Museum builds stand-up paddleboards from scratch
Tahoe Daily Tribune
The Tahoe Maritime Museum will revive the ancient art of wooden-boat building
this weekend by constructing a vessel built for the basin. Instead of
tackling a sailing dinghy or a motorized skiff, the Homewood-based
center will teach students to build ...
North Sails president will address IYRS graduates
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On Graduation Day, boatbuilding
and restoration students will launch a fleet of Beetle Cats, a small
12-foot catboat whose design dates from 1921; an elegant 25-foot
twin-cockpit motor launch that has been restored to yacht-quality
standards, with teak
Dalkey Community Create Currach for Coliemore Harbour Launch
The new currach is to highlight the inherent value and craftsmanship of the ancient Irish techniques of boat-building.
Equally important the project is to foster and strengthen the creative,
spiritual and maritime links between Dalkey (the former ...
Challenge of preserving ancient yacht
Isle of Man Today
Mitchell, from MNH, who is the architect of the plan to remove the
Peggy from its current position to another site where she can be
restored. Below, parts for a cradle specially designed to lift the Peggy
from its home under the Nautical Museum ...
3 Free Colleges (Yes, Free!) You Might Want To Go To
If a major in Naval Architecture
and Marine Engineering sounds interesting, and a 100% job placement
rate sounds appealing, Webb Institute is your educational paradise. Webb
enrolls fewer than one hundred students and demands the very best from
Students to launch careers and boats at graduation
Seattle Post Intelligencer
R.I. (AP) — Students at the International Yacht Restoration School in
Newport will be launching more than their careers at this weekend's
graduation ceremonies. The school, which focuses on preparing students
for work in the boat building .
This Old Boat
lessons began at the Wooden Boat School in Maine. At home in Virginia
Beach he challenges himself by building the 14-foot boat in the
traditional manner – steam-bent planks, copper rivets, a white oak keel
and a transom made of rich ...
Abeking & Rasmussen Delivers Superyacht Secret
incredibly impressive superyacht Secret was delivered on the 30th May,
ahead of shedule, by the revered German shipyard Abeking &
Rasmussen, in the process taking the mantle of being their newest and
latest flagship. At an astonishing 82.30 metres ...
Heesen Launch Superyacht Crazy Me
Heesen Yachts have recently launched their latest all-aluminium, semi-displacement motor yacht
at their facility in Oss. During a private ceremony she was christened
Crazy Me and her owners folowed that with a party to celebrate her fine
Industry mourns Bay Area boatbuilder
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founder and proprietor of Svendsen's Boat Works died of pancreatic
cancer, according to his family. He was 81. Svendsen, who emigrated to
the United States in 1955, was a fifth-generation boatbuilder, according to a 2010 profile in Oakland Magazine.
Wight Cats come prowling to Seawork
Intending to develop what was already a good boat, he teamed up with a veteran Isle of Wight boat builder
with many years experience in power cat development and manufacture to
produce a new plug and mould for a 5m craft. The Wight Cat, which will