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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Boat Building News

Boat-building skills learned as second skiff takes to the water
“It has not only offered local people the opportunity to help build the skiff and learn practical boat-building skills, it also enables and encourages .

  Photo gallery: Sailing back in time as beautiful boats take shape around Norfolk
Boatbuilding is a key industry locally and spring a vital time of preparation for the busy summer season on the waters. Comments; Email; Print. To send ...
 
In Cortez, a fight to preserve the legacy of wooden boat building The craftsman is looking for more volunteers to help carry on the legacy of traditional wooden boat building. AMARIS CASTILLO/Bradenton Herald .
 
  Dreams build the Empire City
After Young died in October, his wife Virginia heard about the Coos Bay Boat Building Center from a friend who lives in the area. Now the boat ...
 
School rows back in history with boat project PETOSKEY — As an Upper Peninsula boat building school replicated a rowboat that carried many fond memories from a family's past, the school also .
 
  Bill Martin knows his way around a wooden boat of any size
Today you can find Martin at Bill Holland's boat yard in D'Iberville, still ... Since he started the tedious model boat building hobby, he has built 10 boats.
 
Tauranga boating identity dies In those days he worked for builder Dave Mytton, and from there he moved into boat building. “When I first came to Tauranga he had a little keelboat, .
 
  Searsport High School students launch their boats
... of Searsport High School students took their math and problem solving skills out of the classroom and into a boat building workshop this winter.
 
  Amory boat maker plans to hire 30 in expansion
AMORY, Miss. -- NauticStar will expand its Monroe County factory to build larger boats, adding 30 jobs. The recreational boat maker, which currently ...

Friday, May 23, 2014

Boat Building News

Bulgarian firm aims to build world's first electric motor yacht
Croatian boat-building company Obrovac (of Elan Power 30 fame) are ... a matter of time until someone took the plunge with an electric motor yacht, ...
  Outremer Yachts make their Australian debut at the Sanctuary Cove Boatshow
Outremer Yachts will make their Australian Debut at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in 2014 with the Outremer 49 design, previous winner of the ..
Pembrokeshire boat making firm acquired out of administration in deal safeguarding 30 jobs
The future of a Pembrokeshire boat making operation has been secured after ... Boat building and ship repair facilities had continued to operate at ..
A versatile workboat from Taska Marine
The company plans to build more Taska 903 vessels as part of a fleet ... The company's directors have all been involved in the boat building, dredging,

Napier boat business shines on national stage
Napier business, Dickey Boats, has scooped four awards at the New Zealand Boat Show held in Auckland recently. The family owned and operated ...
Boat building students sail into great work experience at Falmouth Marine School
There are collectively 25 students from Level 2 and 3 Yacht Fit Out and ... They will be either painting and stripping down the boats or building boat .
  Boat Infusion
Dry fiberglass cloth is layered into the mold and laminators cover the mold with clear plastic material. Infusion boat building methods are increasingly ...
  Local students craft whaleboat for Mystic Seaport
Building the ship was a true collaboration. Hannaford Career Center Diversified Occupation Program teachers, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ..
  Classes & Workshops, May 24
Introduction to Maritime Industry Marine Biology Research 12:30-1 p.m., Coos Bay Boat Building Center, 100 Newmark Ave. near the Empire boat ...
The Boat Village launches regional collaborative in New England
Boats, Front Street Shipyard, Journey's End Marina, Lymann-Morse Boatbuilding, Maine Yacht Center, Newport Shipyard, North Atlantic Marine ...
  The Freda: A Sausalito Triumph
Over the last eight years she has been totally rebuilt through the talents of the Arques Traditional Boat Building School in Sausalito. The Spaulding ...
BRP to hold Evinrude dealer event - Outboard manufacturer takes over Milwaukee shoreline for ...
... business seminars, a tour of the Sturtevant campus and boat builder partner showcases, will include a first-hand look at BRP's latest innovations for ...
  VIDEO: Builder debuts 18-foot electric-powered catamaran
An innovative boat that began as a discussion five years ago at the Miami International Boat Show has come to fruition and stands out as an example ...
  Mustang Marine bought out of administration
Grant Thornton had been appointed administrators to the boat manufacturer in March this year. Alistair Wardell and Nigel Morris of the business ...
Lowestoft boatbuilder's call for 15 apprentices
The boss of a Lowestoft boatbuilding and repairs firm is looking to take on up to 15 apprentices to meet a predicted glut of windfarm business.
Boat sales industry rebounding
At the LOMDA's recent boat show at Dog Days Bar & Grill at the 19 mile marker, interest ran high for 48 and 52 foot cruisers that were on display,

