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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Boat Building News

Yacht Feature - the Morris 48GT: more different than you think
Sail World
If you want a boat that's excellent for short-handed sailing but is a great performer as well, last month, Morris Yachts announced the introduction of its new Ocean Series 48 GT, a contemporary redesign of its classic Ocean Series 48 RS.
Sport boat manufacturer to halt production, impacts 350 jobs
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau Fri, 14 Sep 2012 09:55 AM PDT
A sport boat manufacturer in Benton, Illinois will not resume production for the 2013 season
 INNER HARBOUR
CKWS
"We can say that boat building began here at the time of the French, when they came in 1673. And, so boat building has been happening here for 300 years and most recently, it was the Davis company that built the Phoebe, and they were quite famous for
Master boat builder brings skills to life at Tryon Palace
New Bern Sun Journal Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:44 PM PDT
For the next six weeks, visitors at Tryon Palace can witness the preservation of a Down East maritime tradition. A 20-foot wooden Core Sound sail skiff will take shape under the guidance of master boatbuilder Heber Guthrie of Gloucester and his son Clifford.

Newport Beach boat builder's dream may have finally run aground
Los Angeles Times Fri, 14 Sep 2012 11:06 AM PDT
A Newport Beach boat builderâs efforts to restore a historic 1916 sailboat in a yard at his home may have finally run aground. After Dennis Holland, 67, missed an Aug. 30 date to disassemble the Shawnee, Newport Beach city attorneys...

Sunseeker earnings boost
The Herald Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:21 PM PDT
Luxury yacht maker Sunseeker has posted an 18% rise in underlying earnings to £30.5 million in the year to July 31 after sales rose to £288.8m.

High Costs Limit Popularity of Yachting in China
CRIENGLISH.com
Industry insiders have called for making yachting more accessible to the general public during ayacht exhibition held in the first half of this month in northern China. Due to the high cost of buying and maintaining yachts, as well as costs associated ...
 

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