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29 8月 2014

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Boat Building School to Host Beer Fest Friday

The annual Beer Fest by Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville will include an art auction Friday, August 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Located on .

Webb Institute Selects 2014-2015 Recipients of Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Webb Institute, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, announced the 2014-2015 recipients of Crowley …

Warrnambool boat builder’s labour of love for classic good looker

BOATS are like women, according to Warrnambool boat builder Peter … the Patricia Mary was built to the design of a 1900s Nova Scotia fishing boat …

Southerly Yachts folds causing 50 job losses

SOUTHERLY Yachts, one of the biggest sailboat names in British boatbuilding, based at Itchenor Shipyard, has folded again, this time with the loss of …

Boat school program to use Maritime Center shop

The Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC) is leasing its boatshop to the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding (NWSWB) from January to June

Bristol man dies after suffering injuries at powerboat race in Missouri

Fiore said that he was born into the boatbuilding business. The story reported that Fiore’s parents had run a small motorboat-building company on .

  Maritime heritage conference to be held in Falmouth

The Maritime Heritage Skills conference will include presentations, interactive workshops and the launch of a unique new suite of online boat building ..

Boatbuilder’s Royal date

Princess Anne is to visit the banks of the River Wyre to meet a craftsman who is a living legend in the specialised world of wooden boat building.

  Boat builder and eco yacht toys manufacturer join biggest marine organisation

A company manufacturing eco yacht toys and a traditional boat yard located in one of the UK’s most scenic creeks have all recently been accepted as …
  Boatbuilder Ben takes a punt on students’ skills and isn’t disappointed

Students Amy Stringfellow and Jill Ryan in the boat they created as a work … TWO students have crafted a dinghy for a self-employed boatbuilder in …

  Diamond boss takes on new role at Plymouth luxury yachtbuilder

THE HEAD of the world’s leading diamond company has been announced as the new chairman of luxury city yachtbuilder, Princess Yachts.
  Boat Building Program Puts Kids on the Right Course


“Through the building process we focus on things like makership, concentration, they show up every week for sometimes a full school year to come ..

25 8月 2014

Boat Building News

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Ship has sailed on this Nebraska village’s boatbuilding days

Harlan Hult, left, and his older brother, Don, built HultCraft boats in the 1950s and early 1960s in Wausa. Newspaper and magazine articles along with …
Beer Fest Fundraiser Is August 29 at Great Lakes Boat Building School

Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville will host its annual Beer Fest and art auction Friday, August 29, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Cedarville.
  Boat school collaborates with NWMC to expand program

The Azulita, a Sentinel-24 design built at a recent contemporary boat class at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock, skims the ..

Attention to detail key in building traditional skiff

Terry is now building a second boat for Dalkey Rowing Club and said he learned so much from the first project that the skills he acquired will transfer …

  Page 13: Historic boat getting makeover in D’Iberville

There are only a handful of master boat builders in the Gulf States region who are capable of working on historic vessels. One of them is Bill Holland, …
Forget electric cars; it’s time for electric boats!

Elco has a colorful history, including building John F. Kennedy’s PT 109 (powered by three Packard V-12s). It was the second-largest yacht builder …


  Sunday’s annual Vintage Boat Show to be a glimpse into the local boating industry

“Our annual Vintage Boat Show is a great opportunity to connect with a community so deeply rooted in the boating industry,” said Chris Shires, …

  Boat sales show single-digit growth in July

Last July, recreational boat sales roared off to double-digit gains as the industry recouped sales lost to a wet and chilly spring. July sales this year …
Bronx kids tap potential through boatbuilding


“The teacher there said he’d had this dream to build a boat with his kids, but had never had the time to do it,” Green said. “(He) wondered if I wanted to ..

Sambro firm sues boat builder over new vessel

A Sambro company is suing a Shelburne County boat builder and provincial and federal authorities over alleged problems with a new fishing boat.

Meet Purewatercraft: This startup is building the ‘Tesla for boats

His three-year-old company is building high-performance all-electric recreational boats that Rebele says mimic the quality and engineering of Tesla’s …
  Retired Burin welder builds first wooden boat at 73

A 73-year-old Burin Peninsula man has taken on a big challenge — to build a fishing boat — with no previous experience in wooden boat building.


