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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Boat Building News

Sailboat builders make design waves
They set their sights high: both experienced sailors, they wanted to build "very light and performing boats with comfortable, design-focused interiors," ...
  Demand up for skilled workers
They tend to want to come in and be a boat builder after two weeks." Mr Bertelsen said when selling expensive boats, he needed to be promising a ...
n the Free Zone 1 Arkin Pruva and Sunrise
Antalya's free zone has been one of the hearts of Turkish yacht building for over 20 years. Today it is home to a handful of superyacht builders working ..
Working Wonders of the River show slated at Antique Boat Museum
CLAYTON — The second annual Working Wonders of the River: Workboat Show will take place Saturday at the Antique Boat Museum. The small boat ...
  Zaha Hadid Launches New Superyacht Designs JAZZ is the first of the five yachts to be technically specified and detailed by Blohm + Voss's naval architects. Like the other iterations, the owner of ..
  Stephens Waring design 44 metre sailing yacht Stephens Waring have released details about their 44 metre Anthem project. Anthem has been designed for extended family cruising as well as .
  Georgetown Wooden Boat Show: Extra day helps celebrate event's 25th year The sailboat was designed by boatbuilder William Garden in Seattle in 1962. The boat was a copy of the heavy-duty pilot boats that went out to guide .
  Public access to the river at Brundall under £10m boatyard investment And by moving its boat-building from Riverside to farmland off the A47 roundabout, the firm have offered long-awaited public access to the River Yare .
  Turkey's best kept secret – the most beautiful boats in the world? (VIDEO)
Entrepreneurship Located on Turkey's beautiful southernwestern coast, the city of Bodrum recently caught our attention for its masterful boat-building ...
One hundred canoes later
Algonquin Highlands resident Rick Nash has been building birch bark canoes for ... “A lot of this is based on research work,” he says of the boat, which ...
... Rafiqul Islam of the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
  300 jobs to go at luxury yacht builder
“This is not about taking jobs to China or any of the production, engineering or design functions. Quite the opposite,” he said. He said the company ...
Spain attempts to build up recreational boating
“What we are trying to do in Spain is promote boating as an affordable family activity,” ... SOLÉ is the only Spanish marine engine manufacturer left.
Edgewater boat builder unveils new patrol vessel
The boat maker is a subsidiary of Lake Forest, Illinois-based Brunswick Corp., which also operates a Sea Ray Boats facility in Flagler County and ...
  How to Build a Boat in 24 Hours
Bowthorpe had a goal: to build a boat made from the waste of the conference, ... To make it a proper challenge, Bowthorpe set a few rules: all building ...
  Boating industry catches the wind in Brevard It was near Central Florida boat builders, there was a skilled work force in the area, and it was near both the Indian and Banana rivers and an inlet into
Shipbuilders Bet on Radical Hull Designs to Defeat Swarming Boat Threat Defeating that threat will require a different kind of vessel than the massive, blue-water ships that populate the Navy's fleet, boatbuilding company ..
  Photo gallery: Bringing Baden Powell back from the brink
Walter already knew that Lynn had no boatbuilding facilities to service the fishing fleet, and he put his skills to immediate use by building his first boat ...

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Boat Building News

Boatmaker keen to expand in Oz
Brendon Frew with a custom built boat designed specifically for Sanfords to ... A successful southern boat manufacturer is tapping into the Australian .

