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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Boat Building News

Venice gondola builders strive to keep tradition alive News24
The gondola builders practise for years before starting to build boats to measure according to each gondolier's weight. "In 1970 I started working and in 1994 I ...
   This Company Does Not Fear Cyclicality DailyFinance
The durability of modern boats makes boat-building a tough business. Fiberglass boats, one of the categories Brunswick manufactures, could last for more than ...
Winners are grinners especially if you are Steber International Yacht and Boat
It's been an exciting, busy and rewarding couple of weeks for the team at Steber International, the east coast's leading fibreglass boat manufacturer. Staff are still ...
A Rising Tide Will Lift These Boating Companies Motley Fool
Powerboat sales rose 18% in September, marking the third consecutive month of double-digit gains. This is great news for the boating industry and boating ...
Nautic 2013: Paris International Boat Show, Porte de Versailles Anyone with a passion for sailing will be spoilt for choice at Nautic 2013, with 800 boats on display, including 200 new models. For 10 days, the city will become .. 
   Crowley companies honored with two Significant Boat awards ... PortNews IAA
Crowley companies honored with two Significant Boat awards International Workboat Show. Together Crowley Maritime Corp. and subsidiary Jensen Maritime, ...
  Chaparral and Robalo ready for Gold Coast Show Yacht and Boat
Chaparral and Robalo Boats are all set for this week's Gold Coast Marine Expo with an impressive line up of boats covering the entire range. With boats on ...
   NZ yacht builders finalists for major international awards Voxy
The prestigious International Superyacht Society (ISS) has named Auckland-based boat builders Alloy Yachts and Yachting Developments and New Plymouth's ...
  Ranger Boats Launches Redesigned Website IceFishingFIRST
FLIPPIN, Ark. (October 29, 2013) - Ranger Boats, in a joint effort with BRP's Evinrude outboard engines, announces the launch of the completely redesigned ...
   US demand for fibre-reinforced plastic composites to rise Reinforced Plastics
Following the economic downturn that began in 2007, the US recreational boating market is beginning to recover with demand expected to grow 8% annually ...
   New company makes custom-crafted fishing boats
Recently they launched Stoner Boatworks in a bay behind the repair shop and will display their new 23-foot custom-built fishing boat at the Fort Lauderdale ...
Danalevi Corporation launches new 22-Foot powerboat Boating Industry “The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is highly-respected and offers access to a broad range of consumers. From those looking for a cool ride on the  

Monday, October 28, 2013

Boat Building News

Luxury catamaran concept features glass-bottom master bedroom Gizmag
Yacht designer Christian Grande has joined forces with award winning Italian actor Pierfrancesco Favino to come up with a "dream" boat design. Dubbed ...
First look: The Center for Wooden Boats' $6.6M education center Seattle Post Intelligencer With construction slated to start this winter, the Center for Wooden Boats recently released artistic renderings of its new education center. The $6.6 million . 
  New Launch: Blohm and Voss 82M superyacht "Graceful" Yacht Forums (press release)
German builder Blohm and Voss recently launched their latest superyacht in the form of the 82-meter "Graceful". The new superyacht is designed overall by H2 ...
Sea Ray announces world premier of new 510 Fly, 350 SLX and ... Boating Industry
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2013) — Sea Ray proudly announces the world premiere of three exciting new models at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat ...

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Boat Building News

Naval Architect Position Open with the US Coast Guard in Baltimore Maryland  Go to the link for the full announcement.

  1. Overview
  2. Duties
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  5. How to Apply
Job Title:Naval Architect, GS-0871- 14
Department:Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:U.S. Coast Guard
Job Announcement Number:14-1041-NE-AW-M


$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 to Wednesday, November 06, 2013




This is a full-time position. - This is a permanent appointment.




1 vacancy - Baltimore, MD View Map


This vacancy is open to Status Candidates and other eligibles.  

