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Friday, July 5, 2013

Boat Building News

GRP Craftsman/Boatbuilder
Career Engineer
They are looking for a skilled boatbuilder who can work using a variety of materials, has knowledge of the latest manufacturing techniques and machinery, can read drawings and work to tight tolerances. Main responsibilities and attributes will include ...

British yard to market and build air-supported vessels
Offshore Shipping Online
Alnmaritec, the UK-based boatbuilder, has signed a collaboration agreement with the Norwegian company Effect Ships International (ESI) in order to exploit market opportunities related to the commercial application of ESI's patented Air Supported Vessel 

Ted Hood, Sailing Innovator and Champion Yachtsman, Dies at 86
New York Times
By BRUCE WEBER. Published: July 4, 2013. Ted Hood, a yachtsman, sailmaker, rigging builder and boat designer, not to mention a helmsman who captained Courageous, the 1974 America's Cup winner, died on Friday in Middletown, R.I. He was 86.

  Antique and Classic Boat Show winners announced
Akron Leader Publications
COVENTRY — The 38th annual Portage Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show was presented June 29 at the docks at On Tap at the Harbor and Nicoletti's at Park Place. The free event is presented by the North Coast Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat ..

 Dates 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show announced
Superyacht Times
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 31-Nov 4, 2013. Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. . A wide ...

 South River canoe maker dips into training fund
Northern Ontario Business
“The funding announced today will enable Swift Canoe to move forward with its new manufacturing system and implement its state-of-the-art fusion technology, further positioning the company as an industry leader in production of high-quality canoes and ...

 Fishermen introduced to fiber glass canoes
After a careful study of the operations of fishermen along the country's coast, the company thought it wise to transfer the technology of fiber glass canoes and boats construction concept from Egypt to Ghana, to assist the fishermen, he said, noting

VIDEO: Big gathering for launch of 'Endurance'
Guide and Gazette
'Endurance' was launched from the slipway at MacKay's Boatbuilder as hundreds thronged the harbourside to get a view of the scarlet catamaran which will be used to fish for lobster. Owner Neil Pattison (39) was pleasantly surprised by the public response.

 A Kiwi by any other name
New Zealand Herald
So, too, does another Invercargill alloy boat builder - Kiwi Engineering & Marine (manufacturers of the Kiwi-Kraft range) might not have an Auckland dealer but does have boats plying the many and varied waters of Australia. Examples include an 11m .

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