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30 7月 2014

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Norcold is recalling boat and RV refrigerators that can catch fire.  see
They are being sued ( a class action)  by two law firms
  Zimmerman and Reed
Seeger Weiss

If you have one of the refrigerators you should contact Norcold.  

28 7月 2014

Boat Building News

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Bollinger Shipyards gets contract for more Coast Guard cutters

Bollinger Shipyards has been awarded a $255 million contract to build six more Fast Response Cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard. The funding brings …
Fire damages new boatbuilding shop in Eastport

EASTPORT, Maine — A fire at a boatbuilding business destroyed one boat under construction, heavily damaged another, and caused widespread …
  empire began over lunch

Stabicraft Marine is now the largest boat manufacturer in the south and a successful exporter. Stabicraft Marine Ltd was built from the ground up by …
  Lehr Inc. outboard engines ditch gasoline for propane

One of Lehr’s challenges is persuading boat builders to use its engines, especially since Brunswick Corp., the nation’s largest boat manufacturer, …
Building by hand floats retiree’s boat

By that, I mean that he not only studied up enough to build, rig and power the gleaming sloop over the past three years. He also cut cedar and white …

  Voluntary Standards Cover the Spectrum: From Recreational Boating to Water Conservation

Water sports and recreational boating are staples of summertime fun. According to the United States Coast Guard Boating Safety Division, there are ..

  Cruisers unveils new boat models in Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay is just across the bay from Oconto where the boats are built, and … Yachts that the company said boasts the largest cockpit seating in its class. … tional owns boat brands Cruisers Yachts, Cruisers Sport Series and …
  European Institute of Yacht Design partners with IMITFair 2014

With the European Institute of Yacht Design as new partner, the first international marine interiors trade fair and convention IMITFair 2014 gains ..
. Baden joins CBMM as shipwright apprentice

Baden recently attended The Landing School’s wooden boatbuilding program in Arundel, Maine, where he mastered the fundamentals of constructing .

23 7月 2014

Boat Building News

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Summerville boat builder to add 150 jobs

Prospective buyers look over an array of boats during a recent boat show in Charleston. Boat sales are on the upswing as the economy continues to …
  House approves temporary extensinon of sport fishing and boating fund

But extension of this support for recreational fishing and boating was … The U.S. Coast Guard also uses some of the money for boating safety projects.
  Support for Unst boat builder

Pictured are Brydon Barclay of Unst Inshore Services (left) and HIE’s David Priest. A BOAT building company in Shetland is developing a new fast …
FAU students build robotic boat for competition

  Tige Boats joins the American Boatbuilders Association

The roster of membership in the ABA is an industry Who’s Who of strong, independent boat manufacturing companies. “Since the establishment of …


17 7月 2014

Boat Building News

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Will Tacoma’s boatbuilding legacy last a century?

In 1917, Joe M. Martinac joined with my grandfather, Martin A. Petrich, in founding Western Boat Building Co. At year’s end, Martinac left as they were …
SDGF&P Conservation Officers Stress Boating Safety

Schmahl says boating handbooks are helpful and inform boaters of rules and requirements. He says Conservation Officers take boating safety very …

  The boatbuilding history of the Pardy’s

Students across the province once again prepared projects for the annual Heritage Fair. It is rather unique. In most provinces the subject of history is …
  Report: UK Marine Industry has £6.2b Impact

Many marine companies reported good sales at our two last boat shows – PSP Southampton in September and London in January – and it is very …
Boat building class @ Cape Cod Maritime Museum

Students will learn from the experienced boat builders how to build a Bevins Skiff in this eight week course. Instructors provide historic and traditional …

  Honouring the tradition of wooden boats

“The desire to build a boat is the desire of youth, unwilling yet to accept the idea of a final resting-place. It is for that reason, perhaps, that, when it …
New builder of National Squib

… Rondar Race Boats, the NSOA are choosing a reputable builder with a proven pedigree of building high quality boats to strong level of consistency.”.

  The next big thing in boats is small, and getting smaller

Port Townsend is at the epicenter of a global downsizing trend in boats, leading the way with smaller-boat designs, boatbuilding workshops,

15 7月 2014

Boat Building News

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Custom yacht builder, Sea Force IX, jumps into production market

A South American oil company’s order for 26 of the 45-foot-long water taxis has kept Sea Force IX’s boat building facility busy building nothing else for .

Grant cash will launch boat skills

A PROJECT to train apprentices in traditional boatbuilding on the banks of the Clyde has just set sail with more than £350,000 worth of funding.


