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Friday, October 5, 2012

Boat Building News

Large show for marine industry under way at Expo Center
Louisville Courier-Journal Wed, 03 Oct 2012 08:24 AM PDT
A large convention and trade show focusing on boat-building and marine products will end a three-day run Thursday at the Kentucky Exposition Center. 


 Boatbuilding Trade School Presents at US Boat
MarineLink
Building with composites is a type of construction pioneered by boat builders; the technology has wide application in today's industry for building structures that need to be light yet strong, with applications in aerospace, transportation, wind energy ..


A boat-builder who goes with and against the grain
Washington Post
It is said that the first boat constructed in Essex was built by a Burnham, at some uncertain date before 1668, when the town fathers put aside an acre of land by the river for boatbuilding. The oldest tombstone in the Old Burial Ground bears the name ...


  Boat-building firm changes hands
Lewiston Morning Tribune (subscription)
One of the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley's largest boat builders has changed owners in a deal that leaves its local operations intact. A Seattle-based corporation has acquired Renaissance Marine Group in Clarkston in a transaction for an undisclosed amount.


A boat-builder who goes with and against the grain
Washington Post Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:26 PM PDT
The wood is sent to the salt marsh beside the river, near the place where Harold Burnham was born. It comes as http://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=2159459520948162464#editor/target=post;postID=1681802833450845718logs, not lumber, stacked near a graying cedar-shingled building in Essex, Mass., where the work will begin, and not far from where it will end, though its true destiny is the river and the ocean beyond. Read full article  


 Sailboat show features some of the world's finest yachts
CapitalGazette.com
Now in its 43rd year, the United States Sailboat Show has become synonymous with Columbus Day weekend in Annapolis. The show will run for five days and feature beautiful boats, great gear, fabulous food and serious seminars. Organizers expect upward ..


 One electric vehicle maker is staying afloat
CNNMoney
The vehicle is the Duffy Electric Boat, built at a factory in Southern California and in production since 1970. The company's owner, Marshall "Duffy" Duffield, started the business after his motorboat ran out of gas, and he rigged up a battery from a


As boat show opens, industry sees signs of turnaround
CapitalGazette.com
The show begins today and City Dock has been transformed into a 250-boat marina filled with new boats and tents on floats. There will be another 300 boats in the show, which will feature products from Jaguar Land Rover, BoatUS, Cruising World magazine ..


  Boss of Plymouth's Princess Yachts vows not to cut any of 2200 staff
This is Plymouth
THE boss of Princess Yachts International has re-assured its 2,200 staff that job cuts are not on the horizon despite the luxury boat market facing choppy waters. As another Plymouth employer, dairy firm Milk Link, confirmed 35 jobs are under threat at ..

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