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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Boat Building News

Yacht fire will lead to job losses
Stuff.co.nz
A fire which destroyed a $60 million super yacht at an Auckland boat builder's yard will result in job losses, the company has confirmed. Fire investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire, which broke out at McMullen and Wing ..


 Rome facility begins building solar-powered boats
The Rome Observer
ROME – The Tamarack Lake Electric Boat Co. has officially started assembling the Loon, a solar-powered electric pontoon boat, with the help of $300000 from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The Loon, which cruises at 


 NMMA set to debut Strictly Sail Long Beach
Trade Only Today
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is turning the Long Beach Boat and Yacht Show into Southern California's only all-sailboat show, calling it Strictly Sail Long Beach. The NMMA said the show will maintain its original date and location of Oct.


Celebrating wooden boats
Newport News-Times Wed, 22 Aug 2012 09:46 AM PDT
The Port of Toledoâs eighth annual Wooden Boat Show last Saturday and Sunday drew hundreds of visitors anxious to get a close up look at dozens of watercraft, ranging from boats built in the 1930s to modern handcrafted cedar strip kayaks.


  Sarasota Yacht & Ship has been named the distributor for the Americas
Boating Industry
Vicem Yachts, the premier Turkish builders of luxury classic motor yachts and mega yachts, announces that Sarasota Yacht & Ship has been named the Official Distributor for the Americas, which includes North, South & Central America as well as Canada ...


 Little boat, big possibilities
Port Townsend Leader
A collaboration between the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding and Small Craft Advisor magazine, the Small Craft Advisor Magazine Project (SCAMP) class teaches individuals ranging from beginners to professionals how to construct a kit-built ...


 Whitehouse Visits Bristol Boat
Patch.com
Sheldon Whitehouse continued his month-long jobs tour of the state in Bristol Tuesday, visiting Bristol Boat Company, a locally owned and operated small business with a 30-year history of building and renovating boats. “Boat manufacturers and marine ...


 Nichols Brothers building two tugs for Harley Marine
Marine Log
AUGUST 22, 2012—Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, was recently contracted by Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA, to build two 100 ft x 40 ft, Z-drive, ship-assist tractor tugs. Nichols Brothers Boat Builders began construction of the ...


 US Recreational Boating Market
PR Newswire Thu, 23 Aug 2012 04:23 AM PDT
NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recreational Boating Market.


 Pier 33 Debuts New Boat Models at the Progressive Insurance Michigan City In-Water Boat Show
PRWeb via Yahoo! News Thu, 23 Aug 2012 00:36 AM PDT
Pier 33 will display new boats from Scout, Chaparral and Pursuit during the 2012 Progressive Insurance Michigan City In-Water Boat Show, including first-time showings of a number of models such as the Pursuit C 260, Scout 262 Abaco and Chaparral 18 H2O.Michigan City, IN (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 Pier 33 Marina of St. Joseph, Michigan has new boats on display at the Progressive Insurance Michigan ... 


Maumee show features classic boats
The Toledo Blade Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:11 PM PDT
Antique, classic, and historical watercraft will travel the Maumee River for the 2012 Toledo Antique and Classic Boat Show Saturday and Sunday. The event will feature boats through the ages, local maritime vendors, and artisans.  


 Online survey can help better serve boating community
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)
While the study initially was aimed at helping officials plan better use of the ocean, "We found that the boating industry was just as hungry for the information" as the state officials, said Stephanie Moura, SeaPlan executive director. Although not


 Richland boat builder's ships come in first, second, third (fourth, fifth ...
Michigan Business Review - MLive.com
RICHLAND, MI – At the London Olympics, Richland boat builder Jon VanderMolen pulled off a feat not even Michael Phelps could match: His PStar boats took gold, silver and bronze in the same event. In fact, VanderMolen's North American Sailing Center in

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