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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Boat Building News

Bavaria Yachts Selects Mystic, Connecticut for Northeast Factory-Direct Location
Danbury News Times
Bavaria Yachts USA selects Mystic, Connecticut as location for its second Factory-Direct sales, service, and charter center. Bavaria Yachts USA announced that Mystic, Connecticut will be the location for it's newest Factory-Direct location, ..

 All at sea in Newhaven
Sussex Express Tue, 15 May 2012 00:08 AM PDT
NEWHAVEN boat builder John Robbins celebrates the building of his 50th boat in 1986. 

Smoker Craft, Inc. Boating Industry Leader dies at the age of 97
PR Newswire Tue, 15 May 2012 07:44 AM PDT
NEW PARIS, Ind., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Harold A. Schrock, who turned his father's boat business into an industry leader, died on May 12, 2012 at his home in Syracuse, Indiana. He was 97. His businesses included Starcraft Marine, Smoker Craft, Inc., Goshen Sash and Door, and...

Mercer Island students compete in Quick & Dirty boat building competition
Mercer Island Reporter
Marek Prussak and Ezra Tucker, both Mercer Island High School students, build their boat, paddles and all, for the Quick and Dirty boat building competition during the Seattle Maritime Festival on Saturday, May 12. By REPORTER STAFF Two Mercer Island ...

 Company to build vessels for Coast Guard
The Daily Advertiser
JEANERETTE — Metal Shark Boats LLC executive Matthew Unger announced Monday that the company will make a $1.9 million capital investment that will allow it to complete a contract to build 500 Response Boat—Small patrol vessels for the US Coast Guard ...

 2012 Boat Show commences Friday
The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
The Boat Show 2012 exhibition organized by the Boat Building Technology Improvement Institute of Lanka will be held from May 18-20 at the BMICH. The Ministry of Industrial Development and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board under the Ministry of ...

  Modern Man Tries to Build a 3500 Year Old Boat from the Bronze Age and Fails
A team of people from 2012 tried to re-create and build a boat from 1550 BC, the Bronze Age, but failed spectacularly. When the ship was lowered into the ocean, it immediately filled with water and started sinking. Yikes, we suck.

 Bertram Yacht to Relocates Its Manufacturing Facility to Merritt Island, Florida
Area Development Online
Bertram Yacht, the iconic American yacht and boat building brand, will relocate its manufacturing facility from Miami 200 miles north to a new facility on Merritt Island, in Brevard County on Florida's Space Coast, creating an estimated 221 jobs.

 Northern Michigan Attractions: Build Your Own Boat
Northern Michigan Attractions: A wooden boat building school in Les Cheneaux keeps a rich tradition alive and gives a boost to Northern Michigan's economy. When a friend from Les Cheneaux went to visit Bonnie Mikkelsen, a lifelong Les Cheneaux summer ..

 New boat builder opens in Wanchese
Outer Banks Sentinel Tue, 15 May 2012 23:16 PM PDT
Gunboat, a new catamaran production facility, has opened its doors for business in Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park. 

 Boating industry appears to be rebounding, finally
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
“Pent-up demand for boats following years of diminished willingness to spend by consumers, improved credit availability for buyers and boating businesses, positive shifts in consumer confidence and an overall interest in the benefits of the boating ...

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