sail with more than £350,000 worth of funding.
 
Students get first-hand look at Electric Boat manufacturing
Students get first-hand look at Electric Boat manufacturing ... They also got an overview of the sub building process in EB's model room, where scaled ...
 
Belews Lake Course Teaches Boating Safety
In 2013, there were more than 4,000 boating accidents in the U.S. Of those, nearly 600 people died, and another 2,000 people were injured, according ...
 
Quick “n Dirty Boat Building takes place in Tatamagouche
“It's a fundraiser for the boat shop and a way to stimulate interest in wooden boat building,” said Keith Driver, boat shop manager. “We're a non-profit ...
 
 
 

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Boat Building News

Celebrating the wooden boat
The boat building workshop in Trinity. Glen Vokey (left) is a seasoned local boat builder, Chip Tamason (centre) is a summer resident who is learning ...
 
  Entries sought for DCMM Boat Festival
The Sikaflex Challenge boat building competition returns with construction taking place Saturday and the race on Sunday. Participants are restricted in ...
 
SAFE Boats International awarded contract for additional Navy boats
BREMERTON — SAFE Boats International (SBI) has been awarded a contract to provide the United States Navy four additional Mk VI patrol boats with ...
 
Esteemed boat builder passes
“He really drew people out and engaged them in conversation,” Street said Monday, reflecting on the long life of the boat builder, musician and ...
  Leenhouts resigns as boat school director
Peter M. Leenhouts has resigned from his two-year post as executive director of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (NWSWB).
 
EBDG-designed Passenger Vessel Launched
Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a naval architecture and marine engineering firm with offices in Seattle, New Orleans and Ketchikan, today ...
 
  USA. NMMA to host exhibition at Barcelona boat show, deadline to register July 31 The NMMA has developed a cost effective opportunity to support business efforts in this market and are working closely with its partners at the U.S. .
 

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Boat Building News

Sanmar Announced Release of Newly Constructed RAscal Class Vessel, RAscal 1500
Sanmar, a leading tug boat manufacturer, announced its release of a newly constructed RAscal Class vessel dubbed the RAscal 1500. Robert Allan ..

A weekend of skiff building
Photo by: Ron MacArthur With clamps in place, Tyler, Faith and Keith Evans of Sykesville, Md., work on their family's boat early Saturday morning.
 
IBEX unveils seminar lineup
“We thank the editors of Professional BoatBuilder magazine and the events' education partners, American Boat and Yacht Council, ABBRA and the ...
 
Traditional Cornish boatbuilding triples turnover in four years
Mr Cockwell restored his first boat when he was just 16 and after establishing himself as a self-employed boat builder, he set up Cockwells Modern ...
 
  Burger unveils 65 metre superyacht concept The latest superyacht concept from US shipyard, Burger Boats, is a 65.23 metre project with interior and naval architecture design both in collaboration ..
 
Dedham Boat Builder Can't Make Them Fast Enough
Briggs is the only one making the specific design of boat, which is in pretty high demand. ... Davis says Briggs is the 'go to guy' for boat building.
 
Building an education
TATAMAGOUCHE - While some students were ready to bail out of class at the end of June, others circumnavigating a Tatamagouche boat shop were ...
 
  Michigan boating industry starting to roar again
Dan Hall, who sells boats at Colony Marine in St. Clair Shores, said ... the difference in boat sales as far back as February at the Detroit Boat Show.
  Safehaven Interceptor for Bristol Irish boatbuilder Safehaven Marine has supplied the 'Bristol Interceptor' an Interceptor 48, self righting all weather pilot boat to the Port of Bristol in the .
 
  US boat manufacturer, SeaRay, appoints Nigerian firm, BRAS, W/Africa sole distributor
“SeaRay customers will enjoy very spacious interior which has been described as groundbreaking achievement in boat design and innovation”.
  Calypso Marine: The Art of Boatbuilding The art of boatbuilding is a time-honored tradition in Trinidad & Tobago. The creation of the twin island country's signature Pirogue, crafted from a
 
  My Boat Plans Review Introduces How to Build Boats Easily – Vinaf.com
My Boat Plans is a new program developed by Martin Reid, a master boat builder, who has over 30 years of experience in the woodworking industry.
 
Irvine skiff to hit the water today! The Scottish Boat Building School at the Scottish Maritime Museum was formed earlier this year with the aim of providing learning opportunities to .
 
  Mahogany Memories- 30th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show
The Southern New England Chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society will present the 30th annual “Mahogany Memories” boat show on the ...