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Looking to learn the skills to build a small wooden boat? There’s a place in the small coastal town of Pemaquid that can show you the ropes. The Carpenter’s Boat Shop is much more than just boat building, however. “I haven’t done carpentry since eighth grade. I just wanted to build a boat,” Todd Azadian …

A lucky group of 10 students will board Banks Dories to investigate the history of the River Powow during a three-day ‘Exploring the Past on the Powow’ program. A collaboration between Lowell’s Boat Shop (LBS) and the Amesbury Carriage Museum (ACM) Industrial History Center (IHC), the program will include not only history but also rowing, …

Long BeachPeter Beck has been a dedicated Model Boat Shop participant since 2011. During that time he has built over 100 boats in various sizes ranging from a four inch catamaran to a 115 sail nine foot long. Starting June 20, the Wilson High School grad will take over the shop. After being closed for …

An Upper Bay marina suffered half a million dollar damage and a man was injured in a fire that broke out in one of its buildings. The fire occurred around 11 a.m. Thursday at Taylor’s Marina on the Elk River, just south of Elkton, Maryland. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office said it was a …

A BOAT dealer has moved to a new state of the art unit in the Maldon area. The Boat Shop Worldwide has moved to Fambridge Yacht Haven with nearly 10,000 square feet of showrooms and workshops. It sells BRIG ribs and Yamaha jet skis, as well as servicing Yamaha engines. Inside the Boat Shop in …

February 15, 2022 The Crustacean Hunter is in the 38-knot range when her 660-hp Cat C12 is wide open. Feeney boat shop photo Feeney Boat Shop in Cutler, Maine completed two lobster boats for local anglers in late 2021 – the Hurricane Indie, a 42 Mitchell Cove for Andrew Hall; and the Crustacean Hunter, a …

File photo Council this week authorized the City Manager to enter into a contract with Al Larson Boat Shop to rehabilitate the town’s Floats 2 and 3 for up to $249,999. This was an element of the consent schedule. It was approved without discussion. “Floating Moles 2 and 3 are in need of rehabilitation to …

Founded in 1793, Lowell’s Boat Shop (LBS) is America’s oldest operating boat store and is cited as the birthplace of the legendary fishing dory, but that’s not all. LBS is a non-profit museum and home to a thriving learning program for youth and adults. “The apprenticeship program is aligned with our mission statement,” said Graham …

Pemaquid’s Carpenter’s Boat Shop is looking for woodworking tools, power tools, or hand tools that are no longer in use. The boat shop is hosting a massive tool sale on Saturday, August 28 to benefit its apprenticeship program. Donated tools must be in good working order. Tools requiring repair cannot be accepted. Any carpenter, carpenter, …

Highland Lakes acquires a new dealer and boat repair shop. NXTLVL Marine LBJ is scheduled to open June 1 at 4011 FM 2147 in Cottonwood Shores. Construction of the facility is well advanced. This is the second location for NXTLVL Marine, which has a place in New Brunswick. The Cottonwood Shores location will sell boats …

AMESBURY – A traditional vacation favorite will change with the weather this year when the Lowell’s Boat Shop Vacation Open House goes virtual starting Tuesday. The open house is the boat store’s biggest fundraiser each year, but the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic have moved the 2020 event online. “Sometimes thousands of people pass by …

The City of Grand Haven is working to raise the intersection of Harbor Island Drive and US 31 by three and a half feet. GRAND HAVEN, Michigan – The Hall Sports Center has been in business for over forty years and has enjoyed steady business since its inception, with stores stretching from Muskegon to Grand …

PELLSTON – When you love your job, you stick with it, and that’s exactly what Carl Rae of Pellston has been doing for nearly 50 years after he started working at the Irish Boat Shop in 1971. Rae officially retired from the Irish Boat Shop, a northern Michigan store specializing in boat sales, service, docks, …

The owner of Brightside Wooden Boat Services has agreed to pay the city of Belgrade $ 20,000 in a deal that arose out of a three-year dispute over the nature of his business that went to the Supreme Court of state justice. Shawn Grant, in an enforcement action regarding unauthorized business activity at 24 Hulin …

