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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 ...

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