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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Boat Building ews

Boat-building wood stolen from Watermen's Museum
Virginia Gazette
YORKTOWN – The Watermen's Museum announced Wednesday that thieves have stolen $1,500 worth of boat building lumber from within the museum's gates. “It wasn't good for anything except fixing or building boats,” said Harry Hart in a release. He's a .


World's First High-Speed Amphibian Debuts At Miami Boat Show
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013 11:22 AM PST
MIAMI, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first high-speed sports amphibian, the GIBBS Quadski, will make its Miami public debut at this year's Miami International Boat Show (Feb. 14-18). (Photo:...


  Outrageous, Opulent Yacht Interiors For Filthy-Rich Boaters
Curbed National (blog)
Few corners of high-priced real estate command the nine-figure price tags that yachting does. Just after the New Year, an absurdly breathless Daily Mail piece described how billionaire Roman Abramovich was "forced to moor his white luxury yacht Eclipse ..


 Diana Yacht Design completes new 28m yacht model
World Interior Design Network
This is designed to be a flexible yacht which can accommodate four people in style. Featuring an elegant profile, the yacht is in perfect harmony with the exterior spaces. The large windows fill all the inside rooms with natural light and offer ...


Chris-Craft shows off new designs at Miami Boat Show
npc-news.bradenton.com Wed, 30 Jan, 2013 08:39 PM PST
Chris-Craft is introducing a new boat model at the Feb. 14-18 Miami International Boat Show.  

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Boat Building News

An island launch: Ferretti Group showroom on Worth a first for the Italian company
Palm Beach Daily News
Making its North American debut at the Miami International Yacht Show next month, the Ferretti 870 has a sleeker, longer profile that represents a new direction for Italian manufacturer Ferretti Yachts, founded in 1968 and part of the Ferretti Group's ...


New Astoria museum - boat building! - www.ifish.net
This will be great for the kids! Years ago I was in LA at the Maritime Museum and outside there was a. HUGE wooden ship being built by students. I bet this ship ...
www.ifish.net/board/showthread.php?p=4436163


Detroit Boat Show is back to two halls and still growing!
usnewswire.com Mon, 28 Jan, 2013 12:25 PM PST
LIVONIA, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The original, biggest and best boat show in Michigan, the Detroit Boat Show is premiering new boating products and accessories at Cobo Center, February 16-24. More than 60,000 attendees are expected to fill the bigger show at Cobo Center du


Boat restoration open house in Bristol
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013 02:14 AM PST
Individuals interested in pursuing new career tracks at the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) will have a chance to step inside the school’s workshops during an open house Monday, Jan. 28. The event will give career-seekers an opportunity to meet with IYRS staff, observe students at work, and review the IYRS programs. The Bristol facility 


  Vessel already doomed, says expert
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013 03:25 PM PST
Naval architect Tony Armstrong told a commission of inquiry that launch Lamma IV was doomed even if ferry Sea Smooth did not go clear of it after they collided.

Shanghai International Boat Show Comes of Age
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
SHANGHAI, Jan. 28, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- On April 11th 2013 the China (Shanghai) International Boat Show (CIBS) comes of age and once more shows itself to be the key to the Chinese water leisure market.


Discover Boating touts recent PR success
Trade Only Today
“Public relations has been a significant element of Discover Boating and NMMA marketing efforts because it allows us to tell the boating story through a variety of media and communicate directly with the public in a meaningful way,” NMMA vice president ...


As boating sales surge, GEICO offers key advice in Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013 08:06 AM PST
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It is estimated that Hurricane Sandy destroyed more than 65,000 boats and caused $650 million dollars in losses in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut alone according to BoatUS. In the storm’s aftermath, boat owners without insurance now face the financial burden of having to repair or replace their boats on their own. “Hurricane Sandy taught us how critically . 
 

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Boat Building News

Brunswick 4Q loss deepens on marked-down boat brands
Knoxville News Sentinel
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Brunswick, parent company of Knoxville-based Sea Ray Boats, on Thursday said its fourth-quarter loss deepened as it marked down the value of two boat businesses that it's trying to sell. But revenue rose, signaling some ...


