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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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Boat-building booms in Basra as Iraq marshes are restored
Al-Arabiya
“We stopped making boats in the 1990s when the marshes were drained, no one wanted boats any more. We completely abandoned the boat craft industry and resorted to other crafts. Some of us worked in construction, while others chose different crafts,” .


 Boat builder invests in Australian manufacturing
Manufacturers' Monthly
The chairman of luxury boat building company Riviera will purchase the company's 14-hectare Coomera facility on Queensland's Gold Coast. SailWorld.com reports that Riviera chairman and owner Rodney Longhurst's family will buy the facility which is the ...


Devlin Boats Built Locally, Sailed Globally
ThurstonTalk
Using a methodology called “stitch and glue,” Devlin literally stitches pieces of marine plywood together before encasing the entire boat in fiberglass and epoxy resin. Devlin was the first boat builder to show that this structural boat building method ..


Wooden Boat Show set for June 1
Grand Haven Tribune
Boats from Chris Craft, Century, Hacker Craft and Lyman, to name a few, as well as many custom-built boats will be on display. The show starts at 9 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m. with awards, and a boat parade down Spring Lake. A children's boat ...


 DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Port Angeles-made work boat ...
Peninsula Daily
On Saturday, Platypus Marine Inc., the full-service shipyard, yacht-repair facility and steel-boat manufacturer on Marine Drive in Port Angeles, moved Adamant from the Rubb Building to the Commander Building. She is a 58-foot steel limit seiner that ...
 


Alternative energy - being embraced by the sailing world
Sail World
It may seem silly to talk about renewable energy in the sailing world - aren't sailboats powered by the wind after all? But look a little more closely, and for each sailboat on the water, there are a slew of energy consuming generators, outboards and


 The In View Series Announces Plans for a New Series About Boating
San Francisco Chronicle
The television series In View hosted by Larry King will look at some of the many improvements and advances across the boating industry in an upcoming series, and spotlight some of the leading companies across the industry. The In View series, which is ...
 

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