Friday, October 25, 2013

Boat Building News

Boatbuilding and Restoration, Composites and Marine Open ... High Performance Composites
The Newport, R.I.-based yacht- and boatbuilding school has scheduled open houses at its Newport and Bristol campuses, for Nov. 8 and 15, respectively.
  Boat repair success story Boating Business
BOAT REPAIR: A Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy graduate has found success with his new mobile repair and maintenance business for leisure craft.
Maine's businesses need a skills partnership with Washington Bangor Daily News
Boatbuilding and other marine trades require advanced training and certifications that are costly for Mainers and their employers. But we're taking the helm and ...
Fall in dollar boosts overseas demand for locally-built boats Courier Mail
Fall in dollar boosts overseas demand for locally-built boats ... confidence levels in one of the state's most prolific boat building firms, Aluminium Boats Australia.
  Carver Yachts Partners With Northpoint Commercial Finance PULASKI, WI--(Marketwired - October 21, 2013) - Marquis Yachts, LLC has named Northpoint Commercial Finance as its inventory floor plan financing partner .
  Have you got something to say? Boating Business
COMMENT: Have you ever felt like responding to what's been said in an article on Boating Business? Want to point out something we missed? Add another ...
Brunswick Corporation : Crestliner Congratulates "Million-Dollar ... MarketWatch Located in Little Falls, Minn., since 1946 Crestliner boats have been designed and built to fulfill boating and fishing aspirations, whether it is competitive angling,  
Gondola builders strive to keep tradition alive Oman Daily Observer
The gondola builders practise for years before starting to build boats to measure according to each gondolier's weight. “In 1970 I started working and in 1994 I ...
Pleasure boat industry is being stifled by government inertia South China Morning Post
Indeed, it is apparent that government intransigence is strangling the local boating industry and stifling Hong Kong's potential to be a thriving boating hub.
Made in Michigan: Grand Craft mahogany boats WZZM
"Out of the boat building business in Holland and the furniture building business in the area, we're very lucky to have these good craftsmen because the boat is ...
  Westlawn Adds Dean of Naval Architecture MarineLink Westlawn Institute of Technology, the not-for-profit educational affiliate of the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), welcomed RADM Gordon G. Piché USCG 

Monday, October 21, 2013

Boat Building News

Yacht design informed by fluid dynamics, natural marine formations ABC News
... hydrodynamic research shaping the design of the hull. (Unique Circle Yachts by Zaha Hadid Architects for Bloom+Voss Shipyards (visualisation Moka-Studio)) ...
Sabre Yachts redesigns 54-foot yacht
RAYMOND – In order to keep up with production growth, Raymond's Sabre Yachts, has been hiring four or five new associates every month for the past six ...
Marine industry executive Parmentier to lead Larson Boat Group Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Previous to CGI, Parmentier was president of the Sea Ray Boat Group through December 2012, overseeing the Brunswick Corp. brands of Sea Ray Boats and ...
Sri Lanka's Neil Marine builds boats for Britain The Sunday Times Sri Lanka ... a Sri Lankan boat builder, one of the biggest players in South Asia is making ... in close collaboration with Fisher Boat Co. in southern England building boats .. 
  Ricketts becomes shipwright apprentice The Star Democrat CBMM's professional shipwright apprentice program provides on-the-job training in wooden boatbuilding techniques through the restoration and maintenance of ..

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Boat Building News

LYME REGIS: Boat building graduate meets Prince of Wales View Online A GRADUATE of the Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis gave a presentation to the Prince of Wales about Boatwork, the new business he has set up using ..

  Students pour themselves into Concrete Canoe competition DrexelNow
Drexel engineering students won't be without a paddle, but they will design, create and eventually race in a canoe made of concrete in the American Society of ...
Foldable boats - what will they think of next? Sydney Morning Herald It was not the first foldable boat ever made – but Graham saw the potential to make it work without the use of clips or latches, nuts and bolts. He planned to make .. 
  German builder plans North American expansion Trade Only Today The Giebelstadt, Germany-based yacht builder will import its first three yachts to the United States for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which runs .
Hui O Waa Kaulua Needs Help To Finish Its Voyaging Canoe MauiTime Weekly
In addition, many canoe parts need sanding and multiple applications of varnish. The Hui also needs volunteers to make 'ukana nets to help outfit the traditional ...
Gulf Craft's latest and largest yacht project till date Superyacht Times
The yacht builders have seen a consolidation into the ones with a solid track record and the ability and resources to deliver the designs and quality that the ...
American Boat & Yacht Council welcomes Membership Manager . Boating Industry
His nautical background includes working for the Annapolis Boat shows as a show manager and years of sailing experience. Kevin is a long time resident of the ...
  Boat noise impacts on young fish ABC Local
North Queensland scientists have found boat engine noise is having a ... James Cook University Professor Mark McCormick says small boats are having a ...

