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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Boat Building News

Wooden Boat Building Challenge a Success
Catalina Island News (press release)
AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND - Three teams competed in the Wooden Boat Building Challenge, held as part of the 6th Annual Flying Fish Festival, on Saturday, June 1st. This is a popular event for both particpants and spectators. The race portion of the event ...

Wooden wonders — Family history buoys passion for classic boats
Daily Inter Lake
He began building boat engines long before his involvement with the auto industry. “The first big push for internal combustion was in boats,” said Lorne Kermath of Whitefish. “By 1900 he was building boat motors. The car motor from 1907 was virtually  

 Boating has always meant good times on Whitefish Lake
Daily Inter Lake
The Flathead Valley's boat makers left their own mark on the history of wooden pleasure boating. In the 1930s two local Flathead boating enthusiasts, Ole Lee and Stan Young, started their respective wooden boat building companies, LeeCraft and StanCraft.

Tourism Review
Seemingly, China's yacht industry will increase the number of leisure boats in country from 3,000 to staggering 100,000 by 2020, with yacht business value estimated at around 50 billion yuan ($8.16 billion). The fact that government is supporting 

 In This State: Thanks to one man's zeal for wooden craft, Lake Champlain gains ...
She was built by Chester Clement, a boatbuilder from Southwest Harbor, Maine, who is credited with inspiring the eye-pleasing designs of the so-called “lobster yachts” that were later popularized as elegant picnic boats for the Maine wealthy by a ..

Jet ski explodes at Lake Eppalock
Bendigo Advertiser
Police said the jet ski had just been serviced and they would make further inquiries. The Water Police from Melbourne are leading the investigation. Bendigo police's Senior Constable Todd Deary, who was at the scene on Saturday, said the jet ski was ...

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