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Friday, June 28, 2013

Boat Building News

New Yamaha F200 outboard for RIBs
Seawork International
The new, four-cylinder outboard engine offers all the power of a 200hp model, but in a package that is closer in size and weight to the F150A, resulting in an exceptional power-to-weight ratio for the new engine. Weighing 227kg, approximately 50kg less ..

firm founder no longer listed director
"We are currently building a 37.5-metre yacht, a Dubois Design, the ninth yacht that we have built for clients of this world-renowned design studio," he wrote. "I have just returned from Sardinia, and attached is an excerpt of my note to staff ..

Whaleboat built in Maine is ready to join the Morgan
The Westerly Sun
The small craft was built by The Apprenticeshop, a Rockland school teaching traditional boat building and seamanship. The boat, and six others, were ordered from different boat builders by the Mystic Seaport Museum for the Charles W. Morgan, the last ..

 Backyard boatbuiding in Sitka
Sitka's rich history of wooden boat building began with the sturdy, ocean-going dugout canoes of local Natives, and peaked in the early 20th Century, when the harbors were filled with wooden trollers, seiners, and seal boats. Howey clamping a rib to ..

 Mystic Seaport's WoodenBoat Show looks much like a floating art exhibit
New Haven Register
Those interested in the construction of smaller boats can stop by the Family BoatBuilding tents, where families and teams will work to build their own boat during the weekend. Purchased kits are opened at 9 a.m. Friday morning, and tools are put down ...

 Boating industry, hit hard during recession, starts to turn around in ...
Contra Costa Times
"We support boat builders all over the U.S. and all over the world," he said. "But the whole boat-building business has not gotten back to where it was in 2006 and 2007. People are more cautious with their money now, and for whatever reason they don't .

 A luxury boat builder in Worcestershire is to close.
BBC News
"I guess it's good news if you're a fan of Sealine boats because a couple of the models there, they are going to carry on building them under licence overseas. "But, I think it's very sad for the town... you came to landlocked Worcestershire and there

 Sen. Linares' Boating Industry Bill Now Law
“We can and should do more to make our state a more appealing place for boaters,” Sen. Linares said. “We should make our policies more attractive than other states. This will reinvigorate our tourism industry which is so crucial to local small business ...

SAS executive launches boating company
Triangle Business Journal (blog)
Pete Flood, construction project manager for Cary-based SAS, is turning his passion for the outdoors into a business. At least that's the goal behind his startup, The Folding Boat Company, and he's netted about $200,000 in angel financing to back up 

 Lürssen presents Quattroelle at the Monaco Yacht Show
Superyacht Times
At this year's Monaco Yacht Show Lürssen will present Quattroelle, a brand new 86 metre yacht. Quattroelle is spending her first summer in the Mediterranean and has her world debut in Monaco. "Quattroelle" is Italian for "4 times the letter L" and

UNR Students Earn Prize for Concrete Canoe
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - University of Nevada, Reno students have been accumulating national accolades for years with seemingly physics-defying, rock-solid canoe designs. The trend continued Saturday when the team finished second at the National ...

 New multi purpose Supacat launched
Seawork International
International boatbuilder Supacat launched its new multi purpose vessel, which it says will transform offshore windfarm and maritime engineering operations, at Seawork this week. Jamie Clarke, Supacat, said: “We started off building reliable trucks for ...

 Dothan Mayor: More jobs could be around the corner
Dothan Eagle
Dothan continues to have positive momentum in industry recruitment and is currently in talks with a boat manufacturer who has expressed interest in moving to the city, according to Dothan's mayor. Mike Schmitz said Thursday in a meeting of the Houston ...

 Lead Product Development Specialist Wanted at Smoker Craft
Trade Only Today
Smoker Craft, a Family Owned, leading boat manufacturer offers a competitive wage, generous benefits package and a team oriented workplace. Ideal candidate will have overall knowledge of designing and building Aluminium V-Bottom boats. This Team ...

CHIT CHAT: Victoria Stevens, Hull Lifesaving Museum
MetroWest Daily News
The Hull Lifesaving Museum has a new exhibit focusing on a very specific type of watercraft during a very specific point in time. Windward in Fine Style: Hull Yachting, 1880-1920, is an exhibit of photographs and artifacts that examines the lifestyle ...

Eaton supercharger plant receives Kawasaki Quality Award
Powersports Business
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced that its manufacturing facility in Athens, Ga., has received the 2013 Kawasaki Quality Award for the Eaton TVS Supercharger application on the Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 300X. “We are extremely honored to ...

  Wooden Boats Hit the Water in Whitefish
Flathead Beacon
The Big Sky Chapter of the boat society also hosts the Antique and Classic Boat Show in Lakeside during the first weekend in August. Last year, it decided to expand to Whitefish and Tjaden, president of the chapter, said it's a nostalgic experience

 Poland & France. Sunreef Yachts announces spectacular presence at Cannes ...
BYM News (press release)
Sunreef Yachts announces spectacular presence at Cannes International Boat Show. Thursday, 27 June 2013. Established in 2002 by Francis Lapp, Sunreef Yachts has consequently grown to its current, strong position of the leading designer and builder of ...

Boat manufacturing to leave Kidderminster following Sealine sale
Kidderminster Shuttle
SEALINE'S Kidderminster factory will be put up for sale and manufacturing of luxury boats shipped overseas, after the brand was sold to a pan-European investment company. The Worcester Road-based firm's administrators, Baker Tilly, have sold the ..

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