Monday, May 19, 2014

Boat Building News

SYDW 2014 Speaker Spotlight: Jaron Ginton
Following his studies in naval architecture, he has worked on some of the most iconic designs in recent years, including Metsuyan IV and a number of ...
 
Oceanco Hosts the Six Finalists in the Young Designer of the Year Award
The "Young Designer of the Year Award" is a ShowBoats Design Awards competition, presented by Boat International Media, celebrating the best of ...
 
NMMA Canada receives funding for Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training ... experienced boaters the opportunity to get behind the helm and receive on-water training on safe boat handling at the Montreal In-Water Boat Show, ..
 
  Middle School Students Launch Boat
Another boat builder, Cameron McKinney said, “It felt good to learn. Learning math I didn't know and I learned lots of things in this program.”.
 
Boat Show huge success for retailers
In the past the Boat Show has been used to predict how many orders boat builders are going to get over the next summer, and how many staff they will ...
 
  DAVID G. SELLARS ON THE WATERFRONT: Assembly required for new boat at Port Angeles yard Armstrong Marine, the aluminum-boat manufacturer whose headquarters are just off U.S. Highway 101 midway between Port Angeles and Sequim, .
 
  Invigorating Lebanon's boatbuilding sector
Today, however, only a handful of boat manufacturers exist in Lebanon. ... “They don't have much experience in luxury boatbuilding, but at least they ...
 
One of a kind boatyard remains for dedicated amateur builders
"Boatbuilding is carried on with much success in two establishments and some of the native woods are found to be well suited to those purposes.".
  $10M yacht capsizes while being put into water in Anacortes
The boat's builder, Wes, said the vessel went over just as the crew put it in ... The Coast Guard has divers getting the fuel out of the boat and hope to ...
 
Yacht Design Conference Schedule
The organizing committees of Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium (CSYS), High Performance Yacht Design (HPYD) and Innovsail have agreed to ...
 

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Boat Building News

Hinckley Yachts looks to hire EMCC students
TRENTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- It's an 86 year old luxury boat building company in Trenton, and it's looking for a few good workers. Hinckley ...
 
Novices plunder secrets of Viking boat building at Franklin The Wooden Boat Centre, nestled on the bank of the Huon River, aims to continue the traditional practices of Vikings by teaching students their ..
 
Marine Concepts celebrates 20 years of business
The company primarily offered services to the boatbuilding industry, but an effort to diversify (under parent company JRL Ventures Inc) in the early and ...
 
  Olympia Wooden Boat Fair Sails into Town this Weekend
Saturday only, kids will have the opportunity to build their own boats. The Boat Building Booth encourages children to use their imaginations and build ...
 
Classic Boat Show brings vintage vessels to Gig Harbor bay Mueller organizes the Classic Boat Show at the Tides Tavern, which premiered last year with 12 boats. This year it runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May ..
 
Reviewed: Baysport 585 Sports
Baysport is a Queensland-based fibreglass boat manufacturer that, until a few years back, was trading under the name of Freedom Boats.
Molly O. Molter, boat decorator
Molly O. Molter, who was the last surviving member of the family that owned Owens Yacht Co. and was known as "The Lady Boat Builder," died May 2 ...
 
