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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

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Inspired By His Daughters, Austin Man Makes Wooden Boats
"Just like life, building a boat, you make mistakes that way you don't make it next go on and next time you can figure it out later," said Bernand. But the reason he set out to do the project is the same reason he keeps sawing and hammering ...

 Hinckley launches new model of power yacht
Bangor Daily News
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — For the second time this year, a local yacht maker has launched a new model of boats from its waterfront facility. The launch of Hinckley's new T34 — a picnic-style boat intended for day trips — helps illustrate the ...

 Yacht builder in China
The Dominion Post
The Seaview-based boat building company headed by Paul Hakes went into liquidation in April, reportedly owing creditors almost $670000 and leaving about 16 people out of work. A media release last week announced that the company has re-opened for ...

 Maritime Museum's Bronze Age Boat Project Reaches Milestone
CisionWire (press release)
Today, visitors to National Maritime Museum Cornwall witnessed a significant moment in the development of the Maritime Museum's and University of Exeter's ambitious prehistoric boat build when the keel was laid.

USA. The Landing School to award a fully funded scholarship for Bermudian ...
BYM News (press release)
This scholarship is being awarded to students from Bermuda who have the credentials to attend The Landing School and the career goals that match one of four Landing School full-time programs: Marine Systems, Yacht Design, Composite Boat Building or ..

  Havre de Grace Maritime Museum severs ties with boat building school
Baltimore Sun (blog)
After a decade-long partnership, the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum is no longer affiliated with the Chesapeake Wooden Boat Builders' School.

 Wooden boat show calls for entries
Lumina News
"It's an opportunity for local boat builders to meet and talk and share ideas," said Ed Verge, lead boat-building instructor at CFCC and founder of the event. "Boat building is different than any other type of carpentry. You're not dealing with squares ...

 Boat-builder to the rescue
Press Herald
BATH - A Maine-based boat-building family that's best known for its high-end yachts has collaborated with a designer of surfing rescue boats to produce vessels that could soon be used for search-and-rescue or special forces missions in even the

Industry mourns former Winner Boats president
Trade Only Today
A boatbuilding innovator in the 1960s and '70s, Lufkin, 87, was the first to create an all-fiberglass boat by developing a fiberglass stringer system and floor for each new Winner boat, eliminating the wood floor and stringer system, said his son

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