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Friday, October 19, 2012

Boat Building News

Blount Boats looks to expand in Warren
EastBayRI.com
The owners of Blount Boats are looking to expand their boat building-facilities along the southern Water Street waterfront. Officials from the Blount Realty Company and Water Street Dock Company were originally expected to appear before the zoning ...


 Germany : PolyOne Replaces Metal in Sailboat Rigging Blocks [TendersInfo ...
Equities.com
PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that injection molder and assembler FKD B.V. has replaced metal components in sailboat rigging blocks with polymer solutions from ...


 America's Cup takes TV viewers on exciting ride
CBS News
The million-dollar sailboats racing on San Francisco Bay often narrowly miss each other. That speed and danger are bringing new excitement to an old sport. Travis Rice knows plenty about speed. He's a professional snowboarder and an X Games champion ...


 Boat show brings in the crowds
Greenock Telegraph Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:06 AM PDT
KIP Marina in Inverkip was buzzing as boating enthusiasts sailed in from across the world for Scotland's Boat Show. Visitors included minister for external affairs and international development Humza Yousaf, who was joined by local MSP Stuart McMillan to launch the weekend. 


 Multimillion-dollar boats are the star attraction
Sun-Sentinel Thu, 18 Oct 2012 12:30 PM PDT
There are also plenty of smaller vessels, from center consoles and bay boats to bowriders and inflatables The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has just about everything that floats, including an impressive collection of multimillion-dollar boats that attracts buyers from all over the world. 


Lighthouse Publications to Premier New Boating Magazine
Boating Industry
Lighthouse Publications and Lighthouse Media Solutions announce the launch of New England Boating Magazine, a new annual, high-end, 4-color, glossy magazine focused on the New England boating lifestyle and culture. Publication of the premier issue ..


Lib at Large: Restored 'Matriarch of San Franciso Bay' returns as the oldest ...
Marin Independent-Journal
The students are now building small boats — a kind of cross between a dory and a skiff — designed by Bob Darr, program director and head instructor of the Arques School of Traditional Boatbuilding. Darr founded the school in 1996 with an endowment  


Bayou Vermilion Districts inaugural Bayou Vermilion Festival Boat Parade
KATC Lafayette News
Dick was a founding member of the Bayou Antique Engine Association and the Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building of Lockport and will be honored as part of the Festival for his service to the boating community. 10:00 a.m. Public Viewing of ...


"They're the Rolls-Royce of sportfishermen," said Capt. Brian Sanders, of Davie.
Sun-Sentinel
In 1955, Roy Sr. built his first sportfishing boat, a 34-footer. Buddy Merritt took over the boat building while Allen handled the business end of the yard. Both brothers ran boats for skilled anglers and became pioneers in catching giant bluefin tunas . 
 


 Boat sales pick up on Ft. Myers Beach
WZVN-TV
There's a mystery on Fort Myers Beach - one that business owners are in no hurry to solve. Boat and rental sales are up according to them. Families could be p[art of the reason. Andy, Jamie and Sam Schiefelbein and their family were excited to head out ...


 Successful IBEX reflects improving spirit in the marketplace
Boating Industry
Oct. 18, 2012 – (Marine NewsWire) The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) today announced initial attendance figures for the boating-industry's annual trade show and networking event, which took place Oct. 2-4, at the Kentucky ...

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