Bradford picks IFAI member

June 22, 2011

Bradford Grand Bahama has selected Pipe Welders Marine, High Seas Technology, and P&R Canvas, an Industrial Fabrics Association International member, as preferred subcontractors. Under the agreement, the companies will provide their products and services to yachts and commercial vessels calling at Bradford Marine Bahamas’ Freeport shipyard. P&R Canvas, based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., custom manufactures, …

NMMA releases 2010 Statistical Abstract

June 15, 2011

According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) annual Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, 75 million Americans participated in recreational boating last year, an increase of 14 percent compared to 2009. This is the highest proportion of participation in recreational boating since 1999. The NMMA also reported that aftermarket accessory sales increased 6 percent to $2.4 …

IBEX 2011 launches seminar series

June 8, 2011

The 2011 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) will host a series of seminars with the largest selection of course material in the show’s 21-year history. More than 100 industry authorities will conduct 91 educational seminars. The show’s Technical Series returns, and the Management, Services and Operations Series is expanding with four new course tracks. …

Safety Components launches new website

June 2, 2011

Fabric solutions provider and WeatherMax manufacturer Safety Components redesigned its website to provide additional product information. The new site is still located at www.safetycomponents.com, and features detailed product information, including spec and comparison sheets, enabling visitors to view comprehensive product data so they can better understand the technical aspects of the company’s performance fabrics. Users …