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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Boat Building News

Mercedes-AMG, the high-performance division of the German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, and custom boat builder Cigarette Racing have ...
Groups market former boat factory ... The boat manufacturer ceased operations that in 2012 employed more than 300. ... "This building is so large.
The ABYC Foundation announced a vessel donation program that will accept ... and development of American Boat & Yacht Council safety standards.

He explained that, with every boat built to order, customers are effectively buying a manufacturing "slot" in which the boat will be made.
  Part of that quest led Smotrich to found the high school's Boatbuilding Club. "I've always been a very nautical-oriented person," Smotrich said. "I'm a ..
  HAMMONDSPORT — The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is mounting a $15,000 fundraising campaign to help pay for a boat building education

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Boat Building News

Although the New Orleans boat builder had successfully sold his boats to the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers, the Navy was more ...
This boat is designed to be taken apart and will serve as a kit to other CBC boat building classes. The New Bedford Whaling Museum provided a

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Boat Building News

In the spirit of our continuing industry outreach effort, we would like to make the new Boating Safety Circular #90 available to you to inform boat builders and the recreational boating public in general of the latest safety related news and announcements in the form of a brief newsletter.
     Please click on the link below or paste it to your browser for a pdf version of the BSC #90
     You may also view past issues in
        U.S. Coast Guard
        Office of Auxiliary & Boating Safety
        Product Assurance Branch (CG-BSX-23)

Boat Building News

Also featured are ship models by the late model builder Paul Carter of Madras, ... charts of Coos Bay provided by the Coos Bay's Boat Building Center.
Kazulin Boats, makers of handcrafted luxury sports boats. Based in Cornwall, ON the company is led by Tony Kazulin, a seventh-generation boat ...
The judges sung the yacht's praises, noting its sleek, sophisticated style, practical design and unrivalled quality and on-board comfort. In Portoroz ...
DHAKA, June 1 (Xinhua) -- In riverine Bangladesh, boats are still the key means of transportation and large numbers of people are still reliant on boats ...
Ben Ainslie is passionate about developing precision boat-building technologies on the south coast, while Land Rover pursues similar developments ...
Macduff Shipyards has pledged to redevelop a crumbling harbour site in the town to breathe fresh life into the boat-building industry. The firm's ...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Boat Building News

... using and caring for the river and its environs and, of course, if enough money is raised, helping to fund apprenticeships in traditional boat-building.
MFV (Motorised Fishing Vessel) UK has leased a hanger at Mount Batten, Plymouth. to build the boat, and it hopes to take orders for another three.
Rossiter Boats said it is experiencing double-digit growth and the Canadian boatbuilder also said it doubled its dealer base during the last 12 months.
The 10th class of wooden boat builders was graduated from Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville Saturday, May 27, a perfect sunny day in ...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Boat Building News

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Join the 3,000+ professionals around the country who have earned their ABYC Certified Technician status. Certification classes are coming up in Washington and British Columbia! 
ABYC Gasoline Engine Certification 
The gasoline engine certification takes a non-brand specific look at gasoline engine theory and troubleshooting. Additionally, you will learn marine specific installation requirements found in ABYC Standards and USCG requirements.
July 19-21, 2017
Anacortes, Washington
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ABYC Diesel Engine Certification 
This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine systems design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards. 
August 23-25, 2017
Anacortes, Washington
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ABYC Marine Systems Certification 
This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine systems design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards.
September 18-21, 2017
Port Hadlock, Washington
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ABYC/NMEA Combined Training
This 4 day training event will focus two of the days on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics standards and training. Attendees will earn 3 certifications. 
September 26-29, 2017
Bellevue, Washington
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ABYC Marine Electrical Certification
This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 - 5 years’ experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards
October 23-26, 2017 
Vancouver Island, BC
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Boat Building News

The boat was designed by Pete Buescher, a design engineer for Donald L. Blount .... Boats are inherently beautiful, he said, and building one can be ...
A luxury boat builder in Peterborough is taking on apprentices just 15 ... brand that delivers beautifully designed luxury boats to a worldwide audience.
Groupe Beneteau, a French-based boat manufacturing company, celebrated the 30th anniversary of the opening of its first U.S. manufacturing plant in ...
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is considering a potential closure of its Naval Architecture course after suspending its intake of students, ...
Rick Myers, a student at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock received a $1,450 scholarship to continue his vocational ...
The boat was owned and mastered by Warwick and Gwen Tompkins, ... Despite the dominance of synthetic materials in the boatbuilding industry as a ...
More than 700 students from 43 Southern California high school teams to race solar-powered boats they built over the past six months. The event ...

Monday, May 15, 2017

Boat Building News

The US Coast Guard has published a request for comments on the Table of Outboard Weights used by manufacturers to calculate the amount of flotation needed for outboard powered boats under 20 feet in length. The current table has not been updated since 1984.  The Coast Guard is proposing to use the table published by the American Boat And Yacht Council (ABYC) in 2012.  See the following link for the notice, and the procedure to submit comments. Comments must be submitted by July 5, 2017.

Recreational Boat Flotation Standards-Update of Outboard Engine Weight Test Requirements

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Boat Building News

With this new technology, Infinity can produce styles of woven vinyl fabric more intricate than ever before – providing boat manufacturers the ability to .

... composite molds (open and closed), and CNC molds for fiberglass boat manufacturers. Marine Concepts also produces gelcoat and fiberglass parts ...
Currently under construction for San Juan are several 40' and 50' Volvo Penta IPS models with plans to have one in the fall boat shows, including the ...

Boating Industry magazine, a publication serving all segments of the ... representatives and manufacturers—has named the all-new Honda Marine .
The addition includes a new large-boat building with added manufacturing space and other facility improvements. The new 10,500-square-foot facility ...
Regulator is the only boat manufacturer to have the designation for meeting the ... that number to meet the demand for its fiberglass sportfishing boats.
Malibu Boats is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of performance sport boats, with the #1 market share position in the United States 

Vic Fasolino of Beaufort takes the purists route by using only hand tools without electricity during the ninth annual National Boatbuilding Challenge on ...