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Monday, June 30, 2014

Boat Building News

Historical society expands Boat Building Program into schools
The Lewes Historical Society annually hosts a Family Boat Building Weekend over Father's Day weekend. With the guidance of The Lewes Historical ..

  Maine canoes to appear in Ralph Lauren showroom
(NECN: Amy Sinclair, Freeport, Maine) - A small boat building company in Freeport, Maine, has just landed the kind of product placement most ..

DA to produce 'unsinkable' fishing boats
Tagged as “Bangkang Pinoy,”, these boats will distributed by the ... Rehabilitation Initiative that targets to build more than 30,000 fishing boats for ...
Boatbuilding exhibition at Emsworth Museum
James Duncan Foster built boats, supplied timber, sand and gravel, and farmed oysters in Emsworth in the 1800s. He was also involved in building .

High dollar, Govt neglect sinks Kiwi boat building - Cunliffe
The New Zealand marine industry is sinking thanks to a falsely high dollar and a Government asleep at the wheel, Labour Leader David Cunliffe said .

LYME: Boat builders launch latest fleet
LYME Regis Boat Building Academy's latest students launched six handmade boat and a paddle board last week, built during an intensive 38-week ..

And aweigh we go: WoodenBoat Show returns to Mystic
A building experience:One of the many interesting aspects of the event is the Family BoatBuilding tent. Visitors can watch as families and teams build ...
Four Winns Has New Owner
Julie Johnson of Rec Boat Holdings said the new company is keeping the local management team. It's also family owned and devoted to boat building ...
  Boatbuilder riding high on demand
Surtees Boats, the Bay of Plenty-based recreational fishing boat manufacturer, is looking to gear up its production capabilities in response to strong ...

  Millennium Marine Brings Jobs to Washington County
“Happy to have boat building back in Eastport, happy to have people working here in Eastport,” said Corey Guimond, President, Millennium Marine.
  Riva Launch New 37m M/Y Mythos The result of a collaboration between yacht Designer Mauro Micheli, Advanced Yacht Technology & Design and the Interior Design and Technical .
  Invercargill boat builder lands big contract BUSINESS LIFT: Stabicraft managing director Paul Adams in his boat-building factory where eight commercial boats are being manufactured for the .
  Van Munster Boats is looking for an apprentice boatbuilder Van Munster boat builders are world recognised within the marine industry as an advanced composite boat yard specialising in the manufacture of .

Monday, June 23, 2014

Boat Building News

The Landing School will graduate 78 students
Graduates in the marine systems, yacht design, composite boat building and wooden boat building programs will hear speaker Michael Peters, ...
  In celebration of LHS Boat Build
I would like to celebrate the teams, sponsors and volunteer crew of another great Lewes Historical Society Father's Day Weekend Boat Build.
Traditional Filipino boat gets makeover
Manila: The banca — the hardy Philippine wooden boat known as an ... Fibreglass has been used as a boatbuilding material since the late 1940s.
Storied Tacoma shipyard in foreclosure
During the middle of the last century, Martinac specialized in building large ... In the early '90s Tacoma Boatbuilding Co. closed its two shipyards.
Finger Lakes Boating Museum set to open today HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. — The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is set to ... Many of the boats were made by a boat manufacturer in nearby Penn Yan ..
Greenock man's tribute to boat building ancestor
The 20ft-long wooden skiff had lain forgotten in a Skye shed since 1913, but was lovingly restored in every detail by local boat builder Iain MacLean ...
  Webb Institute
15 with bachelor of science degrees in naval architecture and marine engineering. COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERRichard Goldbach, retired CEO of ...
  Atkin sailing into 40th anniversary with WoodenBoat Darien resident Pat Atkin has been running Atkin & Co., a wooden boat design ... The show includes boat displays, family boat building, expert skills .

