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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Boat Building News

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Join the 3,000+ professionals around the country who have earned their ABYC Certified Technician status. Certification classes are coming up in Washington and British Columbia! 
ABYC Gasoline Engine Certification 
The gasoline engine certification takes a non-brand specific look at gasoline engine theory and troubleshooting. Additionally, you will learn marine specific installation requirements found in ABYC Standards and USCG requirements.
July 19-21, 2017
Anacortes, Washington
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ABYC Diesel Engine Certification 
This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine systems design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards. 
August 23-25, 2017
Anacortes, Washington
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ABYC Marine Systems Certification 
This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine systems design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards.
September 18-21, 2017
Port Hadlock, Washington
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ABYC/NMEA Combined Training
This 4 day training event will focus two of the days on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics standards and training. Attendees will earn 3 certifications. 
September 26-29, 2017
Bellevue, Washington
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ABYC Marine Electrical Certification
This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards
October 23-26, 2017 
Vancouver Island, BC
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Questions about any of these classes?
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Boat Building News

The boat was designed by Pete Buescher, a design engineer for Donald L. Blount .... Boats are inherently beautiful, he said, and building one can be ...
A luxury boat builder in Peterborough is taking on apprentices just 15 ... brand that delivers beautifully designed luxury boats to a worldwide audience.
Groupe Beneteau, a French-based boat manufacturing company, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the opening of its first U.S. manufacturing plant in ...
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is considering a potential closure of its Naval Architecture course after suspending its intake of students, ...
Rick Myers, a student at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock received a $1,450 scholarship to continue his vocational ...
The boat was owned and mastered by Warwick and Gwen Tompkins, ... Despite the dominance of synthetic materials in the boatbuilding industry as a ...
More than 700 students from 43 Southern California high school teams to race solar-powered boats they built over the past six months. The event ...

Monday, May 15, 2017

Boat Building News

The US Coast Guard has published a request for comments on the Table of Outboard Weights used by manufacturers to calculate the amount of flotation needed for outboard powered boats under 20 feet in length. The current table has not been updated since 1984.  The Coast Guard is proposing to use the table published by the American Boat And Yacht Council (ABYC) in 2012.  See the following link for the notice, and the procedure to submit comments. Comments must be submitted by July 5, 2017.

Recreational Boat Flotation Standards-Update of Outboard Engine Weight Test Requirements

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Boat Building News

With this new technology, Infinity can produce styles of woven vinyl fabric more intricate than ever before – providing boat manufacturers the ability to .

... composite molds (open and closed), and CNC molds for fiberglass boat manufacturers. Marine Concepts also produces gelcoat and fiberglass parts ...
Currently under construction for San Juan are several 40' and 50' Volvo Penta IPS models with plans to have one in the fall boat shows, including the ...

Boating Industry magazine, a publication serving all segments of the ... representatives and manufacturers—has named the all-new Honda Marine .
The addition includes a new large-boat building with added manufacturing space and other facility improvements. The new 10,500-square-foot facility ...
Regulator is the only boat manufacturer to have the designation for meeting the ... that number to meet the demand for its fiberglass sportfishing boats.
Malibu Boats is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of performance sport boats, with the #1 market share position in the United States 

Vic Fasolino of Beaufort takes the purists route by using only hand tools without electricity during the ninth annual National Boatbuilding Challenge on ...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Boat Building News

... modern, efficient spaces where individuals from around the globe learn yacht design, wooden and composite boat building and marine systems.
The boat, a 36-foot wooden motor sailor, took 56 students about three years to design and build. “It was a big project for us,” Koomen said. “It was a lot ...
BOISE -- A Kuna man has admitted to promising to build custom jet boats for his customers, only to cheat them out of millions of dollars in up-front ...
Louisiana-based boatbuilder Metal Shark is ramping up production to build an inventory of stock vessels, with the goal of reducing lead times and ...
“We built this so we could be more efficient and build more boats,” Bloem says of the 30,000-square-foot corporate building on the StanCraft campus ...
Marine Products Corp., the manufacturer of Chaparral and Robalo boats said sales, profits and income were all up for the first quarter of 2017.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Boat Building News

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The county Planning and Zoning Board Thursday approved a conditional-use permit for a boat builder to convert a former ...

All American Marine will be getting back to work on one of its biggest contracts as it moves into its new waterfront facility. On Friday the boat builder 

Last year, North formally decided to make boat building his life. North recently won a scholarship to further his education in the field and has set ...

CLEARWATER, FL – Two Pinellas County men face racketeering charges as a result of a multi-agency investigation into complaints received against ...

A Mearns maritime museum will celebrate the art of boat-building this tourist season. The Maggie Law Museum in Gourdon has thrown open its doors .

While attending Marine Trades Day at Carteret Community College, students learned about local training and career opportunities in boat building

So for the incoming college students who are interested to take majors in naval architecture and marine engineering, but could hardly afford college, 

BAR HARBOR — Jarvis Newman, a longtime Southwest Harbor boatbuilder, has won the Remember ME Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by .