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Friday, June 8, 2012

Boat Building News

Community Boatbuilding Event in Fair Haven Saturday, June 9th and Sunday June 10th
Atlantic Highlands Herald
The design was published in “Building the Six Hour Canoe” as an example of a boat that could be built by novice boatbuilders. Thousands of Six Hour Canoes have been built worldwide. NMHA built a number of Six Hour Canoes at its first Wooden Boat .

 Shoreham's royal boat-building legacy
Shoreham Herald
SHOREHAM'S boat-building legacy made sure the town was “part of something special” this diamond jubilee weekend. The Queen's honour guard, which directly followed the Royal Barge along the Thames during Sunday's (June 3) flotilla, included P294 HMS

 Traditional Boats Make a Comeback
Working Waterfront
by Steve Cartwright Down a twisting dirt lane on the shore of Poorhouse Cove lies a prosperous boat yard, still building traditional wooden boats, still launching them straight into the sea. Despite a troubled economy, this yard is thriving

 Volvo Penta official announces retirement
Trade Only Today
Moore, 65, has more than 35 years of experience in the marine industry, including propulsion, boatbuilding and retail sales, and has been with Volvo Penta since 1996. “Although I love being head of VPA, the time had come for me to focus on other areas ..

 Students Shine at Harborfest's 2012 Model Boat Regatta
Next, came the training of more volunteers as trainers who ultimately trained more than 400 thirds graders in model boat building. Much more than an arts-and-crafts event, an observer could hear trainers emphasizing “bow, stern, port, starboard, main, ..

USA. Torqeedo propels new J/Boats J70 Sportboat
BYM News (press release)
The Travel 1003 can push the 22.7' sailboat along at 6 knots. When cruising at 5 knots, it provides an 8-mile range on a single battery charge. "We didn't consider any other electric outboards as we already knew Torqeedo to be the market leader in  

 The business of boating in Alberni
Alberni Valley News
Dave Turner of Port Boat House says the recreational boating industry has weathered the recession. By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton - Alberni Valley News The inside of Port Boat House is an anthill of activity on a Tuesday afternoon. Outside the Harbour Quay

 Buoys back in town for boating industry in Mordialloc
Leader Community Newspapers Thu, 07 Jun 2012 12:31 PM PDT
BOATING experts have described a plan to start a boat building centre in Mordialloc as "manna from heaven"

Boatbuilder fined after worker's fall
Isle of Wight County Press Thu, 07 Jun 2012 08:34 AM PDT
A BOAT-BUILDING company has been fined after a worker broke his arm in a fall.  

 Sabre Yachts COO will keynote Landing School graduation
Trade Only Today
Aaron Crawford, a graduate of The Landing School and the chief operating officer of Sabre Yachts, will be the speaker June 16 at the Maine boatbuilding school's 33rd annual commencement. Crawford, who graduated in 1993 with a diploma in yacht design, ...

 VIDEO: Take a tour of Regal Marine's showroom
Trade Only Today
My first stop was at Bertram's new boatbuilding plant in Merritt Island, followed by a visit with EdgeWater Boats president Peter Truslow, who arranged a sea trial on the company's first diesel-powered boat, and then on to Regal.

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