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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

Boat Building News

Yamaha Announces Guaranteed Buyback Program for WaveRunners Best of Boating KENNESAW, GA – Just in time for the official kickoff of the 2014 boat show season that begins in January, Yamaha WaterCraft today announced the ..

  Postscripts: We catch up to the trip down the Colorado River The Seattle Times
Port Hadlock's Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding got a plum assignment — and a challenge — just over a year ago when the BBC hired it to ...
How to Make a Boat - The Easiest Way to Build Homemade Boats SBWire (press release)
My Boat Plans is a new illustrative e-book authored by Martin Reid that reveals the secrets of how to make a boat. One can easily learn boat building ...
Boat Industry Anticipates Steady Growth in 2014 Best of Boating
CHICAGO – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced that as 2013 comes to a close, the U.S. recreational boating industry ...
Boats Begin Cruising Into Javits Center Ahead Of Annual New York ... CBS Local
Sign outside Javits Center for 2014 New York Boat Show. The show opens Jan. 1, 2014 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880) ...
   Hacker Boat Co. crafts new tender for mega yacht Glens Falls Post-Star
Hacker-Craft recently built a 33-foot tender watercraft for the 242-foot mega yacht Odessa II, which was built by Nobiskrug in Rendsburg, Germany.
   Flying Yacht Is A Taste Of The Future (VIDEO) Huffington Post
If a large yacht somehow fails to adequately convey fabulous wealth to you, then maybe a large flying yacht will do the trick. Airplane designer Yelken ...
Industry Reports 5 Percent Increase in New Boat Sales for 2013 Sport Fishing
Leading the industry's 2013 growth are small fiberglass and aluminum outboard boats 26 feet or less in size, with a 6.7 percent increase in the number ...
Centurion Boats debuts extended-warranty program Trade Only Today
Customers that have purchased a 2014 model Centurion boat will be automatically retrofitted into the new warranty program with the extended ...

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Boat Building News

Coos Bay Wine Walk schedule set for 2014 Coos Bay World Friday, May 2 — To benefit Coos Bay Boat Building Center and Friends of South Slough National Estuarine Reserve. Friday, June 6 — To benefit ..

  DETROIT: 56th Annual Detroit Boat Show cruises into Cobo Center ... Southgate News Herald
The 2014 Detroit Boat Show will cruise into Cobo Center Feb. 15-23 with an impressive 300,000-square-foot display of all things boating. Because of ...
Boating Industry Continues Rebound Fort Mills Times
CHICAGO — The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today announces that as 2013 comes to a close, the U.S. recreational boating ...
   Second Torquay honour for Naval architect William Froude Torquay Herald Express AN INTERNATIONALLY renowned pioneering Naval architect has been honoured in Torquay — for a second time. William Froude was originally ..

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Boat Building News

Merry Christmas

Stars of London: Sunseeker 75 Yacht Motor Boat and Yachting
The London Boat Show wouldn't be complete without a big launch from Sunseeker. This year it will be the 75 Yacht taking centre stage at ExCeL.
 Winging It: How Larry Ellison Harnessed Big Data To Win The ... Forbes
Under the default rules governing the Cup, if defender and challenger can't agree upon a design the fastest boat wins, and multihulls are always faster ...
VIDEO: Hacker Boat Co. builds 33-foot tender for megayacht Trade Only Today The boat includes a 24-inch swim platform and has a 9-foot, 3-inch beam. The draft is 24 inches and the boat is powered by twin Yanmar 6BY2 260-hp . 
   Knovel launches new subject area Seawork International
"Marine engineering and naval architecture are two topics top of mind for companies looking to address concerns about the rising cost of offshore ...
Carderock Opens Upgraded Maneuvering, Seakeeping Basin MarineLink
"As I marvel at this triumph of naval engineering and naval architecture, it is gratifying to see that once again the Navy is demonstrating its long term ...
   Classic boat show in Florida returns in April Trade Only Today
Antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats and fiberglass ... Children will be able to build their own wooden model boat.
   Greenline will debut 48 Hybrid at German show Trade Only Today
Greenline Hybrid Yachts will unveil its new flagship 48 Hybrid to the world at the Düsseldorf Boat Show Jan. 18. The first boat in the range to offer a ...
The last wooden racing boat builder BBC News But Londoner Bill Colley is one of the few people in the world still proudly building wooden racing boats for commercial sale - although he has barely . 