HARBOR SPRINGS — A new generation will set sail at Irish Boat Shop, a marina and shipyard with a history dating back over 55 years. The company recently announced that its board has elected Susan Irish Stewart as chair of the board, a position in which she succeeds her father and Irish Boat Shop founder, …

Sonia Turanski, the new executive director of The Carpenter’s Boat Shop, in her office on February 4. Turanski plans to adapt the boat shop for the future while staying true to its traditions. (Photo by Evan Houk) Sonia Turanski, the new General Manager of The Carpenter’s Boat Shop at Pemaquid, wants to propel the organization …

January 27, 2020 at 9:33 am Brad Kerr Brad Kerr, 39, formerly of New York, now resides in Hamilton, N,Y. Several years ago, he went through profound changes that prompted him to take a step back and take a good look at where he was in his life. What Kerr saw motivated him to consider …

November 11, 2019 at 11:17 a.m. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Just in time for the festive season, a new gift shop at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Bristol is now open. There are handicrafts: shaker-inspired oval boxes and trays, solid cedar Adirondack chairs and wooden toys to the delight of children. All are made by …

The Apprentice Class of 2018 at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop. The Apprentice Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation day after completing a nine month apprenticeship at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop with a successful and fun boat launch in Round Pond Harbor. The apprentices, who began their wooden boat building apprenticeship in September 2017, helped build …

A 110,000 square foot building that once housed the Sam’s Club in Waterford is being transformed into a boat sales, service and storage center. Comstock-based Tommy’s Michigan is moving into space at 495 Summit Dr. after acquiring Waterford-based boat dealership Skier’s Pier Inc. last month and forming Tommy’s Detroit LLC. Tommy’s is leasing the building …

Irish Boat Shop will open a new location on East Bay in Traverse City, just in time for the 2018 boating season. The new waterfront location is nestled at the foot of the East Bay on US 31 North, in what was once the Traverse City Waterfront Conference Center. Extensive renovations to the existing center …

A vacant waterfront parcel in East Bay Township will see new life this spring, two long-standing Traverse City businesses are moving to Chums Corner, and several openings and expansions are coming to downtown Traverse City at The Ticker latest look at retail and restaurant news. Irish boat storeAfter searching “for decades” for the right opportunity …

A historic shipyard company with over 100 years of service, Al Larson Boat Shop is an impressive landmark in San Pedro. SAN PEDRO – Al Larson Boat Shop is a marvel to see. Located on Terminal Island in San Pedro, this store is not open to the public, but has a very significant history in …

November 20, 2017 – The North Country is full of amazing artists and galleries, from the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls to the Frederic Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg. But sometimes the art happens in surprising places, in old barns, in farm fields and this weekend in a boat shop in Canton. A space intended …

Those who have carpentry tools – power tools or hand tools – which they no longer use should be aware that The Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Bristol is holding its massive tool tag sale on Saturday 29th July in aid of its learning program. Donated tools must be in good working order. The boat shop …

When Landman Sales closes its doors on June 1, it will shut them down for good. Owner Rocky Landman and his wife, Gloria, plan to retire. It all started almost 60 years ago for a man who loved business and boats. Rocky Landman started his boat business, then known as Landman Sports Center, at 2956 …

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (WFLA) – A consignment boat store in Pinellas County is being hammered by customers claiming they have been scammed out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Complaints are piling up against Gulf Coast Boat Sales in Palm Harbor after customers say they paid for boats and got nothing. Others tell News Channel …

HARBOR SPRINGS – A new generation will pave the way for Irish Boat Shop, a marina and shipyard with a history stretching back over 55 years. The company recently announced that its board of directors has elected Susan Irish Stewart as chairman of the board, in which she succeeds her father and Irish Boat Shop …

Kayaking became a passion for Lisa Maurer after paddling Key West three years ago. It quickly became a family affair, she says. And not just for her own family, but for the growing crowd of boaters turning to the rental store her family recently opened on the shores of Quemahoning Reservoir. “After we got back …