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Sunday, July 1, 2012

Boat Building News

Boat building makes a comeback
Tampa Bay Business Journal
TAMPA — Navigating and surviving the economy's rough seas during one of the

WoodenBoat Show docks at Mystic Seaport​​ this weekend (video)
New Haven Register
More than 20 boatbuilding families and teams will work to build a canoe or a skiff during the three days. Families purchase kits that can be assembled in two-and-a-half days. They open them at 9 a.m. today, and then put down the tools at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

 Sidon's boatbuilders preserve ancient profession
The Daily Star
“It's been my dream since I was young to build a boat, and today I have come to Sidon, the capital of the Phoenicians, with a photograph and plans of my boat,” he says. Once his vessel is completed Handouqa plans to set sail for Greece aboard his ...

Boating regaining popularity as economy recovers - UPDATED
The News-Herald Fri, 29 Jun 2012 10:30 AM PDT
Mark Hatt is enjoying the fruits of his 2 1/2-year labor of love that involved getting his 1996 28-foot Baha Cruiser in ship-shape condition.  

 Top constuctors and designers form consortium to build next generation of ...
BYM News (press release)
Working together in a team with some of the worlds best boat building professionals gives us the capacity to deliver a new generation of ocean racers that will guarantee for speed, and reliable excitement at an unknown level of economy. Green Marine ...

 Hacker Boat Co. plans big
Glens Falls Post-Star
They have disposable income, so they're buying toys,” he said. Hacker-Craft boats are already well-traveled, with international buyers placing orders on a regular basis. Badcock said the company is building a boat now that's destined for Finland, and ...

 Wave Yacht Design wins design silver award
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
A' Award and Competitions are proud to announce that the design Wave Catamaran by Roberta Visintin has been acknowledged with the renowned Silver A' Design Award in Yacht and Marine Vessels Design Category, after rigorous judging by the ..


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