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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Boat Building News

Physics class makes cardboard float
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:19 PM PDT
For the thirteenth year, New Haven High School physics teacher Mr. Derby was giving his students a lesson in physics through a cardboard boat building assignment. 

Lady Nelson replica remoulds maritime history
Warrnambool Standard Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:13 PM PDT
FLAGSTAFF Hill Maritime Villageâs prowess in boat building has won it a contract for the construction of a 16.5-metre-long replica of the Lady Nelson brig for the City of Mount Gambier.  

 Princess Yachts to launch 26.82m Princess 88 superyacht
World Interior Design Network
Designed for long range cruising, the in-built Princess 88 has a deep-V hull, which has been created using an advanced resin infusion technology. Both the exterior and interior spaces of the Princess 88 yacht are noted for their generous size, superior ...

Portofino Yachts Achieves the Famed Silver A' Design Award
PRWeb via Yahoo! News Wed, 05 Sep 2012 00:38 AM PDT
A' Award and Competitions are proud to inform that the work Portofino Fly 35 by Jean Gilbert Dupont became winner of the noteable Silver A' Design Award in Yacht and Marine Vessels Design Category.Como, Italy (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 A' Award and Competitions are proud to announce that the work Portofino Fly 35 by Portofino Yacht Design Team became winner of the noteable Silver A' Design Award .

 Ingalls holds keel-laying ceremony
FOX10 Mobile Wed, 05 Sep 2012 08:31 AM PDT
Adm . Robert J. Papp Jr ., commandant of the Coast Guard, will speak Wednesday at a traditional keel-laying ceremony for the Coast Guard's new National Security Cutter. 

PT boat in Portland named National Historic Place
The only remaining operable PT boat from World War II, the class of versatile motor torpedo boats made famous through the exploits of President John Kennedy, has been listed this week in the National Register of Historic Places. The boat, PT-658, has ..

  Merry Mac boat finds home at Woodman Institute in Dover
Foster's Daily Democrat
"He started building these based on a dare from a gentlemen he was friendly with who said, 'If you build two boats the same, we'll race them,' " said Fischer, who owns a Merry Mac herself. She received her own when she was 16 years old. The boat that .

 Wooden Boat Festival provides variety of entertainment
Homer Tribune
Saturday, the Wooden Boat Show and Festival will be staged from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. behind Pier One Theatre. The action includes kids' boat building, knot tying, net mending and bronze casting demonstrations. Tours of a World War II era wooden tug .

 Young boat mechanic awarded maritime scholarship
Cayman News Service
The college fund is awarded annually to young Caymanians pursuing studies in the boat building trade and other maritime careers. Delaney has been accepted at the International Yacht Restoration School and will be focusing on a Marine Systems .

 Lund to Pay Back Wages Over Hiring Discrimination
WDAZ 8 Grand Forks Wed, 05 Sep 2012 19:37 PM PDT
A Minnesota boat manufacturer will pay nearly $300,000 in back wages to settle allegations of hiring discrimination. 

Annapolis Boat Shows changes 2013 schedule
Trade Only Today
The United States Powerboat Show 2013 in Annapolis, Md., is now scheduled for the week before the annual sailboat show because of the unpredictable weather Maryland can experience in late October. The powerboat show will be take place Oct. 3-6 and ...

 Boat sales hold steady before boat show season
Sun-Sentinel Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:46 PM PDT
With less than two months until Fort Lauderdale's premiere marine event, boating dealerships in South Florida are noticing renewed interest from those looking to purchase a vessel this year.

 Leisure boating and water sports industry surprisingly big in Quebec
Montreal Gazette
The leisure boating and water sports industry is surprisingly big in Quebec, said its president Yves Paquette, with about 800,000 watercraft generating direct annual revenues of $2.4 billion and with a total economic impact of $5.8 billion a year. That ...

  In-Water Boat Show at Old Port features local success stories
Montreal Gazette
The putt-putt boat triggered a total life change. He quit his job, found investors and bought Busch Marine from an ailing Pépin. Now the budding entrepreneur plans to open a small factory in Rawdon where he and David Carter, a boatbuilder for Pépin ...

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