20 8月 2014

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Baltic Yachts to deliver new custom cruising yacht

Baltic Yachts is set to deliver a new custom Baltic 130 high-performance cruising yacht, which has been designed by Nauta Design. The company has .

China Yachting Conference lines up the speakers

Yang Xinfa is a graduate of Shanghai Jiao Tong University with more than 46 years of work experience in boat design and manufacturing, enterprise …
  WoodenBoat magazine invites community to celebrate 40 years of publishing and growth

As a boat builder from Pembroke, a young Wilson had an idea: create a magazine about wooden boats in the hopes that its mere existence would be ..

  Deep Impact Boats has a new owner

Fischer said Boats Direct USA will continue to build Deep Impact’s 330 TE, 360 Cabin, 360 Open, 360 TE, 399 Cabin and 399 TE and the 399 Poker …
  U.S. Boating Industry Continues to Surge; Expecting Full-Year Sales to Grow 8%, Says GE Capital

… in the U.S., and the industry is on track to reach the 8% growth in retail dollar sales originally forecast in February by CDF at the Miami Boat Show .

  Discover Boating Canada Hands-On Skills Training holds trainer orientation sessions

Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training (HOST) has kicked off in … from 2014-2016 at the Montreal In-Water Boat Show, Toronto International Boat ..

Not just puttering: Pontoons are the new wave of performance boats

But as boat manufacturers across the board ramp up horsepower, pontoons have begun making major waves in the boating world. The new pontoon .

  Boatbuilder lecturing on Merry Mac

PORTSMOUTH — Nate Piper, boatbuilder and owner of Piper Boatworks, in Rye, will present a lecture on, “Building a Merry Mac Sailboat” at .

  Made in China: International 14

It is a fabulous boat building material that delivers incredible high strength to weight ratios. Not surprising, i14 sailors love carbon but that love affair …

  Bamboo Boat Building

Build a Bamboo Boat was a popular Saturday activity for kids and parents in the area. It was another event sponsored by Cheyenne Light Fuel and …
  PEI woodworker building replica ice boat

In his woodworking shop near Montague, Sturgeon boat builder Leo Murphy has been commissioned to build a replica of a Prince Edward Island ice …
  My Boat Plans PDF Review Introduces Martin Reid’s Boat Building Guide –

My Boat Plans, created by Martin Reid, is a newly updated program that contains easy steps on how to build boats at home quickly. A full My Boat ..

15 8月 2014

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Making boat covers a challenging business

He got involved with the Capital City Ski Team — now the Mad-City Ski team — and that brought him into contact with a tournament boat manufacturer ..

New Sale: Pride Yachts 88M superyacht “Illusion”

The interior is by Sinot Yacht Design. Accommodation is expected to be for as many as fourteen guests. Power will be coming via a Rolls Royce

New RIB range

UK boatbuilder Vanguard International have partnered with a Portuguese company to build a whole new range of RIBs covering a range of sizes and .

SW man launches reed boat built from scratch

SOUTH WINDSOR — Native American enthusiast James Dina, who has once again exercised his passion for experimental archaeology by building a …
  Delta Township boat firm relocating locally, poised for expansion

Triton Industries, maker of Manitou Pontoon Boats, is building a new facility west of Capital Region International Airport later this year.
Boating biz throttles up: Sales billow as recession-battered buyers return

Source: National Marine Manufacturers Association’s Center of Knowledge; Recreational Marine Research Center at Michigan State University.
Pewaukee Antique & Classic Boat Show set for Aug. 16

But visitors will need to wander to the water’s edge to see the real stars of the show: the old boats of the 10th Annual Pewaukee Antique & Classic Boat ..


Nigerian Tribune

Epie: Where boat building is life

Epie community, located in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, has a long history of boat building. AUSTIN EBIPADE, after a visit to the place, reports …


  Teams to build boats in Reach Centre fundraiser

Teams of four will be provided with two sheets of plywood, nails, a roll of duct tape and a few tools and be given 90 minutes to build a boat, thanks to …
The Inaugural Sydney Superyacht Show

We are purposely aiming for the top 5% rather than the general public targeted sector that the Sydney Boat Show goes for; we want hundreds of .

