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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Boat Building News

Happy New Year.  I hope all of you have a very prosperous and joyous new year. Make a resolution to make this a safe boating year. resolve to build the safest boats possible.

Outdoor Chattanooga Workshops Offer Fun New Skills
The Chattanoogan
Learn about wooden boat building techniques and styles, and how to get started building your own wooden kayak, dinghy or canoe. ...

Recall much in 2009? Local voters didn't
Coos Bay World
19 — Coos Bay officials lease on an old fishery to house a boat-building center. Volunteers organize a nonprofit to run it and councilors later promise to ...

Grant to fund Apalachicola Boat Works project
The News Herald
The grant will establish an educational, commercial seafood boat building and restoration facility and expand the museum. The property is the first to be ...

Anticipating demand, Cigarette is in 'high gear'
Trade Only Today
Some of the boatbuilding workers were brought back after last year's layoffs and some are new hires, the company said. The 150000-square-foot factory is ...

Hutchinson's Boat Works fined $30,000 by DEC
News 10 Now Syracuse Thu, 31 Dec 2009 10:09 AM PST
ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. -- The DEC hands down a big fine to a North Country Boating Company - $30,000 for numerous violations. The DEC says an inspection in July showed underground gas and oil tanks at Hutchinson's Boat Works in Alexandria Bay were leaking, and spills went unreported. 


Landmark Miami River boatyard stops repair work
MiamiHerald.com
As the economy brightens and the boating industry picks up, Westbrook hopes to expand the yard to handle megayachts up to 250 feet, he said - making it the ..

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Boat Building News

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The United States of America is a major education destination for gaining professional training and advanced professional qualifications in the technical fields of boat building and ship designing. In USA, associate degrees and ...
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Training Provider Boat Building Academy in in Lyme Regis, Dorset, United Kingdom , EX24 6HS, 01297 accommodation Training, Certification, Self-Help and ...

2010 boat show schedule set
Cape Gazette Mon, 28 Dec 2009 05:52 AM PST
United States Yacht Shows Inc. has finalized its schedule of premier boat shows for 2010 in the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis, Md., has been the site for in-water boat shows since the inaugural event in 1970.


Merced company hiring back 25 percent of workers
Merced Sun-Star
Centurion, a boat-building company, saw its business sink at the beginning of the year, when the economy tanked. But after laying off employees because of ..


Keeping copper in check: Boating industry worries about antifouling paint permit
San Diego News Room
“Obviously this will have to be passed on to the boater. The cost of testing it bad enough, but the effects of lost revenue if the state limits slip ...


Man Makes Shed Into Maritime Museum
OfficialWire Tue, 29 Dec 2009 03:11 AM PST
A retired boat builder said he has created Britain's smallest museum in his garden shed with hundreds of maritime history pieces on display.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Boat Building News

Gov't should promote more yachting: CEPD
China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The government should work harder to promote yachting, said a top economic planning official, yesterday. Shan Chi, deputy chairman of the ...


People on the Move
ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release)
ABYC has been developing, writing, and updating safety standards for boat building and repair in the United States for over 50 years. ...


Students Make Boats for Profit and Practical Skills
Jakarta Globe
“The project is also a great opportunity for the students to get practical experience,” he said, adding that the boat building was overseen by an expert ...


Electric current in Kawkawlin River damages boats
Chicago Tribune
A current of a different kind -- an electrical one -- is being blamed for damaging boats on the Kawkawlin River. The Bay City Times says at least six boats ...

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Boat Building News

I Hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas holiday.


Transponder talk heats up
Florida Today
The idea has been met with heavy resistance from the public and within the boating industry, most recently from BOAT-US, the nation's leading advocate for ...

Phuket Boat Show 2010 Ready To Set Sail
Thaipr.net Mon, 21 Dec 2009 00:15 AM PST
The Phuket International Boat Show 2010 (PIMEX) will kick off from January 7-10, 2010 with 45 leading boat brands displayed on the water at Royal Phuket Marina, Phuket, Thailand. PIMEX 2010 is now in  


Boater wants to purge marina of ethanol use
Bethany Beach Wave
By Charlene Polk • Staff Writer • December 22, 2009 OCEAN PINES -- Next summer, local boaters may be able to fill up their tanks with pure gasoline at Ocean ...

