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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Boat Building News

Chinese Owners Want Italian Yacht Maker To Target Chinese Elite
Could super-yachts, perhaps the ultimate symbol of luxury leisure, be next? If so, state-owned Shandong Heavy Industry Group could be in a position to benefit from the trend, following its 374 million euro ($299m) acquisition this year of indebted ...

Court battle over Dh4 million luxury yacht in Dubai
The National
The court ordered the Emirati to pay the yacht maker Dh4m. But after the verdict, the yacht maker was charged with forging an official document he was alleged to have used in the court battle. It was not clear what the document was, but the yacht maker ...

Ralph Smallwood plays saxophone when's he not building boats with Homeport ...
Bellingham Herald
Self-esteem through boat building: Building wooden boats is a big way Smallwood reaches his students at Homeport. "What I especially love seeing is the growth of self-esteem that results from finishing a project," he says. "I love to see a student say

Solar boat manufacturer shipping orders from new plant
Clean Energy Authority
Gisborne, a self-proclaimed environmentalist, started building electric vehicles in 1993 and has a long history of converting what was once powered only by gasoline to electric propulsion. So, when he started thinking about boating, he immediately

 Judges Tout Wikipedia in âJet Skiâ Exclusion Ambiguity
Insurance Journal Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:19 PM PDT
A Utah Court of Appeals ruled the term jet ski to be ambiguous as exclusion in a homeowners policy, and to back up its decision the court used as a reference the popular reference website Wikipedia, calling it a great. The post Judges Tout Wikipedia in Jet Ski Exclusion Ambiguity appeared first on Insurance Journal .

 Ozarks boat manufacturer expanding and adding more jobs
KSPR Springfield Wed, 29 Aug 2012 02:23 AM PDT
Bass Pro Shops Tracker Marine Plastics facility in Lebanon is going to expand its operation and plans to hire more people. LEBANON, Mo. - An Ozarks boat manufacturer will be putting some people to work soon. 

 Industry mourns British sailboat designer
Trade Only Today
Alan Gurney, who designed sailboats "the old-fashioned way," died in late July after being diagnosed in April with terminal esophageal cancer. “Alan Gurney designed boats the old-fashioned way with drafting pencil on velum, using splines and ducks ...

Southampton on board with luxury yacht sponsor via Yahoo!7 Sports Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:05 AM PDT
Southampton has announced luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International as a new official partner reports SportsPro.

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