Mark Cuban's, Larry Ellison's New Yachts On New Ranking Of 100 Biggest Yachts
Forbes
There are some familiar names on the list of owners of these luxury yachts, including Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich whose 162.5m (533.15 feet) yacht Eclipse still clings to the top spot as world's largest private yacht. However, his reign .


Wally 'Better Place': Carbonfibre sailing yacht
Classic Driver
Few companies have had such an impact on their industry in such a short space of time as Wally, founded in 1994. But the pioneering yachtbuilder has continued to push the boundaries, and has recently revealed 'Better Place': the world's largest


  Strictly Sail Chicago 2013: Sailboat show returns to Navy Pier | WGN ...
By Marcus Leshock
The Strictly Sail Chicago show is back at Navy Pier for the 18th year. On tonight's WGN News at Five, I'll take you inside for a few of the many highlights at this year's show. The story will be posted here after it airs. Here's more info about the.


  New York Judge Dismisses Fight Over Former Presidential Yacht Sequoia
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013 12:54 PM PST
New York lacks jurisdiction to hear a fight over the former presidential yacht Sequoia, and an alleged attempt to save it from "the Russians," a state judge ruled in dismissing the case.  The Sequoia, built in 1925, served every president from Herbert Hoover to Jimmy Carter, who sold it in a symbolic gesture of government thrift. Congress designated it as a National Historic Landmark in 1987 ...

 In White Plains, 'From Shore to Shore,' an Exhibition on Boat Building
New York Times
WHITE PLAINS — It is easy to imagine a brisk breeze blowing and lapping water buoying the wooden boats that fill the gallery of ArtsWestchester's Arts Exchange as part of “From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boatyards of Westchester and Long Island.


Stafford fire crews battle blaze at boat repair facility
WTVR
STAFFORD, Va. (WTVR) — Stafford fire crews are trying to figure out what caused a fire Friday afternoon at a boat repair facility. Stafford County Fire and Rescue's Assistant Chief Mark L. Doyle said in a news release that the fire started around 4:45


 BOAT MARKET BUOYED BY REBOUNDING ECONOMY
U-T San Diego
When the economy was at its worst, South Coast Yachts didn't set lofty goals for itself at San Diego's signature boat show. It brought only one sailboat to the San Diego Sunroad Boat Show, eventually selling the 34-foot vessel for about $150,000. This ..


Rebuilding Pieces of Our Maritime
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013 08:21 AM PST
By Emily J. Weitz   The East End Classic Boat Society (EECBS) was formed for the love of the tradition of boat building, a tradition that helps to define this region. Twice weekly, members gather together to work with their hands in the woodshop, which is ripe with the smell of freshly cut wood. Next [...]  


Pontoon and wakeboard boats leave rivals in their wake at Vancouver Boat show
Sun, 27 Jan, 2013 11:23 AM PST
The pontoon boat has gone from party animal of the Canadian boating industry to a money-shaking powerhouse that leaves rivals in its wake. Aluminum pontoon boats are the recreational boating industry’s star performers after posting a 23-per-cent jump in sales last year, the National Marine Manufacturers Association says in a new report.  

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Boat Building News

Heart of Louisiana: Cajun Boat Building
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013 07:56 PM PST
From wooden pirogues, to shrimp trawlers and ocean going ships, the people of Lafourche Parish are known world-wide for their boat-building skills.

300+ Foot Solar Yacht Under Construction
CleanTechnica
OceanCo is building a 106 meter yacht with solar power capabilities for launching in 2015. The design is from Nuvolari Lenard. A steel hull will be used along with a beam of at least 15 meters. The length of the vessel, when completed, will be greater .


  Andrew Winch on the Largest Yacht Ever Built in Holland
Superyachts.com
Andrew Winch Designs has worked on the largest yacht in Holland for eight years; the top secret 99m superyacht project which was recently launched at the Feadship de Vries Makkum shipyard. “We've just launched a 99m in Holland this last weekend 


Boat Building in Winterton, Newfoundland and Labrador - YouTube
The town of Winterton in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, is home to the Wooden Boat Museum that celebrates the skill and ingenuity of local master boat builders l...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzNSjwPQXG0&list...T


  Bayliss delivers 80-foot Dream Time
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013 11:12 PM PST
With "upward trends" noted recently in several business categories by the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, Bayliss Boatworks in Wanchese is another local boat builder reporting good news. "We currently have two boats in production, and two under contract, one of which will start this winter," said Bayliss Marketing Director Laura Catoe. 


