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Boatbuilders are the backbone of the marine industry. They can be found across the country, constructing everything from personal watercraft and small skiffs to large center console fishing boats and oceangoing yachts. A large majority of the recreational boats sold in the United States are built in this country.
Shurhold Industries received the South Florida Manufacturing Association’s Manufacturer of the Year Award in a ceremony at the Junior Achievement World Huizenga Center at Broward College in Coconut Creek, Fla.
Insetta Boatworks hired Rob Coffey, who has more than 20 years of marine sales experience, as sales director.
Italian shipyard Tankoa Yachts said the first sea trials of the S501 M/Y Vertige were held after the 164-foot yacht was launched in February.
French custom superyacht builder Couach said it is celebrating the start of its 120th year with the completion of two projects.
Scout Boats plans to add a 100,000-square-foot plant to its three-factory campus in South Carolina to build the 53-foot center console for which the company unveiled plans at February’s Miami International Boat Show.
It’s one thing to tell yacht and boat buyers that all of the metalwork and woodwork is done in-house, but it’s another thing entirely to show them — although showing clients a boatbuilding facility typically happens pretty deep into the buying process.
Southport Boats said today that Skip Robinson is stepping down as managing director after a 12-month transition and turning his sales responsibilities over to Jonathan Kirby.
Zuccon International Project said it designed a new 147-foot motoryacht for Picchiotti Yachts.
Princess Yachts is showcasing its handcrafted furniture, metalwork and other materials at boat shows by bringing some of the artisans to explain what goes into each painstakingly made piece.
SeaDek Marine Products said it has certified 10 new installers in New Zealand.