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17 4月 2016

Boat Building News

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New manufacturer for boating, RVs to take root, hire 198

A manufacturer for the boating and recreational vehicle industries plans to establish operations in the northern Indiana town of Bourbon, investing …
Adirondack Guideboats – A Family Legacy

For Harold “Bunny” Austin of Long Lake, NY, building Adirondack guide boats has always been something personal — something he said he always …
  Spectacular launch to kick-off the Classic and Wooden Boat Festival

Maritime demonstrations and competitions will include line throwing, sculling, caulking, and the ‘Quick and Dirty’ boat building competition, where the ..


Kids learn boatbuilding skills through mentorship program

The kids range in age from 11 to 16. They are taught boatbuilding techniques as they construct 8-foot, mini-most hydroplanes based on 1950s plans.

  PEI to offer boat building course to unemployed, underemployed workers

P.E.I.’s provincial government is part of a push to help unemployed people find work in boat building — and provide workers for the boat building …
  Small-Craft Hustlers

Partner Paul Zimmerman notes that they build boats to customer specs. When Tufts wanted a new fleet of Larks, for example, they collaborated on a .

  Looking back: St Monans boat builders hard at work

Famed for the quality and craftmenship St Monans boat builder J W Miller & Sons built fishing boats for St Monans, Pittenweem and Anstruther as well

14 4月 2016

Boat Building News

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Titans Team Advances To Final In Boat Design Competition

T. C. Williams High School Titans STEMX team was named as one of the four finalists in the 2016 Society for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Renowned Sailor Ian Bruce Dies Age 82

#IAN Bruce, an internationally renowned sailor, boat designer and builder who spent periods of his life in the Bahamas, died last month from cancer …
Volvo Penta acquires majority stake in Humphree

Volvo Penta will gain the ability to extend its range of boat dynamics … Swedish-based Humphree is a manufacturer of technology-based systems for ..

USA. National Boating Safety Advisory Council seeks members to fill upcoming vacancies

WASHINGTON — The U.S Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership to fill upcoming vacancies on the National Boating Safety Advisory …
Dowco announces acquisition of plastics and seating manufacturer

“Dowco has long standing relationships with many of the leading boat manufacturers and all of the leading powersports manufacturers. This will …
  Boatbuilders show

PORTLAND — Bass Harbor boatbuilder Richard Stanley garnered the prime spot at this year’s Maine Boatbuilders Show, just inside the show’s front …

  Entrepreneur honored for boatbuilding vision

Nowadays, he’s busy running his Fort Pierce-based business, Maverick Boat Group. The innovative enterprise is so successful that last month he was …

Maritime boat building ‘boom’ fuelled by lobster industry

Maritime boat yards are operating at full capacity to meet demand for new lobster fishing boats — costing upwards of $1 million each — which has wait …
  Build It and Sail It: Spring Break Youth Boatbuilding Workshop

The Apprenticeshop, 655 Main Street in Rockland, will offer a Youth Boatbuilding Workshop during April school vacation, Monday through Friday, April ..

10 4月 2016

Boat Building News

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Leading yacht designer Ed Dubois dies

One of the world’s top yacht designers Ed Dubois, principal of one of the … His legacy is the many fine and technically advanced yachts he designed …
  Cat boat launches hope for future fleet

(CNS): The first Cat Boat built from scratch in the Cayman Islands in more than 20 years was launched from behind the Cat boat Club in George Town

Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville Seeks Educational Accreditation

Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville is seeking accreditation as a way to reach more students who seek federal student financial aid and to …
Fire Destroys Boat Building Factory in West Linn

The family owned boat manufacturing facility is on SW Mountain Road. More than half of a large metal building was engulfed in flames when crews …

  Boat builder sues over accident

The Coomera-based company claims on its website to be the “leading and largest manufacturer of aluminium boat and trailer packages in the …

  Marshfield boat building shop celebrates 40 years

For Roger Crawford, owner of Crawford Boat Building in Marshfield, his work comes down to three things: “Passion and craftsmanship and motivation .

  IBBI announces Supplier Award winners

The Independent Boat Builders Incorporated (IBBI) recently gathered all of its members and suppliers together in St. Louis for the annual Purchasing .

  Family/Team Boat Building Class coming to Maritime Fest

Tacoma Maritime Fest and Tacoma Community Boat Builders (TCBB) are pleased to announce that we are working together to host the first ever .

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