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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Jobs saved at Isle of Wight boat building company
Isle of Wight Radio
Nigel Darling, Director from Alicat Workboats said: "We are delighted with this acquisition and feel it both complements the company's activities and secures the future of boat building on the island. "With the backing of Alicat Workboats, the clients ...

 Bridgeport, Ala. Becomes Ground Zero for Major Yamaha Announcement
WTVC Chattanooga Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:43 AM PDT
by Richard Simms The small town of Bridgeport, Ala. became Ground Zero for some of the biggest writers in the outboard and boating business Tuesday. Bridgeport has long been home of a semi-secret Yamaha Marine Division testing facility. ..

Fort Lauderdale boat show ends on high note for many
Sun-Sentinel Tue, 30 Oct 2012 03:42 AM PDT
Exhibitors and show organizers pleased with results The 53 r d Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show wrapped Monday, and though bad weather dampened opening day attendance, it didn't keep the serious buyers at bay, according to several exhibitors.  

 Great Yarmouth boat-building firm secures 100 jobs with buyout
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Great Yarmouth boat-building company Alicat Workboats has secured more than 100 jobs by buying a company out of administration. Comments; Email; Print; Got a story? To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below.

Pioneering vessels sailing towards £1.5m Africa deal
This is Scunthorpe
The idea to launch into boat building using HDPE started in Canada when Mr Tait, who was living in the country at the time, was working at a shipyard building vessels. With his experience, he built a boat made out of HDPE for his father-in-law – now .

 Company to create 80 jobs in Manatee's old Wellcraft buildingBradenton Herald
JRL Ventures Inc. and its holdings company JRL Enterprises engineer and build composite-material plugs and molds used by other manufacturers to create products that range from flight simulators to boats and even rocket parts like the nose cones for NASA.

 Jim Stiverson Joins Sterling Associates
PRWeb via Yahoo! News Wed, 31 Oct 2012 00:48 AM PDT
Jim Stiverson, a boating enthusiast with 23 years of experience working in the marine industry, has come aboard Sterling Associates as Midwest and Central U.S. Marine Finance Sales Representative.Fenton, Michigan (PRWEB) October 31, 2012 Jim Stiverson, a boating enthusiast with 23 years of experience working in the marine industry, has come aboard Sterling Associates as Midwest and Central U.S ...

Pier 33 Marina to Host ABYC Marine Technician Training Course
PRWeb Wed, 31 Oct 2012 07:19 AM PDT
Pier 33 Marina will be host to an upcoming marine technician training course provided by the American Boat & Yacht Council. ABYC will present the Marine Systems Certification Course, February 26 thru March 1, 2013. (PRWeb October 31, 2012) Read the full story at  

 Pradaâs Super Yacht Sets Sail
British Vogue Wed, 31 Oct 2012 05:02 AM PDT
MIUCCIA PRADA and Patrizio Bertelli have invested â¬40 million (£32 million), in a new luxury yacht that will compete in historic sailing race, the America's Cup, which will take place in San Francisco in 2013. This is the fourth time the couple have taking part in the annual challenge, but the launch of their latest boat is by far their grandest and most impressive vessel to date. 

First Marine Retail University a success
Boating Industry
“We were thrilled with how smoothly this first MRU event progressed, and we are looking forward to working the Boating Trades Association of Texas on the 2013 MRU.” Attendees were also given a first look at products and services that were unveiled for

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