Monday, December 23, 2013

Boat Building News

Floods leave boatbuilder feeling washed out Shields Gazette SOUTH Tyneside's last boat builder is feeling washed out after his ... Mr Crowell was stunned to find his 110-year–old building under 4ft of water, and ..
   Lots of boat and price is right New Zealand Herald
It seems we are coming out of the recession caused by the global financial crisis, and it is great to see that several boat manufacturers are still focusing ...
   Boat sales drop in November Trade Only Today The seemingly unsinkable aluminum pontoon market contributed what it could in November, but it wasn't able to keep the recreational boat industry 
Boat show offers more than 200 free seminars The Olympian
The 2014 Seattle Boat Show will feature hundreds of seminars, in addition to more than 1,000 watercraft. Organizers of the show, which opens Jan.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Boat Builing News

Yamaha's stunning 250hp SHO again makes history in Bridge-to ... Sail World Yamaha's highly impressive 250hp SHO four-stroke outboard has again scored a sensational 'first' at this year's Yamaha Rollos Marine Bridge to .

Aluminum boat builder to construct new plant in NC American Metal Market CHICAGO — Welded aluminum boat manufacturer Armstrong Marine Inc. plans to open a production plant near Swansboro, N.C.. The Port Angeles .

Most Expensive Yacht of All Time (+Photos) The Epoch Times
Behind the massive yacht, Larry Ellison's purchase of Lanai Island in Hawaii in 2012 is ranked as the second most expensive luxury asset ever bought ...
The Best of the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Robb Report
Boating and yachting enthusiasts from around the world descended on Fort Lauderdale last month for the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat ...
Moonen Shipyards Welcomes New Investor
As well as being the largest project completed to date by the yard, this cross between an expedition vessel and classic modern yacht has been making ...
Benetti F-125 Fast Displacement megayacht in build Yacht Forums (press release) Italian yacht manufacturer Benetti recently welcomed the first hull of the new F-125 Fast Displacement megayacht line to their Viareggio facilities near  
   MRAA Technical Scholarships awarded to two marine schools Boating Industry
“To grow the boating business, we need to attract men and women who are smart, passionate and hard working to the marine trades,” says Lofgren.
WorkBoat Releases 3D Laser Scanning in the Boatbuilding Industry ... WorkBoat, the leading provider of news for the U.S. workboat industry, has released a new report, 3D Laser Scanning in the Boatbuilding Industry, 
Dec. 18, 1961: Two firefighters hurt and boat plant destroyed by fire Edmonton Journal EDMONTON - Two firefighters were injured in a two-alarm fire that destroyed a boat-building plant at the north end of the Low Level Bridge. Douglas ..
   CBMM announces Apprentice for a Day schedule My Eastern Shore
Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding participants work together at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's boatshop in St. Michaels while ...
   USA. Bold New Fishing Boat shows its Rebellious Side BYM News (press release) In short, they've gone where no other boat manufacturer has. It's this very legacy of free-spirited thinking that has resulted in Lund's newly redesigned

Mercury dealers in boating Top 100 Fond du Lac Reporter
Mercury Marine dealers in North America claimed nine of the top 10 positions on Boating Industry magazine's 2013 Top 100 Dealerships list, and ...
   Asia Pacific Superyacht and Boating Conference expanded Superyacht Times The Asia Pacific Superyacht and Boating Conference (APSBC) will be an expanded sixth edition of the annual conference alongside the Singapore ..
   Fire destroys Jonesport boat shop Bangor Daily News
Firefighters apply water to flames at Wayne Beal's Boat Shop Inc. in Jonesport Wednesday night. The building was considered a total loss.
Boating makes a splash in the Big Apple economy
Last year in New York State, the boating industry was a $5.8 billion industry. President Thomas Dammrich of the National Marine Manufacturers ...

