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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Boat Building News

Boat building in Long Hau
VietNamNet Bridge
Long Hau Commune in Lai Vung District, Dong Thap Province is famous for building boats in the south's watery area. Every year when flood season comes, the villagers are busy with orders from customers of neighbouring areas.

Superior's Lake Assault Boats finds niche in fire, rescue crafts
Duluth News Tribune
The company currently employs 17 people full time — double their work force from two years ago — and is looking for more welders, engineers and other skilled tradespeople as they sell and build more boats for fire departments, sheriff's offices and ..

Chaparral Boats, Inc. announces entrance into the jet boat market
Boating Industry
“Our decision to move into jet propulsion expands our fleet and is in keeping with our strategy to bring new people into boating by offering Chaparral quality and style at value-minded prices,” said Jim Lane, Chaparral President. “Our brand is already ...

New Jersey trade group names new officers - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
The following directors were elected and will serve staggered terms: Michael Yachnik, of Horizon Marine Group LLC in Brick, and Jim Cerruti, of Fair Haven Yacht Works in Fair Haven; Mike Sinnema of Birdsall Services Group in Lakewood was re-elected to ...

News & Notes - CFCC boat building program; Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
WILMINGTON | The Blockade Runner Project organization recently donated $5,000 to Cape Fear Community College's Foundation to be used for student scholarships in the college's Boat Building Program. Founded five years ago, The Blockade Runner .

Boat sales cool as spring fails to warm up - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
“Like all of our teams around the country, our teams in the Northeast and Midwest work very hard to create excitement for boating during the quarter, but normal spring weather has not come on time, and as a result our normal spring launch is definitely ..

  Composites use in U.S. Navy boat wins award for developers
High Performance Composites
Structural Composites, Lockheed Martin, Brunswick, Zodiac Boats and SCRA Research have been awarded The Composites Consortium's Achievement Award for the use of composites in a U.S. Navy boat. Posted on: 4/29/2013. Source: CompositesWorld ...

 Kauri boats carried great explorers
Dargaville and Districts News
The original boat-building business was founded by Erik Thompson who initially chose to work at Aratapu to be close to the sawmills. Erik was born in Sweden in 1844 and educated in Finland where he learned his trade and then spent nine years at sea as ...

 Wooden Boat launch a dream come true
Narooma News
Centre member Mark Westwood said Friday's launching was a dream come true and learning traditional boat building skills from a master was a unique experience. “His skills and knowledge is not something you can write down,” he said. “You can really only ...

 Kidderminster firm Sealine shedding 234 jobs
Kidderminster firm Sealine shedding 234 jobs. Luxury boat building firm Sealine has tonight announced 234 workers will be made redundant after the firm collapsed into administration. Tweet. Administrators Baker Tilly Restructuring and Recovery LLP were ...

 Grow Boating and PAC fundraising dinner planned for Miami - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
The first industrywide fundraiser to benefit Grow Boating and the Boating Political Action Committee that is set for February, just before the opening of the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, is starting to take shape.

 Modern Outdoor Water Safety Gear Made Possible by Plastics
Wall Street Journal (press release)
According to The Royal Lifesaving Society 80% of boaters who drowned were not wearing a lifejacket/PFD (Canadian laws vary, so check with your local boating law administrator or the Canadian Coast Guard for specific requirements.) -- Life jackets have ..

 Museum motors boats out of Geneva facility
Finger Lakes Times
GENEVA — The Finger Lakes Boating Museum has moved its collection of boats and artifacts from Geneva to a new, larger storage facility in Hammondsport. The museum's antique and classic boat collection was moved out of the Geneva Enterprise ...

 Baker Tilly appointed to yacht manufacturer - Insolvency News
Insolvency Today
Baker Tilly Restructuring and Recovery has been appointed joint administrator of Kidderminster-based Sealine International Ltd, a manufacturer of luxury yachts. Graham Bushby and Guy Mander are the two administrators working on the case. Graham ...

