Professional BoatBuilder magazine is producing a new annual trade event exclusively for yacht refit professionals that will be known as the Refit International Exhibition & Conference.
Boatbuilders make news when they mark production milestones, roll out fresh lines of boats and relocate to new facilities. And boatbuilding isn't limited to companies. Enterprising Individuals sometimes build a boat for themselves.
The Landing School announced the development of a merit-based scholarship aimed at students who excel at working with their hands.
Students at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock, Wash., graduate with skills that are beyond the obvious.
The National WWII Museum received a $20 million donation from Louisiana shipyard magnate Boysie Bollinger.
An estimated 200 job seekers attended the 10th annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day in Newport, R.I., a turnout that bodes well for an industry finally on the mend and, in many cases, starved for focused, motivated workers who can grow with a company.
Independent Boat Builders Inc. named Dometic Marine the recipient of the fourth annual John “Walkabout” Sisson Memorial Innovation Award for its new Eskimo Cup.
A boat made famous by John Steinbeck’s “The Log of the Sea of Cortez” is getting a $2 million overhaul after having spent about a year underwater.
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades will open its Friday Night Lecture & Guest Series on March 27 in Newport, R.I., with stories from graduates who have developed their degrees into careers.
New survey results show that wages at boatyards rose slightly in 2014 and remained stable.
The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association announced its 2015 executive officers, board of directors and the addition of two new members to its board.