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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Boat Building News

The early boatyards of Sausalito
Sausalito Marin Scope Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:21 PM PDT
Boat building in Sausalito has been an ongoing activity from William Richardson√Ęs 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 Sausalito√Ęs waterfront, when boat building was mainly a family affair. A Sausalito Land and Ferry Co. map of 1873 shows two 

 Byker residents team up to build 22ft boat
icNewcastle - Evening Chronicle Mon, 04 Jun 2012 06:14 AM PDT
IT was all hands on deck in this once thriving shipbuilding community. Residents in Byker, Newcastle, went back to their roots for a special boat building project which saw young and old come together to lend a hand. 

Tots turn boat builders for Jubilee flotilla
Weston Mercury Mon, 04 Jun 2012 05:03 AM PDT
YOUNGSTERS turned their hands to boat-building to create vessels to sail in a celebratory Jubilee flotilla.  

 Maine boat builder opens yard in Panama
Morning Sentinel
AP Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding Co. is based in Thomaston with a satellite service yard in Tenants Harbor. The 34-year-old company says it's now opened a yard in Shelter Bay, Panama, located near the Caribbean entrance of the Panama Canal.

 Florida's boat-building industry bouncing back
Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)
The boat industry in Southwest Florida is beginning to see growth after being slowed during the economic downturn. Across the US, boat sales rose by 6 percent last year to $32.3 billion, marking the first rise since 2006, according to the National ...

 Luxury sport-fishing yacht-builder Bertram Yacht moves to Merritt Island
Orlando Sentinel Mon, 04 Jun 2012 14:29 PM PDT
Custom boat builder moves its Miami plant to Brevard County The Space Coast will soon be launching another type of expensive, exclusive vessel: luxury yachts. 

 Back Into Boating: Boat dealers hope for sales rebound
For many years in the previous decade, boat dealers along the Illinois River and elsewhere could count on a steady stream of customers looking to take the plunge into the world of boating. But in more recent years, the boating market, ...

 Shannon Yachts: Custom Boat Builders with a Hands-On Approach
WebWire (press release)
Bristol, Rhode Island – June 6, 2012, Shannon Yachts is the premiere company to visit if you are searching for a custom yacht builder with many years of experience with an owner, Walter Schulz, who takes a hands-on approach in all areas and aspects of ...

 Community college seeks entries for boat show
StarNews file photo WILMINGTON | Cape Fear Community College seeks boats of all types for the annual CFCC Boat Show on July 21. Now in its 13th year, the event is sponsored by the college's boat building program to celebrate the craft of boat building ...

 The Landing School to Graduate 63 Students Features Graduation Speaker Aaron ...
The Maritime Executive (press release)
Graduates in the Marine Systems, Yacht Design, Composite Boat Building and Wooden Boat Building programs will hear speaker Aaron Crawford, Landing School alumni and COO of Maine's Sabre Yachts. With a passion for boats and Yacht Design, Crawford began .

 OBX Boatworks Debuts new 32 Express and plans New Models for 2013
PR Web (press release)
OBX Boatworks is built on 15 years of Harkers Island boatbuilding tradition. “We have developed our design and hulls over many years and saw an industry niche to take our proven designs and transition them from our traditional wood construction to .

 Big deal for boat maker
The Kingston Whig-Standard
By Elliot Ferguson, Kingston Whig-Standard Seen is the Sentry Patrol, one of the many models of boat by Kingston-based MetalCraft Marine. Kingston-based MetalCraft Marine is to build up to 10 boats for the United States Coast Guard in a contract that ...

New boat builder opens in Wanchese
Outer Banks Sentinel Tue, 05 Jun 2012 23:19 PM PDT
Gunboat, a new catamaran production facility, has opened its doors for business in Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park. 

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