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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 ...

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