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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Boat Building News

Two-stroke outboards still available at Seawork
Maritime Journal
Smaller workboats, patrol craft and rescue boats, amongst others, regularly opt for outboard power as their preferred propulsion source and certainly there can be many advantages for craft under 10m to be fitted with single, twin or even triple 


 Mystic Seaport celebrates summer kick-off with boat fest, July 4th events
Ct Post
At Family BoatBuilding tents, families and teams will work to build their own boats during the weekend. "Purchased kits are opened at 9 a.m. Friday morning and tools are put down around 3 p.m. Sunday, leaving, in most cases, a boat awaiting only final ..


 Cheoy Lee Yachts "Expresses" Interest in
MarineLink
Known for expertise, Cheoy Lee is new to racing, but not to boat building; started in 1870, the company has grown and expanded around the world, exporting commercial vessels and 100'+ yachts, mainly to the U.S. market. "'Made in China' has new meaning ...


Shipbuilding resurfaces in Western Pa. with Campbell Transportation's tugboats
Tribune-Review
Pushing to diversify beyond a market hurt by cheap natural gas and rising costs, the company has turned to boat building. The Renee Lynn and the Alice Jean are symbolic. They are the first tugboats built locally in a generation and mark the public


 Gekko Tow Boats Restarts Production
Water Ski Online
Recently Gekko's assets were re-acquired by Gekko founder Mark Overbye who has teamed with Ebbtide Boats based in White Bluff, Tennessee for Gekko production. “Ebbtide has been building quality boats for over 40 years and is known the world over as ...


The Paper Chase, on Water
LA Downtown News Online
No Boat Building Technique Seems Better Than Any Other: Miller has seen it all in his years at the helm, and although it seems unlikely, he says Downtown's cadre of architects and engineers don't fare better than anyone else. He pointed to a ...
 


Legend Boats awarded 2013 “Company of the Year” during the Bell Business ...
Boating Industry
Later, in 1986 the pair launched Legend Boats, which became their main business, focused on delivering the absolute best value in the marine industry and making it as easy as possible to get involved in boating. Over the years, Vic and Carl's ...


 Boat tax repeal pitched as jobs proposal
Wicked Local
Repealing the sales tax on boats built in Massachusetts would lead to jobs and additional revenue for the state, according to advocates for the boating industry. Jamy Madeja, legal counsel and government relations representative for the Massachusetts ...
 


 China's largest yacht show to take place in Sanya
eTurboNews
SANYA, China - The Organizing Committee of "Mare di Sanya," China's largest seaside yacht show, has recently held a press conference in Sanya, announcing that "Mare di Sanya," The 5th Hainan International Yachting and High-end Lifestyle Show, is set to .


 NZ-built super yacht tenders win design award
TVNZ
Super yacht tenders designed by Fontaine Design Group in the US and built in New Zealand by Lloyd Stevenson Boatbuilders have been presented with the Tender Design Award at a ceremony in Monaco. It is the second pair of Fontaine F620 tenders Lloyd 


National Concrete Canoe Competition
Albany Times Union
Members of the The University of Texas at Tyler concrete canoe team carry part their entry after it split during a race in the National Concrete Canoe Competition in Homer, Ill., Saturday, June 22, 2013. The American Society of Civil Engineers National ...


Grandweld crew boats for Mexico
Maritime Journal
Dubai based boat builder, Grandweld Shipyards, has secured a contract worth over US$21m from Mexico's COTEMAR. Under the contract, Grandweld will design and build four 42m fast aluminium crew boats. The new vessels will be fitted with EPA Tier 3 ...
 


 Exciting designs ahead for Alnmaritec
Seawork International
Alnmaritec, the UK's premier specialist boat builder, will announce an exciting new exclusive alliance with the Italian design company, Studio Sculli at Seawork. The Studio is led by Mauro Sculli - formerly design manager for Wally Yachts - and has to ..


 Fairline Boats: 60 jobs at risk in Corby and Oundle
BBC News
Up to 60 jobs are under threat at a luxury boat manufacturer which has two bases in Northamptonshire. Fairline Boats, which employs about 700 people at Oundle and Corby, said it had invested £2.8m in streamlining production for more flexibility. It .


Beneteau invites: Design your OWN Oceanis, just as you want it...
Sail World
The most successful sailing boat manufacturer in the world - Beneteau - probably knows that to stay ahead of the game they will always have to been seen as inventing something new, something so innovative that it will take the rest of the boating ...


 VIDEO: Maverick Boat Co. unveils new fishing boats
Trade Only Today
Nine journalists gathered Monday night at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina in Stuart, Fla., for the Maverick Boat Co. Media Event, where the manufacturer will be introducing four fishing boats. "We're introducing new boat models .


Nirvana Wins ShowBoats Design Award
Sacramento Bee
An international audience of superyacht owners, designers and industry leaders came together to celebrate excellence in yacht design at a glittering prize-giving ceremony, held at the Monaco Opera House during The Rendezvous in Monaco on June 21, ...
 


 Green Marine to build Claydon Reeves designed Aeroboat
Superyacht Times
Green Marine has been designated by yacht designers Claydon Reeves as the official production partner for their extraordinary new Aeroboat. This remarkable-looking boat will be built in carbon fibre with wood veneers, and will be powered by the Rolls .


 Computer programming, boat building among Cecil College updated summer ...
Cecil Whig
Previously held at the Maritime Museum in Havre de Grace and sponsored by Harford Community College, the boat building school relocated to North East last summer and then partnered with Cecil College to develop a summer camp. The Cecil College ...

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