ISA launches 41m luxury yacht Aziza
World Interior Design Network
Constructed in steel and aluminium, the 41 metre superyacht Aziza is based on the 39-metre Classic yacht model. The design of the superyacht is based on three fundamental elements - the visual centre back on the stern, an aggressive streamlined bow ...

Monday, April 29, 2013

Boat Building News

New J/70 sailboat most popular entry at Annapolis NOOD Regatta event
Baltimore Sun (blog)
The 223/4-foot boat, the newest design of Rhode Island-based J/Boats, which began building its line in the late 1970s, will be the most popular entry in the prestigious Annapolis National Offshore One-Design (NOOD) Regatta Series, which will be held 

 Spring Sailboat Show
Spring Sailboat Show. Sailboats pack the end of Ego Alley at City Dock for this weekend's Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show. Photos by Joshua McKerrow, Staff. Images. Previous Next. Spring Sailboat Show. By Joshua McKerrow, Staff. Spring Sailboat Show ..

 Felder creates Wooden Boat Festival poster design for 2013
Port Townsend Leader
Poster artist Sarah Felder has a deeply rooted connection to the boat, having worked as the Adventuress' first mate for several seasons. Her work was selected from more than 30 submissions for the poster contest, which the public was invited to weigh ..

Art of boat building featured at lighthouse
St. Augustine Record
Lubbehusen who is currently building a boat for Andy Garcia's next movie “Hemingway and Fuentes,” will highlight traditional wooden boatbuilding on Saturday morning. Also on Saturday morning, Samuels who works in the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum's outreach ...

 Boleh yacht on display in Portsmouth
BBC News
A unique yacht has gone on display in Portsmouth for the first time since a £500,000 Lottery grant was awarded to help pay for its restoration. Visitors are able to see how work on the Boleh, a 40ft (12.2m) vessel, is progressing at an open day at The 

Leave it to those engineers to make canoes from concrete
DARTMOUTH — If anyone can make a concrete canoe glide across the water it's a bunch of civil engineers. The student chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers from 11 colleges converged upon Apponagansett Park Saturday with their concrete ...

  Ore. museum displays traditional paddling boats
San Antonio Express
The Lincoln Street Kayak + Canoe Museum is dotted with maps, anthropological photographs and sketches as well as traditional kayaks and other paddle boats, mostly used in the last 500 years in the Arctic north. His Lincoln Street Kayak + Canoe Museum .

 Leisure boat industry surges with growth of marinas in Oman
Muscat Daily
Sapphire Marine, the only leisure boat builder in Oman, has seen increased interest from prospective boat owners in the last one year. “Enquiries for boats are up 100 per cent compared to this time last year with the purpose-built factory in Salalah ...

 Largest safari boat ever constructed in the Maldives launched
Minivan News
The largest safari yacht ever constructed in the Maldives was launched from Alifushi port in Raa Atoll on April 22, local media reports. The vessel was commissioned by Polish company “Scuba Spa”, which is registered in the Maldives, and constructed by ...

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Boat Building News:

Made in Montana: RO Drift Boats
KBZK Bozeman News
BOZEMAN - Inspired to fashion their own drift boat after their previous vessel sunk years ago, two Gallatin Valley men now find themselves in the business of building boats for others. RO Drift Boats is a hand-made boat company located in the Gallatin ...

 Will it float? Santa Rosa student boat-builders hope so
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Building a good looking boat is one thing, but building a boat that four seventh-graders can successfully paddle across a body of water is sure to promote critical thinking, Thomas said. "I make it their problem," Comstock's make class volunteer Bob .

 Placid Boatworks bounces back
Lake Placid News
LAKE PLACID - Placid Boatworks is back in business, three months after a fire gutted its building, destroying its inventory of 30 boats and all of its canoe molds. The small canoe-making business is working out of the former Hunter Designs building off .

