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Sharp Designs from Sharpie’s Signs

Jason Sharpe of Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, has made a career of painting fishing boats over the last 30 years, having worked on around 2,000 different vessels. Sharpe took to painting from a young age. As a young boy, he always excelled in art class. According to Sharpe, he was able to draw just as well or better than his art teacher at the time. “We used to have education week. All the students would draw pictures, and whoever had the best picture would win a silver ...

Largest Inshore Vessel Built in N.L. Launches from Harbour Grace

After almost three years of labour, Matthew Petten is celebrating the launch of his new 90-foot fishing vessel, Petten’s Legacy. Talks surrounding what would become Petten’s Legacy began in 2016 when Dwight and Matthew Petten approached TriNav Marine Design (TMD) about building a new boat to replace their current vessel, the Joyful Sound. “We started that process in 2016, and then there was a bit of a downturn in crab and shrimp, and they put the project on hold,” said TriNav ...