  ACH Foam Technologies building second Wisconsin plant
One of ACH Foam's major customers is boat engine and outboard manufacturer Mercury Marine. “Everything is growing a little,” Huempfner said of the ...
USWatercraft kicks starts the C&C Yachts brand Already well known as a licensed builder of Jboats, and owner and builder of .... Building new boats is always a risk but we honestly feel that we have 
  George K. (Ken) Buchanan, 92 Ken worked for the shipwright at Lawley, Quincy Adams, Crosby Yacht Yard and Falmouth Marine as a Master Boat Builder. Ken also was a judge in
  VIDEO: MasterCraft shows off X23 surf boat The X23 is the second, now larger addition to the builder's 2015 fleet to utilize an all-new surf-specific hull design. The company said the boat has .
  UK. Mark Woodhams joins Discovery Yachts as Production Manager
Bluewater experts, Discovery Yachts have recruited experienced boatbuilder, Mark Woodhams to the position of Production Manager. New Zealander ...
  Pulaski factory at forefront of luxury yacht industry
The boats have "minimalistic styling" that represents an emerging genre in yachting, said Bill Prince, a yacht designer in Port Washington.
  Boat Builders of East Penobscot Bay at Boatbuilders Forum Buxton Boats is a wooden boat building and design company, specializing in lobster boat and lobster yacht construction and designs of all types
  More skilled jobs on the way for Falmouth area as Cockwells Boatbuilding expands This year the company exported boats to Italy and Norway and is currently building a tender that is bound for China and the sales team have just come ..
  VIDEO: Hybrid hydrofoil debuts at Monaco show
The HY-X, the company says, is the world's first hybrid-powered hydrofoil boat. The company brought a half-scale prototype (20 feet, 6 inches) of the ...
  Looking out for No. 1: Century-old patrol boat lovingly restored
He asked around and heard good things about the boat yard in Port ... “And anyone who is a woodworker is going to find boat-building fascinating.”
Documentary examines the creative process through boat maker's final build
Charles E. Richard plans to explore the science behind creativity, record the dying tradition of boat building and challenge the way the world views ...
  Person, Place, Thing: Dave Dormond How long have you been building boats? About four years now. I worked in insurance for five years after college and was miserable. I applied to .
  Boatbuilder still 'in a daze' after royal encounter
Boatbuilder David Moss is still reeling after his meeting with royalty when Princess Anne came to visit his boatyard. David Moss (66), who this year ...
50th anniversary Donzi 22 Classic to launch at 2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show
WASHINGTON, N.C. — October 10, 2014: Well-known American high performance boat manufacturer Donzi Marine turns 50 years old this year.
Own an historic Tacoma shipyard for $8 million
The 6.8-acre property that includes several boat sheds, two shipbuilding ways, an office building and several storage buildings is on the market for ...
  Helping Build a Bright Future
The ancient skills of boatbuilding might not seem particularly relevant in the 21st Century but the expertise Gary will learn over the next year and a half ...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Boat Building News

La Crosse boat builder SkipperLiner closes again
SkipperLiner, a La Crosse boat builder that closed amid the troubled waters of the recession in April 2010 and reopened under new ownership six ...
Boat show organizers to host career fair A job fair will be part of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for the ... Attendees also can take advantage of job search, resume building and .
Red8 teaches at-risk youth to build boats while encouraging personal growth
We know they're 14 year olds who don't know how to build boats or sail, and we teach them those things at a rate that makes sense so they can ...
  Forum focuses on Cornish traditional boat-building revival The revival in traditional boat-building in recent years has prompted those working in the industry to organise a conference dedicated to promoting the 

The Navy's Building Little Autonomous Boats to Defend Its Ships
Navy ships are at their most vulnerable when they're resupplying in port or navigating narrow straits or rivers because they're tricky to maneuver in ...
   Made in Northeast Ohio: Tartan Yachts is exploring new markets while boat building is recovering ...
But when you build one of the world's most expensive luxury goods in an area still best known for creating steel and automotive products, boat ...
  Savage unveils latest range AUSTRALIA'S oldest boat manufacturer Savage Aluminium Boats yesterday unveiled its latest range in a media gathering on the Gold Coast 

Incentives could lure yacht builder to Brevard
A yacht-maker that could bring 380 jobs to Merritt Island on Tuesday was approved for $1.16 million in county economic incentives, spread over 10 ...
  Great Lakes Boat Building School Welcomes New Class Great Lakes Boat Building School started fall classes Monday, September 22, with new and returning students for first-year and second-year programs

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Boat Building News

Boat builder returns for Thames show
It was the third annual show staged by boat builders Piper, from Stoke-on-Trent. More than 120 people visited the show, where a number of new ...
History takes float
Working with hand saws and table saws, McKay and boat builder Jeff Lane spent the summer crafting Kennick's boat and were on hand as it launched ..
  Boating Notebook
With the support of its partners, dealers and staff, Monterey Boats has achieved a reputation of being one of the best boat builders in the industry.
3D Printing Keeps New Zealand Competitive in the Boat Manufacturing Industry
In days past, boat builders and manufacturers of marine components relied on traditional approaches to model building. How to meet a customers .