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Boat Building News

New Yacht to Debut at Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show ... Sacramento Bee The dual platform hull configuration, created by Michael Peters Yacht Design, melds Cheoy Lee's history of building high-speed transports with Peters' expertise ..

 ABBRA announces conference speakers Trade Only Today 22-24 at the B Ocean Hotel in Fort Lauderdale and will update participants on opportunities and challenges facing the boatyard/boatbuilding sector, ABBRA ..

Flippin Boat Manufacturer Adding Aluminum Model Product Design & Development
A venture by Ranger Boats into the aluminum boat market marches on with a roll-out ... top competitors, that had long been engaged in aluminum boat building.
Folbot folding boat-maker streamlines operations under new owners Charleston Post Courier
This wooden sign on Azalea Drive once pointed the way to folding kayak-maker Folbot. The company has been in North Charleston for the past 60 years.
Beneteau America and American Sailing Association create ... Boating Industry The new sailboat, ASA First Trainer, will be produced in Beneteau's factory of Marion, South Carolina. Beneteau America and ASA presented the initial drawings .
   Boat presentation set for Oct. 23 meeting Atlanticville
Olsen will talk about his father Olav and his place in Jersey Shore boatbuilding. Olav founded Olsen Boat Works in 1947 and built over 220 sea skiffs for inshore ...
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum 24th annual Wooden ...
Festival goers enjoyed live music, mouth watering food, arts, crafts, the Children's Village, the ever popular Toyota Quick 'n' Dirty Boat Building Contest, a classic ...

Monday, October 14, 2013

Boat Building News

My Boat Plans Review Reveals the Easiest Techniques to Finally ...
The guide has about 518 downloadable boat plans, with 40 video tutorials, a boat-builder's guide, access to a boat designing software, boat safety regulations ...
New bay boat takes serious angler anywhere It also introduced the first full-length rod box, now a standard item on most fishing boats. The bass boat builder had an early appreciation of power, being the first  
Parliament adopts new directive Boating Business
Malcolm Harbour: "This revision of rules on recreational watercraft significantly reduces the overall level of toxic emissions". Photo: European Union 2013.
Training centre for historic dockyard Boating Business
TRAINING CENTRE: A new boatbuilding and heritage skills training centre is to be developed at Portsmouth's historic dockyard using a £3.75m grant from the ...
Massachusetts Marine Trades Association relaunches website Boating Industry
The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association (MMTA) proudly announces the recent relaunch of its website,, the most reliable source for ...
  American Boat & Yacht Council remembers Board Chairman Jack ... Boating Industry He was a naval architect and marine surveyor with many ties to the recreational boating industry. Hornor was the founder and owner of Marine Survey & Design .
Indian yachting industry sinking slowly due to slowdown, high prices ... Economic Times
Yachts have become less visible; there are fewer whites in the sea of blue, and even the yacht owners – who flaunted them some years ago – are now regretting ...
Baker | Will rule change spark boat-building boom?
This week on The Fisheries Broadcast we revealed a little tidbit of news that could have some big implications for both the fishery and the boat building ...
   Willard Marine Delivers Solas Rescue Boats
Willard Marine will showcase its boatbuilding capabilities at the 2013 WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, Oct. 9-11, in Booth 2343. Members of the press are ...
  Even with inclement weather, U.S. Sailboat Show draws a crowd in ... Baltimore Sun
That didn't help Chuck Paine, a prominent boat designer from Maine. The recession forced Paine to close a lucrative yacht design company he had started over ...
From megayachts to dinghies, boat show will be an extravaganza Sun-Sentinel The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is less than three weeks from dropping anchor and organizers say they'll welcome visitors aboard with new and .. 
2014 Boat of the Year Award Nominees Announced Cruising World
Cruising World and Sailing World magazines announced their nominees for the 2014 Boat of the Year awards at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Md. The ...
   Gary high school grad invented offshore rigs, ship designs A pioneering naval architect and businessman who graduated from a Gary high school recently died, after having had an international impact on the design of ..