Ready for take off: The radical 'flying boat' hoping to cross the Pacific in ...
Daily Mail
The world's fastest sailboat will attempt to achieve one of the greatest feats in the sport by breaking the Transpacific speed record crossing. The state-of-the-art vessel Hydroptere has been dubbed 'the flying boat' as it combines leading technology ...

Strong sales reported at 2013 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show
Boating Industry
Visitors enjoyed nearly 100 new sailboats, gear, accessories, hardware, free sailboat rides, an America's Cup Exhibit with the America's Cup Trophy on display and more. More than 5,500 attendees participated in 110 free and paid seminars and hands-on ...

 Considerable interest in 46 metre concept from Dixon Yacht Design
Superyacht Times
Dixon Yacht Design has released more details of a concept 46 metre performance deck saloon yacht first shown to the public at the Monaco Yacht Show. The design represents how the team at Dixon Yacht Design see the future of performance cruisers in this .

 Carolina Skiff was top fiberglass builder in 2012 - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
The builder's total was among 36,222 boats that Statistical Surveys said were sold nationwide in 2012 in the 11- to 40-foot outboard fiberglass category. Nonetheless, Carolina Skiff's sales were enough to make the company the top U.S. builder when all ...

 Awlgrip holds interior-design contest - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
As in 2012, the winning designer will receive a $7,500 cash prize, as well as the chance to have the winning design shown at this year's Monaco Yacht Show and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show during what is a celebratory time for Awlgrip, ...

 New joystick technology moves boat forward, backward and even sideways
The News-Press
Sales manager Ray Jahn said he has orders for four more joystick vessels. “It is a technology that was introduced at the Miami Boat Show,” Jahn said. “It is all new to the outboard drive systems. It is revolutionary in the level of control.” Jahn said ...

 Superyacht Fountainhead in the Caribbean
Superyacht Times
Fountainhead in the Caribbean. Fountainhead was delivered in 2011 by Feadship. She is designed by De Voogt Naval Architects and she features an interior by Sinot Yacht Design and Axel Vervoordt. Fountainhead is a near sistership to Musashi, which we 

 Company sets sail in rough times
Rocky Mount Telegram
Riddick entered a competitive market, facing many large boat builders in the state. “North Carolina is known as the boat-building state,” he said. Many of those companies have gone out of business during the recession as boats are a discretionary ...

 Dates announces for 43rd annual Newport International Boat Show
Boating Industry
Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its 43rd Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 12-15, 2013 on the Newport Waterfront along America's Cup Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. One of the largest ...

 Biltmore Marine Industries introduces the new composite fibertoon
Boating Industry
“The Biltmore marks a new niche in the boating industry, by being the first 100% composite pontoon boat ever offered. The benefits of this composite construction will be immediately realized in the dramatic styling and available features and options ...

 47 Metre superyacht launched in Moscow
Superyacht Times
The Russian shipyard has launched project Timmerman 47-2, at their yard in Moscow. The launch took place in the presence of the owner's representatives as well as the yard's management. This is the second 47 m transatlantic super yacht built in Russia.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Boat Building News

Vintage Outboard Motors Sets Up New Online Store
SBWire (press release)
Based in Denham Springs, La, Vintage Outboard Motors has everything the vintage enthusiast needs to keep their outboard in tip-top running order. Parts, restoration, repair and sales are what Vintage Outboard Motors is all about. “Basically, if it went .

Protest delays potential ship build by Burger Boat
Herald Times Reporter
Burger representatives continue to seek custom yacht commissionings, including by creating contacts and relationships at international boat shows. Recent commercial projects included building a 60-foot fisheries research vessel for the Wisconsin 

Come Build The Ida May -
Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot
Slowly — but surely — the new Ida May is being built at the site of what will one day became the Oyster Bay Wooden Boat Museum. It's a long way off, but it is in the plans. On Wednesday, April 24 a meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. for volunteers in

It's the boat that matters, not the name
Sail World
New builders with stellar sailing and boat building credentials have signed agreements to follow the Construction Manual so that new Kirby Torches will be exactly like old Lasers, and both boats will be able to compete side by side under the rules of

Drift boat maker takes pride in Montana product
KXLH Helena News
He, I, and my sister had a little boat accident and sunk our family drift boat. Times were tough, and there wasn't money to buy one so, we decided to tinker around and started building them and the rest is history." It is history that eventually .

