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Monday, July 30, 2012

Boat Building News

Mystery Billionaire Builds World's Largest Yacht (blog)
Lurssen, the German mega-yacht company that's building the yacht, declined any comment on the boat or its owners. Despite its size, Azzam has remained a closely kept secret in the yachting world. Lurssen is known for its near obsessive discretion.

 Recent yacht launches in the news
The Triton
Trinity Yachts has delivered the 187-foot (57m) M/Y Lady Linda, the third Trinity for this Florida owner. The aluminum-hulled yacht was built to park behind the owner's house and to cruise the Bahamas. It has a 33-foot (10m) beam and 8-foot (2.4m) draft, ...

 Chalupa boatbuilding volunteers to host fundraiser Sunday at O'Malley's
In the words of chalupa volunteer, Bob Wundschel, “There is no APP for this...” Chalupa boatbuilding project volunteers from the St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation (SAMHF) are hoping for a double-dose of Irish luck with a fundraiser this Sunday from 

Harbor Revitalization: County Engineering Report Recommends Dry Stack Boat ...
Dana Point Times
The report compares the two options, favoring an enclosed dry stack five-level, 50000-square-foot building with a 400-boat capacity and an automated craned boat delivery system. The remaining 93 boat spaces would be located in a surface storage area ...

  PENINSULA PROFILE: Man uses boat building, fishing to help veterans, others ...
Peninsula Daily
The midwesterner-turned-Pacific Northwesterner has been and done a lot in his 69 years, but there are two activities that continue to fill his life with beauty: flyfishing and wooden boat building. Kindler, who shares his home near the Elwha River with Trudy, hi

Designing, building and racing plywood boats at the Center for Wooden Boats
The Seattle Times
Students in the the Center for Wooden Boats Youth Quick and Daring boatbuilding class had just five days to design a boat, build a cardboard model, then construct an actual vessel out of plywood and 1X2-inch wood pieces. A total of four boats were built

  Feds to auction off 'robust' 70-foot sailboat in Thomaston
Bangor Daily News
The unfinished sailboat sits at Lyman Morse Boatbuilding in Thomaston. The sailing vessel was commissioned in 2008 by Richard Lee, a citizen of the United Kingdom who resided in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The price of the boat was to be $3.69 million. According 

 Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy principal tackles Deputy PM over red tape
Dorset Echo
THE principal of the Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis has tackled the Deputy Prime Minister about red tape. Yvonne Green was among a small group of regional business leaders invited to meet Nick Clegg in Exeter. Mr Clegg, heading up projects such ..

 Birch Bark Canoe Demonstration | Great Lakes Boat Building School
Home. Great Lakes Boat Building School ... Coming up on August 7th though the 9th, Ron Paquin will give a free demonstration on Birch Bark Canoe Building.

 Historic Chesapeake Bay boat spared from fire
The Virginian-Pilot
A log-hulled boat built in 1924 was spared July 18 when fire destroyed the Deltaville Maritime Museum and many of its exhibits. The F.D. Crockett was in the water at the time of the fire. The Crockett is an example of traditional Tidewater log boatbuilding.

 Antique and Classic Boat Show has successful year after battling early Saturday rain
Skaneateles Press Mon, 30 Jul 2012 09:35 AM PDT
The annual Antique and Classic Boat Show achieved another successful year with thousands of visitors despite an early Saturday morning downpour. The 34th annual event â and the 18th consecutive one to be held in Skaneateles â which ran from 3 p.m. Thursday, July 27, to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 29, offered more than 80 boat displays on water and land with participants coming from across Central New

 Made In Michigan: Dux Boats made in Greenville
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:45 PM PDT
GREENVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) -- On the outskirts of Greenville, Michigan there is a growing manufacturing company that makes boats, but it doesn't use metal, plastic, or wood. It uses fabric and air, and the watercraft they make are used for racing, recreation, and rescue.

 Boating enters realm of affordability
While the idea of buying and maintaining a boat may seem impossible to some, boating industry representatives say that creative options exist to meet almost any budget. Aaron Fell, the co-owner of Break Water Marine in Surrey, says the toughest part of his ...

 Boat Magazine: The Experience of Others
Huffington Post
About two years ago, my husband and I started Boat Magazine. We run a studio in London that does branding and content creation for different companies and we began Boat Magazine as a project we could work on when things slow down in the studio.

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