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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Boat Building News

Gulf Craft Inc displays market confidence and strength in 'Yachting Lifestyle ...
AME Info
Gulf Craft Inc., the manufacturer of fiberglass boat and yachts in the Middle East and Asia, will dock at The Pearl, Qatar from October 27-29 as the host of its unique 'Yachting Lifestyle Show'. Leading yacht manufacturer displays market confidence and

Billy Smith Talks Trinity Yachts at the 2011 FLIBS
Vice President of Trinity Yachts Billy Smith is a man who represents the ethical side of large yacht construction, working to ensure the industry continues to produce jobs, economic stability and more high-quality yachts for the high-net-worth ...

VIDEO: Mercury unveils new lightweight engine
Soundings Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:25 PM PDT
FORT LAUDERDALE - About 50 marine journalists gathered at the International Game Fish Hall of Fame as part of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Thursday night for a presentation highlighting the benefits of the new 150 FourStroke engine from Mercury Marine. 

Macau Yacht Show 2011 - bringing boating to Macau's doorstep
Sail World
The first full day of the inaugural Macau Yacht Show, Friday 28 October, brought sunshine, breeze and an appropriately Mediterranean temperature to the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. There's no doubt that this is a prime venue for a boat show, ..

US Marshals seize booth
The Triton
By Tom Serio US Marshals yesterday seized the booth of Inace Yachts at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. At issue is a warranty dispute that lawyers for the owner put at nearly $1 million. Items removed in the high-profile Yacht Builders and ...

Hobie Alter inducted to Sailing Hall of Fame
Laguna News Post Sun, 30 Oct 2011 13:22 PM PDT
Today, there are 14 different Hobie Cat models sailing, more than 100,000 boats in all. Laguna Beach's Hobie Alter was inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame Oct. 23 at an invitation-only ceremony at the San Diego Yacht Club. Alter was one... 

Judge expected to toss jet boat suit
Buffalo News
By Thomas J. Prohaska LOCKPORT—A legal effort to oust Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours, a popular Niagara River attraction, from the Lewiston waterfront appeared headed for defeat last week. State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. on Thursday denied ...

Locally made boat lands on luxury gift list
Glens Falls Post-Star
Each 27-foot boat is hand-built from solid mahogany and requires about 1400 man hours. It features a 425-horsepower engine and a personalized name in gold leafing for $250000. HAGUE -- Wondering what to get your significant other for the holidays?

Friday, October 28, 2011

Boat Building News

Yacht industry's economic impact big
Beyond the glamour of multi-million-dollar mega-yachts are hundreds of businesses and thousands of workers who make the industry their livelihood. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show runs from Thursday through Monday at six locations: Bahia Mar .

Proposed Port of Bremerton budget includes $10M in bonding for Safe Boats building
Kitsap Sun
"I would only vote for that or consider that if we have a long-term, secured commitment from Safe Boats," he said. "It has to pay for itself." Safe Boats spokesman Bryan McConaughy said Tuesday that the security boat-building company has not yet made a ..

Highest accolades for Taree boatbuilding firm
Manning River Times
"We are proud to be acknowledged as the best boat builders in Australia, building commercial boats, rescue and police patrol boars and pleasure boats. "Our boats go to sea to rescue the oppositions' boats and to rescue imported boats. ...

We could build boats too, ya know
Estevan Mercury
Halifax gets $25 billion worth of boat building and Vancouver gets $8 billion. What's wrong with Saskatchewan's shipbuilding industry? We don't have one? Hey, we can fix that in a hurry. We have a few thousand farmers and everyone knows farmers can .

Gold Coast Marine Expo - sowing the seeds for boats and boating
Sail World (press release)
Telwater will show the various stages of the aluminum boat building process. • Yacht Asia Pacific, International Yacht Paint will have four different boats on show at the Expo showcasing the different products, single pack and two pack professional

Judge overturns death sentence in 1993 slaying
Salem Statesman Journal Tue, 25 Oct 2011 14:13 PM PDT
A judge has overturned the death sentence in the 1993 slaying of a Springfield boat builder killed by a homeless woman he'd given shelter to and her boyfriend.

