News

Sealegs Amphibious RIBS

Covey Island Boatworks is proud to announce that they are now agents in Canada for Sealegs Amphibious RIBS. For more info on these great boats click here. 

 

Covey Island Opens New Boat Yard in Liverpool

Covey Island has opened up a new commercial boat yard in Liverpool, where we will be building commercial lobster boats. We are currently working on our first project: the 50' loa Fundy Predator. Click here for more info.

 

Lynch Motor Company Ltd announces partnership with Covey Island

Lynch Motor Company Ltd, Devon, United Kingdom is pleased to announce a strategic partnership and distribution agreement with Covey Island Boatworks, of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Learn more about this partnership by clicking here

 

News release on Columbia sea trials

Covey Island's work on the rig and spars of the 141' replica of the schooner Columbia, built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, is complete. You can learn more about the Columbia project by clicking here.

 

Sea trials begin for Columbia

Covey Island's new spars and rig are being tested this week as part of the sea trials of the replica of schooner Columbia. Click here for video. 

 

Columbia gets her feet wet

The replica of the schooner Columbia, a project for which Covey Island Boatworks built the spars and rig, got its first taste of the water in Panama City, FL, this week. Click here for the story and a video.

 

Practical Boat Owner on rigs

The July 2014 issue of Practical Boat Owner magazine includes an article by Peter K. Poland on the evolution of rigs. Among those examined in the story are Maggie B and Farfarer, both built by Covey Island Boatworks. Click here to download the article.

 

PassageMaker calls on Belle Marie

PassageMaker Magazine recently caught up with Covey Island Boatworks-built Belle Marie. To view the article in full, click here.

 

Soundings takes a closer look at Bluenose II

In the July 2013 edition of Soundings, writer Stephen Blakely took an up-close glimpse of Bluenose II, its restoration, and the work that Covey Island Boatworks and our LSA partners have done. To read more, click here

 

 

Covey Island - In the News

Covey Island Boatworks wins contract for schooner Columbia rigging, (Oct. 17, 2011) click here

Covey's Belle Marie in PassageMaker Magazine (May/June 2013)  click here

The Bluenose Legacy (CBC documentary, Sat. Jan 7, 2012) click here 

Local boatyard get funding assistance (article posted in The Bridgewater Bulletin, Oct. 20, 2009) click here

Back in Business (article posted in The Bridgewater Bulletin, July 7, 2009) click here

Investment fund may be safe haven for wayward RRSPs (article posted in The Bridgewater Bulletin, July 7, 2009) click here

The future is now bright (article posted in The Bridgewater Bulletin, June 2, 2009) click here

 

Bluenose II News

Bluenose II Gets One of a Kind Table (article posted Gov. of Canada website, letter from the Premier's Office, July 26, 2012) click here 

The Bluenose Legacy (CBC documentary, Sat. Jan 7, 2012) click here

 

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