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Boat Building News

New England Boat Show has a new owner
Boston Globe
The National Marine Manufacturers Association, a Chicago-based group that represents the recreational boating industry in North America, ...


Magazines hand out boating awards
Trade Only Today
Trailer Boats magazine is part of Affinity Boating Media, which also includes Boating Industry, Powerboat and Your Guide to Towing. ...


Tangier boat builder wins contract
TheChronicleHerald.ca
By TOM PETERS Business Reporter A Nova Scotia boat-building company has won another federal contract to build more rigid hull inflatable boats for the ...


Boat builder cleared of Excalibur manslaughter
ABC Online
A boat builder, who was found guilty of manslaughter after a yacht split in two off the New South Wales coast, has had his conviction overturned. ...


Naval architect Gillmer leaves sturdy legacy
Annapolis Capital
Gillmer got Cady started in boat building, although he now concentrates more on furniture at his south county company. Cady called Gillmer's library "a ...

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Boat Building News

Nine products get innovation awards at IBEX conference in Miami Beach
The Triton
In the Boatbuilding Methods & Materials category, the winner was the Prisma “TA” System by Structural Composites/Compsys. Prisma “TA” are structural ...

Liquid Glass launches '41 Luxury Cat' powerboat at 'Dubai International Motor ...
Business Intelligence Middle East (press release)
... engineering and design represents the passion we have for boat-building,” said Randy Schultz, Owner and Chief Designer, Liquid Glass Powerboats. ...

Sailing has long resisted technological advancement
Detroit Free Press Tue, 15 Dec 2009 12:48 PM PST
In 1876, Nathaniel Herreshoff entered a 33-foot catamaran called Amaryllis in a New York Yacht Club Centennial Regatta and scared the crap out of the yachting establishment by winning going away. The radical boat, the first of its kind to race in the United States, was amazingly advanced, with touches like ball-and-socket joints at the end of the crossbeams that let the hulls ride the waves ...

Mercedes-Benz's AMG Teams Up With Cigarette Racing To Build SLS AMG-inspired Boat
Auto Spies Wed, 16 Dec 2009 10:02 AM PST
Alright, boating fans. AMG has teamed up with Cigarette Racing to form a relationship as customary as peanut butter and jelly. If you're down in Florida for the Miami International Boat Show, you should make your way over to Mercedes-Benz, which will have the boat and an SLS AMG on display.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Boat Building News

Director of Boat Building Operations
Trade Only Today
One of America's premier mega yacht builders is looking to fill the position of Director of Boat Building, responsible for the company's new-build,

Haulers of big boats run into economic headwinds
Victoria Times Colonist
But yacht brokers in BC say it's a buyer-beware situation when it comes to acquiring vessels in the severely depressed US yacht and sailboat market.

City has $150K for boat builders
The World Sat, 12 Dec 2009 12:30 PM PST
COOS BAY No checks have been cut, but Coos Bay city officials are ready to give the Coos Bay Boat Building Center nearly $150,000 to reinvigorate the Empire waterfront.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Boat Building News

Boat center asks city for funds
Coos Bay World
By Alexander Rich, Staff Writer Volunteers plan to ask Coos Bay officials for money this week to help open a boat building center on the Empire waterfront. ...

Wooden boat restoration course being offered n Wolfeboro
Laconia Citizen
The instructor, Zeke Bly of Wolfeboro Falls, has over 35 years of teaching experience in Industrial Arts and Technology Education, including boat building ...

Keels for two new schooners to be laid in Lunenburg
South Shore Now
"An initiative to capture the imagination itself, this project is part of the restoration of The Dory Shop boatyard as the wooden boat building and repair ..

