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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Boat Building News

Baltic Yachts to deliver new custom cruising yacht
Baltic Yachts is set to deliver a new custom Baltic 130 high-performance cruising yacht, which has been designed by Nauta Design. The company has .

China Yachting Conference lines up the speakers
Yang Xinfa is a graduate of Shanghai Jiao Tong University with more than 46 years of work experience in boat design and manufacturing, enterprise ...
 
  WoodenBoat magazine invites community to celebrate 40 years of publishing and growth As a boat builder from Pembroke, a young Wilson had an idea: create a magazine about wooden boats in the hopes that its mere existence would be ..
 
  Deep Impact Boats has a new owner
Fischer said Boats Direct USA will continue to build Deep Impact's 330 TE, 360 Cabin, 360 Open, 360 TE, 399 Cabin and 399 TE and the 399 Poker ...
 
  U.S. Boating Industry Continues to Surge; Expecting Full-Year Sales to Grow 8%, Says GE Capital
... in the U.S., and the industry is on track to reach the 8% growth in retail dollar sales originally forecast in February by CDF at the Miami Boat Show .
  Discover Boating Canada Hands-On Skills Training holds trainer orientation sessions
Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training (HOST) has kicked off in ... from 2014-2016 at the Montreal In-Water Boat Show, Toronto International Boat ..

Not just puttering: Pontoons are the new wave of performance boats
But as boat manufacturers across the board ramp up horsepower, pontoons have begun making major waves in the boating world. The new pontoon .

  Boatbuilder lecturing on Merry Mac
PORTSMOUTH — Nate Piper, boatbuilder and owner of Piper Boatworks, in Rye, will present a lecture on, “Building a Merry Mac Sailboat” at .

  Made in China: International 14
It is a fabulous boat building material that delivers incredible high strength to weight ratios. Not surprising, i14 sailors love carbon but that love affair ...
  Bamboo Boat Building
Build a Bamboo Boat was a popular Saturday activity for kids and parents in the area. It was another event sponsored by Cheyenne Light Fuel and ...
 
  PEI woodworker building replica ice boat
In his woodworking shop near Montague, Sturgeon boat builder Leo Murphy has been commissioned to build a replica of a Prince Edward Island ice ...
 
  My Boat Plans PDF Review Introduces Martin Reid's Boat Building Guide – Vkool.com My Boat Plans, created by Martin Reid, is a newly updated program that contains easy steps on how to build boats at home quickly. A full My Boat ..

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Boat Building News

Making boat covers a challenging business
He got involved with the Capital City Ski Team — now the Mad-City Ski team — and that brought him into contact with a tournament boat manufacturer ..

New Sale: Pride Yachts 88M superyacht "Illusion"
The interior is by Sinot Yacht Design. Accommodation is expected to be for as many as fourteen guests. Power will be coming via a Rolls Royce

New RIB range
UK boatbuilder Vanguard International have partnered with a Portuguese company to build a whole new range of RIBs covering a range of sizes and .

SW man launches reed boat built from scratch
SOUTH WINDSOR — Native American enthusiast James Dina, who has once again exercised his passion for experimental archaeology by building a ...
 
  Delta Township boat firm relocating locally, poised for expansion
Triton Industries, maker of Manitou Pontoon Boats, is building a new facility west of Capital Region International Airport later this year.
 
Boating biz throttles up: Sales billow as recession-battered buyers return
Source: National Marine Manufacturers Association's Center of Knowledge; Recreational Marine Research Center at Michigan State University.
 
Pewaukee Antique & Classic Boat Show set for Aug. 16 But visitors will need to wander to the water's edge to see the real stars of the show: the old boats of the 10th Annual Pewaukee Antique & Classic Boat ..
 

Nigerian Tribune
Epie: Where boat building is life
Epie community, located in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, has a long history of boat building. AUSTIN EBIPADE, after a visit to the place, reports ...
 
  Teams to build boats in Reach Centre fundraiser
Teams of four will be provided with two sheets of plywood, nails, a roll of duct tape and a few tools and be given 90 minutes to build a boat, thanks to ...
 