The American Boat & Yacht Council Surveys Vessels In Efforts To Lower Boating ...
Eye On Annapolis
American-Boat-and-Yacht-Council According to the Maryland Natural Resources Police 2011 Recreational Boating Accident Statistic Report, nine percent of boating accidents were related to equipment. The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) aims to ...

 Virginia group touts boating's economic impact - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Tweet · Share on LinkedIn. The Virginia Marine Trades Association released a study showing that recreational boaters spend nearly $1.3 billion annually on boating in the commonwealth. See Related Articles. Virginia trade group lobbies state government ...

 Bob Adriance honored with ABYC Life Service Award
Sail World
ABYC, which develops safety standards for the design, construction and maintenance of boats, gave the award to Adriance for 'His lifelong service to the marine industry and his profound contributions to boating safety, design and the advancement of ...

Luxury boat builder sails into calmer waters
Business Weekly
Luxury boat builder Fairline has made a huge investment in its manufacturing facilities in Corby and returned to profit after making losses since 2009. The manufacturing scale-up caps a successful turnaround investment programme over the last 18 months ...

North Carolina boatbuilder marks 25th anniversary - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
In 1988, Paul Mann began building his own hulls under the company name Mann Boat Works. In 1992 he incorporated as Mann Custom Boats Inc. and has progressed to a 40,200-square-foot facility. Mann has built 38 yachts to date, from 52 to 80 feet

Marine Products Corp. reports 1Q results - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Marine Products Corp., the builder of Chaparral sterndrive and inboard boats and Robalo outboard sportfishing boats, saw a 17 percent increase in net sales for the first quarter because of a 12.3 percent increase in the number of boats sold and a 2.9 

OC marine surveyor looks out for boaters
Press of Atlantic City
If there's any kind of litigation - whether it's liability on the part of a boat builder or operator, someone gets injured on a boat, or there are warranty issues - attorneys will hire me as an expert witness on the matter. A lot of times a buyer will .

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Boat Building News

Plans for Finger Lakes Boating Museum hit snags
Wall Street Journal
HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. — Plans for building a Finger Lakes Boating Museum have hit some rough waters. The Star-Gazette of Elmira reports ( ) that the museum's organizers recently had to vacate their temporary home in Geneva afte

Marine13 conference to bring boating industries together -
Marine Business
Transport for NSW Office of Boating Safety and Maritime Affairs GM Howard Glenn said previous events had focused solely on marinas or safety while Marine13 would provide a single platform to look at advancing the country's boating agenda.

 Rhode Island show will feature statewide venues - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
The annual Rhode Island Boat Show will include five venues in an effort to not only showcase boats, but also give visitors a chance to see Rhode Island's coastline and towns, as well as the state's boating businesses, facilities and products. The event 

Central Gulf Marine Trades Association chooses Board of Directors
Press-Register - (blog)
CGMTA is a non-profit organization created to represent the recreational marine industry in the central Gulf of Mexico by promoting the strength of the regional boating environment; advocating on issues that affect the boating community; and providing ..

Singapore Yacht Show Reports Successful 3rd Year -
Mark Cavendish sales director at Heesen Yachts said: “Compared to last year, I see enormous changes as first of all there are all these megayachts out in the marina, which is very encouraging for us. And the number of visitors, from the feeling of it

 ICOMIA supports boat show in Sanya, Hainan, China
Sail World
Organisers of the International Boat Show and Festival - a new four-day boat show supported by the International Council of Marine Industry Associations – ICOMIA – in Sanya, Hainan Island, China have launched a concentrated, highly targeted marketing

 Carolina Skiff, LLC named America's number-one fiberglass boat builder
Boating Industry
Holding the industry's top spot in fiberglass boat sales in the saltwater, fiberglass, outboard-powered category since 1997, Carolina Skiff is now the number-one fiberglass boat builder in America, covering all fiberglass boat types (freshwater and ...

