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Good Samaritans helped rescue injured boater

...they realized the red suit was a person in the water.Unbeknownst to them, a 14-foot skiff struck a 24-foot fiberglass boat just minutes before. The forceful collision had thrown the 47-year-old man aboard the smaller vessel overboard...
Troopers respond to report of assault on Juneau-bound ferry

...hunting over the weekend and had not returned on Saturday as planned, a dispatch states.The party was in a 22-foot fiberglass boat that is currently anchored in Oliver Inlet, within a mile of Seymour Canal Cabin.The Coast Guard sent a vessel...
Couple finds debris believed to be from tsunami

...of Metlakatla was beachcombing on Annette Island in far southeastern Alaska when they stumbled across a 24-foot fiberglass boat believed to be from the Japanese tsunami in March 2011.Mark Gunyah and his wife, Michele, were beachcombing along...
Haines: Fisherman searches for new boat

...this week after his boat, the Rip Tide, was struck by a tender and sank near Mab Island last week. The 35-foot fiberglass boat was fishing near Point Widbey around midnight Tuesday, July 23. "It was dark and rainy, it was not ideal conditions...

...and 53-year-old Shirley Robison, all from Anchorage. The four were halibut fishing in Jerry Gates' 16-foot fiberglass boat, anchored about a mile past the opening of the harbor at the end of the Homer Spit. They were backing up to return...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...A recent shortage of whales to watch resulted in a brainstorming session at the office. I suggested an overturned fiberglass boat with a mottled black painted bottom might appear to be a surfaced whale, especially when swells rolled by, causing...
Where do old boats die?

...up front, and a decrepit old fiberglass boat rotting away on a rusty mine have up to eight such fiberglass boats, but what can we do with them...cents a pound to dispose of a fiberglass boat. All gas and oil have to be...
Alaska Digest

...sweatshirt of unknown color and blue jeans. Boat found damaged, man found dead SITKA - The operator of a 26-foot fiberglass boat that collided with a breakwater west of Thompson Harbor was found dead Monday night, the U.S. Coast Guard reported...
Boat builder crafts more than 100 vessels books on the topic. The semi-vee bottomed, dory-style plywood/epoxy/fiberglass boats may be found around the bay a plywood/epoxy/fiberglass boats may be found around the bay and the world. As the diversity of owners indicates...
Manufacturing a new Alaska industry

...cited as some of its success stories. One of those stories was in Juneau, where Black Feather Boats went into the fiberglass boat-building business in 2005. Owner Greg Welpton purchased rights to a new boat design and molds to make a fiberglass...


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