The Inaugural Sydney Superyacht Show We are purposely aiming for the top 5% rather than the general public targeted sector that the Sydney Boat Show goes for; we want hundreds of .
 
Netherlands. Heesen Yachts is delighted to announce the delivery of Y/N 16847, M/Y Elena
Heesen Yachts is delighted to announce the delivery of Y/N 16847, M/Y ... a breed of Heesens that are icons of classic contemporary yacht design.
 

The Outer Banks Voice
Boatbuilder Bayliss wins $1.2 million in White Marlin Open
Dare County boatbuilder John Bayliss won the 41st annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Md. last week. Aboard the Dream Time, which his ...
 
Community remembers legendary boat builder
Ms. Stevens gave the legendary boat builder the bit more time for which he had asked. When she went to check on him again, he had passed away at ...
 
  The boys and girls who build the boats It's Tuesday morning, and that means it's boat day for the kids at the ... Soon to open will be the museum's exhibit hall where a boatbuilder will answer ..
  IBEX exhibits will take advantage of waterfront location
Fifteen manufacturers secured slips for their boats, Dunbar said. ... will show its new iST (Intelligent Shift and Throttle) system on two boats in the water ...
 
  Taree boat manufacturer, Steber International, continues to thrive ONE confirmed sale and numerous quotes requested, has signalled another successful Sydney International Boat Show for leading boat manufacturer ..
 
The last boat builder of Hamilton Of boats he built for a crazy film crew, and then rebuilt, only to have them sailed, and sunk (on purpose). Bibby worked for Grampian Marine building ..
 
Australia. Riviera aglow at the Sydney International Boat Show
The latest models from Australia's favourite and most awarded luxury boat builder were a shining example of meticulous design, attractive styling, ...
 

Friday, August 8, 2014

Boat Building News

Yacht builders target China's super rich
This photo taken on July 5, 2014 shows luxury yachts lined up at a boat show at the port in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian. Chinese buyers ...
 
Boat building in St. Augustine
Florida is a lot different. St. Augustine is just a hop, skip and a jump from water at all times. I guess why there are so many folks out here building boats.
Great Lakes Boat Building School to Host Open House in Cedarville
The Great Lakes Boat Building School will host an open house Saturday, August 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 ...
 
Homer boasts marine trades of world-class proportions
Illustrating Homer's boat-building expertise, Engebretsen, who has a commercial fishing background, pointed to the 58-foot F/V Frisian Lady, built for ...
 
Ipswich: Boat firm headquarters moves south However, its East Anglian operations are expanding overall. Its boatbuilding plant at Wroxham, in Norfolk, has taken on about 70 staff in addition to the 
 
  Builder's Boats Are Floating Works Of Art
Countless books and websites offer information on building canoes, kayaks or any type of boat. One of the most complete websites is from the Glen-L ...
Bringing Cayman catboats back to life
Cayman's catboats are small, one-sail wooden boats, with the beam at the widest ... He recently completed a course in traditional boat building at the ...
Colville boat builder Hewes Marine is expanding Booming sales in the aluminum recreation boat industry has Colville's Hewes Marine Co. expanding its production facility. The family-owned business, .
  Switzerland.& UK Gurit congratulates Frers Naval Architecture & Persico Marine on the launch of ...
Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering have added a new design to their list of 60 foot daysailers: Spectre, the first boat of the new Frers 60' ...

Monday, August 4, 2014

Boat Building News

Families bond over Woods Hole boat-building workshop
The museum held its first family boat-building workshop this week, with four families gathering under a tent at the museum to create seaworthy vessels ...
 
Lowestoft; Boatbuilder set to take on 10 apprentices in autumn Mr Holman, who moved from Kent as a teenager to study at Lowestoft's International Boatbuilding Training College, praised the work of regional ..
 
Cardigan-based luxury boat maker Swallow Boats sets sail on latest expansion phase after a major 
We recognize the importance of traditional boat building but also embrace the latest technology as we are planning to further invest in computer ...
 
