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Monday, March 25, 2013

Boat Building News

Boat sales suffer setback in February

Trade Only Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
A year ago, spring arrived early in many parts of the country and the recreational boating industry rode a large and early wave of customers to strong results in February.

Grady-White First U.S. Boat Builder to Offer SureShade as Standard Feature

PR Web (press release) - ‎17 hours ago‎
SureShade, the designer and manufacturer of retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry, is now available as a standard factory-installed feature on Grady-White's all-new Freedom 375.

Jeanerette boat builder to expand, adding 88 jobs

The Advocate - ‎Mar 18, 2013‎
JEANERETTTE - A boat builder in Jeanerette announced Monday it plans to increase the size of its shipyard and add 88 jobs in a $1.52 million expansion to accommodate more orders for police, military and commercial marine vessels, according to a news ..

Boat builder shuts down local factory

Florida Today - ‎Mar 5, 2013‎
MERRITT ISLAND - Sea Ray Boats, one of the world's largest manufacturers of pleasure craft, is ending it decades-long run of building boats in Brevard County. On Monday, the Knoxville, Tenn.-based boat maker announced it was consolidating its

Planning board issues repair permit to Boothbay boatbuilder

Boothbay Register - ‎Mar 11, 2013‎
On March 6, the Boothbay Planning Board granted boatbuilder David Stimson a permit to repair boats, but he will not be allowed to finish building the 50-foot steel schooner that has sat dormant in his barn since August.

Begnet's Boat-Building Currach Project Bound for Dalkey Island

Afloat - ‎Mar 19, 2013‎
Murray has assigned a team to construct the pair of 'racing' currachs and they are to be led by boat-builder Mark Reddon. In addition the community are invited to take part in accompanying projects, one in which includes a 'St. Begnet's Cookbook' which ..
CFCC boat builder comes home to teach
WECT-TV6 - ‎Feb 28, 2013‎
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Mark Bayne started his boat building career as the first student in the Cape Fear Community College boat building class back in 1977. Today, he's back in the classroom as a teacher. Bayne left Wilmington and spent 26 years as a ..
Bradenton Herald - ‎Mar 16, 2013‎
McHugh, who splits his time between Florida and Maine, should be able to reach that goal considering he has professional boat-builder Dave Gentry at his side. Gentry is working with the museum this weekend and next weekend to offer a kayak-building ...
New China builder launches Grand Prix race boat
Sail World - ‎Feb 28, 2013‎
The first of the new production HH42 high performance grand prix racing yachts built by Hakes Marine, a division of Hudson Yacht and Marine Co. Ltd, and designed by Judel Vrolijk was launched today in Xiamen, China. Oystercatcher XXX, represents the ..

Teen center offers boat-building program

Exeter News-Letter - ‎Mar 21, 2013‎
EXETER - New Outlook is offering an innovative boat building program to help youth integrate classroom knowledge into practical hands on experience.

Zephyrhills helps buoy boat manufacturer - ‎Mar 13, 2013‎
The Zephyrhills City Council voted unanimously to provide a $25,000 grant to boat manufacturer All Craft Marine. The company, based at 40047 County Road East in Zephyrhills, will receive $15,000 up front and $5,000 per year for the next two fiscal years.

Swedish boat manufacturer goes into administration

Practical Boat Owner Magazine - ‎Feb 27, 2013‎
Staff at Nord West & Najad in Henan on Orust have told of their shock at the news. The company, which launched a new powerboat model at a boat show in Gothenburg just a few weeks ago, was formed when the boat manufacturer North West in October ..

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