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Boat Building News

Building the world's best at Buffalo's Allen Boat Co.
Could you build one for us?' ” Allen said of his father. “And all of a sudden he wasn't building one boat for one guy, he was building five or six and next ...
  Rec Boat Holdings unveils Scarab 165 jet boat Michigan boatbuilder Rec Boat Holdings has pulled the covers off its latest ... Roch Lambert, group president of Rec Boat Holdings, described the .
  Sea Otter Boats in voluntary liquidation After an encouraging London Boat Show – where for the last two years a Sea Otter was the only narrowboat displayed – there was a dip in orders .
IFBSO, the International Federation of Boat Show Organisers, concluded its annual Congress
IFBSO “reloaded” – the International Federation of Boat Show Organisers concludes it most successful Congress in recent history and celebrates a ...
  Boat Building Clinic Kapstone Container presented the event in anticipation of the Great Boat ... Cardboard for boat building will be provided free to all contestants with a 

ISA Launches First Hybrid Yacht: Silver Wind
Silver Wind is a 3-deck planing composite motor yacht that uses innovative design to influence the owner and guest experience on board. Focused on ...
  River Museum workshop: Build your own skiff This summer's boat building workshop at the Connecticut River Museum will feature the CRM 12, an adapted Bevin's Skiff kit suitable for beginner
  Deadline for Great Lakes Boat Building School Canoe Building Class Is June 25
Participants in the Great Lakes Boat Building School's Sassafras canoe-building class have until Wednesday, June 25, to sign up and order kits.
SCIGRIP Solar Boat successfully completes sea trials
The SCIGRIP Solar Boat Team possess a wealth of experience in terms of design, mechanical and boat building skills and the use of advanced ...

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Boat building News

Bilgin launches 45m superyacht Elada
Turkish shipyard Bilgin Yachts have launched superyacht Elada this weekend. Bilgin and H2 Yacht Design joined forces again on this distinctive new ...
  Rotary offers cardboard boat building class To help boat builders and racers get started the Monticello Rotary Club is offering a free class called “How to Build a Cardboard Boat” on June 19 at 7 .
Boat museum readies for launch
When open, the museum will have a boat-building shop, a children's house and an exhibit to showcase a Thousand Islands boat-builder. All of the ...
Deep Impact Boats signs deal with PierVantage
Deep Impact Boats selected PierVantage to run its operations with its ... “Our customer base now includes builders like Lyman Morse Boat Building ...
  $2m boost for Valley boat building
THE Clarence Valley boat building industry has received a huge vote of confidence with the announcement of a multi-million dollar export deal.
  Century Boats makes splash, gets Pasco's blessing You can only hold it back so long," said boat builder Bryan Lucius, 35, who ... "Builders are operating with a much leaner manufacturing style. We're ..
  Dream boats: the masters of wooden yacht building
The shed, next to the vast harbour at Ipswich on the Suffolk coast, is Spirit Yacht's assembly building/woodstore/paintshop/trimshop/design office/head ...
  Learn to Build Boats Saturday TWIN FALLS • In preparation for its first annual Great Boat Float at Dierkes Lake in August, Kapstone Container will hold a free boat-building clinic ..
  A boat like no other He was a boat builder, and Waratah was the centre of boat building in the early 1900s due to a ready supply of huon pine. Griffths built the Thistle in .
  Projects currently under construction at Feadship
Naval architecture is by Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects, with interior design by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. She accommodates 8 guests, ...
  Malibu Boats agrees to buy Australia licensee Malibu Boats' manufacturing plant in Loudon on Thursday, August 9, 2012. An average twelve boats are finished each day. (Saul Young/News ..
  Lyme boat builder receives royal recognition BOAT builder Gail McGarva of Lyme Regis is set to be recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List and awarded a British Empire Medal for her ..
  Boat-building business starts operations in Eastport Workers at Millennium Marine clean up after a day spent building boats at the company's new shop in Eastport. Company president and CEO Cory

