Maine’s boatbuilding industry, with the exception of a few craftspeople
Maine’s boatbuilding industry, with the exception of a few craftspeople building traditional wooden boats, has embraced technology and diversification in order to stay afloat during tough economic times. The article discusses the closed-mold fabrication of composites which many boatyards have adopted as well as the challenges and opportunities presented by marine electronics. The state’s 57 boatbuilding companies employ 1,036 people and generated $271.4 million in sales in 2010.
Holtzman, Bob, "Maine’s boatbuilding industry, with the exception of a few craftspeople " (2013). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 5958.
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