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Monday, October 15, 2012

Boat Building News

Cowes boat builder calls in financial experts
Isle of Wight County Press Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:11 PM PDT
A MAJOR British work boat company based on the Isle of Wight has called in corporate restructuring specialists after running into financial difficulty despite having multi-million pound orders on its books


 Ferretti Ties Up with Chinese Bank to Boost Yacht Sales
International Business Times UK Sat, 13 Oct 2012 02:46 AM PDT
Italian yacht maker Ferretti and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China sign deal to finance potential yacht buyers. 


 National Sailing Hall of Fame to induct nine members at Southern Yacht Club on ...
NOLA.com
Jobson said the Southern Yacht Club has been a symbol of resilience after its clubhouse burned down during Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and was damaged earlier this year during Hurricane Isaac. 2011 inductee Betsy Alison, who will be on hand for the ...


Organizers work to prepare Boat Show's small city
Sun-Sentinel
What began as a handful of boat enthusiasts meeting in an auditorium is now the size of a small city, with 20,000 people working daily to spotlight the stars of the five-day extravaganza: the boats. "It's almost like building the pyramids; you have to  


Amphibious vehicle dubbed 'Quadski' to go on sale soon in U.S.
Detroit Free Press Sun, 14 Oct 2012 15:53 PM PDT
Amphibious vehicles could soon be zooming out of James Bond's garage - or pond - and into yours. The Quadski - a one-person all-terrain vehicle that doubles as a personal watercraft - is being billed by its makers as the first high-speed, commercially available amphibious vehicle. It's scheduled to go on sale in the U.S. by the end of this year for around $40,000. Michigan-based Gibbs Sports .


 Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Board Exam Results October 2012
Coolbuster.net Sun, 14 Oct 2012 17:23 PM PDT
Takers of the Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Licensure Examinations held in Manila on October 9-11, 2012 can check the availability of results here. 


  Wooden Boat Show sails into Georgetown
MyrtleBeachOnline.com
An annual rite of autumn in Georgetown falls on the third Saturday every October with the Wooden Boat Show. Entering its 23rd year this weekend, Harbor Historical Association officials, as well as exhibitors, are equally excited about this family event ...


The Fossati Group formed to distribute inflatable boats in US and Caribbean ...
Boating Industry
Their RIBs feature powder coated aluminum hulls offering boaters lighter weight, improved performance and greater fuel economy when compared to traditional fiberglass-hulled boats. “I see incredible potential for inflatables in the US and Caribbean ...


  Obituary: Paul Dahan Sr., 84, of Franklin Township
Hunterdon County Democrat Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:41 AM PDT
Paul Dahan Sr. Paul Christian Dahan, Sr. a naval architect and marine engineer who in the late 1960√Ęs developed and pioneered the double bottom oil tank ship design, for which held several U.S and international patents, died at the Hunterdon...

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