Boat center asks city for funds
Coos Bay World
By Alexander Rich, Staff Writer Volunteers plan to ask Coos Bay officials for money this week to help open a boat building center on the Empire waterfront. ...
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Wooden boat restoration course being offered n Wolfeboro
Laconia Citizen
The instructor, Zeke Bly of Wolfeboro Falls, has over 35 years of teaching experience in Industrial Arts and Technology Education, including boat building ...
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MY TURN | Clarifying the Issues on Strawberry Cannery Park
Kitsap Sun
Another idea was to allow a place for boat-building. This was a Dave Ullin vision of handwork — no electric tools. These ideas became sound-bites for ...
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Sydney Morning Herald
Scouring the depths of history
Sydney Morning Herald
It hosts boat-building, blacksmithing and kayaking workshops and a day-long paddling trip to the site of a Native American settlement, ...
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Keels for two new schooners to be laid in Lunenburg
South Shore Now
"An initiative to capture the imagination itself, this project is part of the restoration of The Dory Shop boatyard as the wooden boat building and repair ...
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TheAlternativePress.com
Cora Hartshorn Announces Schedule of Toddler, Preschool and After-School Programs
TheAlternativePress.com
An innovative boat building class will begin in March for 9 teens who will start with 4 pieces of marine plywood and after 20 hours will have built a 12 ...
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Chiefs agree to develop land
Solomon Star
... income generating projects such as boat building, copra and cocoa making, fishing activities, food security and replanting of trees in logged areas. ...
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Nordic 34 Review - SailNet Community
By CaptLauren
The design was first produced by. Islander, as the Islander 34, who also only built a limited number of hulls before the So Cal boat building industry collapsed. The Nordic builders are back in business building the Nordic 40 ...
SailNet Community - http://www.sailnet.com/forums/
TODD BONITA'S ART BLOG: Thank you.
By Todd Bonita
He invited me to his boat building workshop where I definitely plan to go and observe and in all likely hood do a painting of this man working his craft. It was wonderful. Fifteen paintings found new homes and I will likely start ...
TODD BONITA'S ART BLOG - http://toddbonitaartblog.blogspot.com/
Henry Bryan's Thistle - pedal-powered | Craft A Craft
By cac
Kind of a similar take to our recent MIT video. Add new comment. Craft A Craft covers all kinds of boats and boat building. Personally, I'm building Mark Van Abbema's V28. Check out my build log for my latest progress! ...
Craft A Craft - Boat design,... - http://www.craftacraft.com/
Kerry B. Collison Asia News: It's a slow boat to Kevin Rudd's Asia ...
By Kerry B. Collison
For two days last week, participants at a conference in Sydney to discuss the idea of building an Asia-Pacific community took a boat from Circular Quay to Taronga Wharf, a 20-minute ride across the cove that, on a clear day like we had ...
Kerry B. Collison Asia News - http://kerrycollison.blogspot.com/
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By Patrick
Uses include inlay, marquetry, furniture, cabinets, flooring, turnery, carving, outdoor construction, chemical vats (very acid resistant), filter press plates, diving boards, and boat building. Wood Used – 2. Common Name: Zebrawood ...
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idealist.org - Boatbuilding Job Skills Program Director
The Boatbuilding Job Skills Program Director organizes and supervises daily the after school and summer Boatbuilding Job Skills Apprenticeship Program. ...
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So on a page about safety items, he has a picture of his hearing protection, safety glasses, etc and shown in the picture but not mentioned is a wooden boat ...
Boatbuilding.net | The Unlikely Boat Builder - The Quest For Wood
Builder's Blog: The Unlikely Boat Builder. An account of an unhandy man's quest to build a small wooden sailing boat. 6 December 2009. The Quest For Wood ...
Fire another blow to Wyoming boat builder
Forest Lake Times Wed, 09 Dec 2009 08:59 AM PST
A Wyoming business is picking up the pieces after being hit hard by fire on Saturday morning. For the third...

First Fuel Cell Boat Cruises Amsterdam's Canals
ABC News
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Emitting only water vapour and gliding silently through Amsterdam's centuries-old canals, a canal boat -- a popular tourist attraction ..

East End Community Boat Shop Offers Free Workshop On Building A Mast
Hamptons.com
At the Community Boat Shop, the EECBS is conducting year-round programs on small boat design, building and restoration. There will also be lessons in ...