 Boatbuilding project teaches students about maritime heritage
Shore News Today
“One of the positives of the community here is the quality and dedication of the educators that we have here,” said center president Kevin Maloney. “In conjunction with local educators, we are starting a youth boatbuilding outreach program. In building 

 Boatbuilding and sea skills on offer at Falmouth Marine School taster days
Falmouth Packet
In boatbuilding, a two day course at the college's workshops at Ponsharden will enable potential students to build and launch a one-man ply-wood boat. In marine engineering, participants will receive an introduction into marine engines in the newly .

 Luke Durman and Grant Senior launch Elandra Yachts -
Marine Business
“We've studied current sports yacht offerings and feel that there is a niche in the market. It's not mass market we're appealing to. Our buyers are looking for that something extra, be it build quality, space and volume, ride and handling, cruising .

Statement from the International Laser Class Association
Sail World
ISAF and ILCA have taken steps to assure the uninterrupted supply of class legal Laser brand sailboats around the world. This includes making newly designed ISAF plaques available to all the current ISAF and ILCA approved manufacturers of the Laser

 Ontario dealers join forces
Boating Industry
Boating Industry Top 100 dealer Hurst Marina is joining up with Ed Huck Marine in a new sales partnership. For many years now Hurst Marina has built up a significant presence in the 1000 Islands and Lake Ontario with an “At Your Dock Service” featuring ...

PWC sales hold in March
Powersports Business
The year-over-year sales change amongst Bellwether states, which represent roughly half of the U.S. boating market, geographically dispersed, is up for the first three months of the year, compared to a 7.5-10 percent drop in 2012. Across the entire ...

 Warners Bay boat builder wins navy jobs
Newcastle Star
Boat builder John Jarvie has been building simulator boats for the navy for about 13 years, with the latest LHD his seventh job. He was first approached by the navy in 1999-2000 and has continued with the projects ever since. While the simulator LHD ..

 Infusing quality at Discovery Yachts
Reinforced Plastics
Many builders of reinforced plastic boats keen to transition from traditional manual wet lay-up techniques to a more controllable and environmentally-friendly process find resin infusion an attractive option. The alternative of going down the prepreg 

Multihull Solutions to unveil three new models at SCIBS -
Marine Business
MULTIHULL Solutions is staging the official Australasian launch of three new models at the 2013 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. The brand new Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 sailing catamaran will be on display, along with the new Catana 42 and the .

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Boat Building News

40th annual boat show docks in Newport Harbor
Daily Pilot
Newport Beach residents Doug and Alice Brownell stood on the docks admiring a 39-foot catamaran exhibited Friday at the Newport Boat Show. The couple has attended the boat show, now celebrating its 40th anniversary, nearly every year since the 1970s.

Plans flounder for boating museum in Geneva
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The idea of a boating museum is a natural in the Finger Lakes, the home of so many boat builders: Thompson, Morehouse, Penn Yan, Skaneateles. There are one-of-a-kind boats: a child's wooden sailboat; a 16-foot Morehouse Comet, her sails now furled; ...

 Opportunities seen in super yacht industry
A small Auckland-based business believes New Zealand is missing out on a tourism spin-off from the super yacht industry. More and more lavish super yachts are coming to Auckland for refits, but once the repairs are done most leave to sail the Pacific.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Boat Building News

Hydrogen-powered boat's problem solved
South West Business
The long-awaited launch of Britain's first hydrogen-powered ferry is due to take place in Bristol's docks tomorrow. A technical setback forced last weekend's planned launch of the £225,000 ferry, paid for by Bristol City Council, to be put back. But a ...