Friday, December 20, 2013

Boat Building News

Making waves Florida Today
PALM BAY — Bombardier Recreational Products' new Sea-Doo Spark, a personal watercraft tested and developed at the company's Florida Technological ...
   New boat will keep fishermen safer, builder says The Seattle Times
New boat will keep fishermen safer, builder says. A new vessel being built in Anacortes represents the latest effort to keep crews safe when cod fishing on the ...
Building the better wooden boat Asheville Citizen-Times
French Broad Boatworks creates wooden boats for an...: Combining their passion for carpentry and fly fishing, Will Evert and Jason Brownlee started building ...
Nonprofit boat builders make plans for new craft Newsday
In keeping with its mission to bring back the skills of handcrafted small-boat building -- the Sharpie will be about 12 feet long -- the group also gives classes in ...
  BoatUS goes to bat for boat owners against ethanol The Daily Iberian
BoatUS called it a small but tide-changing victory for boat owners whose vessels cannot operate with ethanol above a 10 percent blend level without serious ...
   NMMA calculates economic impact of Miami show Trade Only Today
The 2013 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show generated an economic output of $597 million in Florida as a result of out-of-state ...
Kuwait Yacht Show 2014 Is Destined To Be Three Times Bigger ... Zawya (registration) PH7 Group unveiled the latest updates concerning the preparations for Kuwait Yacht Show 2014 in a press conference that was held in presence of . 
   Boat sales showed surge in 3Q Trade Only Today
For the recreational boat industry, 2013 has been a tale of two seasons — the wet spring, when sales ran disappointingly behind the encouraging ...
   BRP rolls out new Evinrude outboard promotion Trade Only Today “We're celebrating the start of another exciting boating season by providing consumers with incredible offers on our industry-leading outboard engines 
Nashville business adding new line of boats, more jobs WALB-TV The Chaparral Robalo boat manufacturing company in Nashville is ... The boats will be introduced to the public at the Winter Boat Show in New York .
  Aluminum boat manufacturer to create 200 jobs in Onslow Co. Jacksonville Daily News
A boat manufacturer is a perfect fit with our coastal communities. We are hopeful it will create opportunities for support businesses." "We welcome any ...
Dec. 18, 1961: Two firefighters hurt and boat plant destroyed by fire Edmonton Journal
They gathered from all over the city to watch flames devour the frame and stucco building of the Alberta Motor Boat Co. Ltd. It was the third time in as ...
   Boat maker to open facility near Swansboro, create 200 jobs News & Observer
Amstrong Marine, an aluminum boat manufacturer, plans to open a new facility in Oslow County and create 200 jobs, Gov. Pat McCrory's office ...

Monday, December 16, 2013

Boat Building News

Olympic shipwright, sailor Carl Eichenlaub dies at 83 U-T San Diego Whether he was building boats at his Shelter Island shipyard or repairing damaged sailing vessels at Olympic Games around the globe, Carl Eichenlaub always .
   Industry growth meeting set for Toronto show Trade Only Today
The Canadian Recreational Boating Industry Session will be held Jan. 14 at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto during the Jan. 11-19 ...
  Bright future for Lyme Regis boat designers Bridport and Lyme Regis News BUOYANT students from the Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy have launched a flotilla of boats created during this year's course. Pupils officially finished the ..
  Ski-Doo maker BRP posts 52 percent jump in profit, raises forecast Reuters (Reuters) - BRP Inc (DOO.TO), the maker of Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Sea-Doo watercraft, reported a 52 percent rise in quarterly profit, driven by strong ..
  New Design: Guido de Groot 50-meter motoryacht Yacht Forums (press release)
Yacht designer Guido de Groot has unveiled a new 50-meter motoryacht design. The yacht spreads over four decks and has numerous areas for owner and ...
Troy Man Building Boats for Nearly Three Decades WABI
Greg Rossel has been building boats in the same place behind his house for nearly 30 ... He says where he lived was known for oystering and boat building.
  Sport boat manufacturer Malibu Boats files for a $115 million IPO NASDAQ
Malibu Boats, which designs, manufactures and sells performance sport boats, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $115 million in an initial public offering.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Boat Building News

