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Monday, August 13, 2012

Boat Building News

Adirondack boat building tradition alive in Webster
The Journal News Fri, 10 Aug 2012 23:04 PM PDT
Mark Anderson's guideboats are made of Western red cedar strips. Fiberglass reinforcement eliminates need for ribs, making the boat much lighter than traditional building methods. 

Yacht blaze in Auckland
A blaze which engulfed a yacht at an Auckland boat builder's yard has finally been brought under control by fire-fighters. The fire, which took place at McMullen and Wing yacht and boatbuilding in Mt Wellington, broke out at about 1am this morning ..

World's largest sailing boat on the drawing board
Sail World
40-year-old Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko first made waves when he launched 'A,' a 396-foot motor yacht, but now he wants to build the largest sailing boat in the world, a title currently held by Eos or the Maltese Falcon, depending on how you ...

 Restored yacht at exhibition
This is Plymouth
IT WILL be ship ahoy at Mount Edgcumbe when a famous historic ocean racing yacht comes ashore. The English Gardens is hosting an exhibition about the restoration of the Huff of Arklow, being led by volunteers from the community including Plymouth City .

Homecoming for boat builder
Guide and Gazette
One of the stalls drawing admiring crowds was run by former Arbroath man, Mike Lowson, who owns Northboats in Aberdeenshire, a traditional boatbuilding yard which specialises in building and restoring wooden craft. Mike said: “We had a very successful ...

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