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A teen boat building program in Easton finally launches their first boat

EASTON, Md. – Back in March, 47 ABC covered a set of teens in Easton participating in an after school program, which lets them be a part of a hands …
  Donegal man keeping ancient art of boat building alive

Recently Élan put to sail Luna, the Valentine Punt he built absolutely from scratch. And among those standing on shore at the Baltimore Wooden Boat …
  Bouyant boat builder enjoys 50th anniversary spectactular

Bouyant boat builder enjoys 50th anniversary spectactular. Representatives of Mick George present �1,500 to the British Heart Foundation, 

Hands-on boatbuilding program July 10 and 11

This first session of Hands On Boats will be led by boat builder Nate Piper and Graham McKay, boat builder and trained marine archaeologist.
  Nearly 1000 in Kingston watch boatbuilding competition

The Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston, N.Y., hosted a boatbuilding competition on Saturday, June 24, 2017. DAILY FREEMAN / TANIA …

The USCG is seeking comments from the public and boat manufacturers on ;

Evaluation of Existing Coast Guard Regulations, Guidance Documents, Interpretative Documents, and Collections of Information
 We are seeking comments on Coast Guard regulations, guidance documents, and interpretative documents that you believe should be repealed, replaced, or modified. Also, we welcome your comments on our approved collections of information, regardless of whether the collection is associated with a regulation. We are taking this action in response to Executive Orders 13771, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs; 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda; and 13783, Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth. We plan to use your comments to assist us in our work with the Department of Homeland Security’s Regulatory Reform Task Force.


Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before July 10, 2017.

Boat Building Contest to Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness

The idea for the boat build event came from a guest at the resort who recently lost her father to Alzheimer’s and wanted to celebrate his life and love of …
Boatbuilding Challenge centerpiece of Hudson River Day

The Boatbuilding Challenge is coming to the Rondout on Saturday, June 24. This new event will be the featured attraction at the Hudson River …


Custom boat builder Nor-Tec to expand

The city’s incentive will not exceed $120,000 over a three-year period as the boat builder expects to add up to 150 new jobs with about 80 of those .

  Boatbuilding industry to be preserved in Moray as part of new school course

Willow Daymond is one of the teenagers learning to build boats at Cullen Sea School. Also pictured: Rosie Pye, sea school secretary.

Pompano boat builder says South Florida is ideal place to launch its new luxury living vessels

Boston transplant Robert “Bob” Rowe believes Fort Lauderdale is the perfect launch pad for his new luxury living vessel, the Luxuria. On any given 

Webb Institute holds 121st commencement in Glen Cove

Nineteen students graduated from the institute, each earning a bachelor of science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering. Photo Credit: ..

  Malakoff expands boat building business

Cooke Aquaculture employees gather at the boat building yard to mark the occasion of the keel laying. From left to right: Tommy Ridland, Eric .

  Boat factory at completion stage

This follows the burning down of boat manufacturer Samarai Plastics which is the distributor of Yamaha boats in the country last year in Milne Bay.
  Yamaha to Purchase Assets of Kracor, Inc. Rotational Molding

“The Kracor employees will help us supply rotational molded parts and integrated fuel tank systems to boat builder customers and Yamaha’s internal …
  NMMA adds 27 new members

Breaking down the new members by division, eight companies joined the boat manufacturer division. Eight companies in the marine accessories and ..

  Worcester Polytechnic Institute Robotics Team Guides Unmanned Sailboat to Victory in SailBot ’17

Paul Miller, event chairman and associate professor of Naval Architecture for the United States Naval Academy, said this year’s race was memorable,

City leaders will consider offering incentives to a boat manufacturer looking to expand in Cape

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Monday, Cape Coral city leaders will consider offering incentives to a boat manufacturer looking to expand. Nor-tech Hi ..

  NMRA awards boatbuilding student $3000 scholarship

The National Marine Representatives Association awarded its 2017 NMRA Maritime Trades Scholarship of $3,000 to Rowan Schatz of Bennington,

Nominations open soon for Metstrade Boat Builder Awards

Raymarine will again be the headline sponsor of the Boat Builder Awards in Amsterdam, held by International Boating Industry and RAI and organized …
Transportation Safety Board releases report into Tofino whale-watching boat sinking

The Transportation Safety Board is making three recommendations to improve passenger safety, following its investigation into the 2015 …
  Boat building launches new skills, opportunity

SANFORD — It took many hands to lift the rowing skiff from its perch atop the car it that carried it to Number One Pond boat launch. It took many hands .

  Naknek’s Fishy Fabrications takes on skiff building this spring

Naknek’s Fishy Fabrications takes on skiff building this spring … He has been building and repairing boats since the mid-90s, but he says opening a …
  Boat designer and builder Art Paine to talk on ‘The Building of the Dory Rose’

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — Maine boat designer and builder Art Paine will give an illustrated talk on “The Building of the Dory Rose” at 5:30 …
  The Right Boat, Right Away

If the news that Louisiana-based boatbuilder Metal Shark is ramping up production to build an inventory of stock vessels, with the goal of reducing …
  IBEX adds VIP program for overseas buyers

Organizers said the 2017 International BoatBuilders‘ Exhibition & Conference will be more accessible for international participants through two new …


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Mercedes-Benz and Cigarette Racing team up on HK$14 million superboat

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

Groups market former boat factory … The boat manufacturer ceased operations that in 2012 employed more than 300. … “This building is so large.
  ABYC seeks boats for donation program

The ABYC Foundation announced a vessel donation program that will accept … and development of American Boat & Yacht Council safety standards.

Princess Yachts to recruit 100 staff as Brexit boosts business

He explained that, with every boat built to order, customers are effectively buying a manufacturing “slot” in which the boat will be made.
  Hopewell Valley school’s Boatbuilding Club sets sail

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 ..

  Finger Lakes Boating Museum launches fundraising campaign

HAMMONDSPORT — The Finger Lakes Boating Museum is mounting a $15,000 fundraising campaign to help pay for a boat building education

A ‘Eureka’ moment: How Andrew Higgins landed himself on the U.S. Navy’s radar

Although the New Orleans boat builder had successfully sold his boats to the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers, the Navy was more …
Boats built by local youth launched at Community Boating Center

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

Coos Art Museum extends hours for Festival of Sail

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.
  Cornwall Innovation Centre Announces Two New Lead To Win Ventures

Kazulin Boats, makers of handcrafted luxury sports boats. Based in Cornwall, ON the company is led by Tony Kazulin, a seventh-generation boat …
  Ferretti Yachts’s 450 Cleans Up At Award Ceremonies In China and Slovenia

The judges sung the yacht’s praises, noting its sleek, sophisticated style, practical design and unrivalled quality and on-board comfort. In Portoroz …
Feature: Bangladeshi fishing boat builders rely on traditional techniques, Chinese engines

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 …
  Why the UK should champion performance boat design and manufacture

Ben Ainslie is passionate about developing precision boatbuilding technologies on the south coast, while Land Rover pursues similar developments …

Moray’s shipbuilding industry awakens: Firm vows to revitalise abandoned yards

Macduff Shipyards has pledged to redevelop a crumbling harbour site in the town to breathe fresh life into the boatbuilding industry. The firm’s …


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