Steve Spurling: 92 and still building boats
SOUTHWEST HARBOR – Steve Spurling, who is 92, has been a boat captain and boat
builder all his life. He still builds small craft, including Whitehalls
and dinghies of his own design, in a shop behind his house. Come
spring, he pulls the small boats out ...
Boat Building in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld has ...
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The recession hit the Boat Building
industry hard, especially since households make up about 50.0% of the
industry's customers. The broader economic problems plaguing the United
States reduced the amount of money consumers were willing to spend on ..
Retired professor makes boats the old-fashioned way: by hand
The boats and paddles look like they are from another century. In fact, Zeien got started in boat-building
when he rebuilt a 12-foot, 1850s Atlantic rowing dory at the WoodenBoat
School in Maine. His wife gave him the project as a birthday present in
The WoodenBoat Show Sails into Mystic Seaport June 28-30
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The boats are part of a 10-boat
national project to construct replica whaleboats to be carried onboard
the ship on her 38th Voyage in 2014. Organizations from around the
country are building the 28-foot long open boats for Mystic Seaport. The boats at ..
Sumner students build airboat
The 12-foot john boat was a product of the Advanced Technology class at the high school, which has been building boats since 1999. “We wanted a project that challenged everyone's abilities and increased their career choices,” said Steve Belyea, ...
Blue Wave 2400 Pure Bay
Florida Sportsman Magazine
Computer engineering combined with over 40 years of boat building
experience has produced a bay boat that meets the needs of the most
demanding angler and looks good doing it. 100 percent hand-laid
composite construction; including 4 full length, fully .
SHS Robotics Students Sail Away to Gloucester
Today the craft will ride Gloucester Harbor waters at the 7th International Robotic Sailboat
Championship — called Sailbot. Some members of teacher Dick Leonard's
Sailbot (robotic) team are also members of Swampscott High's regular
(nautical) sailing .
Luxury yacht market sees gains in India
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Phiroze Contractor, managing director of Ava Marines, a yacht dealer and an operations and maintenance provider to boats and yachts, says the city of Chennai alone accounted for five inquiries in the last four months, according to the (India) Economic .
Celebrating a boatie's Order
Victor Harbor Times
The boat builder
and designer was recognised with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for
services to sailing in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Although he lives in Brighton, he docks his boat at The Marina Hindmarsh
Island (TMHI). Marina
Designers came up with concept to satisfy demand from super-rich
Austrian-based yacht design
studio Motion Code: Blue developed it as a design study of a six deck,
115 metre long private white yacht, called Migaloo and named after an
albino whale. The studio came up with an extraordinary design concept to
Building And Restoring Wood Boats
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. – While most of the boats
made these days are typically fiberglass, the beauty in wood simply
can't be beat. That's the thought of the Traditional Small Craft
Association in South Haven. The group builds and restores old wooden boats ...
Hope and freedom in France
But the town's 25,000 strong population has reignited its boat-building
passion with the culmination of a project to recreate L'Hermione – a
ship originally built in the town centuries ago. L'Hermione is no normal
ship, taking 15 years to build just ...
Yacht industry sails ahead
The number of yachts in the country will increase to about 100,000 in 2020 from about 3,000 last year, with the value of China's yacht business estimated to be 50 billion yuan ($8.16 billion) by then, the China Cruise and Yacht Industry Association ..
Feadship delivers 57.60 metre custom superyacht Larisa
Feadship has delivered the 57.60-metre custom motoryacht Larisa. The yacht,
currently in Norway, is built for an experienced owner. Her interior
comes from the boards of Bannenberg & Rowell Design. Larisa features
a contemporary classic exterior ...
Students build canoes
participating in the technology and engineering classes at Prairie
River Middle School (PRMS) were given the opportunity of a lifetime this
year. With the help of instructor Mark Pugh, these kids and their
families were able to build wooden ...
Bar Crusher to unveil new models in Melbourne
AWARD-winning Australian boat manufacturer
Bar Crusher will launch three new models at this week's Melbourne Boat
Show. The company's Gen2 hull will make its official boat show debut in
the form of the 615C; the 535XS steps up with the addition of ...
NMMA reports new-boat sales gains in 2012
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The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced today that recreational boating
has an annual economic value of $121 billion, a number that includes
new and used product sales, craft and trip sales and labor income.