Marine Industry
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When you sell remote boat monitors, your market covers the waterways of the world. more
As the American team for the Volvo Ocean Race prepares to share its plans Thursday night at a presentation at the Jane Pickens Theater, economic activity connected with the race is already beginning to pick up, according to Sail Newport. more
Graduates of a Tiverton High School summer boat-building program on Aug. 15 prepare to launch one of two boats they built. The six-week program was funded through the Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island. The launch was held in Newport at an event hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association. more
Rhode Island has two groups of shellfishermen. One group digs clams off the bottom of Narragansett Bay. These are the wild harvesters. Many Rhode Islanders call them quahoggers. more
NEWPORT – The International Yacht Restoration School has expanded its scholarship opportunities for students applying to the school’s three full-time programs. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley last week filed suit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for ignoring the “devastating economic impact” of the federal government’s recent enforcement and regulation of the fish stock, as well as the alleged use of “flawed” science to over-restrict the state’s fishing industry. more
BRISTOL – The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will offer a second session of its Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program beginning in late February. more
There’s more to sailing in Rhode Island than sun, sea breezes and drinks at the yacht club. more
Bill Casey, pictured above at Newport’s Casey’s Marina, runs a host of marine-related businesses. There’s Casey’s, the signature business, which he started in 1986 at an old fish dock. He also operates two other Newport marinas, hauls and repairs boats, has a fresh fish and lobster store and leases space to several marine-related companies. Casey docks mega-yachts from around the world at the three marinas. And he runs a fuel business. So, how does he do it all? “You just keep putting one foot in front of the other and make it happen,” he said. more
Before Charlie Enright and Mark Towill could sail through the Southern Ocean’s gales in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race, they needed help from a Disney movie, a Turkish medical devices company and a business plan. more
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