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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Boat Building News

Build a boat while holidaying in Port Hadlock, Washington
The Star Online
(From left) Students Zach Simonson-Bond, Dan Bamberger, Griffin Myers and Paul Lyter preparing to flip a cedar-planked skiff at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding. A vacation should not only entertain but also educate. In a boatbuilding school .

A boat fit for a president steams toward Alexandria
Alexandria Times
Though organizers jettisoned previously planned free public tours, the yacht will still host an evening fundraiser for the Alexandria Seaport Foundation, a nonprofit focused on using boatbuilding to assist at-risk and disadvantaged youth. Proceeds will 

Students ignore prayer controversy and launch their boats
The school has been building boats for sixteen years, but this year they were forced to make a change. As a result of a complaint by an out-of-state activist group, South Bristol had to end its long practice of including a "Blessing of the Fleet" in 

Students Help Recreate a Piece of Boating History
Rockland - Students at the Apprenticeshop Boat Building School are putting their heart and soul into the water. Since August, they've been constructing a 29 foot Leonard Boatshop Whale Boat. Now, the finished product is heading to Connecticut.

 Visit Empire for the fifth annual Clamboree and a hollering good time
Coos Bay World
1-3 p.m. — Bicoastal Media live broadcast at Coos Bay Boat Building Center. 2:30 p.m. — State of Oregon historical markers dedication at the Hollering Place Wayside. 3-5 p.m. — Hollering contest at main stage — Prizes are awarded to those who .

 Students party on the water before launching careers
This is Cornwall
Five of the intake to the Boatbuilding Academy, at Lyme Regis, in West Dorset, have already secured jobs in the industry, with the other three happy to return to their previous careers with a new skill under their belt. One student, a barrister by

 Diamond Jubilee boatbuilder awarded MBE
ITV News
The master boatbuilder whose team created the million pound Gloriana rowbarge that led the Jubilee river pageant has been awarded an MBE for services to boatbuilding, heritage and the 2012 Diamond Jubilee. Mark Edwards, who has been building boats ...

 Boat maker opens new plant
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Last December, there were hints that Brunswick was leaning toward the 360,000-square-foot building when company officials visited the structure and took soil samples. Those actions came not long after Brunswick announced it was leaving its 2801 W ...

Pontoon Boat Manufacturer, Brunswick Fort Wayne Operations, Expands To ...
Area Development Online
“The pontoon boat market has seen double-digit percentage growth in recent years and the two brands produced here are growing faster than the market,” McCoy stated. “It's a credit to our hard-working employees, dedicated dealers, and the strong ...

 Check local marine ply
Fiji Times
Boatbuilders had noticed that the newly purchased marine plywood contained tiny holes or defects arose within a few months of building boats or the marine plywood deteriorated within a month's time after the boat was out at sea. The sale of such poor ...

 Bellingham's All American Marine shows off latest passenger boat
Bellingham Herald
BELLINGHAM - Boat builder All American Marine unveiled its latest vessel on Bellingham Bay on Friday, June 14, providing a sign that the private sector boat tour industry is starting to bounce back. The 83-foot catamaran Triumphant did a brief trial ...

 Codecasa shipyard to launch 50m superyacht Framura 3
World Interior Design Network
Designed as a magnificent, all-aluminium superyacht, the superyacht Framura 3 has been constructed by the Italian shipyard Cantieri Navali Codecasa, and is designed by yacht designer Andrea Bacigalupo. Providing a luxurious and comfortable .

 A father-son boatbuilding project, with a modern edge
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Using their own labor at a Whitfield Park workshop, they could build $25,000 racing boats for about $7,000. “It's a rich man's sport; it really is,” Armington says. “If we didn't have the expertise, we couldn't have done this.” Herrin wasn't surprised ...

 China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association predicts boat sales of US$8.
Sail World
According to the annual report of the China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association, the number of leisure boats and yachts in China is anticipated to increase to 100,000 by 2020. This, according to a report from China Daily, compares with just 3,000 craft ...

Wilmington students build a concrete canoe
Wicked Local- Wilmington
Twenty UMass Lowell students, including some from Wilmington, who designed and built a concrete canoe will race it in the championship round of a national engineering contest. Before they can even compete this week, team members will drive the canoe ...

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