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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.

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