Curtis Bay could get $61M in new work
Maryland Gazette Wed, 26 Oct 2011 03:15 AM PDT
If Sen. Barbara Mikulski has her way, the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay will receive $61 million next year to support more than 500 shipbuilding and repair jobs. Mikulski, a member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, designated $47 million in the Department of Homeland Security budget to repair five Coast Guard cutters and another $14 million for an icebreaking tug boat 

SAFE Boats loses out â Coast Guard chooses Louisiana competitor for big buy
Bremerton Patriot Wed, 26 Oct 2011 02:15 AM PDT
The Coast Guard has passed up SAFE Boats International, a Port Orchard firm, for a $180,100,000 contract to replace the forces workhorse small boats. 

Worlds Largest Boat Show Opens amid Cautious Optimism
Business Wire Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:58 AM PDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The largest in-water boat show in the world will draw an international crowd of around 100,000 people to Fort Lauderdale from Oct. 27 - 31

Trawlers a larger segment of Fort Lauderdale Boat Show
“A fuel-efficient motor yacht with very classic, traditional, ship-like lines,” Denison said. “It wouldn't be out of place if you had a time machine and went back to 1960 — romantic, nostalgic. There's a lot of living space.” Trawlers vary widely in 

Fibroplast to establish boat building plant in Ghana
Modern Ghana
10/26/2011 7:30:05 PM - Ghana's quest to move away from using wooden to fibre glass boats to save its depleting forest cover has received a boost with India's leading boat building factory, Fibroplast Marine Pvt Limited, agreeing to establish a plant ...

Eastport Boat School to be Run Locally
Working Waterfront
Last year, David Marlow of Marlow Yachts (see “Eastport to Sell Boat School” February/March, 2011) courted the community with a plan for a state-of-the-art luxury boat-building facility. His offer of $850000 included a promise to maintain a school .

A few from Front Street
The yacht started as a collaboration between designer Bob Perry and Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston. Turner, who used to work at Lyman-Morse, said the boat was finished at Front Street Shipyard. The mold for the hull was designed so that it could

Boating magazine co-publisher dies
Daily Pilot Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:42 PM PDT
Teresa Ybarra McIntosh, who also organized the Newport Boat Show and Lido Yacht Expo, died in Newport Beach. She was 69. 

Bay Ship & Yacht a pillar of Alameda's maritime industry
Alameda Times-Star Thu, 27 Oct 2011 13:34 PM PDT
Shipyard island's largest employer in business 

 Arab Spring Prompts HanseYachts Expansion in Mediterranean Zone
BusinessWeek Thu, 27 Oct 2011 05:56 AM PDT
HanseYachts AG, Germanyâs largest publicly traded yacht maker, plans to expand in Brazil, Turkey and the Mediterranean region as it seeks sales in countries opened up by the Arab Spring rebellions and markets less affected by the economic crisis. 

NMMA announces Dealer Connections info for 2012 show
Boating Industry
“The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail brings together key leaders from across the recreational boating industry, making it the ideal location for Dealer Connections – a program that presents a rare opportunity for .

Yacht show launched at the Pearl
Gulf Times
Gulf Craft Inc, a manufacturer of fibreglass boat and yachts in the Middle East and Asia, launched its “Yachting Lifestyle Show” yesterday at the Pearl-Qatar. Clients, media and members of the public will be able to view a range of luxury super yachts 

Lifeboat rescue plan is launched
The brothers now run their own boatbuilding and repair yard at Stiffkey, housed in a collection of old barrack huts and a polytunnel facing out onto the salt marshes under Norfolk's big skies. Scattered in various buildings is the remarkable collection ...

Brunswick swings to 3Q gain on engine sales
Fitness and recreational marine equipment maker Brunswick Corp. reported a better-than-anticipated third-quarter profit Thursday, bouncing back from a loss a year earlier as it sold more boat engines. Sales of the Lake Forest, Ill., company's 15 boat ...

