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Every boatbuilder is busy – Waiting list for fishing boats grows longer

Gordon Campbell says fishermen know before they step through the doors of his shop that they will have to wait a while for delivery once they place an order for a new fishing boat. Campbell owns Provincial Boat and Marine Ltd. in Kensington, a builder of fiberglass fishing vessels. “I’ll not use exact times, but several years,” he described his company’s current wait list for new boats. “The word’s out there: Every boatbuilder is busy. (Fishermen) know they’re not going to get one before the end of the year or for next spring or whatever,” Campbell comments. >click to read<

P.E.I. boat manufacturer switches industries to stay afloat

CBC_News_logoPrince Edward Island’s oldest producer of fibreglass fishing boats is shifting its focus to another industry. Gordon Campbell and his son Jay own Provincial Boat and Marine Ltd. in Kensington. They say since fewer fishermen are buying boats, it’s time to diversify the business. They have decided to start manufacturing oil tanks for home heating. Read more here 12:32