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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Boat Building News

Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory
Boat building is perhaps the perfect pursuit---there is craftsmanship, more than a little math and science, and great artistry. Great boats and ships ...
  Olin Stephens Designed Faster Yachts, Dominated America's Cup
Youthful obsession filled the sails of yacht designer Olin Stephens II. When he wasn't steering his family's 16-foot dinghy off Cape Cod, he was diving ...
  Yacht Assembly
We are seeking candidates with boat building and/or woodworking experience as well as candidates with deck assembly experience. We are willing ...
  IYRS Will Host Open House for Boatbuilding and Restoration Program on December 5th IYRS students spend two academic years training to become advanced woodworkers through wooden boatbuilding in Newport, RI, a boating and .
Wausau native wins at superyacht building The World Superyacht Award is a prestigious prize bestowed by Boat ... He designed the Onika for Design Marine Industries, a boat-building firm in .
  Florida man accused of six-figure fraud in sale of engines to boat builder NEW ORLEANS – A manufacturer of commercial boats says a marine broker doing business in Louisiana backed out of a deal to buy engines but kept .
  Three executives resign at Bass Pro-owned boat manufacturer
Three top executives have resigned at Fishing Holdings, the Arkansas-based boat manufacturer acquired by Springfield-based Bass Pro Shops.
  Pacific class boat program will create 600 jobs in Cairns Sharon Dawson of Dawsons Group of Companies believes a $2 billion patrol boat building and servicing contract “will transform our community and .
  Boston Whaler named VMA 'Manufacturer of the Year'
Boston Whaler boats make their way down the assembly line at the ... Inc. as its Lou Fifer Manufacturer of the Year at its 35th annual awards banquet.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Boat Building News

ABYC E-Learning Annoucement
ABYC is proud to announce the development of online marine training courses. The new E-Learning platform will host multi-module courses with multimedia demonstrations and interactive learning tools as well as on-demand informational webinars. Continuing Education Units are available for some of the courses and more CEU courses are under development now, many of which are free.

Utilizing ABYC's E-Learning platform affords the student the opportunity to learn at their own pace, save potentially thousands in travel expenses to attend on-site courses, and complete courses without ever leaving their living rooms.
We are now in the final stages of development of our E-Learning platform. 3 classes have already been completed with several more in the works. Look for announcements in the near future for the release of ABYC's new direction in learning
 Contact Matthew Wienold at for more information.

 Brunswick Acquires Garelick, Adding Depth and Breadth to Marine Parts & Accessories Business
... distribution operations, which offer same-day or next-day delivery throughout most of the scope of its operations as well as boat builder relationships ...
Luxury boat maker in Northants warns of 'significant' job losses
A statement issued by the company reads: "Since last month's acquisition of Fairline Boats Limited, Britain's leading luxury yacht manufacturer, new ...
  Regulator Marine becomes MRAA platinum member
Offshore sportfishing boat manufacturer Regulator Marine is partnering with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as a platinum member, ...
Phoenix Trailers announces personnel move
Boat trailer manufacturer Phoenix Trailers said it named a new Southern regional sales manager as a direct result of taking over manufacturing and ...
  METS short-lists builders for achievement awards The first Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement will be handed out on Nov. 18 at METS during a gala dinner at the National Maritime Museum .

Marine Log
Workboats and Patrol Boats: Small but Mighty
The boat builder's Defiant class is among its most popular models, and at this month's International Workboat Show, Metal Shark will showcase its new ...
Expansion keeps elite boat maker in Lansing With the help of Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Lansing Economic Area Partnership and grants that brought sewer lines to the building

Monday, November 2, 2015

Boat Building News

Tour-boat safety regulations must be reviewed: marine engineering expert
... should trigger a review of Canadian marine safety regulations governing the stability of tour ships, says an expert on naval architecture and marine .

Tragedy Raises Questions Over Whale Watching Boat Safety
The bow of the Leviathan II, a whale-watching boat that capsized on ... There's a bottom-line business interest in maintaining safety standards,” he said ...
  Business principles 101: Don't compete against yourself
Several small boat manufacturers have models for every foot of length, from 14 ... Before the retail store adds a manufacturer's product line to the list of ...
R1.4bn tender awarded for boat industry Cape Town - Boat building was a developing sector in the ocean economy that could support the objectives of industrial growth, especially with a R1.4 ..