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Friday, December 14, 2012

Boat Building News

'Boat of the Year': Bavaria Vision 46
Debuted at the Newport and Annapolis Boat Shows, the Vision 46 immediately captured the attention of US boat buyers, struck by her innovative styling, comfort and livability features. Add to this the performance of a Farr Yacht Design, German ...

The 2012 International WorkBoat Show A Success For World Wide Metric
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012 05:52 AM PST
As of December 10, 2012 World Wide Metric would like to announce a successful tradeshow exhibition at the 2012 International Work Boat Show in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 5 - 7, 2012. Many attendees were able learn about our spotlight of products including Wouter Witzel Valves, Copper Nickel Tubes, Venthead Valves, Hydraulic Fittings, Pipe Couplings, and much more. Due to the success at ...  

What Is a Yacht?
Slate Magazine
Yacht mania dissipated during and after the Great Depression, but when conspicuous consumption came back into style in the 1980s and 1990s, American financiers began vying to see who could acquire the biggest motor-powered yacht. Sometimes called

  Crowley and Jensen Maritime Honored with Two Significant Boat Awards at International Workboat Show
Thu, 13 Dec, 2012 09:42 AM PST
Together Crowley Maritime Corp. and subsidiary Jensen Maritime, the companyĆ¢€™s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, were honored with two of the top 10 Significant Boat awards during the seventh-annual International Workboat Show recently held in New Orleans. (PRWeb December 13, 2012) Read the full story at

  Winemaker fails to recoup yacht costs Thu, 13 Dec, 2012 05:03 PM PST
A judge says a Perth-based naval architect was the biggest loser in the demise of a luxury yacht maker which also left winemaker Jim Delegat out of pocket.

 North Norfolk jobs to be created as expansion of boat building business is approved
Thu, 13 Dec, 2012 07:06 AM PST
Up to 26 new jobs could be created in north Norfolk after plans to expand a successful premium boat building business were given the green light.

 Got $50 million? The Delphine, famed Great Lakes yacht, is for sale
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 10:39 AM PST
Listed at 257 feet long with a 35-foot beam and a 14.5-foot draft, the Delphine is believed to be the largest private yacht ever built on the Great Lakes. Horace Dodge, the younger of the two Dodge brothers, had it built in 1920 in River Rouge by the Great Lakes Engineering Co. He named it after his daughter.

 Renaissance subsidiary wins boat-building contract | Oman Observer
Oman Daily Observer
By A Staff Reporter — MUSCAT — Renaissance subsidiary Topaz Marine Engineering, a UAE-based full service ship building, ship repair and engineering services company, has been commissioned by the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to design, build and .

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