Students get first-hand look at Electric Boat manufacturing

Students get first-hand look at Electric Boat manufacturing … They also got an overview of the sub building process in EB’s model room, where scaled …
Belews Lake Course Teaches Boating Safety

In 2013, there were more than 4,000 boating accidents in the U.S. Of those, nearly 600 people died, and another 2,000 people were injured, according …
Quick “n Dirty Boat Building takes place in Tatamagouche

“It’s a fundraiser for the boat shop and a way to stimulate interest in wooden boat building,” said Keith Driver, boat shop manager. “We’re a non-profit …




11 7月 2014

Boat Building News

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Celebrating the wooden boat

The boat building workshop in Trinity. Glen Vokey (left) is a seasoned local boat builder, Chip Tamason (centre) is a summer resident who is learning …
  Entries sought for DCMM Boat Festival

The Sikaflex Challenge boat building competition returns with construction taking place Saturday and the race on Sunday. Participants are restricted in …
SAFE Boats International awarded contract for additional Navy boats

BREMERTON — SAFE Boats International (SBI) has been awarded a contract to provide the United States Navy four additional Mk VI patrol boats with …
Esteemed boat builder passes

“He really drew people out and engaged them in conversation,” Street said Monday, reflecting on the long life of the boat builder, musician and …

  Leenhouts resigns as boat school director

Peter M. Leenhouts has resigned from his two-year post as executive director of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (NWSWB).
EBDG-designed Passenger Vessel Launched

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), a naval architecture and marine engineering firm with offices in Seattle, New Orleans and Ketchikan, today …


  USA. NMMA to host exhibition at Barcelona boat show, deadline to register July 31

The NMMA has developed a cost effective opportunity to support business efforts in this market and are working closely with its partners at the U.S. .


07 7月 2014

Boat Building News

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Sanmar Announced Release of Newly Constructed RAscal Class Vessel, RAscal 1500

Sanmar, a leading tug boat manufacturer, announced its release of a newly constructed RAscal Class vessel dubbed the RAscal 1500. Robert Allan ..

A weekend of skiff building

Photo by: Ron MacArthur With clamps in place, Tyler, Faith and Keith Evans of Sykesville, Md., work on their family’s boat early Saturday morning.
IBEX unveils seminar lineup

“We thank the editors of Professional BoatBuilder magazine and the events’ education partners, American Boat and Yacht Council, ABBRA and the …
Traditional Cornish boatbuilding triples turnover in four years

Mr Cockwell restored his first boat when he was just 16 and after establishing himself as a self-employed boat builder, he set up Cockwells Modern …
  Burger unveils 65 metre superyacht concept

The latest superyacht concept from US shipyard, Burger Boats, is a 65.23 metre project with interior and naval architecture design both in collaboration ..

Dedham Boat Builder Can’t Make Them Fast Enough

Briggs is the only one making the specific design of boat, which is in pretty high demand. … Davis says Briggs is the ‘go to guy’ for boat building.

Building an education

TATAMAGOUCHE – While some students were ready to bail out of class at the end of June, others circumnavigating a Tatamagouche boat shop were …
  Michigan boating industry starting to roar again

Dan Hall, who sells boats at Colony Marine in St. Clair Shores, said … the difference in boat sales as far back as February at the Detroit Boat Show.

  Safehaven Interceptor for Bristol

Irish boatbuilder Safehaven Marine has supplied the ‘Bristol Interceptor’ an Interceptor 48, self righting all weather pilot boat to the Port of Bristol in the .

  US boat manufacturer, SeaRay, appoints Nigerian firm, BRAS, W/Africa sole distributor

“SeaRay customers will enjoy very spacious interior which has been described as groundbreaking achievement in boat design and innovation”.

  Calypso Marine: The Art of Boatbuilding

The art of boatbuilding is a time-honored tradition in Trinidad & Tobago. The creation of the twin island country’s signature Pirogue, crafted from a


  My Boat Plans Review Introduces How to Build Boats Easily –

My Boat Plans is a new program developed by Martin Reid, a master boat builder, who has over 30 years of experience in the woodworking industry.
Irvine skiff to hit the water today!

The Scottish Boat Building School at the Scottish Maritime Museum was formed earlier this year with the aim of providing learning opportunities to .

  Mahogany Memories- 30th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show

The Southern New England Chapter of The Antique and Classic Boat Society will present the 30th annual “Mahogany Memories” boat show on the …

01 7月 2014

Boat Building News

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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 boatbuilding 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 .

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