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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 .

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