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Boat Building News

Coming to China - yachting for all budgets
Sail World
Many Chinese regard yachting as a sport for the rich, but Australian entrepreneur Les Glover wants to make it a recreation everyone can enjoy - with the help of an amazing new project. 'Boating is a pastime everyone can enjoy at their own level and 

Tories run tight ship on boat-building contract
Calgary Herald
Nor will there be objections to new boats for the coast guard, for scientific research, for those charged with guarding our vast shoreline from illegal immigration, drug smuggling and over-fishing. And two new supply ships will not only support 

Volunteer boat builders help to shape new gundalow
Foster's Daily Democrat
Whether it is spinning cotton and oakum, staining the planks, sanding, sealing bolt holes, or manufacturing the 'trunnels' or wooden tree-nails that peg much of the boat together, volunteers have been a critical part of the boat building team. .

RBS takes plunge to rescue yacht maker
ROYAL Bank of Scotland and US hedge fund Strategic Value Partners are uniting to help bail out cash‑haemorrhaging Italian luxury yacht maker Ferretti. It is understood RBS and SVP have offered to inject between €150 million (£131m) and €180m into the ...

Yacht Design Firm Opens Greenwich Office
Sparkman & Stephens, offering custom boat design, production design, yacht brokerage, chartering and insurance, has clients from all over the world. By Patrick Barnard The firm, which also has offices in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Newport, RI, ..

Parkersburg boat builder fills duck hunting niche
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
So, they combined their expertise in metal fabrication with their own passion for waterfowling into MarshMonster, perhaps the only boat-building business in the Cedar Valley that caters to preferences of individual duck hunters. 

Sun Or Wind Will Power Quiet Sailboat Motor
by Steve Duda, October 24th, 2011 Most sailboats feature a loud, stinky, expensive-to-fuel auxiliary diesel engine that always seems to break down at the absolute worst possible time. The new Legend e36 HYBRID promises quiet, emission-free,

Ship building contract could make waves locally: UFV
Kelowna Capital News Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:44 AM PDT
A multi-billion dollar ship-building contract has Harv McCullough's eyes twinkling. Last week, the federal government announced that Seaspan Marine Corporation, a Vancouver-based shipyard, had won an $8 billion ship-building contract to build non-combat navy and coast guard vessels

NMMA honors boating innovators at IBEX
Boating Industry
The National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International awarded the 2011 IBEX Innovation awards today at the IBEX Industry Breakfast to 11 companies and presented two more with honorable mentions. This year's winners were picked ...

Monday, October 24, 2011

Boat Building News

Devlin Designing Boat Builders announces kits

For Immediate Release
Olympia, WA – Devlin Designing Boatbuilders has teamed up with West Satsop Boatworks to create kits for some of Sam’s most popular designs. Devlin Designing Boatbuilders will have a booth at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival on September 9th thru 11th to roll out the new sales and marketing portal, Sam is immediately offering kits of the 5x10 Skiff, Pond Skipper, Candlefish 13, Eider, Pelicano, Litl Coot, and Oarling, with several more in the pipeline. According to Sam; “Kits are an excellent way to get started right on a new boat - for a fraction of the price of a custom built boat or even a semi-completed hull.”
In collaboration with West Satsop Boatworks and their CNC manufacturing expertise, the team developed a computer designed and cut jig which assures that the bulkheads are aligned, level and square, saving many hours of time, and avoiding much of the risk for a novice boatbuilder. The jig and all the bulkheads for most designs can be erected in a couple of hours. It is a massive time saver. Sam reports; “West Satsop Boatworks is a dependable local company and have been great to work with. We have built several boats based on the CNC method and we have been consistently pleased at the ease of fit-up.”
The hull panels are cut from meranti or okoume BS1088 marine ply. The hull panel sections are joined end-to-end (scarphed) create long strakes using a puzzle-splice. This splice has been the subject of a great deal of engineering and testing. It goes together easily, is strong and provides for positive alignment of the panels.
In addition to boat kits, Devlin is also offering one-quarter scale model kits of the above boats. “Since the model kits also include a copy of the full-size boat plans, they are a great value for someone who is considering making the investment of time and money to build the real boat, without the risk” according to Sam.

About Devlin Designing Boatworks
Sam Devlin is the authority on stitch and glue boatbuilding and his design catalog includes dozens of different designs. Many hundreds of boats have been built to his designs in just about every country.