Friday, October 11, 2013

Boat Building News

In Memorium: I knew Jack. He was an excellent surveyor and a true professional as well as a good friend. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends, and the boating community  John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68 Baltimore Sun
John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 ...
  USA. First 40 HP Torqeedo outboard installed on classic skiff BYM News (press release)
The first installation of Torqeedo's Deep Blue 40 horsepower electric outboard motor has been completed on a newly redesigned Calypso Classic skiff.
MEPs back new rules to make watercraft safer and greener European Parliament (press release)
New rules to make the outboard engines used in sports and leisure watercraft safer and cut their pollutant exhaust emissions by 20% got the thumbs up from the ...
High Court confirms boat builder's right to arrest International Law Office In Westpark Boat Builders Ltd v The Ship "Bayliner 38"(1) the High Court examined whether a boat builder's right to bring an in rem claim in the admiralty .. 
Local boat builders seek to create new market in Korea The Weekly Packet
Maine Classic Boats, a Brooklin-based cooperative representing several Hancock County boat builders, is working with South Korean trade officials to develop a ...
   One Square Mile: Bristol's Boat Building Industry Rhode Island Public Radio
The Rhode Island Marine Trade Association says the boat building industry is ... The sector got whacked, as one boat builder describes it, when the bottom fell ...
Hann building more bulletproof patrol boats Sarasota Herald-Tribune A Hann Peacemaker cruises under the Ringling Bridge on Sarasota Bay on Tuesday during a demonstration of the boat's capabilities. The aluminum patrol . 
Boating Industries Team Up to Tackle Trans-Atlantic Trade Associations Now
Buoyed by expanded trade talks, U.S. and European boating associations have partnered to reduce the regulatory costs and bureaucratic burdens sinking ...
Man behind Gipsy Moth IV restoration found dead Yachting Monthly A leading marine entrepreneur has been found dead at his home just seven days after his company was forced into liquidation and he had been arrested on .. 
   Ocean Alexander consolidates Asian boatyards Trade Only Today
The yard in China will be closed so Alexander can “consolidate key personnel with many years of boatbuilding experience into one yard,” the company said.
Lund Earns CSI Award for Fiberglass and Aluminum Boats MuskieFIRST
"We believe that quality extends well beyond the building of boats," says Geiser. "It's about treating customers with care and respect- listening to their ideas and ...
   ABBRA Opens Registration and Announces Speakers & Topics for ... Sacramento Bee
The event, which focuses strictly on issues important to boatyards, boat builders and ... and challenges facing the boatyard/boatbuilding marine industry sector.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Boat Building News

Traditional Boatbuilding Skills Project in Portsmouth Historic ... AboutMyArea
A Boatbuilding & Heritage Skills Training Centre will beopening in Portsmouth ... the south coast branch of the International Boatbuilding Training College.
Rec Boat Holdings Begins Production of First Jet Boat Best of Boating
scarab-195-ho CADILLAC, Mich. — Rec Boat Holdings' employees celebrated their first production Scarab jet boat with the Scarab 195 HO model rolling off the ...
BoatUS Foundation Environmental Leadership Award to Jim Martin Power Boat - World
The award was presented at the 2013 States Organization for Boating Access ... 'The award recognizes those leaders in the boating community who have made ...
Burger Boat Company On 150 Years Of Yachts
Celebrating their 150th Anniversary at the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show, Thom Conboy, recently appointed Commercial Director of Burger Boat Company, joined ...
Boatbuilder scotches closure rumours It's business as usual at New Plymouth's Fitzroy Yachts despite widespread speculation the luxury boatbuilder was due to close. The rumours followed news in . 
Cobalt Boats hires new VP Product Development and Engineering ... Boating Industry Kim will join Cobalt with 38 years of experience in all aspects of boat building and manufacturing. In addition, he was the President and General Manager for a 
   Volusia boat builders say business is rebounding WFTV Orlando
The Everglades Boat factory is one of a few in Volusia County creating new jobs. "There are hundreds of boat building jobs here and a lot of very skilled ...
   Elco announces partnership with SailTime Boating Industry
The partnership has added an Elco powered Marlow-Hunter 36 foot sailboat, the Vision 360e Hybrid, to the SailTime fleet in Virginia Beach. Elco will be at the ...
   RINA Launches Yacht Marina Certification MarineLink
International certification company RINA Services has launched a new certification scheme for yacht marinas. The MaRINA Excellence scheme focuses on the ...
   Domestic yacht makers growing with China's burgeoning market WantChinaTimes
China has now about 3,000 registered yachts purchased in a continuously growing sector over the past 10 years, and their presence in the nation's coastal lines ...
Yacht market growing buoyant once again International Finance Centre
The yachting industry has faced a number of challenges over the last few years; the global economic downturn affected many and ever changing legislation and ...