Boating Safety Is For Life

Friday, April 20, 2012

Boat Building News

An interesting article, but it doesn't really offer any solutions. 

Concerns Over Yacht Safety
New York Times
NICE — When the award-winning luxury motor yacht Yogi sank off a Greek island on Feb. 17, the yachting community was shocked. Built last year at the Turkish shipyard Proteksan-Turquoise, the 60-meter, or 197-foot, Camper & Nicholsons boat won the 

 Anacortes yacht builder fined $48000 over hazardous waste
Access Washington
BELLEVUE – An Anacortes yacht builder faces a $48000 Department of Ecology (Ecology) fine for failing to properly store and dispose of hazardous wastes. An accompanying order requires specific steps the company must take to come into compliance.

Discover Cutting-Edge Yachts, Jet Pack Demonstrations and BMWs; There's a Lot ... (press release)
The largest collection of big yachts west of the Mississippi is returning to Newport Beach for the biggest in-the-water boat show in the West: the 39th annual Newport Boat Show, April 19-22 at Lido Marina Village. Newport Beach, CA, April 19, ...

  A boat is a hole in the water to pour life into
Vancouver Sun
When he was 19, he started Varsity Cycles, where he would design and build some of the finest racing bikes in the world. He was 36 when he closed Varsity - he was burnt out, he said - but he still builds custom bikes for select customers today.

 A Boat Builder From Monaco Is Revolutionizing The Yacht Industry
Business Insider Thu, 19 Apr 2012 07:37 AM PDT
Yachts are getting boring. While they are opulent, luxurious, and relaxing, radical innovation seems to have passed the industry by in some respects. But one boatyard in the south of France is looking to change all of that. 

 Boat dealers see sales rising ahead of Greenwich show
Danbury News Times
Shoppers at the Greenwich Boat Show, which took place April 1-3 of 2011. This year's show starts on Saturday at 49 River Rd. in Cos Cob. Admission is free. Photo: Contributed Photo / Stamford Advocate Contributed Greenwich Boat Show Beacon Point Marine ..

 China introduces futuristic super yacht
Fox News
The engineering masterpiece, the Adastra yacht, looks more like a spacecraft than an actual vehicle.John Shuttleworth Yacht Designs The massive vessel's unique triple hull design — also known as a "trimaran" — was created with speed, fuel efficiency, ..

 Pursuit enters sport yacht market
LUCIE COUNTY — Pursuit Boats is announcing plans to deliver a sport yacht powered exclusively by Yamaha Outboards to market in early fall. "Our goal is to leverage our strengths in design, engineering and manufacturing along with our reputation for ...

 Senator Kerry visits Marblehead boat manufacturer
Marblehead Reporter Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:55 PM PDT
Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry recently visited the Marblehead headquarters of Ribcraft, the manufacturer of professional-grade, rigid inflatable boats for first responders, military agencies and recreational boaters. 

 Antique boat show returning to Hartwell
Anderson Independent Mail
"He still drives his boat around and is a source of information for club members and stories." Julie Moore, president of the boat society's Blue Ridge chapter, said visitors can request boat rides. The festival will also have a youth boat building ...

 It's time to get outside and play, people
There's a boat-building demonstration by local boat builders starting at 1 pm today. The Governor Stone, an 1877 two-masted, gaff-rigged schooner, will be on display at the dock at Riverfront Park in this evening and from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday.

 Video: Northern Michigan's Great Lakes Boat Building School - My ...
The Great Lakes Boat Building School, located in Northern Michigan's Les Cheneaux Islands, in one of only five full-scale boat building schools in the country.

 Area boaters say they're undeterred by high fuel prices
Northwest Herald
This sentiment toward the Chain O' Lakes and Fox River is echoed by many boaters and, some say, they won't be brought down by worries about gas prices. According to the US Energy Information Administration, regular gasoline retail prices are predicted ...

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