Founder of Rosborough Boats of Halifax, N.S., James Doug Rosborough, passed away in Northwood April 23 due to COVID-19 complications, according to his company’s website. READ MORE: Northwood COVID-19 outbreak ‘stabilized,’ but won’t end for a number of weeks: Strang Rosborough Boats said in a statement that Doug was a self-educated naval designer who started his marine career working with used boats while finishing his engineering degree. He began his boatbuilding career by re-purposing old Newfoundland fishing schooners and salt bankers — types of sailing vessels — into yachts. As a boat builder, he began hiring several Nova Scotia […]

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