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Monday, October 29, 2012

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 Luxury yacht launched
The latest luxury yacht to be built in Taranaki was launched today. Ohana, a 50m, 370 tonne yacht was christened on Saturday and launched at Port Taranaki today with the aid of a heavy lifting ship. It was brought in from Brisbane because the yacht was ..

Boatbuilding as a Teaching Tool: For Math! |“For 20 years, I've been using boat building as an educational tool,” he tell us. “In Building to Teach, the idea is to tap into groups that use boat building as a ...

 A Look at Sailboat Design: Fin Keels vs. Full Keels - Practical Sailor ...PS s technical editor examines how fin-keel sailboats present design challenges as builders try to balance hull buoyancy and ballast ratios.

Technological wonders will enhance time on the water
Sun-Sentinel Sat, 27 Oct 2012 19:07 PM PDT
Several revolutionary products making their debut at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Whether you are a technological whiz or someone who simply appreciates how much easier technology can make your life, there are plenty of inspiring innovations at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

 The sleek lines of Steve Jobs' yacht
CNET Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:37 AM PDT
A lot of love went into Venus. (Credit: One More Thing/YouTube Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) It's hard to imagine Steve Jobs standing on the deck of a yacht, shouting out orders. But not very hard. Less hard is to imagine that this yacht would be minimalist. And this is how the finished product appears, in images noticed by the Verge on the Dutch site One More . The yacht, named ..

Nat Rothschild among group of billionaires left with that sinking feeling after yacht builder 'fails to deliver on ...
Daily Mail Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:26 AM PDT
Rothschild, a member of the Rothschild banking dynasty, commissioned the 240ft luxury vessel, dubbed Project Nato, in 2007 and it was due to have its first sea trials three years ago.  

 Yacht highlights Taranaki's potential
Stuff Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:15 AM PDT
The latest multimillion-dollar superyacht built in Taranaki was gently lowered into the water yesterday, completing a project that has dramatically heightened the region's yacht-building reputation. 

Stefan moves into boating market
Gold Coast Bulletin News
The Stefan Boating World boats are at the other end of the market to that enjoyed by Stefan during a boating career that has included winning the national offshore class-one powerboat title six times in his giant pink speedster, aptly named Stefan. 

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