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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Boat Building News

Sealine boat builders in Kidderminster could be sold
BBC News
Sealine, in Kidderminster, is one of Europe's biggest manufacturers of boats, including luxury yachts, and has been trading since 1972. It has been in American hands for 12 years and its owners are now seeking "further investment to recapitalise the

 Old ways are best for Wis. wood boat builders
The Oshkosh Northwestern
Inside his sawdust-filled shop, Couch is now refurbishing a 1950s mahogany Chris-Craft ski boat, putting on a new double-layered bottom for a customer in Eagle River. A few months ago he worked on a 1934 Chris-Craft kept on Lake Owen near Cable.

 WISE COLUMN: S.C. In-Water Boat Show is this weekend at Daniel Island; West ...
Charleston Post Courier (subscription)
Ticketholders can tour boats and enjoy land-side attractions. The event includes dozens of boats on land, boat-building displays, presentations, boating and fishing demos, live music, local food and a children's area. Vapor Apparel's new line, Altered ..

 Vripack helps stage boat building day for students
Superyacht News
Bart Bouwhuis of Vripack says: "Vripack is a strong supporter of social activities and the idea of a Vripack boat building day had already been on our minds for a long time. The cooperation with the Technasium students resulted in a perfect win-win 

Record 96 speakers at Marine13
Marine Business
Chairman of the Boating Industries Alliance Australia Darren Vaux said the number and quality of speakers reflected the scale and importance of Marine13 as a landmark forum for the recreational marine sector in Australia and the wider region. “The ...

Thames Street exhibit to mark new chapter for Museum of Yachting
Sail World
The Museum of Yachting's forthcoming exhibition will feature a diverse collection of Newport yachting and coastal scenes. The exhibit will include artwork done in different mediums from the 19th century to contemporary times to give both residents and ..

 PHOTOS: Shinnecock Museum Makes Dugout Canoe
Museum workers have begun the process of making a dugout canoe, from a single white pine log. The canoe — which will be seaworthy — is intended for a historic village exhibition on the museum grounds, which will also include a longhouse that will be ...

 PTM Edge introduces new carbon fiber composite windshield mirror bracket
Boating Industry
In an exclusive announcement to Boating Industry, PTM Edge has introduced a new bracket for its line of mirrors for watersports applications. The CFR-200 clamping mirror bracket is manufactured with carbon fiber composite material, providing extremely ..

 NMMA to support RFS Reform Act at press conference on Capitol Hill
Boating Industry
NMMA fully supports this reform to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) which will work to deter the problems created by the ethanol mandate and protect consumers not only in the recreational boating industry but also the many industries that would suffer ...

 Boat Box unveils Duo helm
Marine Business
The company was recently taken over by Nathan Laidlaw, a skilled craftsman and boat builder who plans to use those skills to introduce more new models and build an innovative website to assist boaties with boat storage solutions. The Duo Helm is one 

 Jack carves his name with pride
Daily Echo
TRAINEE boatbuilder Jack Hughes has literally signed up to a new scheme celebrating the vital contribution made by Britain's apprentices. Jack works for the Berthon Boat Company in Lymington and added his name to a yacht called Ripple, which was built .

 Nauta Yachts comments on their design for superyacht Azzam
Superyacht Times
Nauta Yachts has commented on the launch of superyacht Azzam, the largest motor yacht in the world, with exterior design and styling by Nauta Yachts, and built by L├╝rssen. Nauta CEO Mario Pedol states: "Seven years ago we began to navigate in the wide ...

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