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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Boat Building News

The 16 Best Superyachts On Display At This Year's Monaco Yacht Show
Business Insider
Last week's annual Monaco Yacht Show featured some of the most luxurious ships on the water today. Since with yachts, luxury usually means size, it comes as no surprise that the most attractive offerings were also among the biggest. The 103 superyachts ..
Building 75-foot schooner a huge undertaking
Truro Daily News
"Building this vessel was my vision," he said. "We're talking a big schooner here." "Warren seesboats in his dreams," added his wife Andrea. "He builds them in his dreams and then his dreams often become reality." That passion dates to the early 1950s ...
NZ company wins big for work on luxury super-yacht
Newstalk ZB via Yahoo! New Zealand Finance Tue, 25 Sep 2012 11:47 AM PDT
A super yacht with all the bells and whistles has helped put a New Zealand based automation company on the world stage
Third launch by Brightlingsea boat-builders
Gazette News Tue, 25 Sep 2012 06:32 AM PDT
BOAT-BUILDING firm in Brightlingsea has seen its third catamaran launched at an off-shore windfarm.

Floating home or houseboat? Supreme Court will hear Riviera Beach case
WPBF Palm Beach Wed, 26 Sep 2012 05:11 AM PDT
A legal battle in Riviera Beach that's been raging for years will now be heard by the highest court in the land. Fane Lozman has been battling the city of Riviera Beach for the past six years regarding a number of issues, including his dog, his rent, his insurance and a city plan to privatize the marina where he lived. THOUGHTS ON THE CASE? Share Them On Facebook Along the way, Lozman saw his .
Fort Lauderdale boat show just 30 days away
Sun-Sentinel Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:57 AM PDT
Annual event has an economic impact of $500 million-plus In just 30 days, the curtain will open on the 53rd Fort Lauderdale InternationalBoat Show, often billed the "largest in-water boat show in the world."
Kymera powered body board gets electrified, approaches commercial release
gizmag Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:49 AM PDT
Itâs been over 20 months since we last looked at the Kymera jet-powered body board and itâs great to see that its creator, Jason Woods, has stuck with his dream of developing a compact and lightweight personal watercraft. In the time since our last story, Woods has continued to plug away in his garage refining the Kymera, which now sports a new hourglass shape, has made the switch from gasoline .
College students build robotic boat in Rhode Island
Trade Only Today
Bucknell University engineering student Daniel Flanigan and his friends worked all summer in hopes of launching Scout — a 12-foot autonomous robotic boat designed to cross the Atlantic Ocean, relying only on preprogrammed commands and information it ...
Building boats in a Vineyard
Langley Times
Building a boat from scratch is not an easy task, especially if you have never done anything like it before. That's what Leith White, pastor of Friends Langley Vineyard Church, and several of his students quickly discovered when they were put to the task.
Yachting industry hopes expo brings signs of economic uptick
Orange County Register Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:04 AM PDT
The day before the Lido Yacht Expo opened off Balboa Peninsula, Bill King was at the docks, giving a Hampton 620 pilothouse motor yachtand five other large boats a careful inspection. Gleaming granite countertops, check. Plumped-up pillows in the living area, check. Polished and smudge-free teak,..

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