Netherlands. Heesen Yachts is delighted to announce the delivery of Y/N 16847, M/Y Elena

Heesen Yachts is delighted to announce the delivery of Y/N 16847, M/Y … a breed of Heesens that are icons of classic contemporary yacht design.

The Outer Banks Voice

Boatbuilder Bayliss wins $1.2 million in White Marlin Open

Dare County boatbuilder John Bayliss won the 41st annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Md. last week. Aboard the Dream Time, which his …
Community remembers legendary boat builder

Ms. Stevens gave the legendary boat builder the bit more time for which he had asked. When she went to check on him again, he had passed away at …


  The boys and girls who build the boats

It’s Tuesday morning, and that means it’s boat day for the kids at the … Soon to open will be the museum’s exhibit hall where a boatbuilder will answer ..

  IBEX exhibits will take advantage of waterfront location

Fifteen manufacturers secured slips for their boats, Dunbar said. … will show its new iST (Intelligent Shift and Throttle) system on two boats in the water …
  Taree boat manufacturer, Steber International, continues to thrive

ONE confirmed sale and numerous quotes requested, has signalled another successful Sydney International Boat Show for leading boat manufacturer ..

The last boat builder of Hamilton

Of boats he built for a crazy film crew, and then rebuilt, only to have them sailed, and sunk (on purpose). Bibby worked for Grampian Marine building ..

Australia. Riviera aglow at the Sydney International Boat Show

The latest models from Australia’s favourite and most awarded luxury boat builder were a shining example of meticulous design, attractive styling, …


09 8月 2014

Boat Building News

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Yacht builders target China’s super rich

This photo taken on July 5, 2014 shows luxury yachts lined up at a boat show at the port in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian. Chinese buyers …
Boat building in St. Augustine

Florida is a lot different. St. Augustine is just a hop, skip and a jump from water at all times. I guess why there are so many folks out here building boats.

Great Lakes Boat Building School to Host Open House in Cedarville

The Great Lakes Boat Building School will host an open house Saturday, August 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 …
Homer boasts marine trades of world-class proportions

Illustrating Homer’s boatbuilding expertise, Engebretsen, who has a commercial fishing background, pointed to the 58-foot F/V Frisian Lady, built for …
Ipswich: Boat firm headquarters moves south

However, its East Anglian operations are expanding overall. Its boatbuilding plant at Wroxham, in Norfolk, has taken on about 70 staff in addition to the 

  Builder’s Boats Are Floating Works Of Art

Countless books and websites offer information on building canoes, kayaks or any type of boat. One of the most complete websites is from the Glen-L …

Bringing Cayman catboats back to life

Cayman’s catboats are small, one-sail wooden boats, with the beam at the widest … He recently completed a course in traditional boat building at the …

Colville boat builder Hewes Marine is expanding

Booming sales in the aluminum recreation boat industry has Colville’s Hewes Marine Co. expanding its production facility. The family-owned business, .

  Switzerland.& UK Gurit congratulates Frers Naval Architecture & Persico Marine on the launch of

Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering have added a new design to their list of 60 foot daysailers: Spectre, the first boat of the new Frers 60′ …

05 8月 2014

Boat Building News

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Families bond over Woods Hole boatbuilding workshop

The museum held its first family boatbuilding workshop this week, with four families gathering under a tent at the museum to create seaworthy vessels …
Lowestoft; Boatbuilder set to take on 10 apprentices in autumn

Mr Holman, who moved from Kent as a teenager to study at Lowestoft’s International Boatbuilding Training College, praised the work of regional ..

Cardigan-based luxury boat maker Swallow Boats sets sail on latest expansion phase after a major 

We recognize the importance of traditional boat building but also embrace the latest technology as we are planning to further invest in computer …
Homemade schooner to be kept as Kennebunk River ‘landmark’

Handlen was 55 in 1971 when he set out to build the dream boat he envisioned for years in the back of his house on South Street in Kennebunkport, 

Master boat builder’s craft first artifact to grace new museum

The Silver Bullet, a racing boat made by Sam MacMaster in 1934, was hauled from the CN Station earlier this week and placed in the first building of .