Cape Fear Community College boat show set for Saturday
Port City Daily
The 14th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The 14th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show will take place 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Wilmington. The boat show will be ...

 Qayaq Co-Op produces neo traditional kayaks, canoes and skin boats
Anchorage Daily News
The project will demonstrate that mass customization manufacturing of the qayaq will support the preservation of traditional boat building knowledge and use. The Qayaq Co-Op will serve as an example for knowledge-based economic development in ..

Cardboard is the mother of invention - Muscatine Journal
Muscatine Journal
Custom and antique boats will be on display. Also planned are a farmers market and craft show; science tables for children to build free model rockets and bridges; and gutterboat races in which miniature boats powered by 1.5-volt motors race along a 20 ..

Yacht builder makes return to profit after years of losses
Peterborough Telegraph
Yacht builder makes return to profit after years of losses. Chief executive Alistair Schofield watches the new boat production. By Paul Grinnell Published on 19/04/2013 14:00. Luxury boat builder Fairline has announced a return to profit after three

Netherlands. Mastervolt to power the new Volvo Ocean 65 Fleet
BYM News (press release)
The 8 identical yachts being built for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race will all be equipped with Mastervolt's latest batteries, chargers and power management systems after the Dutch-based pioneer was selected as the supplier of choice for this prestigious

Lincoln Street Kayak and Canoe Museum displays amazing collection of Harvey ...
The 50 boats in the Lincoln Street Kayak and Canoe Museum, handmade in the traditional style, make up the largest and most diverse collection on display in the world, according to the man who researched the world to make them. Harvey Golden, 42, has ..

   Boat sales drop for second straight month - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Tweet · Share on LinkedIn. The recreational boating industry's growth engines sputtered in March amid inclement early spring weather as overall sales dropped for the second month in a row after a year of recovery and consistent gains.

 A drastic diet and makeover can't disguise BRP's biggest weakness
Globe and Mail
But nothing went as planned with BRP Inc., Bombardier's former recreational products unit which was sold for more than $1.2-billion in 2003, when then-president Paul Tellier determined that snowmobiles, watercraft and other adult toys didn't quite fit ..

 Jaguar Catamarans International to launch new range of motor cats
Motor Boat and Yachting
The entire line-up is being designed by Dixon Yacht Design, whose CV includes the naval architecture of Azimut's successful Magellano range. The company said: "With today's fuel costs, people are looking for economy and a catamaran is a very fuel .

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Boat Building News

Honda Marine Launches All-New BF2.3 Portable Outboard
Boating Industry
ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 16, 2013 – Honda Marine introduces the new BF2.3 horsepower (hp) four-stroke engine, one of the company's smallest and most lightweight engines. Replacing the existing Honda BF2 model, the Honda BF2.3 portable outboard ...

 Torqeedo forges partnership with Zodiac MILPRO
Boating Industry
For the first time, Zodiac MILPRO is using an electric outboard system with its SRMN600 professional RIB. Torqeedo's 80 hp motor, Deep Blue, will power the vessel, which is designed for military and professional customers. The 20′ RIB is heavy-duty 

 BMC Kids Turn the Hull
Hull-turning is a significant moment in the boatbuilding process. Students and staff lifted the skiff off of the building forms and turn it right side up to sit on a cradle. High school students attending the Bayfront Alternative Education Program at ...

The Landing School Selects John Adey of ABYC as Commencement Speaker
The Maritime Executive
An ABYC Certified Master Technician, Adey is widely respected for his far-reaching technical expertise in boat construction as well as his ability to work with diverse interests in the recreational boating arena. In addition to serving as ABYC's ...

 Barbey Maritime Center offers courses from maritime culture
Daily Astorian
Classes start May 4 with Beginning Woodworking, where students will learn dado and dovetail joinery, gluing, clamping and the use of boat builder and woodworker hand tools. Skills learned can be applied to boat building courses and small personal ...

