Boatbuilding classes offered at maritime museum
The Star Democrat
By constructing a boat from start to finish throughout the process, traditional Chesapeake boatbuilding
techniques will be taught to participants of all skill levels under the
direction of a CBMM shipwright. The process includes lofting; steaming
US EPA Updates Recreational Water Quality Criteria
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012 06:49 AM PST
Yesterday, the EPA recommended new recreational water quality
criteria that will help protect peoples' health during visits to beaches
and other waters. The last time the EPA issued recommendations for
recreational waters was in 1986 so updating these criteria are crucial
in the continued protection of the public who partake in water-related
activities like swimming, boating, and beach combing ...
20 years of the Single Market
has not all been plain sailing for the industry or users, though.
Looking to the future, we would like to see more integration in areas
such as training and professional qualifications to continue attracting
qualified young people to the boating ...
Malaysians slowly embracing the luxury boating lifestyle
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012 09:41 AM PST
GEORGE TOWN: Princess Yachts Malaysia is targeting to sell six yachts from its line of luxury boats by 2013.
China signs major deals with Italy
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012 11:56 AM PST
Italian and Chinese firms have signed deals worth US$1.27 billion
in Rome at talks attended by Prime Minister Mario Monti and senior
Chinese politburo member Jia Qinglin. The six deals included agreements
between Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and Italian Internet provider
Fastweb for US$557 million and between China Everbright and
Chinese-owned Italy-based yacht company Ferretti for US$480 .