Plain sailing for boat builder thanks to global contracts
Sun, 05 Aug 2012 19:50 PM PDT
A small Cork-based boat-building company is enjoying
major international success having recently won contracts to supply
pilot and rescue vessels to a number of countries worldwide.
Floating Islands: When a mega-yacht just won't do
Islands and yachts
may have been the “it” destination for high-end tourists for years, but
no more. The newest thing for the wealthy vacationer is a combination yacht and island: your own floating, movable island. Floating islands have been in the .
Beauty on the waterfront: The 35th annual Antique Wooden Boat Show
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News
oldest boat to register this year is an 1895 30-foot Truscott Launch
owned by Ralph and Petra Shoberg, who summer in the Les Cheneaux
Islands,” said Barb Smith, who's co-chairing the event along with
Shirley Jewell. Opening ceremonies for the show begin at 10 a.m. ....
From Tuesday, August 7 through Thursday, August 9, Ron Paquin will host
an Ojibwa Birch Bark Canoe Construction Class demonstration at the
Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville. Paquin, an elder of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of ...
Holland's by-gone wooden boat era still an inspiration
About a dozen employees at Anchorage Marine Service and Grand Craft Boats in Park Township still work re-furbishing antique boats and building new, classically-styled boats. Holland has been home to dozens of small businesses that pumped out .
Richland boat maker golden in the Star Class competition at the Olympics
The Star-class sailboat is the largest of the sailboats
that race in Olympic competition. It requires a two man crew. Facility
in Richland where the boats are manufactured. The Star-class sailboat is the largest of the sailboats that race in Olympic competition.
San Diego Yacht & Boat Show attendance jumps 68 percent
CHICAGO (August 6, 2012) – The 2012 San Diego Yacht
& Boat Show, under the new direction of the National Marine
Manufacturers Association, attracted 5026 boating enthusiasts to the
four-day event July 26-29 – a 68 percent spike in attendance from the ...
Carver Yachts plans 34-footer
Trade Only Today
“We are developing new, finely crafted yachts
while remaining true to what made Carver the respected brand it is
today,” Carver president Robert VanGrunsven said in the release. “The 34
Fly will be the first in this series and it is sure to make a big ...
Harbor Fest to feature National Boatbuilding Challenge
Bangor Daily News
BELFAST, Maine — The National Boatbuilding
Challenge will be held as part of the Belfast Harbor Fest
Friday-Sunday, Aug. 17-19. In the Challenge, teams of two have four
hours to build a 12-foot wooden skiff. They then get into the water and
compete in ..
New study shows women driving boating growth
7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – A new study by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and The Outdoor Foundation reveals fishing and boating are among the most important 'gateway' activities that often lead people, especially youth, to pursue ...