BUSY HANDS: Rebuilding a canoe business
He didn't just lose a building and his boats, he temporarily lost his way of life - the ability to create boats. Moore had to restart his 10-year-old company ...
  Southern Wind launches 32 metre superyacht Farfalla
The yacht has been designed by Nauta Yacht Design for the general design, deck and interior design and Farr Yacht Design for the naval architecture, ...
  Wisconsin middle school teacher donates time to help students build wooden canoes
Pugh is teaching the students the practical skills they need to build a boat, including using hand and power tools and making precise measurements.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Boat Building News

Puget Sound's maritime heritage goes on display
... and glass-fronted Balfour Dock building on May 10. Exhibits include model boats and interactive boat-building. www.fosswaterwayseaport.org ..

Defence minister impressed by rigid boat manufacturer
DEFENCE Secretary Philip Hammond has been given a guided tour of a Wincanton business specialising in Rigid Inflatable Boats for military facilities ...
  Rocky Sailing: Boat Industry Focuses on Value in a Sea of Deals
Five years after the recession, boat lovers are searching online and shopping on Craigslist for their next boat. In response, manufacturers are ...
 
  Extraordinary pictures show ship builders in Indonesia crafting 80ft schooner by sheer man power 
But on Tanjung Bira Beach, traditional craftsmen continue their centuries old tradition of building their traditional wooden twin-masted Phinisi sailing ...
 
The next step in stopping invasive species: New boat designs? Now that high-stakes fight is shifting to boat design. ... On Wednesday, the American Boat and Yacht Council, which develops widely used safety ..
 
Boats 'seas' the day
Nearby at the Wooden Boat Show, hosted by the N.C. Maritime Museum, there were 53 boats on display, a Wooden Boats Kids area, demonstrations ...
  PBS' 'Craft in America': keeping alive timeless traditions
... on KCTS, tells the delightful stories of four U.S. artisans: a San Franciso quilter; an Amesbury, Mass., boat builder; a Hendersonville, N.C., mill owner ...
 
The Landing School Partners with EdTek Services, Inc.
Today, the school has grown to incorporate diploma and Associate's degree curriculums with concentrations in four programs: Wooden Boat Building ...
 

Friday, May 2, 2014

Boat Building News

New Design: Tug in a Container
Ben3D BV Naval Architecture has introduced the ContainerTug 600S in collaboration with Oonincx Shipbuilding. It is a strong, compact Dutch built ..

  The Coolest Trends In Northern Michigan Boating
No rope necessary: just cruising along an endless wave. Boat manufacturer MasterCraft recently unveiled it's new surf system par excellence, which ...
 
Croatia's only female boat builder, 17, shines at DHMB 2014 Special
She is pretty, forthright, charming and talented, and at just 17, Croatia's only female small boat builder Zorana Nevescanin was celebrating a ...
 
  Life goes on for Boulder Bank boatbuilder Nelson's maverick houseboat builder is showing a philosophical bent, painting ''Life will go on long after money'' on the outer wall of his condemned .
 
Boatbuilding co. opens in Eastport
The Quoddy Tides reported the new company, started by Canadian boatbuilder Cory Guimond, is seeking a $100,000 Community Development Block ...
  A boat show for the ladies
THE Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) Women on Water program returns in 2014 with a pamper-packed entertainment schedule ...
 
Antique Boat Museum to celebrate power boating's past in May 2 opener
The outside of La Duchesse at the Antique Boat Museum. ... “We want to show the boats in a way that it was presented to people then,” Mr. Smith said.
  UK Marine Insurance Specialists IRCM Announce New Insurance Product Bundle for Boat Builders
UK Marine Insurance specialists IRCM have launched a new product bundle aimed at boat builders. In addition to specialist marine trades protection ...
 
At the Helm: Is a custom boat in your future?
Any boat builder can custom-rig their boats, but only a handful of builders can custom-make a boat for their customer, and even fewer build them with ...
  Boat part manufacturing company plans to add 100 jobs, invests $2.5 million in South Ga. plant
NASHVILLE, Georgia — A company that manufactures parts for boats is planning to create 100 jobs in south Georgia over the next two years. Gov.
VIDEO: Viking Yachts wraps up busy 50th anniversary month “The 62 came out at the VIP boat show preview just prior to the Miami International Yacht and Brokerage Show, and I finally got a boat to shoot .