Hobsonvile boat building hub in doubt
An upturn in the boat building industry may have come too late for a $67 million industrial marine project due to be built in Hobsonville. Twenty hectares were bought by the council to provide a space for Yard 37, a large scale boat building and ..

 Classic and custom boats featured at CFCC's annual Boat Show
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- - Classic and custom boats of all types will take center stage at Cape Fear Community College Saturday. Presented by the Cape Fear Community College boat building programs, the CFCC Boat Show serves as an ..

Fairline Boats expands Corby production
BBC News
Rob Billington, manufacturing director in Corby, said: "To build seven different models down one assembly line, we've done a lot of standardisation on the boats to ensure we can produce a 50ft (15m) flybridge boat and the next day produce a sports .

 Boat building center branches out - The World
Coos Bay World
Tim Gibbons, project manager at the Coos Bay Boat Building Center, says it's the hardest part of learning to build wooden boats. Tom Leahy agrees. The retired teacher and principal had no experience in boat-building when he helped start the center four ...

Boat building day
Maritime Journal
The purpose of the boat building day is to organize a family oriented event with an inspiring and instructive background where the connection between the nautical industry and youth are at the center. Various activities will be organized during the ...

LYME REGIS: Traditional Cornish skiff being built for gig club's young rowers
View Online
Lyme Regis Gig Club has commissioned Gail to build the boat for its flourishing youth section, with funding from the trustees of the former Lyme Regis Club for Young People. The vessel will be a replica of one of the oldest surviving traditional .

 Superyacht Imperial Princess wins Asia Boating Award 2013
World Interior Design Network
The 40 metre superyacht Imperial Princess, which was launched in 2012 by the UK-based shipbuilder Princess Yachts, has won the Asia Boating Award 2013 at the ninth annual Asia Boating Awards.

 Singapore Yacht Show opens to public, April 18-21
Singapore - The Singapore Yacht Show opens on Thursday and will continue on for the rest of the weekend with a display of multi-million dollar luxury yachts at One°15 Marina Club, Sentosa Cove. Organisers have brought in twice the number of vessels

Sealine Yachts America becomes MRAA Partner Member
Boating Industry
MINNEAPOLIS — Sealine Yachts America, LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of British boat manufacturer Sealine International Ltd., has signed on as a Partner Member of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. “Having worked on the retail side of .

Ski-Doo maker BRP Inc. to launch IPO
Hamilton Spectator
BRP Inc. says it is planning an offering of subordinate voting shares in the Quebec-based maker of snowmobiles, personal watercraft and all-terrain vehicles. The company said it believes the outlook for the industry is positive due to the improving

  NMMA confirms 16 companies for Rio Boat Show - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
The United States will have a group presence April 25-May 1 at the Rio Boat Show, with 16 U.S. companies confirmed to display, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced. “Brazil remains a top export market for our members, and it's a ...

 Custom, student-made boats to be on display
Presented by the Cape Fear Community College boat building programs, the CFCC Boat Show serves as an annual celebration of the craft of boat building and to raise scholarship funds for students in CFCC's boat building programs. Held on the banks of the ...

 South Africa: Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan ...
Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde today, 17 April 2013 conducted a site visit of boat building factories in the Western Cape including Southern Spars in Montague Gardens, Matrix Yachts in Killarney Gardens and Nautic ..

Laser sailboat designer sues for past royalties - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
At 84 and with an accomplished career crowned by his design of the Laser sailboat, Bruce Kirby says the last place he wants to devote his time is in a courtroom. But that's where he could find himself after he filed suit in U.S. District Court in an .

 Australia. Multihull Solutions to unveil 3 new models at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show
BYM News (press release)
Catamaran enthusiasts are in for a treat with Multihull Solutions staging the official Australasian launch of three remarkable new models at the 2013 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. The brand new Fountaine Pajot Helia 44 sailing catamaran will ...