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11 1月 2018

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VMC Helps Manufacturer Bring Product to Market Three Years Ahead of Schedule

Hudson Boat Works was experiencing growing pains. The official boat manufacturer for the Canadian national rowing team had plans to build a new line of boats, but the projected leadtime would be three years in the making: It had neither the machining capacity nor the floorspace to make the molds …
Yamaha Motor Corporation US acquires Bennett Marine

“Through the acquisition of Bennett Marine, Yamaha Marine has the capability to further broaden our offerings to boat builders and provide even greater integration of Yamaha marine systems. “Bennett Marine has a long-standing reputation for building durable, reliable trim tab systems that can be found ..
Pontoons Industry report indicates Industrial Forecast, Growth Rate & Market Share 2022

… Pontoons market’s production chain, and the revenue generated by each manufacturer in the Pontoons market worldwide. On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into Two Pontoons Boat, Three Pontoons Boat …
Learning the ropes: Maryville student studying naval architecture, marine engineering

… Institute, talks Dec. 27 about studying naval architecture and marine engineering at the New York school. … Prichard, 22, is finishing his senior year at Webb Institute in New York, where he will graduate in June with a bachelor’s degree in naval architecture and marine engineering. “I learned to sail my …

Robb Report’s 10 Top Concept-Yacht Stories of 2017

Nestled within the popular Robb Report marine category are the highly read posts that feature new yacht, superyacht, and gigayacht concepts. These concepts are often revealed by both top-end designers and yachtdesign underdogs at boat shows such as the Cannes Yachting Festival, Monaco Yacht .
Dinghy handicap racing grows the sport

Paul Elvstrom, the notable 4-time Olympic gold medalist from Denmark, also knew something about the workings of the sport. Looking at the landscape in 1990, Elvstrom observed, “It is much harder to build a strong and vibrant International Class Association than design a new boat.” Creating the inertia ..
7 Trends to Watch Out for In The Boating Industry

Manufacturers have employed available technology over the years to design boats with functionalities that will blow your mind away; that’s of you are a Skipper of course. This is … One boat tracking system that is making inroads into the industry in the Automatic Identification System. This system makes ..
07 1月 2018

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Powerful yacht concepts inspired by ancient boats

Drawing inspiration from ancient naval architecture can be not only for aesthetic, but also for practical purposes, as long as human heritage is an inexhaustible source of technical solutions. Although some of the following concepts seem so out of the box that they are probably meant to remain as ..
Fielding joins Elliott Bay Design Group’s Seattle office

Theresa Fielding has joined Elliott Bay Design Group’s Seattle office as a project manager and senior engineer. She has over 18 years of experience in naval architecture, with an emphasis on stability analysis, structural design, regulatory review and marine construction operations. Fielding is a certified .
Saab Acquires Swedish Combat Boat Manufacturer, Repair Shipyard

Saab acquired Swedish combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, in order to strengthen Saab’s product offering in the naval domain. The acquisition of the companies will become effective at 29 December 2017. Dockstavarvet, based outside …
4-Wheel Drive or 4-Fin Drive?

In an effort to conquer land, sea, and air, Peugeot has developed Sea Drive, the first ever SUV/water boatintegrated concept. In conjunction with well-renowned ship manufacturer Beneteau, Peugeot has brought a new dimension to the future concepts of water transportation. It’s evident here that these ..
AFBG Advances Plans For Tampa Facility

Many of these are navigational hazards. A Florida facility can provide an end game for these boats that will keep them out of the landfill and generate revenue for AFBG.” American Fiber Green Products, Inc. trades Over the Counter under the symbol AFBG.PK. The company currently maintains a website ..
Traditional wooden surfboards make comeback in US

He founded Grain while working on a boat project with a builder from York. When polished to a glossy shine, the finished boards appear to be made out of single pieces of wood, but are actually hollow. The painstaking technique requires up to 60 hours labor and hundreds of tiny pieces of wood to make ..
Philly Boat Builder Makes Re-Enactment Possible

But a group of student boat builders from Philadelphia has come to the rescue. This is the 65th anniversary of the re-enactment of Washington and his troops crossing of the Delaware River in 1776 to surprise Hessian troops camped in Trenton. But Joseph Capone, executive director of the Friends of …

Learn boatbuilding skills this winter with Sailing Association

BAY CITY, MI — Learn boat building skills during Boat Building 2018. Sponsored by the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association, Boat Building 2018 is held from 6-9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday evenings, Jan. 8 through mid-April. Classes are held at the Gougeon Brothers Boat Shop, 800 Martin …
Glacier National Park boats placed on National Register of Historic Places

“The Glacier Park Boat Company is doing a fantastic job of getting their historic resources out there for people to see and acknowledge just how important they really are,” Boughton said. The boats were constructed by a prolific master boat builder named John Swanson. Born in Pennsylvania in 1883, …
New issue of Classic Boat out now!

The tragic loss of the young talent William Paton and his design the Oona: this is the story of a shipwreck that changed yacht design. The Tall Ships Rendez-Vous sailed from the UK to Canada and back and saw 6,000 sail trainees take part. One teenager tells of her Biscay baptism on Jolie Brise and we …
Patrol Boats Market: Applications, Types and Market Analysis including Growth, Trends and …

Short Detail About Patrol Boats Market Report: A patrol boat is a relatively small naval vessel generally designed for coastal defense duties. There have been many designs for patrol boats. They may be operated by a nation’s navy, coast guard, police force or customs and may be intended for marine …
Lobster boat building boom in Western Australia a boost for quality catch, regional jobs

Record-sized rock lobster boats under construction in a small coastal town are driving a boat buildingemployment boom in Western Australia. Fuelled by higher prices for their catch, some WA lobster fishermen are investing in newer, bigger boats, while others are expanding the carrying capacity of their …
03 1月 2018

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ABYC Marine Education in Canada 
ABYC will host two non-certification marine training seminars during the Toronto Boat Show. Additionally, two Marine Systems Certification classes are scheduled in February – see information below! 
ABYC Training Seminars – Toronto 
Attendees will get technical training, earn 4 CEU’s, and enjoy dinner with other industry professionals during the Toronto Boat Show.  
Marine Training Seminar #1  –  January 16
Agenda: Wiring, Battery Management, Circuit Protection
Time: 4pm – 8pm 
ABYC Members – $59, Non-members – $79 
Register Here
Marine Training Seminar #2  –  January 17
Agenda: Marine Corrosion 
Time: 4pm – 8pm 
ABYC Members – $59, Non-members – $79 
Register Here
Marine Systems Certification Classes 
This 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 look at the key ABYC standards. 
Campbell River, British Columbia
February 5 – 8, 2018 
Register Here
Midland, Ontario
February 26 – March 1, 2018 
Register Here

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