About West Satsop Boatworks
The principals of West Satsop Boatworks bring 50+ years of manufacturing engineering and design expertise to simplify the boatbuilding process.

Media contacts

Sam Devlin
Devlin Designing Boatbuilders
3010 37th Ave SW
Tumwater, WA 98512

Jeff Meeks
West Satsop Boatworks
1011 West Satsop Road
Montesano, WA 98563
West Satsop Boatworks

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Boat Building News

Smooth sail ahead for yachting
China Daily
By Li Xiang (China Daily) Many Chinese regard yachting as a sport for the rich, but Les Glover wants to make it a recreation everyone can enjoy. "Boating is a pastime everyone can enjoy at their own level and budget in Australia," says Glover, ...

Boats to build
Port Orchard Independent
Steve Yadvish stands on the dock at his waterfront business, Yachtfish Marine Inc., on Wednesday morning during the announcement that he will relocate his boat-building business, Northcoast Yachts, to Port Orchard. A freewheeling mix of observations ...

USA. New Yanmar 8LV powers Hinckley Picnic Boat
BYM News (press release)
"Smooth, refined propulsion was one of the design criteria for the Picnic Boat repower," said Mike Arieta, Hinckley VP of boatbuilding. "Yanmar's 8LV has those qualities and more. The engines are quiet and power-dense, with lots of horsepower per pound 

Setting the course for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Sun-Sentinel Fri, 21 Oct 2011 07:53 AM PDT
Behind-the-scenes logistics team keeps the annual show afloat John Nigro of Fort Lauderdale-based Show Management is director of land, booth display exhibits and operations manager for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat show, a role he's held for the past decade.

Yacht designer opens office in Greenwich
Ct Post
Sparkman & Stephens, an 82-year-old yacht design and brokerage firm, recently relocated their main offices from New York City to Greenwich. Photo: Contributed Photo / CT In 1929, 21-year-old Olin Stephens went into partnership with yacht broker Drake .

Pinholster's love of boat-building on display at Mullet Festival
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
Sometimes we even took the time to build a "real" boat. I remember launching a little sailboat, hastily constructed from a small cardboard matchbox, with a toothpick mast and paper sail. For most of us, our creative boat-building skills remained at ...

Safe Boats expansion talks live on despite contract loss
Kitsap Sun
Tim Thomson, the Port of Bremerton's director of real estate and industrial park development, said repairs to a boat dock and plans for a new manufacturing building for SAFE Boats have continued. "Nothing has changed from the original direction that we ..

Discovery Yachts lays off a quarter of staff
Practical Boat Owner Magazine
The boatbuilder insists the departure of 28 staff from the company is because of the 'natural peaks and troughs of the boatbuilding cycle'. 20 staff have come to the end of fixed-term contracts, with eight other permanent staff members let go. 

LePage visits Mount Desert Island boatyard, Jackson Lab
Bangor Daily News Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:38 PM PDT
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine    Richard and Lorraine Stanley got the chance to go straight to the top Friday to talk to state officials about the economic challenges facing Maines boating industry. Gov. Paul LePage visited their boatyard, Great Harbor Boatworks, for about an hour Friday morning while on official busines

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Boat Building News

Netherlands.Linssen Yachts & Victorinox shared vision becomes a reality
BYM News (press release)
The show also featured the presentation of the first yacht resulting from the cross-marketing arrangement with Victorinox, the manufacturers of the Swiss Army Knife. The enthusiastic response was very satisfying for Yvonne Linssen, the third generation ..

St. Martin residents win fight to stop boating business from opening
WLOX-TV Biloxi Mon, 17 Oct 2011 18:45 PM PDT
Some St. Martin residents have won their fight to keep a Fort Bayou boat business from opening in their backyards. Recently, the Jackson County planning Commission granted the business a special exception permit. But the board of supervisors reversed that decision Monday after neighbors aired their complaints. 

Paul Mann Custom Boats winner in woodworking competition
Outer Banks Sentinel Tue, 18 Oct 2011 06:49 AM PDT
Paul Mann Custom Boats' entry of an 81-foot sportfishing yacht, Georgia Girl, won the Cabinetry category and grand prize in the seventh annual Veneer Tech Craftman's ChallengeTM, one of the most highly respected and well known design and craftsmanship competitions in woodworking. 