Homemade schooner to be kept as Kennebunk River 'landmark' Handlen was 55 in 1971 when he set out to build the dream boat he envisioned for years in the back of his house on South Street in Kennebunkport, 

Master boat builder's craft first artifact to grace new museum The Silver Bullet, a racing boat made by Sam MacMaster in 1934, was hauled from the CN Station earlier this week and placed in the first building of .
  NMMA Canada encourages export development, boat construction alignment in meetings with ...
This year, with the support of the federal government, NMMA Canada has completed trade missions to both the China (Shanghai) Boat Show and the ...
 
Hamden middle school students learn math by building sailboat
Hamden students learned math and science skills through boat-building. ... Student Michael Cox said building the sailboats was a great experience.
  Stokes: Biofuel raises unanswered questions for boating industry
Marine manufacturers and boat owners have been plagued by the ... There are numerous serious well-documented safety, environmental, and ...
 
  Boat Builder Chooses Aluminum over Wood
As a fishing guide on the Rogue River, Willie Illingworth knew firsthand that a 20-foot, heavy cedar or plywood boat was tortuous to row and handle ...
 
  BoatUS president Podlich adds voice to NMMA Congressional Boating Caucus WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Marine Manufacturer's Association President Thomas J. Dammrich, in cooperation with the US Congressional Boating ..

Friday, August 1, 2014

Boat Building News

Museum features BH boat builders
ST. JOSEPH - The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in St. Joseph has opened a new exhibit on "Benton Harbor's Boat Building Industry.".
 
Skaneateles Hosts Annual International Antique and Classic Boat Show
People from all over the country came Saturday to show off their boats built anywhere from ... There is also a new category for newer boats this year.
One Last Schooner: The boatbuilding genius of Henry Vokey
Henry Vokey of Trinity, Bonavista Bay, is credited with having built one thousand ships that ply the waters around Newfoundland and Labrador.
Four big names celebrating a milestone year on the Norfolk Broads
In the mid 1920s Herbert Woods took over a family boatbuilding business when he was a young man and turned it into a lucrative and enterprising ...
 
  Webb Institute ranks No. 2 on Money magazine 'Best Colleges' list
2 on the new "value ranking," Webb offers just one double-major, in naval architecture and marine engineering -- at a tuition cost of zero. "Thanks to a ...
 
  Boat builders are ready for the water
Island Educational Services recently concluded its annual boat-building class with 8 to 12-year-olds. Led by Tim Young, seven children worked with ...
 
The absurd art of going round in circles at sea
Boat building instructor Steve Petford in the specially-built round boat made at the Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy. Picture: Richard Austin.
 
Gondan Shipyard to build two patrol boats for Spanish Guardia Civil
Spain based Gondan Shipyard signed a contract with the Guardia Civil for the building of two aluminum and fiber (PRFV) patrol / interception boats, ...
  Backyard boat builder always busy Southland man Bruce Keen is building a boat from scratch in his ... Keen, a passionate sailer, is building his second boat in his own backyard. His first ..
 
  Metal Shark's New Yard Now Operational
Louisiana-based boat manufacturer Metal Shark announced it has ... Construction at the site is ongoing, and the company plans to continue its ...
 
  Malibu Boats offers preview of new models
Malibu Boats is leading the ski boat performance segment as the No. ... The company plans to introduce two more models during the boat show ...
 
Burger Boat to build passenger vessel for Wendella Sightseeing
Wendella Sightseeing has awarded a contract to Burger Boat for the development of a steel passenger vessel. Designed by Timothy Graul Marine ...
 
Aeroboat: the 'best of Britain' yacht
Founded four years ago, Claydon Reeves has stated that one of its aims is to breathe new life into the yacht design industry. Speaking of his latest ...
  The 122′ Mythos Is The Biggest Yacht Riva Has Ever Designed There appears to be two schools of thought concerning modern yacht design. The first school is emphasized by firms like Pastrovich Studios that strive ..
 
New Design: Bering Yachts 75' Trawler Yacht Bering Yachts just unveiled their new 75-foot Trawler yacht design. This isn't to be confused with their older and more rugged looking 75-foot design

Educating about Electric Shock Drowning: One Mom's Mission A new law designed to keep West Virginians safe around boating docks and marinas was originally supposed to go into effect August 1, 2014, but has ..

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 .