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Boat Building News

Builder says overturned 90-foot yacht passed stability review
The boat was subjected to a stability review by the independent architect, who found the boat was properly ballasted for her launching condition, said ...
Kanawha City man builds wooden boat from scratch
This Alan Jackson song, “Drive, For Daddy Gene,” was all the inspiration Kanawha City resident Mike Abernethy needed to build a boat of his own.
  Building a big boat
Clockwise from upper right: Ken Curlee, comanager of Farley Boat Works, spreads a polyester cloth over the wooden hull of the schooner before a ...
Inside Feadship: The Art of Obsessive Creativity
Hull number 686 is an 83 metre under construction followed by hull #687 which measures 60.35m designed by Sinot Yacht Design; #689 which is a ...
  One slot opens in LHS Family Boat Building Weekend June 13-15 Due to unforeseen circumstances, one of the preregistered families will not be able to participate in the Lewes Historical Society's Family Boat Building .
Alexandria shipbuilders struggle to survive Alexandria is known for its boatbuilding and repair workshops which first gained prominence during the era of Mohammed Ali Pasha. [Waleed Abu .
Rockport-built clipper ship coming to Belfast
Peterson said the ship is dependent upon grants in addition to retail ... the inland side of Route 1 — that would allow boatbuilding related businesses.
  Boat maker plans 30 Wirral jobs BOAT manufacturer Alucatz Catamarans is planning to take on 30 staff in the Wirral after moving to the area.It has taken 15,000 sq ft at Peel Group's .
  Ship builder's pledge to secure town's manufacturing industry
If given the go-ahead they will see two, 28 metre boat building platforms constructed on the quay at Eskside Wharf, a new floating dry dock and the ...
  Associate Editor Brooklin, Professional BoatBuilder magazine, a leading international trade publication for boat builders, designers, and repairers, seeks a full-time ..
Wildcat Marine and AMC announce two new WFSVs
UK-based vessel operator Wildcat Marine Ltd. And UK-based boatbuilder Aluminium Marine Consultants Ltd. Have announced an agreement for the ...
  Maritime centre volunteers build Wendy's House tugboat
The Cowichan Wooden Boat Society agreed to donate the labour. With a reputation for excellence in wooden boat building this was a perfect fit.
  Leland's boat helps in the battle: Veteran builds boat while fighting cancer, donates it to Texas charity Wanting to help with his depression, Rachelle gave Leland an ad from the local paper looking for volunteers at Farley Boat Works, a boat building and .
  Great Lakes Boat Building School graduates have the tools to succeed
“We are primarily a vocational school that teaches students the art and craft of wooden boat building,” said William “Bud” McIntire, director of ...
A view from North Kingstown: Louis Sauzedde can build just about anything on a boat
Louis Sauzedde, of North Kingstown, has been restoring and building boats for most of his life. His father was a quahogger who dabbled in ...
  Al Marakeb Puts High Seas Safety First UAE-based boat builder Al Marakeb has issued a statement explaining how it considers safety to be the most important feature of its range of ocean ..
  Boat builder fears World Heritage restrictions on specialty timber
Kettering wooden boat builder Andrew Denman has provided a submission to UNESCO on behalf of the alliance, asking it to defer its decision.
Smoother sailing predicted from once-stressed boat industry
Boat builders put some of the finishing touches on a boat that is nearly ready to leave Jupiter Marine's Palmetto manufacturing facility. MATT M.
  Surprise win for Waikato student boat builders Each year, convenor of the Foundations of Engineering paper Dr Rob Torrens organises the boat building project for all first year engineering students

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Boat Building News

Searsport community gathers to launch student-built boats
Seven students participated in the boat-building program, which acts as a real-world application of math and science skills. This year's program, which ..

Yacht Freda's relaunch in Sausalito 125 years in the making
Meanwhile, in a big tent just down the road from Spaulding Boat Works on the northern Sausalito waterfront, another group is building a replica of the

Scholarships for boat building program
This year, scholarships are available for young people ages 12 and up who wish to take the Youth Boat Building Program from August 4-15.
  Gulf Craft Named one of the World's 10 Superyacht Builders at the Beirut Boat Show
Gulf Craft was recently named one of the world's top 10 superyacht builders. During the Beirut Boat Show, the company stated that they see the ...
Economy's rising tide propels recreational boat sales
How bad was the recession for boat sales? Jahn said that in the boom years of 2005-2007 "we'd sell 20 to 30 boats at the Fort Myers Boat show alone.
GE Capital Provides Strategic Financing Program to Leading North American Marine Manufacturer ... ... today it has extended its strategic floorplan financing agreement with Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI), a major boat manufacturer buying group .
  Front Street Shipyard selects PierVantageTM for new operation
To support the new semi-production boat building operation, Front Street Shipyard recently leased a 15,000-square-foot building in Bucksport, Maine, ...
  A Legacy of Craftsmanship
Ellis wanted to build boats for a living, but he had no space to do so. Bunker had lots of space, but he had no idea how to build a boat. Together, they ...
  Lewes Family Boat Build Weekend June 13 -15
The Lewes Historical Society will rekindle this art in Lewes as part of Family Boat Building Weekend over Father's Day Weekend Friday through ...
  A Boat Builders Paradise
As I've stated in past columns, our area was once a hub of new boat ... the notion that Orange County was the largest boat building area in the country.