Rainbow Harbor Welcomes 43rd Annual Long Beach Yacht & Boat Show
Business Wire Tue, 18 Oct 2011 06:27 AM PDT
LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 43rd Annual Long beach Yacht & Boat Show has the West Coast's largest selection of motor yachts, cruisers, sailboats, fishing boats, performance boats, family trailerables and ski boats. 

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
PRWeb Tue, 18 Oct 2011 00:08 AM PDT
Hot on the heels of an impactful presence at the recent Monaco Yacht Show, Burgess is now gearing up for the 52nd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), 27 October â 31 October 2011. (PRWeb October 18, 2011) Read the full story at  

USA. Boating Writers & Marine Marketers join forces to stage annual event at ...
BYM News (press release)
Co-produced by Marine Marketers of America (MMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI), the luncheon event will feature the presentation of MMA's fourth-annual Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence, as well as a thought-provoking panel discussion ...

BIA NSW holds inaugural Try Boating Day
Marine Business
THE Boating Industry Association of NSW ran its inaugural Try Boating Day as a pilot program in preparation for a statewide launch in 2012. The BIA said 13 trailer boat dealers came together over five locations to give people the opportunity to Try

Alderman Act On Boating Ordinance
WGIL Radio News
A Galesburg man can proceed with his boating business after over an hour of deliberations Monday night ended with alderman approving a zoning change. Galesburg Council Members voted 5 to 3 to approve the zoning change from B1 to B2 for 1210 East Losey ...

Worker falls to death at RI boat-building company
By AP | October 19, 2011 NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI (AP) — A worker at a North Kingstown boat building company has died after falling through a roof. The Providence Journal reports ( ) that the unidentified worker died Tuesday after he ..

Yacht-building company sails into Port Orchard
The Kitsap Sun Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:23 PM PDT
A Tacoma-based yacht building company will relocate to Port Orchard, bringing 50 skilled manufacturing jobs. 

UK & USA. Raymarine e7 Wins IBEX Innovation Award
BYM News (press release)
The IBEX Innovation Awards are organized by NMMA and judged by BWI (Boating Writers International). When selecting winning products the BWI recognizes products for innovative distinction, benefits to the marine industry, practicality and benefits to .

Akyachts Announces New Burger Yacht Listing
PR Web (press release)
Ak Yachts is a premier yacht brokerage service, specializing in used motor yachts for sale and wishes to announce the availability of a truly nice and well-kept brokerage Burger Yacht. Ak Yachts is a premier yacht brokerage service, specializing in .

Used boat sales soar in South Florida
By Justine Griffin, Sun Sentinel In an economy that continues to sputter, boat buyers are eyeing used vessels as a good value, driving up sales. "The used boat market rebounded this year, we've been very, very busy in 2011," said Bob Denison, ..

Monday, October 17, 2011

Boat Building News

Administrators consider future of Orkney Boats Limited
Business Sale Report
By Mary Vancura Administrators are currently meeting to determine the immediate future of boat building company, Orkney Boats Limited, after it fell into administration this week. The company, which is based in Ford Lane Business Park, in Arundel, 

Cebu graduates top naval architecture and marine engineering exams
The Freeman Sat, 15 Oct 2011 09:34 AM PDT
Three graduates from the University of Cebu (UC) grabbed the top three ranks in the latest Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Licensure Examination administered by the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) in Manila last October 11, 2011

Coast Guard Academy christens new Leadership 44 sailboat
New London— The Coast Guard Academy christened a new Leadership 44 sailboat at the academy's waterfront Oct. 14. The Coast Guard Academy Parents Association raised the money for the boat and chose the name “Arctic Tern” for L44-02.

Northport nixes boat building extension, but favors Bill of Rights
Leelanau Enterprise
Bob Schafer was hoping last week to get the Northport Village Council to extend his boat building project at the marina beyond Nov. 1 and endorse his efforts to purchase a windjammer. The co-founder of Seaports Great Lakes did not get an extension to ..

