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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Boat Building News

  Pair of boaters indicted for calling Coast
Two boaters who made a distress call to the U.S. Coast Guard after running out of fuel were indicted Thursday on a charge of making false alarms.
 Betsy Davis is boat school's new director
From Seattle to Port Hadlock, Betsy Davis is leaving The Center for Wooden Boats to take the helm at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding.
First Oceanic 90' superyacht launched
Oceanic Yachts has launched the inaugural Oceanic 90' superyacht. Built by Cantiere Navale di Ostia - Canados, she features naval architecture by 
  Boatbuilder hopes two sailing cobles will be kept together
Boatbuilder John Clarkson, who has been working with Joe Gelsthorpe on the project, said: “I'd like them to stay in Bridlington, stay together, so they ...
Falmouth to host boat building conference in the autumn
The free event will combine presentations, interactive workshops and the launch of a new set of online boat building training tools and is open to 
  Everett boat builders test craft around Vancouver Island
It's the second time this summer that a boat manufacturer took the challenge to ... since 2007 and the company is approaching building its 70th boat.
Moose Boats Deliver Patrol Boat to NYPD
Boat designer and manufacturer in the San Francisco Bay Area, Moose Boats, says it has delivered a M2-35 Catamaran Patrol Boat to New York City ..
  Nautique launches 2015 product line and 'Design Your Nautique'
The industry's leading web based boat builder Design Your Nautique section has been redesigned this year in HTML5 for viewing on any browser ...
  Boat business booming
Landlocked Milton might not be the place you would expect to find a thriving boat-building business. However, after more than a decade, McLay Boats ..
  Wooden Boat Conference Wrapping Up
The 7th annual Wooden Boat Conference wraps up this evening in Petty Harbour. Delegates have been meeting to discuss the boat building tradition ...
Fermanagh company's design to debut at Southampton Boat show
A Lisbellaw family which owns Westwood Marine Ltd., a luxury boat manufacturer based at St. Angelo airport, has launched its newly designed .
Ripon man bids farewell to custom boat building
Paul Lagier of Ripon shows off the refrigerator in the galley of the last boat he'll ever build, and this one is his – unlike the 43 that preceded it. He spent ...
  Wooden Boat Festival a giant playground for enthusiasts [ **Photo Gallery** ]
Also today will be the results of the second annual Edensaw Boat Building contest, where seven teams are competing for prizes in the form of ..
  Brothers Behind Hultcraft Boats Say Goodbye To Boat Building
So back around 1950 when Lewis and Clark lake was being created, Don and Harlan decided to break in to the boat building business. And early on ...
  History Watch: Remembering Sausalito boat builder Myron Spaulding
On Sept. 11, 2000, sailboat racer and boat designer Myron Spaulding died at the age of 94. A major figure in Sausalito's maritime history of ..
Ship Design and Construction Software
Today's 3D design software automates the intent of another old naval architect saying: “On my honor I did my best, now let the checker do the rest!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Boat Building News

Boat Building School to Host Beer Fest Friday
The annual Beer Fest by Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville will include an art auction Friday, August 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Located on .

Webb Institute Selects 2014-2015 Recipients of Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, announced the 2014-2015 recipients of Crowley ...
Warrnambool boat builder's labour of love for classic good looker
BOATS are like women, according to Warrnambool boat builder Peter ... the Patricia Mary was built to the design of a 1900s Nova Scotia fishing boat ...

Southerly Yachts folds causing 50 job losses
SOUTHERLY Yachts, one of the biggest sailboat names in British boat-building, based at Itchenor Shipyard, has folded again, this time with the loss of ...
Boat school program to use Maritime Center shop
The Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) is leasing its boatshop to the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (NWSWB) from January to June

Bristol man dies after suffering injuries at powerboat race in Missouri
Fiore said that he was born into the boat-building business. The story reported that Fiore's parents had run a small motorboat-building company on .

  Maritime heritage conference to be held in Falmouth
The Maritime Heritage Skills conference will include presentations, interactive workshops and the launch of a unique new suite of online boat building ..

Boatbuilder's Royal date
Princess Anne is to visit the banks of the River Wyre to meet a craftsman who is a living legend in the specialised world of wooden boat building.
  Boat builder and eco yacht toys manufacturer join biggest marine organisation
A company manufacturing eco yacht toys and a traditional boat yard located in one of the UK's most scenic creeks have all recently been accepted as ...
  Boatbuilder Ben takes a punt on students' skills and isn't disappointed
Students Amy Stringfellow and Jill Ryan in the boat they created as a work ... TWO students have crafted a dinghy for a self-employed boatbuilder in ...
  Diamond boss takes on new role at Plymouth luxury yacht-builder
THE HEAD of the world's leading diamond company has been announced as the new chairman of luxury city yacht-builder, Princess Yachts.
  Boat Building Program Puts Kids on the Right Course
"Through the building process we focus on things like makership, concentration, they show up every week for sometimes a full school year to come ..

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Boat Building News

Ship has sailed on this Nebraska village's boat-building days
Harlan Hult, left, and his older brother, Don, built HultCraft boats in the 1950s and early 1960s in Wausa. Newspaper and magazine articles along with ...
Beer Fest Fundraiser Is August 29 at Great Lakes Boat Building School
Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville will host its annual Beer Fest and art auction Friday, August 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Cedarville.
  Boat school collaborates with NWMC to expand program The Azulita, a Sentinel-24 design built at a recent contemporary boat class at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock, skims the ..
Attention to detail key in building traditional skiff
Terry is now building a second boat for Dalkey Rowing Club and said he learned so much from the first project that the skills he acquired will transfer ...
  Page 13: Historic boat getting makeover in D'Iberville
There are only a handful of master boat builders in the Gulf States region who are capable of working on historic vessels. One of them is Bill Holland, ...
Forget electric cars; it's time for electric boats!
Elco has a colorful history, including building John F. Kennedy's PT 109 (powered by three Packard V-12s). It was the second-largest yacht builder ...
  Sunday's annual Vintage Boat Show to be a glimpse into the local boating industry
“Our annual Vintage Boat Show is a great opportunity to connect with a community so deeply rooted in the boating industry,” said Chris Shires, ...
  Boat sales show single-digit growth in July
Last July, recreational boat sales roared off to double-digit gains as the industry recouped sales lost to a wet and chilly spring. July sales this year ...
Bronx kids tap potential through boatbuilding
"The teacher there said he'd had this dream to build a boat with his kids, but had never had the time to do it," Green said. "(He) wondered if I wanted to ..
Sambro firm sues boat builder over new vessel
A Sambro company is suing a Shelburne County boat builder and provincial and federal authorities over alleged problems with a new fishing boat.
Meet Purewatercraft: This startup is building the 'Tesla for boats'
His three-year-old company is building high-performance all-electric recreational boats that Rebele says mimic the quality and engineering of Tesla's ...
  Retired Burin welder builds first wooden boat at 73
A 73-year-old Burin Peninsula man has taken on a big challenge — to build a fishing boat — with no previous experience in wooden boat building.

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 – 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' ...