Tag: Maine

  • Member News: Front Street Shipyard Featured in Mainebiz Magazine

    You can read the cover story on their website to get the full scoop of how the yard came to be and where it is headed. Continue reading

  • Member News: Hinckley Yachts Reaches Out to Maine College Graduates

    Eastern Maine Community College said graduates of its 2014 class with degrees in fine woodworking and cabinet making probably will have full-time employment after they graduate this month. Hinckley Yachts invited students from the program to apply for positions at its facility in Trenton, Maine. The college said the luxury jetboat and sailboat builder has… Continue reading

  • ABBRA Marine Service Manager Course Set for Maine, March 4th-6th

     Partnering With State and Regional Marine Trade Associations A Successful Model for Delivering Professional industry Training    Fort Lauderdale, FL- February 12, 2014– ABBRA, the American Boat Builders and Repairers Association is once again partnering with a state marine trade association to offer its intensive three-day Marine Service Manager course from March 4th – 6th in… Continue reading

  • Member News: Maine Marine Trades Assoc. Director Goes to Washington

    From Soundings Trade Only: Maine Marine Trades Association executive director Susan Swanton was scheduled to be at the White House today for an event to discuss President Obama’s effort to get companies and industries to hire more long-term unemployed workers. In an interview with the Portland (Maine) Press Herald, Swanton said, “When you say ‘long-term… Continue reading

  • Member News: Front Street Shipyard to Build High-Speed Patrol Vessels

    BELFAST, ME – Front Street Shipyard in mid-coast Maine is beginning construction on high-performance multihulls for Trefoil Marine. The T30 is a catamaran designed by Donald L. Blount and Associates (DLBA) of Chesapeake, VA, which will be used primarily for military and police patrol, fire and rescue. The craft’s capabilities are applicable to the commercial… Continue reading

  • Member News: Portland Yacht Services Purchased Gowen Marine

    Portland Yacht Services owner Phineas Sprague Jr. purchased Gowen Marine, a boat repair business that has been a 2-acre fixture on the waterfront in Portland, Maine, for more than 50 years. Sprague sold his 10-acre Portland Co. Marine Complex on the eastern end in late July and closed the following week on separate purchase and… Continue reading

  • Members in the News: Morris Yachts Receives Safety Honor

    Morris Yachts recently received the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award from the Maine Commissioner of Labor. The SHARP Award recognizes businesses that voluntarily undertake a rigorous safety program.  Read more about their achievement over at Soundings Trade Only.  Congratulations, Morris Yachts! Continue reading