Weekend in ... Annapolis, MD
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Chesapeake Bay Museum offers an “apprentice for a day” with a hands-on experience to learn traditional boat building. One session (Saturdays or Sundays ...

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Boat Building News

Minn. Boat Shop Destroyed in Fire
KSTP.com
The burning building belongs to Premier Marine. The family boat building business is part of the Hallberg Marine Complex. The building housed welding ...

Small-Engine Makers Voice Worry As EPA Weighs New Ethanol Rule
Wall Street Journal
Other boating organizations echoed Mr. Bahen. "The ethanol created a litany of things that we had to do," said Nick Judson, executive director of the ...

Gurit acquires marine composite firm High Modulus
European Plastics News
... hit by the recession this year – sales fell 41.9% over the first nine months – the company says the global boat building market is starting to recover. ...

Valence Technology Unites with Marine Industry Leaders to Lead Carbon-Neutral Revolution at Sea
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Mon, 07 Dec 2009 06:07 AM PST
AUSTIN, Texas----Valence Technology, Inc. , an international developer of safe lithium iron magnesium phosphate energy storage solutions, today announced its collaborative effort to bring hybrid blue-water yachts to market by joining a team of three other world-class, industry leaders: custom yacht builder Foundation Bénéteau Yachts, world-class marine diesel engine company Volkswagen AG and

Boat center asks city for funds
The World Mon, 07 Dec 2009 18:42 PM PST
Volunteers plan to ask Coos Bay officials for money this week to help open a boat building center on the Empire waterfront. Asking will be the easy part.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Boat Building News

Craftsmanship surging in Estonia
Baltic Times
Ship-making and boatbuilding are old professions in Estonia. There are some 150 companies in the country currently making fishing-boats, barges, ...

Restoration work begins on Thunderbird No. 2
Peninsula Gateway
The Thunderbird No 2., a sailboat built at Eddon Boat in the 1950s, was moved into the boat-building shop on Nov. 24, and volunteers began the long process ...

Myanmar: Building boats in the Delta
ReliefWeb (press release)
In July, ACTED moved a step further with the opening of boat-building workshops in two villages. Each one has two production lines and employs two local ...

CTBi to represent ABYC education in South Africa « South African ...
By boatingsa
November 30, 2009, Annapolis, MD: ABYC and the Cape Town Boatbuilding and Technology Initiative (CTBi), Cape Town, South Africa, have partnered under a five year agreement to have CTBi represent ABYC's education, training and technical ...
South African Boating Blog - http://boatingsa.wordpress.com/

Mastercraft recalls 73 workers
WVLT-TV Knoxville Wed, 02 Dec 2009 15:19 PM PST
Boating probably isn't at the top of your list of things to do this December. But folks in Vonore are glad making more boats is at the top of Mastercraft's list.

Maritimo announces pod drive Sports Cabriolet
Power Boat - World
'We believe Volvo Penta IPS and Maritimo's renowned quality boat building will be an attractive combination for the market,' he said. ..

US Marine Parent Company Purchases $85 Million Of Its Outstanding Notes
Cape Fear Business News
LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation Parent company of the now closed US Marine boat building plant in Navassa, announced today that it has recently ...

Medieval shipyard discovered on Skye
By gp
In an interview with the Herald, Dr Colin Martin said, "This small loch was almost certainly the focus of crucial maritime work, whether boat building, repair and maintenance or as an inland harbour. "One timber was from a boat up to ...
Discovery Online - http://www.discoveryon.info/

EPA Delays Decision on More Ethanol in Gas: Is This Just About Cars?
NewsBlaze
However, the country's largest recreational boating organization says it remains concerned that the EPA said that it will review initial findings on testing ...

Boat Building Industry in the US and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition]
MarketResearch.com
The comprehensive Boat Building Industry report provides the most updated data and analysis on the industry's key financial data, cost and pricing, ..