VIDEO: At Hodgdon Yachts, an appreciation for wooden boats
Hodgdon Yachts, a sail and motor yacht builder based in East Boothbay, Maine, was founded in 1816. “5 Generations of Hodgdons, 411 yachts and ..
Limerick 'CityOne' Sailing Dinghies Unite The Shannonside Capital As One City
To do this, trainee boat-building schemes were implemented, with a strong Limerick emphasis in the recruiting. It soon acquired an international .
  'Scout'-ing Party: Summerville-born and bred boat manufacturer expands, innovates as it marks 25 ...
Steve Potts, president and chief executive of Scout Boats, shows off the Dorchester County company's flagship 350 LXF. The boatmaker is celebrating ..
  Unique designs, colors set Helena-built fishing boat apart
In addition to the artistic touches, the boat is tricked out with some ... the best techniques and the ins and outs of the fiberglass manufacturing process.
  Regal Marine: Building boats one detail at the time
If you think about boat building, it's like baking a cake, only you put the icing in the ... After it cures, they come back and build the rest of the boat up.
Major milestone reached for Alnmouth rowing skiff
... photographs and plans from traditional Northumberland boat building can be displayed, as well as where these artisan skills can be demonstrated ...
  Eidsgaard Design launch new website
Eidsgaard Design has recently announced the launch of their 2014 website. The new site showcases many of their latest projects and designs. ... BV80 superyacht, which was officially unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show this week.
Germany. High-powered premieres – new motor boats and yachts at hanseboot 2014
The Hamburg International Boat Show is to be held for the 55th time this ... 40 STY is a 12.05 metre boat incorporating top-level Italian yacht design.
  Six months after fire, boat manufacturer up and running
SEBRING — Six months ago, Pat Kent was welding at a local boat manufacturing plant when he looked at a nearby building and saw that “smoke was ...
  Vergennes Boat Builder Keeps A Japanese Tradition Alive
The city of Vergennes has a proud history of boat building. At the base of the falls on Otter Creek, Commodore Macdonough built the ships that would ...
Brazilian Boatbuilding Composite Class of 2014
UNIVALI explains the Composite Boat Building Program at UNIVALI provides a broad education in the rapidly evolving field of composite construction.
  USA. Innovation Award Winners honoured at IBEX
About IBEX: Owned and produced by Professional BoatBuilder magazine and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), IBEX is the ...
  Boatbuilders exhibition in Tampa shows marine industry rebounding
"This is not a consumer boat show," said Ann Dunbar, the IBEX director. "This is where the engineers and boat builders come to find out what's new to ...

  Boat electrical course offered online
Eight learning modules cover common boat electrical terms, theory, wiring, power generation, safety, grounding and important troubleshooting ...

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Boat Building News

Manufacturing Associate
This semi-custom production motor yacht will be built in its entirety and launched in Rockland Maine. We are seeking candidates with boat building ..

International Antique & Classic Boat Show presents 'rare opportunity' for local enthusiasts
That's why, Skaneateles resident Ham Fish

Ferndale boat factory fire ruled accident
11 fire at Northwest Marine was caused by chemicals used to build small ... Some highly explosive chemicals are used in the boat-building process.

  Chinese luxury yacht builder has its US base in Fort Lauderdale
Cheoy Lee yachts are held in “high regard” because of their beauty, design and craftsmanship, said Michael Moore, a Coral Gables-based attorney .

Clallam hopes to attract boat-building firm looking for new site
PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Economic Development Council is hoping to attract a Seattle boat-building company looking for a new site ...
  Remembering Lance E. McDowell, 71, bass player with Shanty Grass, master boat craftsman at ...
... of the boats for other members and was known as a “master boat builder. ... After he retired from service, Mr. McDowell spent 20 years as a yacht ..

Weaker dollar helps boating industry
The Marine Industry Association has released figures ahead of the Auckland On The Water boat show, which opens on Thursday, showing that the ...
  Feature: Traditional boat-building trade dying out in the Maltese islands
Notwithstanding that he was very busy, people still requested Guzeppi to build new boats for them or to provide regular necessary maintenance to ...
Adam Green puts wind in the sails of inner-city students
In 1996, he founded Rocking the Boat, a Bronx, N.Y.-based nonprofit organization that blends youth empowerment and boat building.
Manufacturing Associate
This semi-custom production motor yacht will be built in its entirety and launched in Rockland Maine. We are seeking candidates with boat building ...
  Hacker Boat Co. land purchase is official
Mahogany boat builder Hacker Boat Company is moving along with plans to begin construction next year on its new 90,000 square-foot facility in ...
  On the Job: Hodgdon Yachts takes pride in wooden boats
Hodgdon Yachts, a boat and yacht builder based in East Boothbay, was founded in 1816. Employee Chip Haggett constructs half models, which were ...
  Verbatim: Josh Turner
Turner always has dreamt of becoming a full-time boat builder, and despite devoting many years toward constructing the custom elements and ...
  JL Audio Celebrates Partnership with MasterCraft High Performance Boat Manufacturer JL Audio, known for pushing the boundaries of bass reproduction in the, marine, mobile, and home audio markets recently celebrated its 10 year

Intrepid Powerboats Debuts First Hybrid Natural Gas Boat Featuring Blue Gas Marine Technology  Intrepid is considered the highest quality and most innovative outboard boat builder in the world and is eager to once again be the first in this .