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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Boat Building News

VIDEO: Pursuit debuts 36-foot sport yacht
Trade Only Today
pursuit1128 Pursuit Boats this morning unveiled its much anticipated sport yacht — a 36-footer with hidden outboard power and an expansive gin-clear windshield — that catapults the company into a new genre of the market.

 Ferretti yachts deal among Sino-Italian contracts inked
Hong Kong Standard
The six deals included agreements between 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 million, AFP reports.

Building boats, mending lives
ABC Local
The craft of boat building is helping a group of Wodonga TAFE students recover from mental illness. Print page; Email this · Permalink. Share. To view this media, please enabled Javascript in your browser setttings. Download this mp3 file. In a Wodonga ...

France Instructed To Tax Luxury Yacht Hire
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012 03:02 AM PST
The European Commission has sent a formal request to French authorities warning that they must revoke a value-added tax (VAT) exemption offered on the charter of yachts used for pleasure boating purposes or have the case referred to the European Court of Justice.  

 After a decade, Utah emissions rule set to make waves
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012 12:13 AM PST
After a decade, Utah emissions rule set to make waves by Brett Prettyman The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 29, 2012 09:33AM MDT Delayed for a decade, a regulation regarding emissions standards on personal watercraft (PWC) in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will finally become law Jan. 1. Officials managing Lake Powell behind Glen Canyon Dam say citations will be handed out to people on ...

 Top NY court rejects state liability for inspectors' role in boat disaster ...
Washington Post
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's top court on Thursday rejected damages claims against state inspectors who continually recertified a tour boat for 48-passenger capacity before it overturned on an Adirondack lake in 2005, drowning 20 people on a fall foliage ...

 Ahoy! Luxury yachts have arrived
New Straits Times
The showcase of boats this weekend and on next Friday and Saturday will feature motor yachts and sailing boats from the Princess Yachts line, which range from 54ft to 78ft; the Ferretti 731, the Astondoa 102, Leopard Catamaran 39PC and Hunter 33.

Riva Yachts announces largest aluminium planing yacht
World Interior Design Network
Riva Yachts, the brand of the Ferretti Group, will launch the 37m 122' Mythos, the largest aluminium planing yacht ever produced by the shipyard and built entirely in light aluminium alloy. Suppliers to this sector. Barrisol - Normalu SAS · Surface ...

  Posh boats ride a rising tide
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012 04:19 PM PST
By Terry Tomalin, Times Outdoor/Fitness Editor Thursday, November 29, 2012 ST. PETERSBURG รข€” You know marine manufacturers must be feeling good about the economy when the hottest thing at a local boat show is a 27-foot yacht tender that costs more than most homes. "We are definitely going after that upscale market," said Ken Rawley, spokesman for the Hacker Boat Company, manufacturer of high-end ... 

 106 Metre sailing yacht Solar by Nuvolari & Lenard under construction
Superyacht Times
Today Nuvolari & Lenard announced on their Facebook page, that they are responsible for the design of the yacht, project Solar. The designers unveiled to SYT today that the yacht is 106 metres long, 15 metre wide and is in the 3000 GRT range. Her Dyna

 Pursuit Boats of Fort Pierce debuts new technology, sweet ride
The company's Integrated Outboard Technology (TM) takes twin Yamaha 350 horsepower V8 Four Strike outboard motors and encases them under an electric-powered hood to provide a sleek, seamless look to the stern of the boat and added quiet comfort.

 Boat seller swindled customers out of nearly $400000, Seminole deputies say
Orlando Sentinel
A man who ran a boat-consignment business stole nearly $400,000 from customers by selling their boats and keeping the money for himself, the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said Friday. Ralph Smith, 51, of Altamonte Springs was arrested Thursday on a ...

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