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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Boat Building News

Firemen, policemen in boat-building challenge (Johnnie Bernhard)
Mississippi Press (blog)
(Submitted by Johnnie Bernhard) MOSS POINT -- City firemen and policemen are waging bets on who can build the best boat as part of the Rockin' the Riverfront Festival's Quick and Dirty Boat-Building Contest this Saturday and Sunday on the riverfront.


 In Dania Beach Plywood Regatta, students test boat-building skills
Orlando Sentinel
(Ginny Dixon, Sun Sentinel / Apr 22, 2012) DANIA BEACH — One hundred years and a week after the RMS Titanic went down in the North Atlantic, 34 hand-hewn boats — including one called The Titanic — set sail on a 100-yard cruise Sunday in the 16th ..


 New England Boatworks launches 72-foot racer
Seekonk Star Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:08 AM PDT
Launched April 17, Bella Mente is the second racing yacht by that name built for owner Hap Fauth. 


 Hatteras Cabo Yacht Center planned for Lauderdale
Trade Only Today
Hatteras Yachts and Cabo Yachts announced the creation of the new Hatteras Cabo Yacht Center in Fort Lauderdale to better support the dealer network of each brand. Hatteras will display factory inventory at the yacht center to offer its dealers the 


Leven boat building expert heads to the States
Fife Today
Alec Jordan, of Jordan Boats, is a figurehead of the resurgence in coastal rowing popularity off Fife's shores, with his St Ayles skiff boat design used by competitors. After hearing of Alec's boat-building skills, he was contacted by the Heritage  


 Busy time ahead for boat builder
Taranaki Daily News
The 37 metre "fast cruising sloop", to be known by her hull number FY17, will require a team of about 160 boat builders. Fitzroy Yachts managing director Rodney Martin said at the height of the build there would be about 100 staff working on the boat ...


Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
The Chattanoogan Tue, 24 Apr 2012 06:18 AM PDT
Employees from across all sectors of the U.S. recreational boating industry are gathering on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC today and tomorrow for the annual American Boating Congress (ABC) to advocate on behalf of the industryĆ¢s 350,000 workers and 82 million boaters.  


 Boating congress held in South Africa
Trade Only Today
Romano Piculjan (Croatian Boating Industry Association) was elected vice president, and Yavuz Sipahi (Turkish Association for Development of Marine Tourism and Seamanship) was named second vice president. Next year's ICOMIA/IFBSO Congress will be held ...


 Marine Surveyors
Rigzone Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:17 AM PDT
Need 4 year degreed Marine Surveyors for several locations in the US. Will consider candidates fresh out of a maritime academy as well. Or candidates that have just graduated with an engineering degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Ocean Engineering, or related engineering discipline.

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