The State of Hawaii is investigating a Lahaina boatyard’s practice of collecting storage fees from boaters near the Mala boat ramp.
As the recreational boating industry strives to grow, the role boatyards play continues to become more significant. Owners who use their boats frequently require service that is quick and complete, even as the vessels themselves grow more complex in terms of their engines and electronics. Boatyards are starting up or expanding in an effort to meet this challenge.
Front Street Shipyard’s in-house design team is collaborating with yacht designer Bill Tripp to develop a new line of modern sloops that are now available for construction.
Dixon’s Marine Group 2000 signed with PierVantage for Boat Builders to help the Nova Scotia-based builder manage its expanding boatbuilding and service business.
Maine Built Boats launched a video series highlighting member yards.
Fort Lauderdale-based River Bend Marine Center, which has served the yachting and brokerage community for more than 40 years, will undergo an extensive renovation as part of a master plan to modernize and upgrade the facility.
The Knierim Yachtbau GmbH shipyard in Kiel, Germany, is celebrating its 50th anniversary building boats.
Brewer Yacht Yard Group is restructuring two Warwick, R.I., marinas in an effort to better serve customers.
Front Street Shipyard in Maine contracted with Bacchus Yacht Consultancy of Florida to source and sell superyacht refit work for the yard.
In the 160th year after it was first launched, the USS Constellation must undergo an almost $2 million hull restoration.
IMS Shipyard said the first yacht was successfully hauled out of the water on Dec. 10, five days ahead of schedule, at the new IMS 700 site on Toulon Bay in the south of France.