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Monday, June 10, 2013

Boat Building News

Powerboats put to the test in school challenge
Portsmouth News
Pupils had spent months designing and building the boats to compete with nine other schools in Hampshire. The last heat of the day was won by Crofton's second team's boat Quackers, which had failed to start and then lost its top. Skipper Millie Payne ...

New yacht plant by Arab firm
Nation on Sunday
Agreement for the establishment of yacht and leisure craft repair and shipbuilding facility in the Port of Galle being exchanged between Chairman of SLPA, Dr. Priyath B. Wickrama and Hadi Hamad Al-Hammam, President of Hadi Hamad Al-Hammam Group .

 Lauderdale designer tapped to judge international superyacht design contest
Fort Lauderdale-based yacht interior designer Patrick Knowles has gained a worldwide reputation for creating one-of-a-kind interiors for some of the most luxurious yachts. The yacht interior design work created by his company is varied, and recent

Italy & Poland. 'The Finest Art on Water' Christian Jankowski Collaboration ...
BYM News (press release)
CRN and Riva, two luxury yachting brands of the Ferretti Group, will be shown as part of a selection of works from Berlin-based artist Christian Jankowski at exhibition Heavyweight History at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw.

 New landing craft off to the Falkland Islands
A SPECIALIST boat builder in Northumberland has delivered a new landing craft to the Falkland Islands. The new Concordia Baby is the latest vessel to be completed by Blyth-based Alnmaritec. The boat will be used to transport goods, supplies and ...

  USA. Pulsifer Hampton at WoodenBoat Show
BYM News (press release)
Dick Pulsifer, boatbuilder and designer of these boats, will bring hull #109 to the show this year as an in-water exhibit. Pulsifer has been building these launches for over 40 years. His design is adapted from the classic Casco Bay Hamptons, a strip ...

 Cardboard boat regatta looks for building teams
Herald Times Reporter
MANITOWOC — The Wisconsin Maritime Museum, 75 Maritime Drive., is looking for teams to participate in its cardboard boat building event for the Fourth on the Shore celebration. Teams can pre-build a cardboard boat or build it on July 4 th between noon 

 16th Annual Wooden Boat
Lake Superior News
Boat building more your style? See Wood Canvas Canoe builder Jeanne Bourquin in action as she builds a boat and speaks on Canvassing a Wood Canoe, and join North House instructor Lindsay Lee to find out what a coracle is, and see one built from

Operator: Redevelopment threatens Annapolis boat shows
Before the 2008 Annapolis sailboat show, workers set up tents and display booths in a parking lot next to the former Fawcett Boat Supplies building. Ed Hartman, who runs the annual shows, said plans to redevelop 110 Compromise St. and adjoining parking 

 Add another cat boat to the Mississippi Sound
In 1985 master boat builder Bill Holland decided to build a new cat and was looking for an older boat to copy. Ellis suggested the Miss Deloris racing resumé would make her the perfect candidate. Holland agreed and built the boat, and she was a dead ...

 21st annual PI Wooden Boat Show
Alpena News
PRESQUE ISLE - The Presque Isle Harbor will once again host a number of wood-and-chrome floating masterpieces for the 21st annual Wooden Boat Show Friday and Saturday. Bob Van Dusen, show committee chairman, said it won't just be wooden boat ...

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