Boating Safety Is For Life

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Boat Building News

Rich Asians go full steam ahead into superyachts
Reuters
By John O'Callaghan | SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The newly wealthy in Asia think nothing of spending big money on a big boat for prestige and fun but the region's nascent yachting class may have trouble finding a berth in overcrowded marinas.


The Mega-Yacht Battle of Barcelona
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Robert Frank The surge of mega-yachts during the mid-2000s left a huge problem in its wake: too many giant yachts and not enough places to park them. (You read about billionaires fighting for good yacht-parking spots here).



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Tavistock Times Gazette Wed, 25 Apr 2012 07:16 AM PDT
TAVISTOCK boat builder and independent joiner Paul Hutchins put down his chisels, planes and woodworking tools last weekend to take part in a different type of outdoor challenge â by running in the Exmoor Mountain Marathon. 


 Serious boat building
Newport News-Times Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:09 PM PDT
Participants called it the best weather ever for the annual Depoe Bay Wooden Boat Show, Crab Feed and Ducky Derby held on the waterfront of the âthe worldâs smallest harborâ this past weekend. The Catalano family, including (from left) Giovanni, triplets Ava, Ireland and Sophia, all 3-1/2, Annie and 15-month-old Tiller, worked together at the wood model boat-building tent. 


Abundant waters create boating opportunities
RocNow
And when it comes to boating in the Rochester region, one merely needs to pick his or her head up to bump into water and some form of floating recreation. Boating was once the transportation mode that enabled exploration and development of upstate New ...


  NMMA Partners with US Foreign & Commercial Service, Bringing Export Resources ...
Boating Industry
The program was announced during the American Boating Congress general session by NMMA President Thom Dammrich and Under Secretary for International Trade Francisco Sánchez. A uniquely American manufacturing industry, the US recreational boating .


 Tigé Boats announces new dealer in New Hampshire
Boating Industry
Their new showroom will display the full range of Tigé models, provide full servicing facilities to Tigé owners and house a pro-shop for all your boating needs. Through their enjoyment of watersports the team at Newfound Boat Shoppe is able to provide 


 ACE Marine Facilities Group Offers New Electrical Safety Tips for Marina ...
MarketWatch (press release)
PHILADELPHIA, Apr 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the 2012 boating season at full speed or in preparation for upcoming activity in many parts of the country, it's essential for marina and yacht club owners and operators to recognize the importance of ...


Building a boat for the Navy in Gloucester
Wicked Local
Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) resonated: · The city saw a chance to explore Marine-Industrial Economic Development towards 21st-century boat-building to match $5/gallon fuel. · And DMF will end up — at rather modest cost — owning this boat for ...


  Pocket yacht show sails to Port Townsend May 19
Port Townsend Leader
Boats from the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding in Port Hadlock and the Northwest Maritime Center's boatshop are also to be displayed. Organizers are appealing to the general public, hoping that owners of other smaller rowing or sailing craft in ...


 'Joy' of Cutty Sark restoration
BBC Suffolk Thu, 26 Apr 2012 06:40 AM PDT
A Suffolk boat builder says it was "an honour and a joy" to work on the Cutty Sark restoration. 


 American Boating Congress focuses on economy, election
Trade Only Today
WASHINGTON - The American Boating Congress wrapped up Wednesday following a morning session of speakers covering a range of topics - from the economy to the election - and an afternoon spent visiting lawmakers on Capitol Hill. With 12 co-hosts

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