Boating Safety Is For Life

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Boat Building News

LOOKING BACK
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012 08:38 AM PST
The Tiliakos Boat Building Company completed a pilot boat for the St. Simons Island harbor. December 13, 1962 The deaths of five dolphins on Amelia Island beaches since Thanksgiving left researches puzzled and searching for answers.

 Boat sales jump 10% this year
MiamiHerald.com (registration)
Fueling the growth in new boat sales are purchases in the 15- to 26-foot range, which make up 96 percent of the 12.4 million boats registered in the U.S., according to the NMMA. While the numbers are up in almost every segment of the industry, the


 Malaysia billionaire invests in Italian yacht maker Wider
Reuters
MILAN Dec 18 (Reuters) - Malaysian billionaire Sri Lim Kok Thay, whose luxury empire spans casinos and cruise liners, is to buy half of yacht maker Wider to expand into a fast-growing market in Asia, the founder of the Italian company said on Tuesday.


The 2013 Singapore Yacht Show Gets Extended
Superyachts.com
Andy Treadwell, managing director of the Singapore Yacht Show, says his team acknowledges the high cost and logistical effort of bringing a vessel and an exhibition team to a Yacht Show, and the date extension will allow both exhibitors and visitors to  


 Pressure on for a Super Bowl Boat Show
MiamiHerald.com (registration)
Miami-Dade's tourism bureau faces more pressure to endorse holding the 2016 Super Bowl during the Miami International Boat Show and drop objections that there aren't enough hotel rooms in the Miami area to handle both events. On Tuesday the mayor 


  Glen Raven Sponsors Marine Design Challenge at N.C. State University
prweb.com Wed, 19 Dec, 2012 08:32 AM PST
Fashion Design Students Target Female Consumers With Design Innovations for Enhanced Boating Enjoyment(PRWEB) December 19, 2012 While boating may appear to be a male dominated sport, research studies show that it's women who often drive buying decisions for watercraft purchases and upgrades. With this bit of consumer research in hand, Glen Raven recently sponsored a Marine Design Challenge ...

  Bay City boat builder, sailor Jan C. Gougeon dies at 67
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012 01:50 PM PST
Jan Gougeon discovered his passion in life when he started sailing. He never looked back.

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