  NMMA Canada encourages export development, boat construction alignment in meetings with

This year, with the support of the federal government, NMMA Canada has completed trade missions to both the China (Shanghai) Boat Show and the …
Hamden middle school students learn math by building sailboat

Hamden students learned math and science skills through boatbuilding. … Student Michael Cox said building the sailboats was a great experience.

  Stokes: Biofuel raises unanswered questions for boating industry

Marine manufacturers and boat owners have been plagued by the … There are numerous serious well-documented safety, environmental, and …
  Boat Builder Chooses Aluminum over Wood

As a fishing guide on the Rogue River, Willie Illingworth knew firsthand that a 20-foot, heavy cedar or plywood boat was tortuous to row and handle …
  BoatUS president Podlich adds voice to NMMA Congressional Boating Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Marine Manufacturer’s Association President Thomas J. Dammrich, in cooperation with the US Congressional Boating ..

02 8月 2014

Boat Building News

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Museum features BH boat builders

ST. JOSEPH – The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center in St. Joseph has opened a new exhibit on “Benton Harbor’s Boat Building Industry.”.
Skaneateles Hosts Annual International Antique and Classic Boat Show

People from all over the country came Saturday to show off their boats built anywhere from … There is also a new category for newer boats this year.

One Last Schooner: The boatbuilding genius of Henry Vokey

Henry Vokey of Trinity, Bonavista Bay, is credited with having built one thousand ships that ply the waters around Newfoundland and Labrador.

Four big names celebrating a milestone year on the Norfolk Broads

In the mid 1920s Herbert Woods took over a family boatbuilding business when he was a young man and turned it into a lucrative and enterprising …

  Webb Institute ranks No. 2 on Money magazine ‘Best Colleges’ list

2 on the new “value ranking,” Webb offers just one double-major, in naval architecture and marine engineering — at a tuition cost of zero. “Thanks to a …
  Boat builders are ready for the water

Island Educational Services recently concluded its annual boatbuilding class with 8 to 12-year-olds. Led by Tim Young, seven children worked with …
The absurd art of going round in circles at sea

Boat building instructor Steve Petford in the specially-built round boat made at the Lyme Regis Boat Building Academy. Picture: Richard Austin.

Gondan Shipyard to build two patrol boats for Spanish Guardia Civil

Spain based Gondan Shipyard signed a contract with the Guardia Civil for the building of two aluminum and fiber (PRFV) patrol / interception boats, …

  Backyard boat builder always busy

Southland man Bruce Keen is building a boat from scratch in his … Keen, a passionate sailer, is building his second boat in his own backyard. His first ..

  Metal Shark’s New Yard Now Operational

Louisiana-based boat manufacturer Metal Shark announced it has … Construction at the site is ongoing, and the company plans to continue its …
  Malibu Boats offers preview of new models

Malibu Boats is leading the ski boat performance segment as the No. … The company plans to introduce two more models during the boat show …
Burger Boat to build passenger vessel for Wendella Sightseeing

Wendella Sightseeing has awarded a contract to Burger Boat for the development of a steel passenger vessel. Designed by Timothy Graul Marine …


Aeroboat: the ‘best of Britain’ yacht

Founded four years ago, Claydon Reeves has stated that one of its aims is to breathe new life into the yacht design industry. Speaking of his latest …

  The 122′ Mythos Is The Biggest Yacht Riva Has Ever Designed

There appears to be two schools of thought concerning modern yacht design. The first school is emphasized by firms like Pastrovich Studios that strive ..

New Design: Bering Yachts 75′ Trawler Yacht

Bering Yachts just unveiled their new 75-foot Trawler yacht design. This isn’t to be confused with their older and more rugged looking 75-foot design

Educating about Electric Shock Drowning: One Mom’s Mission

A new law designed to keep West Virginians safe around boating docks and marinas was originally supposed to go into effect August 1, 2014, but has ..

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