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.
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.
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.
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will present its annual medals and awards during the SNAME Maritime Convention Nov. 1-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Wash.
ABBRA’s first Boat Builder of the Year and the Boatyard of the Year awards for 2015 will be presented to Hodgdon Yachts and Hodgdon Yacht Services of East Boothbay and Southport, Maine, at the American Boat Builders & Repairers Association’s annual award ceremony and symposium June 26-27 in Portland, Maine.
The Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel will be the venue for dining and dancing when the 65th annual SNAME Philadelphia Gala is held there on June 25.
Registration is open for the Fifth Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium, which is set for June 14-15 at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md.
A roster of industry players collaborated on a mutually beneficial project that brought new life to a tired and sunburned 1996 Grand Banks 42.