Boksa Marine Design unveils new 38 metre superyacht range Superyacht Times ”Most owners are still looking for a 'manageable' and 'owner-friendly' yacht. ... The intent of these designs by Boksa Marine Design is to present new styling and .

Seattle Boat Show announces 2014 seminars Boating Industry
SEATTLE – When the 2014 Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat opens on ... of both PassageMaker Magazine and Professional Boat Builder magazine and a ...
China (Xiamen) International Boat Show 2013: Top Ten Reasons ... (прессъобщения) (press release)
China (Xiamen) International Boat Show (CXIBS)2013,one of the largest boat shows in China,was held at the Xiamen Marina in Wuyuwan Bay, Xiamen, ...
Hobie Catamarans and the American Sailing Association offer new ...
The most recent development was announced today at the Paris Boat Show. Hobie (designer and builder of the popular Hobie cats) and the American Sailing ...
CBMM announces Apprentice for a Day schedule The Star Democrat
Apprentice for a Day public boatbuilding participants work together at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's boatshop in St. Michaels while learning wooden ...
Australian manufacturer tackles fiberglass repair problems Boating Industry According to MagicEzy CEO, Warwick David Lindsay, boat owners worldwide find that performing DIY fiberglass repairs is time consuming, difficult messy, and .. 
   VIDEO: Rossiter Boats hits its boatbuilding stride Trade Only Today “I was one of these fathers who spent his life on an airplane,” said Hanson, who holds a design and boatbuilding degree from the Landing School in Maine
Cruising World Announces 2014 BOTY Winners Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Seven other sailboats also won awards decided by an independent panel of experts, who inspected and tested 28 nominated boats following the U.S. Sailboat ...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Boat Building News

Solar pontoon boat at St. Pete boat show may be wave of future
Solar panels are appearing on sailboats, and a smattering of gas-electric hybrid boats and other alternative energy options are starting to appear at shows with ...
   Flight of Five construction progresses; boat building planned Buffalo News
The boat is considered a vital part of the city's hopes to use the old locks to create a buzz ... “I've talked to four or five individuals locally who have boat-building ...
Boatbuilding industry supports ATEED trip to Monaco Radio New Zealand
The marine industry is supporting work done by an Auckland council agency which has been criticised for sending executives to the Monaco Boat Show in ...
BIZ BRIEF: Suzuki launches two new lightweight outboard motors Asahi Shimbun Suzuki Motor Corp. has announced the addition of two new lightweight and fuel-efficient outboard motors to its range, the DF30A and DF25A, which are reported . 
  Sixth edition of World Yacht Racing Forum and Design ... Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Running parallel to the Forum, the Yacht Racing Design & Technology Symposium will focus on the latest developments issued form the America's Cup, foils ...
Lyme Regis boat building academy ITV News
It was almost sink or swim in Lyme Regis today as a group of boat builders with little experience put the boats they'd created on the water for the first time.
Maine Built Boats hosts global outreach conference Trade Only Today
Maine Built Boats, an industry association that promotes Maine's boatbuilding and repair industry, hosted its second annual Global Outreach Conference at the ...
   Boat company hires local workers WNDU-TV
A boom in the boat industry has increased the demand for nautical manufacturers who make pontoons and deck boats. For the past several years the boat ...
Larger yachts more popular than in past says Michael White of ... Superyacht News Although White doesn't like to rely heavily on trends in this business, he says there has “certainly been a change in the last 20 or 30 years with the size of yachts .. 
   Naval Architect Pens History of Northwest MarineLink
Elliott Bay Design Group's Jim Cole can now add book author to his long list of accomplishments in the field of naval architecture and marine design. The Naval ...
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers taps Daphne ... The Huntsville Times -
DAPHNE, Alabama – Joseph H. “Joe” Comer III has been elected president of the Alexandria, Va.-based Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Boat Building News

