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Monday, May 28, 2012

Boat Building News

Duluth businessman arrested in case of erroneous $783000 tax refund
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A Duluth yacht company owner has been arrested after being on the run since the fall of 2010 for allegedly spending almost $800000 in erroneous tax refunds. Law enforcement arrested 51-year-old Kevin Charles Owens Thursday night at a Goodhue County .


MP: Skipper was 'directed to his death' by yacht boss
This is Cornwall
An experienced skipper from the Westcountry was "directed to his death" by the boss of a yacht delivery company, Parliament has been told. John Anstess, from Plymouth, Dave Rodman and Richard Beckman, died in December 2006 when their catamaran was .


  Boat maker settles federal lawsuit
Belleville News-Democrat Sat, 26 May 2012 14:17 PM PDT
Boat maker settles federal lawsuit News-Democrat A boat manufacturer paid $105,000 in a civil agre 


 Boat industry sees money movement
Today's News-Herald
“The last I checked (it) was like 23 new boats out so far this year, which is a pretty good number. Right now, our 29-(foot) deck boat, I can't build that thing fast enough. Right after the first of the year, someone opened a faucet, the phone started ..


OUR VIEW | A contract of firsts for Safe Boats
Kitsap Sun
Safe Boats International turned heads — in several directions — with its announcement of a contract to build a new breed of Navy patrol boats. For starters, the Mark VI will be the largest craft ever built by the Bremerton-based firm.



Shipwright Concerned About Dying Trade
Caribarena Antigua
By D Francis Antigua St John's - "Young people today are not knocking up with boat building. They say it's too much hard work, they want to go in the offices in the cool to work. They're not even considering boat building as a career.


 Buoyant Mordialloc builder keeps recreational boating alive
Mordialloc Chelsea Leader
Leon Pompei, pictured, wants to make sure apprentices continue to be trained in Victoria after the axing of the state's only boat-building apprenticeship course. He also wants to honour the life of his legendary father Jack, who died in 2009,

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