Michael Schmidt Yachtbau said it finished work on a new tempering oven/paint hall at its yard in Greifswald, Germany.
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.
Jaws were dropping just a few years ago when at least a half-dozen boat companies introduced center consoles north of 40 feet, and one — HydraSports Custom — eclipsed 50 feet with its 53 Suenos.
In a three-car backyard garage in 1954 Detroit, retired bus and streetcar driver William Parks, his 18-year-old son and his wife decided to start a business that made and sold boat covers.
The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association will hold its annual symposium Jan. 25 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.
New England Boatworks said it added Philip Shaffer as a project manager.
Sparkman & Stephens, the naval architecture and brokerage firm that Olin Stephens and Drake Sparkman founded in 1929, said today that it was acquired by a group of private investors led by Brooke S. Parish and John B. Reuter.
Exhibit booth space in the expo hall is available for the SNAME Maritime Convention 2016, which will be held Nov. 1-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Wash.
Paul Mann Custom Boats said it was named worldwide winner in the cabinetry category in the 12th annual Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge woodworking competition.
MagicEzy, of Australia, appointed Haimes Coleman to represent the company’s range of fiberglass repair products throughout the southern United States.
Insetta Boatworks of St. Marys, Ga., selected Engineered Marine Coatings to paint all of its custom colors and standard colors.