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Monday, July 1, 2013

Boat Building News

Boating Museum to hold annual festival in Seneca Falls
Finger Lakes Times
Boat construction and fabrication displays will be featured at the Finger Lakes Boating Museum's annual Boating Festival July 13 and 14 at the Morehouse boat building at Cayuga Lake State Park. This demonstration took place at the 2012 festival in Geneva.


Diller plans to set sail on Great Lakes
The Shippensburg News-Chronicle
The boat is made of a combination of mahogany, plywood, yellow pine, and white oak. Throughout the building process Diller said he was constantly thinking about how it would look as a finished product. At this point he is very happy with the way ...


 Indian Maritime University students sail high with solar-powered trimaran
Times of India
Describing the routine, Asish H Nair said, "We learnt from scratch about boat building as were on a tight budget and had to do a market survey on the type of materials that are economical and as well as carry out the trials. This prototype can be ...


 Discover Boating enlists Mike Schmidt for media spots
Trade Only Today
Tweet · Share on LinkedIn. During the summer season, Discover Boating is working with Hall of Fame third baseman and passionate boater for 35 years, Mike Schmidt, to promote boating on the airwaves.


Boating industry, hit hard during recession, starts to turn around in ...
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Service technician Daniel Sullivan runs engine diagnostic on a Hallett boat at Hallett Boats in Irwindale on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Boat sales in California are starting to recover after taking a hit during the recession. (SGVN/Staff photo by Watchara ...


 Boating really rocks as an economic driver
Florida Times-Union
The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced this month that recreational boating in the U.S. has an annual economic value of $121 billion. The industry's rising tide supports 964,000 American jobs and 34,833 businesses, generates $40 ...


Old Town Canoe rises with the tide of renewal
Bangor Daily News
Canoes are sort of dying,” said Matt Cote, the company's production manager, on a recent afternoon as he watched two employees pull the hull of a green canoe out of a machine that heats, stamps and molds multi-layered plastic into the classic canoe ...


  Surry applies for grant to help boat builder
Fenceviewer
Wesmac owner Steve Wessel and his wife, Linda Greenlaw, listen to comments during a public hearing Tuesday at the Surry town office. Surry is applying for a Community Development Block Grant to help the boat builder grow his business. Photo By Jennifer .


 Wooden Boat Show At Mystic Seaport
Hartford Courant
Wooden boat enthusiasts and maritime history buffs can look at more than 100 traditional and classic wooden boats of every type, including hand-crafted kayaks, mahogany runabouts and classic sailboats and schooners. Six brand-new 28-foot whaleboats ...


PWIA starts Safe Rider campaign
Powersports Business
As boating season kicks off, more than 1 million PWC will take to the water in the U.S. The Personal Watercraft Industry Association (PWIA) launched its Summer Safe Rider campaign with safety demonstration events at Lake Lanier, Ga., as well as a ...


Scaled-back Connecticut boat taxes take effect
Businessweek
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Boat sellers and their customers are getting a break as Connecticut scales back taxes on boat sales that produced little revenue, but lots of complaints from the industry. Beginning Monday, boats docked in Connecticut for 60 ..


 Codecasa launches second 42 metre Vintage superyacht
Superyacht Times
Codecasa has launched the second Codecasa 42 metre Vintage superyacht from the Viareggio based shipyard. The latest addition to this vintage series has her naval architecture and the exterior design done by the in-house team of Codecasa and features
 


 Boating runs in his blood
Victoria Times Colonist
Both the sport and the craft of boat building were bred in the bone. Eric's father, Bent Jespersen, trained as a boat builder in Denmark before immigrating to Canada. Bent helped manufacture boats for a number of companies before striking out on h


Walz bill would end yacht subsidy
Mankato Free Press
A yacht typically costs about $40,000 a foot, meaning a 50-footer will set you back a few million, he said. Given those prices, buyers don't purchase a big boat based on the mortgage subsidy, he said. That's an important argument because the boat ...


 Boating stocks expected to start making a bigger splash
Malaysia Sun
Despite hard times during the recession, and a cold spring that has dampened sales this year, a Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst says a boating industry recovery is under way. That means the industry may hold opportunities for investors seeking stocks

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