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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Boat Building News

Homestead's Contender Boats expands to inshore, pleasure boat market
MiamiHerald.com (registration)
Neber decided he could build a boat that better suited his purposes. Once he did, and his boat was noticed by others, he found himself building boats from the back of his house, Stewart said. “Contender was bred through tournament fishing and slowly ...


Bypass boat show traffic with these transportation alternatives
S
un-Sentinel Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:40 AM PDT
Boat show transportation options If you're heading to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this week, consider these options for getting to/from the event.  


 RI Trade School Showcases Technology and Careers at Florida Boat Show
PRWeb Mon, 22 Oct 2012 00:29 AM PDT
When the Florida public flocks to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in late October, they will see a diverse range of watercraftâfrom small skiffs to luxury superyachts. But one exhibitor will feature something beyond boats: IYRS, a Rhode Island marine trades and technology school, will showcase the technology behind these watercraft and the career opportunities that fuel their ..


Brunswick Corporation : Hatteras Yachts Announces a Major Update to the Motor Yacht for 2013
Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance Mon, 22 Oct 2012 07:08 AM PDT
The Redesign of the 80 MY Offers New Layout,Many New Standards NEW BERN, N.C. , Oct. 22, 2012 - Hatteras Yachts is pleased to present the redesigned 80 Motor Yacht (MY). The new 80 MY retains key elements
 


 Grow Boating announces GE Capital contribution
Boating Industry
CHICAGO (October 22, 2012) – Grow Boating, Inc. announced today that GE Capital's Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) business is the latest industry stakeholder to make a contribution in support of the industry-wide initiative. CDF's contribution ...


Leisure boats threaten the Swedish West Coast archipelagoPhys.Org
The number of leisure boats along the Swedish West Coast has risen dramatically over the last 20 years, resulting in a risk that the inner archipelago might be destroyed. These are the findings of new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
 


 Brazil's Yacht Boom Faces Tax Crackdown as Millionaires Multiply
Businessweek
Among the companies seeking to profit from the boom is Italian mega-yacht builder Ferretti S.p.A., which last year opened a factory near Sao Paulo with the capacity to produce 120 cabin cruisers per year, some measuring as long as 83 feet. Photograph:


 High demand for yacht-driving training
China Daily
The expanding yachting industry in China has helped stoke the demand for yacht-driving courses in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province. Guangzhou Maritime College, one of two schools to offer instruction in the subject, saw enrollment in the ...


 Powerboat sales hit third month of double-digit growthBoating Industry
Late winter sales momentum fed into the summer boating season, boosting powerboat sales growth across the Bellwether states into the double digits from July through September, according to the latest report on new U.S. boat registrations from Info-Link

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