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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Boat Building News

Star Class Marina
Lanka Business Today
May 29, 2012 (LBT) - In keeping with the expected growth in the boat building industry, the Ministry of Fisheries will construct Marinas in Beruwala and Colombo. The countrys first Marina will be build adjoining Beruwala fisheries harbour.


 New boat builder opens in Wanchese
Outer Banks Sentinel Tue, 29 May 2012 07:48 AM PDT
Gunboat, a new catamaran production facility, has opened its doors for business in Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park. 


Fat Cat back on the water; could catboats make a comeback?
The Biloxi Sun Herald Mon, 28 May 2012 19:36 PM PDT
The Fat Cat is a 1957 catboat built in Biloxi by renowned boat builder Joe Scholtes (1917-1994). She is 16 feet long and has a beam of 8 feet; like most East Coast design catboats, her beam is half her length.  


Trinity Yachts expands into new areas
WLOX-TV Biloxi Tue, 29 May 2012 17:59 PM PDT
Trinity Yachts is known worldwide for building luxury super yachts. But now the company is diversifying into other areas, including commercial and military boat building. Company President John Dane  says the change was needed in the wake of a shrinking demand for yachts which followed the financial crisis of 2008. Now, instead of laying off workers, Dane's company is hiring new ones. 


Owner of Owens Yacht Sales in court over cashing $800000 tax checks
Duluth News Tribune
21, 2010, the defendant owned Owens Yacht Sales at 371 Canal Park Drive. According to the complaint: On March 18, 2008, the Department of Revenue issued two checks made payable to Owens Yacht Sales Inc. in the amounts of $560980.12 and $221982.06.


   For SDHS students, building is what floats their boat
Bar Harbor Times
Museum Education Director Betty Schopmeyer said the finished boats will be sold, and the proceeds would help fund next year's student boat building project. Prior to the launch, Rössel told the students that they not only built a pair of wooden boats


 R.I. Trade School Selected “Best Place to Get Schooled” by Yankee Magazine
PR Web (press release)
An IYRS students learns to restore a wooden catboat in the school's Boatbuilding & Restoration Program. IYRS, a marine trades and technology school based in Rhode Island, has been recognized as a 2012 “Editor's Choice” winner in Yankee Magazine's 


 New boat builder opens in Wanchese
Outer Banks Sentinel Tue, 29 May 2012 23:17 PM PDT
Gunboat, a new catamaran production facility, has opened its doors for business in Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park. 


 Boating by the Numbers, and a Dredging Update
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
The National Marine Manufacturers Association has released its annual Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, which is the maritime industry's most comprehensive compilation of statistics and research. The report is positive, showing an improving .


 The early boatyards of Sausalito
Sausalito Marin Scope Wed, 30 May 2012 15:08 PM PDT
Boat building in Sausalito has been an ongoing activity from William Richardsonâs time to the present. The cove in Old Town provided an ideal site for the construction and repair of boats. Photographs from the 1880s show fishing feluccas in the cove and elsewhere along Sausalitoâs waterfront, when boat building was mainly a family affair. A Sausalito Land and Ferry Co. map of 1873 shows two ...

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