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Boat Building News

Marketing Seminar in Ellsworth Dec. 8
Fenceviewer Wed, 02 Dec 2009 06:21 AM PST
ELLSWORTH The maritime industry trade organization Maine Built Boats will host its third annual North Star Alliance Marketing Seminar for Maines Boat Building, Composites and Marine Trades Industry next week.

Federal Court Denies Class Certification in Boat Fuel Case : Mass ...
By sean.wajert@dechert.com (Sean Wajert)
A federal court last week denied class certification in a case arising from alleged damage to boats allegedly caused by ethanol blended gasoline. Kele.
Mass Tort Defense - http://www.masstortdefense.com/

Yamaha discontinues Century Boats
Trade Only Today
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA announced today it will discontinue production of Century Boats effective immediately. The company has 63 full-time employees. ..

Education + preservation = success for Newport school
SouthCoastToday.com
By Hathaway News Service Despite a difficult economy in nearly every business sector including education, one area boat building school is expanding its ...

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Boat Building News

Best Books for Yacht Design, Sails & Rigging, Boat Building ...
By Benny
Best Books for Yacht Design, Sails & Rigging, Boat Building. Here is a book list that is relevant to boats and yachts. Yacht Design • Yacht Design and Planning by Howard I Chapelle ISBN 0-393-03756-8 • Yacht and Boat Design, ...
Naval Architect & his Profession - http://naval-architect-jobs.blogspot.com/

Boatbuilding with Burnham: Thanksgiving in the barn
By Harold Burnham
Harold Burnham has carved out a place in history as a master boat designer, shipwright and sailmaker. Like his ancestors before him, Harold has a holistic approach to vessel design, construction and operation which makes him uniquely ...
Boatbuilding with Burnham - http://boatbuildingwithburnham.blogspot.com/

Boat builder launches new Endeavour
Northumberland Gazette Sat, 28 Nov 2009 16:12 PM PST
ALNWICK-BASED aluminium boat builder Alnmaritec is celebrating the successful launch of the second in a series of four sister ships to be delivered for duties in wind farm sup

Friday, November 27, 2009

Boat Building News

NE Boatworks poised to rebuild
EastBayRI.com
We've had to make some special accommodations” for boat-building and winter boat-storage. Firefighters from ten towns and the Navy base battled the ...

Custom Boat Building Company Business For Sale in Hawaii ...
This custom boat building business was founded in 1978 by the current owner, and was incorporated in 1984. The company designs and builds all of their own molds for the boats. The design parameters used are: sea worthiness, ...
BizQuest.com: Hawaii Businesses for Sale - http://www.bizquest.com/hawaii-hi-businesses-for-sale/page-1

Trawler builder launches a mega-trawler
Soundings Tue, 24 Nov 2009 16:34 PM PST
Expedition-style trawler builder Nordhavn has moved into the large yacht market with its first 120-footer, which will be built in Xiamen, China. Parent company Pacific Asian Enterprises announced the sale of its first Nordhavn 120, which has a scheduled delivery date of April 2012.

UK. Health and Safety inspector praises Marxhwood boatbuilder
BYM News (press release)
... that the inspection was one of many being carried out, in the area, to get a feel, for the standards held by boatbuilding companies on the South Coast. ...

Silverpixel: GIESLER BOATBUILDING, POWASSAN, ON
By Mike de Moree
Last week, on our photo excursion to Powassan, we visited the Giesler Boat building workshop. Giesler has been building boats since the mid twenties but in the next year or so will be moving to another location. ...
Silverpixel - http://mdemoree.blogspot.com/

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Boat Building News

Happy Thanksgiving to all! Remember to say a prayer for those of our brave men and women serving their country both in far off places and at home.

Falmouth marine school offers a career move
Falmouth Penryn Packet
Falmouth Marine School has a long history of providing boatbuilding courses and this is the only place in Cornwall where you will gain specialist training ...

Join us at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show
Yachting and Boating World Tue, 24 Nov 2009 08:51 AM PST
Running from 8-17 January, the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show will feature hundreds of boats and with over 400 exhibitors showcasing power and sail boats, dinghies, engines, electronics, deck equipment, charter holidays, sailing courses and more, there's no better way to discover the thrills of getting on the water.

