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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Boat Building News

Lewes Family Boat Build Weekend comes June 14-16
Cape Gazette
Participating groups and families will build shallow draft wooden boats called Bevin's Skiffs, with help from the Lewes Historical Society's Wooden Boat Crew in front of the Lewes Life-Saving Station. At roughly 12 feet in length, these wooden boats ..

 Falmouth students and teachers test boat building know-how
FALMOUTH — A pile of empty water jugs, some spare pieces of wood and a hodgepodge of sporting equipment, cafeteria trays and building materials sound like the junk that would wash up on a beach. But to a group of 23 eighth-grade students at Lawrence ..

Students will launch whaleboats at Seaport Museum's program
Delaware County Daily Times
The event will also raise awareness for the S.A.I.L.O.R. program, the museum's educational program that utilizes the hands-on process of boat building to teach core science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) concepts. S.A.I.L.O.R stands  

Longboat replica to be christened, launched soon
The Newark Advocate
Reynolds has a long history in boat building. His grandfather, Scott Matthews, founded the Matthews Boat Company in 1890. The company was moved to Port Clinton in 1906 and was a mainstay of local life until it closed in 1975. Reynolds spent 25 years ...

  Salute to Industry: Leisure Kraft offers top quality summer fun
Crossville Chronicle
For more than 20 years, Leisure Kraft Pontunes in Crossville has been building and manufacturing the boats that have played a part in making memories that last a lifetime. Leisure Kraft Pontunes opened for business in 1986, offering Gruman brand ...

Carolina Skiff Registrations Tops in America Among Fiberglass Boat Builders
Florida Sportsman Magazine
Florida Sportsman digital intern Scott Sanders releases a snook on a Carolina Skiff DLV218. This rugged, multipurpose boat, one of many Carolina Skiff models, is being used as a chase boat for the filming of the upcoming Florida Sportsman Best Boat TV ...

New vessel from Mustang at Seawork
Seawork International
The UK boatbuilder Mustang Marine is also planning to create 100 jobs as part of a £1.5m expansion following strong global orders – a move that will double its workforce. The company is building a new boat building fabrication hall at Pembroke Port ...

  Boating industry aims to keep cigarette butts out of the water
Shore News Today
Participants in last year's cigarette litter prevention program achieved a 50 percent average reduction in the amount of cigarette litter, according to the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water. Boaters are keeping their butts out of the ..

 Wooden Beauties Come to the Lake
Mountain News
The 2013 annual Antique & Classic Wooden Boat show will take place this Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9, at Lake Arrowhead Village. These classic beauties are a part of the history of the San Bernardino Mountains. Beginning in the 1920s, sleek .

 Sen. King announces June constituent outreach hours
Bruce Johnson, a Landing School yacht design student, has donated over 200 marine-based design, business and engineering books to their Learning Resource Center. The S/V Patience Learning Resource Center is a focal point of The Landing School.

 NIMASA Sends another Batch of Youths Overseas for Training
The 100 cadets brings to 1,854 the number of young Nigerians currently being trained in various maritime courses such as Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture and Nautical Sciences in leading maritime institutions in Egypt, India, Malaysia ..

Dutch shipyard launches 62m superyacht Sea Owl
World Interior Design Network
Designed by London-based Andrew Winch with naval architecture by De Voogt Naval Architects, the superyacht features a green on white paint scheme and bears design. With an elegant and modern interior, the Sea Owl features extra detailing to add more ...

 Ethanol Fuel Issues with Marine Engines and Outboard Motors
All At Sea
There is something in your fuel that can cause a great deal of harm and trouble to your outboard motor. Ethanol fuel has the capability of damaging your boat's motor and fuel system, but by understanding what it is and how it can damage your engine .

 Is luxury yacht maker Sunseeker set for Chinese take-over?
ITV News
A general view of the Sunseeker stand the Southampton International Boat Show. Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire/Press Association Images. The Chinese group, Dalian Wanda, are said to be offering £300 million for the Dorset boat building group. The move is ...

 Congressman Larsen tours two Freeland boatyards
South Whidbey Record
The Freeland boat building company has three vessels on the yard, a ferry and two tugboats. Nichols Brothers is a recipient of the Assistance to Small Shipyards grant program, which provides federal reimbursement to the company up to 75 percent of 

Global Marine Insurance Agency renews as Partner Member with MRAA
Boating Industry
MINNEAPOLIS — Global Marine Insurance Agency, an insurance agency specializing in the marine industry, has renewed as a Partner Member with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. “We are very proud to have always served boating and  

 Rising tide in sales of smaller marine craft
China Daily
During the China (Shanghai) International Yacht Show in April, the number of smaller yachts shorter than 8 meters in length that were sold showed a 43 percent year-on-year increase. Thibaut de Montyalon, director of the French sail and motor .

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