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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

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Boat Building News

Kalashnikov Concern unveils new military assault boats
The firm presented a BK-10 assault landing boat, a BK-9 assault support ... In February, Kalashnikov acquired 51% stake in UAV manufacturer ZALA ..

  MasterCraft Setting Sail For IPO This Week
Sport boat manufacturer MasterCraft is set to become publicly traded after its initial public offering hits the NASDAQ later this week. The company ...
  Boat building history lives on in Burgoynes Cove family Sisters Darlene Walters and Kim LaSaga revealed the new name of the family's trap skiff Saturday during an official boat launch before community 

To stay in Vermont, brothers build boat business NORTH FERRISBURGH – Ian and Justin Martin begin pulling on layers of rubber gloves in preparation for building an Adirondack guide boat at their ..

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Boat Building News

Boat building students launch their new vessels in Lyme Regis
Eight vessels were launched at the Lyme Regis slipway last week as pupils from the Boat Building Academy braved the high winds in front of a packed ...
Coast Guard explains how it spends it boating safety money
The contractor sends inspectors to visit manufacturers, dealers and boat shows to make sure they are complying with safety rules. In FY 14, they ...
Naval Architect - Luxury Yacht
This is a chance to work with one of Europe's leading Yacht Design/Manufacturing companies. My clients build yachts ranging from 30m to 80m for ...
  Barge builder embraces stability Running a shipping and boat-building company in Indiana sounds about as logical as putting a fish farm in Death Valley. But there's nothing .
  Blohm+Voss: A New Plan For The Superyacht Sector
The yacht division will be based in Hamburg with the aim to bring all of the unrivalled naval architecture, ship theory, project management and ...
  USA. NMEA now offers Marine Electronics Installer and NMEA 2000 Training Courses Online
... installation manuals, give yet another level of technical information for the manufacturer, installer, distributor, dealer, boat builder and retailer.".
  Cadillac boat manufacturer building strong relationship with French owners
About a year ago, Rec Boat Holdings found itself in a similar situation. Instead of learning about a person, the boat manufacturer was learning about its ...
  DCB Performance Boats
While most performance-boat manufacturers have turned to building center-consoles to keep their doors open, DCB Performance Boats is still turning ...
  Metal Shark Boats signs first contract with U.S. Coast Guard
Right now we are building 500 votes for the Coast Guard, another 80 boat contract for the U.S. Navy and then also for the Navy a 300 boat target boat ...
  Baja Marine building center consoles for marine police departments
“AMH's commercial business is doing very well this year as a nice supplement to our consumer boat-building operations.” The company said AMH ...
  Tax breaks ahoy! NJ sales tax limit on luxury yachts sails through Legislature
A bill (S2784) to cap the amount of sales tax New Jersey can collect on boat purchases at $20,000 coasted through both the state Senate, where it ...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Boat Building News

Boat maker Nautique announces $8 million expansion
Nautique Boat Company and owner Correct Craft announced plans for the expansion Tuesday, where they will add a new building an upgrade space ...
  Garmin® Certified as Official Supplier to Independent Boat Builders Incorporated (IBBI)
Its members are known for building high quality, dependable boats – two traits that Garmin prides itself in as well,” said David Dunn, Garmin's senior ...
The father of the Higgins Boat
He began building these boats as a sideline to his lumber business. ... Quite a tribute for a boat-builder who grew up 1500 miles from the nearest ...
  Jeanerette company to build patrol boats for Vietnam's coast guard
Though they may not be fully aware of it, the 248 employees of south Louisiana boat builder Metal Shark will play a role in a geopolitical chess match ...
Great Lakes Boat Building School graduates look toward the future
The 2015 class of the Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville heard an important message from keynote speaker Lance Wilson Friday ...
Utah Department of Natural Resources offers timely boating safety tips Ty Hunter, manager of the boat safety program for the Utah Department of Natural Resources, was a guest Thursday on KVNU's For the People .
  Brunswick chairman sees bright future for Flagler County plant On a dollar volume it will be the largest boat plant in the world. What are the criteria for the Chairman's Safety Award? We have plants all over the .