NMMA adds pirate exhibit to boat shows
Trade Only Today
13-17), and Minneapolis Boat Show (Jan. 20-24). The exhibit will feature interactive exhibits for both children and adults on how pirates played a role in ...

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Boat Building News

Floundering yacht-builder avoids bankruptcy (Timaru Herald) :: The ...
By info
Beleaguered yacht-builder Ivan Erceg has avoided a bankruptcy order today through last-minute negotiations with one of his creditors. (more here…) This entry was posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 12:40 am and is filed under ...
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Boat Building For Beginners
Ask around and get lots of information as possible before you start your boat building project Other people's opinion always counts according to each ..

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Boat Building News

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Bob Easton » Blog Archive » Building Starts on “Eva Too”
By Bob
The boat building folks up in Maine advise that anything labeled “marine” means only that it costs three times more than normal. This plywood meets that description. Yet, there really is more to it. There is a fairly rigorous standard ...
Bob Easton - http://www.bob-easton.com/blog/

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Boat Building News

Burger Boat Company: Burger Boat Company is a Custom Woodworking Business ...
Wisbusiness.com
(46m) Classic Fantail Motor Yacht, which was recently delivered to her proud owner. Custom Woodworking Business Magazine will feature full coverage of the ...

North Shields boat builder sailing on success of Olympics
nebusiness.co.uk
As well as growing its core boat-building operations since the MBO, the team has also increased its production space by adding a mezzanine floor to its ...

Gig Harbor BoatShop Now Open For Tours
The Kitsap Sun Thu, 19 Nov 2009 15:40 PM PST
GIG HARBOR âSince 1920, the site on Gig Harborâs waterfront known as Eddon Boatyard has been a center of boatbuilding activities. Commercial fishing boats, boom tugs, sailboats and yachts have been created there. It also was the birthplace of the well-known Thunderbird sailboat.In 2004, the people of Gig Harbor voted to purchase the historic 1.2-acre property and preserve the Eddon boat building ...

';Greener' composite materials for boat building
Reinforced Plastics
Matrix Composite Materials Co Ltd (MCMC) in the UK is offering two alternatives to the current fossil fuel based products used in modern composite boat ...

ON THE COAST / CMI getting shipshape
Cohasset Mariner
In January, the Cohasset Maritime Institute is unveiling wooden boatbuilding workshops to its already well-established rowing programs. ...

Mich. company's donation powering marine education
Bangor Daily News
The engines will power a new marine component for the diesel program at EMCC that will give students a better opportunity to work in Maine's boat-building ...

Coast Guard wants more fishing boats to undergo stability checks
Boston Globe
By Emma Rose Johnson, Globe Correspondent The Coast Guard has reiterated its recommendation that more commercial fishing boats should be subject to ...

Monday, November 16, 2009

Boat Building News

On a $600000 boat, Ray is very careful
MaineToday.com
More than 2500 high-end sailboats and motor yachts have been made by Sabre, a 40-year-old Maine boat building company. Most of the work is done by ...

Stripper Boat Building: Rounding the Chine
By dave
Stripper Boat Building. I am building a 20' cypress strip canoe (rowing?), if you are interested in the process please follow along. Sunday, November 15, 2009. Rounding the Chine. I had a very productive weekend (warm weather) layed ...
Stripper Boat Building - http://stripperboat.blogspot.com/

Presentation of the 41st Trofeo Sar Princesa Sofia Mapfre at the Barcelona Boat Show
Nautica Mon, 16 Nov 2009 00:22 AM PST
The 41st Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofía MAPFRE has been presented at the Barcelona International Boat Show. It is the most International Olympic classes event in Spain and is also part of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, a circuit formed by the top seven Olympic classes events in the world.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Boat Building News

Fort Myers Boat Show officials report strongest first day crowd since 2006
The News-Press Fri, 13 Nov 2009 14:47 PM PST
The 37th annual Fort Myers Boat Show opened with the strongest Thursday crowd since 2006, according to a news release.

