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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Boat Building News

One man's junk, another's scrutiny
Press Herald
For now, Arndt is high and dry, and once again facing scrutiny from local and state officials for continuing to violate land-use rules in a residential area where neighbors seem divided on whether his boat-building operation is a problem. Arndt, 69 ..

 Thousands set to descend on town as Sea Fest gets under way
The festival will also feature demonstrations of boatbuilding and a re-enactment of a rescue by the Arbroath RNLI. "Going to Sea Fest is the highlight of the boating year for us," said Peter Weightman of North East Maritime Trust, which will be sailing ...

 Survey shows fishing is most popular recreation activity
The Union Democrat Fri, 03 Aug 2012 22:44 PM PDT
By LEN ACKERMAN For The Union Democrat A recent study by the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) indicates that fishing remains the most popular recreational activity in the country. The key finding on fishing participation was that in 2011, 46.2 million Americans participated in fishing, an increase from 45.4 million in 2010. 

Morris Yachts announces its next-generation, 48-foot luxury boat
Bangor Daily News
Morris Yachts' Northeast Harbor boatyard has been a weekend tangle of luxury sailboats as Morris owners convened to mark the 40th anniversary of Maine's oldest family-owned boatmaker. Twenty boats made the trip to Northeast Harbor, bringing with them ...

  Tacoma Maritime Festival seeking entries for fun contest
Weekly Volcano (blog)
The Quick and Dirty boat building event has been a staple of the Tacoma Maritime Festival for eight years. Teams of three people get the same materials, then have six hours to build a boat of any kind, then race it in the Thea Foss waterway, providing ...

Maritime gallery to rise from ruins
The Free Lance-Star (blog)
That list includes an entire maritime library, a recently completed lighthouse-style entrance, historic boat models, Civil War artifacts, eight Wright skiffs constructed in a family boat-building class and the W.A. Johns, a nearly century-old three-log 

 SUPer Saturday raises funds for Rocking the Boat program
To top it all off, the event should raise about $5000 for the Maritime & Classic Boat Museum's Rocking the Boat program that focuses on youth development through wooden boatbuilding and on-water education. The proceeds will allow the Maritime & Classic ...

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