22nd annual Wooden Boat Show draws hundreds to historic downtown Georgetown
Georgetown Times
Hundreds packed Front Street in Georgetown Saturday for the 22nd Annual Wooden Boat Show. The event drew people from all over the country to spend the day viewing boats, shopping, listening to live music, and watching the annual boat building and race. .

New Owner on Board at Yacht Maker
San Diego Business Journal Mon, 17 Oct 2011 00:14 AM PDT
In the world of super yachts, the name Knight & Carver Maritime engenders deep respect, so when Jack McCoy went looking for a place to build his new hybrid electric propulsion systems he knew where to turn. 

IBEX 2011: NMMA president wants to expand boating base
Trade Only Today
For the boating industry to grow and prosper, it must work together and reach beyond the traditional customer to embrace millions of Americans who haven't yet experienced the thrill and fun of boating. That was the message Thom Dammrich, president of ...

Four days of boating history events about to launch on Maine coast
Bangor Daily News
By Abigail Curtis, BDN Staff SEARSPORT, Maine — Maine's maritime heritage will come to life this week as the Penobscot Marine Museum and the Museum Small Craft Association team up to provide four days of boat history during a double conference. ...

Friday, October 14, 2011

Boat Building News

Cranberry Youth Boat Launch Links Island to Boatbuilding History
Working Waterfront
On August 25, as a group of Cranberry Isles children launched a skiff they had built, they also helped reconnect the community to its boatbuilding legacy. For 10 weeks, the children labored on the boat as part of the Islesford Boatworks program that ..

In Westport, A Weekend With The Classics (Boats)
In the exhibit will be lovely, hand-built boats inside, around the grounds of the Life Saving Station, and across the street on the landing. In the visitor center will be photographs and working plans of Bob Baker and other local wooden boat building ...

Largest-ever Hinckley Yacht sails home
Hinckley Yacht's largest-ever sailboat, 76-foot Freesia, is checked out by workers at the service yard in Southwest Harbor during a coming home reception on Oct. 3. Hinckley used the sailboat's homecoming as a chance to gather and acknowledge the .

Japan Tsunami Brings Jobs To Maine
WMTW Portland Wed, 12 Oct 2011 06:03 AM PDT
A Maine boat builder is hiring back workers idled by the weak economy to build boats for Japanese fishermen who were hurt by the tsunami.  

Yacht Christening Gone Bad in Gansu
China Digital Times
The news website, which is run by authorities in Zhejiang, quoted tax official Fang Yongjun as saying the yacht's two decks had been converted for use as a tax collection office. The tax bureau needs the yacht because many local businesses ...

Maverick Boat adding more employees as things looking up for company
He would get an order with a deposit, use the deposit for a subcontractor to begin building the boat. When the boat came out of the mold, he's get a partial-completion draw from the buyer, which he used to pay for the subcontractor to complete the boat ...

A 20-year search for a home has come to an end
Buffalo Rising
With endless possibilities and no real help in scouting and securing a building, the replica boat building group appeared destined to make due with its temporary diggs, while each lead on a new home, no matter how close, turned out to be a dead end. 

After Dark: Sweet Leda headlining benefit against domestic violence
The Capital Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:00 AM PDT
The sailors have left and now the powerboaters are in town for another great boat show weekend. This is the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Powerboat Show, and the Annapolis Economic Development Corp. and a number of local businesses are sponsoring a VIP reception tonight in honor of the anniversary. The Paca House (186 Prince George St.) will be the setting for a great night of celebrating with ... 

Crackdown Continues on Unsafe Work Places
Voice of the Common Man Thu, 13 Oct 2011 05:44 AM PDT
The provincial government continues its crackdown on unsafe work places. Government Services has fined Sealand Enterprises Limited $6-thousand in relation to three charges, following an inspection at the company's boat building facility in Englee

Boatbuilding in Maine Is Theme of PMM History Conference
Freepress Online
The history of Maine boats and boatbuilders will be the theme of a conference at Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport on Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22. Well-known boatbuilders and historians will give presentations on the development of Maine ...

October 2011 Naval Architect, Marine Engineer Board Exam Results Fri, 14 Oct 2011 07:59 AM PDT
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Friday announced that 24 out of 52 passed the Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Board of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in Manila this October 2011.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Boat Building News

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