Pulaski yacht builder to expand workforce by up to 150 Appleton Post Crescent Johanna Belongia cleans a 50-foot yacht in May 2010, at Marquis Yachts LLC in Pulaski. The yacht builder said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with a ..

A New Wave in Yacht Design Computer Graphics World
Working in partnership with yacht designer Frederick Courouble, structural engineer Hervé Devaux, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) experts Benjamin ...
Hanse Yachts buys Sealine brand Trade Only Today
Sailboat builder Hanse Yachts acquired Sealine GmbH and will move production of the yachts from England to Germany. The Griefswald, Germany-based ...
Greenville Boat Event To Show How Industry Stayed Afloat In Tough ... WITN
Now, Grady White Boats says its putting on an unprecedented event to show how they stayed afloat. Grady White Boats says Thursday's show at the Greenville ...
NMMA adds superyacht portion to Miami show The Triton The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), owners of the Miami International Boat Show, has created Superyacht Lifestyle Miami (SLM), .. 
NZ Antique & Classic Boatshow – Nelson Lakes National Park, 8&9 ... (press release)
Classic boat-lovers have the opportunity to indulge in a long weekend of glorious hydromatic relaxation at St Arnaud in the Nelson Lakes National Park, with this ...
Building Boats On a Boat Is One Way to Keep Business Afloat Martha's Vineyard Gazette
A flock of mallards quacked outside and a small wood stove crackled from within Rick Brown's boat workshop on Lagoon Pond in Vineyard Haven, where he ...
   Marquis Yachts signs deal to build Dutch company's boats Trade Only Today
Marquis Yachts signed an agreement with Dutch yacht builder VanDutch Marine Ltd. to become the company's sole manufacturer of all of its yachts sold ...
Galati Yachts Report Successful 2013 Galati Yacht Sales have attributed their success and expansion over 2013 to a resurgence in the boating industry alongside the team's passion and commitment .
BoatUS Speaks Up for America's Boat Owners at EPA Ethanol ... Gilmer Mirror
This was a small but tide-changing victory for boat owners whose vessels cannot operate with ethanol above a 10% blend level without serious harm or safety ...
   Mylor boatbuilding company Cockwells impresses in Monaco This is Cornwall COCKWELLS boatyard has sailed away with at least two important boat sales, some strong leads and some excellent future overseas collaborations after .
Author touts comeback of Maine boatbuilding industry Trade Only Today States challenged by budget cuts and struggling economies should look to Maine's boatbuilding business to find ways out of the crisis. That's according to Karen .. 
  Gurit sponsors yacht designing symposium in Sweden The 6th World Yacht Racing Forum (WYRF) and Yacht Racing Design and Technology Symposium (YRDTS) have become must-attend events with the most ..
Gladding-Hearn delivers patrol boat to NYPD Marine Log Over the years, the Somerset, MA, boatbuilder has built more than a dozen patrol boats and a fireboat for operation in New York Harbor. Now, Gladding-Hearn .
  Johnson Outdoors Reports Increased Sales, Profits and Earnings for ... MENAFN.COM Watercraft sales were 13 percent below the prior year. The unfavorable comparison was due to continued de-emphasis on low-margin product lines and lower ..