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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Boat Building News

Russian Billionaire Builds Largest Sailing Yacht, CNBC Reports
Bloomberg
Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko ordered construction of the world's largest sailing yacht for about $100 million, CNBC reported today, citing unidentified people in the shipbuilding industry. The boat, about 400-feet (122-meters) long, will be ...


 Local woodworkers building their own kayaks
Marietta Times
"This is my first attempt at building any kind of boat, but I've always been interested in kayaks and canoes," said Dave Paskawych of Marietta as he prepared to open the long cardboard box containing his kayak kit. He has fond childhood memories of his ...


 Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show Going on This Weekend in Rockland
Freepress Online
The roster of exhibitors at this year's coastal lifestyle show represents a cross-section of specialties, from boatbuilding and marine services to fine artists, furniture crafters, home-builders, and solar experts. On "The Village Green ..


 Ranger Boats unveils 21-foot anniversary boat
Trade Only Today
Tweet · Share on LinkedIn. Ranger Boats is commemorating 45 years of boatbuilding by unveiling the limited-edition Carbon Z Anniversary Package, available only on the upcoming 2013 Ranger Z520C.


 Edward Diggs to make replica of MMF deck boat
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal Thu, 09 Aug 2012 11:59 AM PDT
Longtime master boat builder Edward Diggs, right, of Mathews, will be making a model replica of the Peggy of New Point. Restoration of the vessel is underway at the Mathews Maritime Foundationâs Gwynnâs Island Boat Shop and is expected to be completed by the summer. 


 The sportsman's corner: Women drive boating growth
The Willits News Fri, 10 Aug 2012 11:27 AM PDT
Submitted by Gary Roussan A new study by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation and The Outdoor Foundation reveals fishing and boating are among the most important "gateway" activities that often lead people, especially youth, to pursue other recreation experiences.


 Personal submarine enthusiasts combine diving and boat building into a recreational hobby
The Muskegon Chronicle Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:14 PM PDT
MUSKEGON, MI â The old adage that âthe bigger the boy, the bigger the toyâ will be on display Saturday morning at the USS Silversides Submarine Museum. 


 Cruise boat to make its maiden voyage
Albany Times Union
The Lil' Diamond III, a new tour boat commissioned by Erie Canal Cruises in Herkimer, was built by Scarano Boat Building in Albany. The boat was being tested on the Hudson River recently before its maiden voyage home on Saturday. (Photo from Erie ..


 Maritime museum gives at-risk kids boatbuilding skills
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
HYANNIS — Crossroads for Kids teamed up with the Cape Cod Maritime Museum this week to give youngsters from Camp Mitton in Brewster a hands-on experience in boatbuilding. It's a project that teaches the children teamwork as well as a new set of skills .


 Vintage boats add charm to Lake Champlain Maritime Festival
The Burlington Free Press Sat, 11 Aug 2012 10:12 AM PDT
Pat Carey of Stowe sits aboard her boyfriend's 1938 Elco Marinette for the Vintage Boat Show at the annual Lake Champlain Maritime Festival on the Burlington Waterfront on Friday. 


 Large blaze engulfs yacht in Auckand factory
TVNZ Sat, 11 Aug 2012 11:59 AM PDT
A superyacht has been destroyed in a fire in an Auckland boatbuilding factory.

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