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Monday, April 23, 2012

Boat Building News

Pirogue endorsed as official boat of Louisiana by state House
NOLA.com
By Times-Picayune Staff The pirogue, the proposed official boat of the state, has set sail for the Louisiana Senate after navigating relatively calm waters in the House. Lawmakers last week voted 95-1 for House Bill 746 by Rep. Bubba Chaney, R-Rayville


 Boats are selling again, dealers say
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
By Michael Pollick SARASOTA - Matthew Stokes was exactly the kind of guy Chris-Craft was hoping would show up at the Suncoast Boat Show on Friday. Stokes used to have a 42-foot racing boat, but he dumped it in the Great Recession because it was too ..


 DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Platypus Marine gearing to build steel boat
Peninsula Daily
And now Platypus is going to start building steel boats. Since early March, carpenters, electricians and cement finishers have been working on a concrete slab that is 85 feet wide and 160 feet long between the west side of the turquoise blue Commander ...


 In Dania Beach Plywood Regatta, students test boat-building skills
Sun-Sentinel Sun, 22 Apr 2012 19:20 PM PDT
One hundred years and a week after the RMS Titanic went down in the North Atlantic, 34 hand-hewn boats â including one called The Titanic â set sail on a 100-yard cruise Sunday in the 16th annual Plywood Regatta

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