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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Boat Building News

Searsport Students' Boat Building Efforts Were Seaworthy
"That sense of accomplishment that they actually built these boats that will be sold. The profits from the boats help fund the following year's program. It's really important to this school and this community," said Searsport High School science ...

Reviving the Piscataqua River Wherry
The Union Leader
Under the tutelage of Master Boat Builder Geoffrey Burke of Tamworth, students are building a reproduction of a historic boat model, the Piscataqua River Wherry. The Wherry is a type of boat widely used as a water taxi to take workers back and forth ...

Yacht Fires Pose Challenge to Firefighters and Insurers
The training was held because yacht fires at marinas and boatyards are typically fought by firefighters using land-based techniques, trained only to fight building fires. In fact, a large yacht fire precipitated the training, said Ron Lauth, battalion 

  Ski-Doo Maker BRP Raises $254 Million in Biggest 2013 Canada IPO
BRP makes Sea-Doo personal watercraft, all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles including the three-wheeled Can-Am Spyder roadster, according to a regulatory filing last month. The company will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DOO ...

 Robalo makes Australian debut at SCIBS
Marine Business
THE US-built range of Robalo fishing/crossover boats makes its official Australian debut today at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. Imported by Chaparral Australia, the boats will be sold through an existing Australia-wide network. (Check out ...

 2013 Club Marine Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Industry Awards
Marine Business
The 2013 Club Marine Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Industry Awards were held on the Gold Coast this week, ahead of today's opening of the 25th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. VEEM Limited won the prestigious 'Exporter of the Year' ...

 Supra Boats Takes Wake Boating Beyond Better In Chattanooga, TN
Water Ski Online
As experts in high performance boating, Moses Powersports, Chattanooga, TN's newest wakeboard and water ski boat dealership concentrates on what they do best. Moses Powersports, knows water sports boating and service because that is what they do .

 Birch bark canoeing building film, class
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — If you've ever wanted to learn how to build a birch bark canoe, now's your chance. In preparation for a class it's hosting next month, the Folk School of Fairbanks is sponsoring a film about the art of birch bark canoe building at 7 p.m ...

Gypsy Rose II pirate ship: Man builds ship, sells it on Craigslist for $80000 ...
The professional boat builder first started making pirate ships five years ago, converting ordinary house boats into fairytale vessels. "I wanted to find an old boat that I could transform into something really cool," said Woodson. "My girlfriend asked

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