Thain Boatworks, Inc. in the News

Our partnership with Earthwise Ferries, building ferries for Lake Victoria in Africa, garnered a lot of excitement and a few articles. While we are preparing for more exposure in the news for the upcoming LightSpeed Ferry project, take a look at the press for our containerized ferries.


The Seattle Times:

Everett man building fleet of ferries for Africa's Lake Victoria

An Everett boatbuilder and his workers are crafting wooden catamarans for a fleet of ferries to strengthen transport and commerce across Lake Victoria, Africa's biggest lake.

The Herald Business Journal:
Boat built in Everett destined for ferry service in Africa.

When Rob Smith tells people that the three-story, 65-foot catamaran he's building on Everett's waterfront will be heading for Africa soon, two questions immediately come to mind: Why and how.

The Herald Business Journal:

Everett boat builder’s African dream nearing reality

Thain Boatworks' effort to bring reliable ferry service to east Africa's Lake Victoria is about to bear fruit, albeit two years later than expected.

Thain Boatworks Inc.

300 West Marine View Drive

Everett, WA 98201

(360)-435-5550 Office

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