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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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how a Discovery Yacht is built
Britain's long seafaring heritage is just one of the reasons Discovery Yachts choose to build their boats in the UK. Trading off more expensive land and staff costs with the flexibility and depth of skills building on home soil allows, Discovery 

 Marlow-Hunter celebrates 40 years with launch of new 40
My Sailing
Life begins at 40, and with Hunter Yachts celebrating 40 years of operation this year, new life has certainly begun with a splash. With new owner David Marlow at the helm, Marlow-Hunter has launched the brand new Hunter 40 (H40) at the Annapolis Sail . - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
The Chattanoogan Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:19 AM PST
There is a looming crisis in the Third Congressional District, one with a direct impact on the commercial and recreational boating industry on the Tennessee River. 

 Powerboat racers must file escape plans to compete after 3 deaths in last year ...
Washington Post
To improve his chances, Staubo is bringing two Superboat Unlimited class catamaran boats to Key West so he'll have a backup. Each boat, equipped with two 1,350 horsepower engines, is worth about a million dollars. Tomlinson said the team will spend ...

German Boat Show Reaps Reward of Northern FocusAfloat
Torsten Conradi, President of the German Boat and Ship Building Association (DBSV, one of the official supporters of hanseboot), is convinced that this sharpening of hanseboot's profile is a good thing. "The new orientation of hanseboot in terms of its ...

How Discovery Yachts survived the recession
Business during the recession has not been plain sailing for Discovery Yachts, a bespoke, luxury boat-building firm based on the south coast of England. But MD Nigel Stuart says the company has weathered the storm by using the recession to their ...

  Why Jaguar designed a boat
Autocar (blog)
“If we built this boat without engineering it to be able to do what we claimed was possible, it would be like building a concept car around a chassis that didn't exist,” says Callum. So will Concept Speedboat ever see the water? Officially, the answer ...

 Two superyacht contracts signed at Bilgin Yachts
Superyacht Times
Just before the summer, Turkish superyacht builder Bilgin Yachts launched their first Bilgin 160 Classic superyacht M&M, which was very well received at the Cannes and Monaco Yacht shows. SuperYacht Times visited the shipyard in Istanbul where we ...

 Annapolis boat brokers encouraged about 2013
Ten percent. That's the upward adjustment Laurent Fabre is making for his 2013 Beneteau boats sales projections following the U.S. Sailboat and Powerboat shows in October. It's a modest change but after a half decade of stagnant boat sales industrywide ..

Move over, drones: US Navy tests new robotic boat for firing missiles from afarNew York Daily News
Future commanders might hunt for Robot October, now that the Navy has developed a fully automated missile-launching boat. Navy personnel at the Patuxent River base in Maryland fired six missiles remotely from an unmanned boat off the state's coast late  

 Sailing in Marin: Sausalito boat builder turned a recycled boat into a winner
Marin Independent-Journal
Sausalito boat builder and sailor Gordie Nash inspects the bow of his boat Arcadia on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Sausalito, Calif. He saved the old boat from the dumpster and completely rebuilt it as a modern race boat. (IJ photo/Frankie Frost) Frankie ...

 This Old House' back in Essex
Gloucester Daily Times Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:21 PM PST
ESSEX -- The PBS series "This Old House" was on location at H.A. Burnham Boat Building and Design this past Monday morning, according to Jessica Hartzell, an account executive with WGBH National Marketing in Boston. In an email to the Times, Hartzell 

UPDATE 1-Yacht maker Ferretti cruising for China middle market
Considering Chinese brand acquisition in 12-18 months. * Eyeing IPO in Asia stock market in 3-4 years. * Shandong Heavy owns 75 pct of Ferretti. By Antonella Ciancio. MILAN, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Ferretti, the Italian luxury yacht maker favoured by Chinese ...

Florida broker partners with Dutch boatbuilderTrade Only Today
The Dutch ShipYard Group and Dwight Tracy and Friends Yacht Sales are partnering to expand the Holland-based firm's presence in the U.S. market. “We've wanted to have a larger presence in the U.S. market for some time now, but felt it required having

 Engineering firmâs work âlike CSI,â founder says
Washington Post Wed, 07 Nov 2012 05:31 AM PST
ANNAPOLIS, Md. â When portions of a Wiseco Bombardier exploded two years ago, the manufacturer launched an investigation into the cause. The case is still winding its way through the court system. Meanwhile, a replica of the Seadoo personal watercraft sits in the Annapolis headquarters of CED Investigative Technologies, where a team of engineers put it through a series of tests to determine the ... 

 What's next for marine industry after status quo election?
Boating Industry
As results rolled in Tuesday night, what had once been eyed as a transformative election turned out to be anything but. Instead, voters left the state of Washington relatively unchanged, with a re-elected President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a .

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