Latest wooden boat design news – An Amateur Wooden Boat Building ...
By admin
Ok so you might find the next few links interesting. These are from around the web, just random snippets that I've picked up in my reading, but I found some.
Boats On Floats - http://boatsonfloats.com/

Boaters oppose more ethanol in tank
Bethany Beach Wave
A mechanic showed them what was wrong with the boat's four-stroke engine. "The fuel line and filter system were completely clogged with a gum that looked ...

Friday, November 13, 2009

Boat Building News

USA. Trumpy to build classic yacht tenders
BYM News (press release)
The classic design and quality craftsmanship of a Trumpy® yacht is now available in three models of Trumpy Tenders. Trumpy, in collaboration with Ynot ...

New Zealand & UK. High Modulus expands European team
BYM News (press release)
Tony has spent most of his working life on or around the water, from completing a boatbuilding apprenticeship to becoming a professional yacht skipper, .

Sealegs sales turnaround point companyâs boat towards profit
New Zealand's National Business Review Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:55 PM PST
Boat builder Sealegs is floating closer to an annual profit as its international reputation rises and commercial work completed some time ago pays off. But while chief executive David McKee Wright said that elusive annual profit was on the horizon, the company has still reported a $784,000 loss for the six months ending September. The result is an improvement on the $876,000 loss in the same ...

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Boat Building News

Open House at International Yacht Restoration School
EastBayRI.com
The International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) will host a open house at its 5000 square foot Marine Systems facility in Bristol. ...

Keewatin students win gold in boat building
Daily Miner and News
Scores were based on the amount of weight the boat would carry, as well as how fast it could cover a designated course. Among the 12 schools, ...

Warren's 77 & 87 Molds Sold to Mustang
BoatTEST.com
The world-wide Great Recession continues to re-shuffle the boat building deck of cards. Warren Yachts of Brisbane, Australia recently sold the molds of its ...

Great news for Lallow's and XOD Class
Cowes Online
Lallow's reputation has always been based on traditional wooden boat building skills. "It's very important to get Lallow's building boats again," Lawrence ...

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Boat Building News

Jacobs goes overboard
Pioneer Press
Jacobs was then head of the boat-building company Genmar Holdings. On Monday, Jacobs left the bankrupt firm. (Associated Press file photo: Dawn Villella) ...

Jacobs resigns as head of Genmar
Trade Only Today
Mark Sheffert, chairman and CEO of Manchester Companies, commented that Jacobs has "given a great deal to the Genmar organization and the boating industry" ..


Shing Sheng Fa Boat Building Co., Ltd.
The Taiwan Economic News
Since its founding in 1970 in Kaohsiung City, southern Taiwan, Shing Sheng Fa Boat Building Co., Ltd. has been engaged in boatbuilding as one of the most ...

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Beneteau redesigns factory for “lean manufacturing”
South Carolina Now
Beneteau USA Inc. is in the process of revamping its' 250000 square foot facility into the most modern big sailboat factory in America. ..


Expansion At Old Town Canoe Leads To More Jobs
WCSH 6 Portland Tue, 10 Nov 2009 15:36 PM PST
OLD TOWN (NEWS CENTER) -- Old Town Canoe and Kayak is putting more people to work now that its parent company has expanded its new manufacturing plant.

Yacht firm re-employs 20 redundant workers
The Herald
PRINCESS Yachts has begun re-employing workers as part of a plan to enter the super-yacht market as the economy improves. The Stonehouse-based luxury boat ...

USA. Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail Miami prepares to make waves
BYM News (press release)
Kids Aboard Boatbuilding Workshop (16th Street Festival Area) – Kids are invited to help build a 10-foot wooden boat, which will be launched to sail at the ...

Boat Building Classes | Build-Boat.com
By admin
What better place to learn traditional boatbuilding than at the John Gardner Boat Shop at Mystic Seaport? Named in honor of the boatbuilder, educator and author.
Build-Boat.com - http://www.build-boats.com/blog/

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Wood Boat Building Methods
6 Plywood A easy and popular boat building method for beginners plywood construction often is involves eitherplyonframe orstitchandglue construction methods ...