Brownie's Marine Group to Display Its Products at the Prestigious Dubai International Boat Show
globenewswire.com Wed, 23 Jan, 2013 06:46 AM PST
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. , a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of highly specialized dive and safety products, today announced that for first time in its history, ...  


New Astoria museum will emphasize area's boat-building past
OregonLive.com
On Friday, the Maritime Museum will dedicate The Barbey Maritime Center for Research and Industry, a living history museum that will offer all sorts of classes and demonstrations – including boat building. It's named for the Barbey Family, "pioneers ...


   Research and Markets: 2013 U.S. Ship & Boat Building Industry - Industry & Market Report Contains Up-to-Date Forecasts
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013 09:49 AM PST
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7tv5n4/2013_u_s_ship) has announced the addition of the "2013 U.S. Ship & Boat Building Industry-Industry & Market Report" report to their offering. The 2013 U.S. Ship & Boat Building Industry-Industry & Market Report, published annually, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and ...

 History of Boat Building Exhibit in Westchester - The Hull Truth ...
Maritime Folklore Exhibition: “From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boat Yards of Westchester and Long Island” Friday, Jan 18, 2013 (every day until.
www.thehulltruth.com/.../480177-history-boat-building-exhibi...


  Boat builder wants stolen vessel back
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013 07:43 PM PST
A custom-built boat for the military was stolen from a South Park warehouse, and the builder wants it back.   Surveillance video captured images of people taking a boat, a trailer it was on and a semi used to haul it from a warehouse on Sunday. The video has been turned into Seattle police.   The builder told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reporter Chris Legeros that he was proud of the boat and he .

  Engineering Manager - Marine and Naval Architecture
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013 08:17 AM PST
From a corporate standpoint the Group Managers are responsible for the overall performance of their group and ensuring that there is a sufficient supply of new work.

  Riser Engineer - Naval Architect
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013 08:47 AM PST
Top marine and offshore client is seeking two Naval Architects who specialize in Risers and Engineering. This client is local to the Houston, TX market and consists of engineers, architects, surveyors, and managers, all focusing their talents in the offshore sectors of Marine and O&G

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Boat Building News

Local designer's boat makes waves
WKYC-TV
One local boat designer is seeing his dream become reality. Tom McNeill, Design Engineer for Tartan and C&C Yachts was able to see the possible in building a new yacht. Now his creation, the C&C 101 is racking up the awards and putting Cleveland's


 Mooresville boat company sells guns on the side
Charlotte Observer
But as Americans flock to gun stores fearing the federal government will toughen restrictions on firearms, Estet decided to expand the products sold at his boat store in Mooresville. For the past few weeks, Estet and his business partner have been .


 Hacker Boat move criticized
Plattsburgh Press Republican
ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County lawmakers are unhappy that Hacker Boat Co. is using state money to move out of the county. The Capital Region Regional Economic Development Council got Hacker a $600,000 state grant so it can expand its operations ...


 Europe's Yacht Makers Sail On
Wall Street Journal
LONDON—The least you might expect from the latest in ultraluxury power yachts—measuring more than 30 meters in length and costing up to $16 million—are a couple of bedrooms. But, driven by China and other rapidly growing markets, the exacting 


  Community volunteers aiming for the high seas
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013 03:06 AM PST
It is a seafaring adventure which has brought together communities from around the world and allows amateurs to learn traditional boat building skills and enjoy coastal rowing.

 High-end yacht orders buoy European market
Trade Only Today
Niche yacht orders measuring 100 feet or more and costing as much as $16 million are keeping the European luxury boating industry afloat. That's according to The Wall Street Journal, which reported that many of the yachts include fully wired boardrooms ...


Cancelled contracts, yacht jobs at risk
Auckland stuff.co.nz
The collapse of two significant yacht-building contracts scheduled for this year has Hobsonville's Yachting Developments looking at ways to avoid job losses. Last year the superyacht-building company won four international awards including the 2012 ..


 Gallery honors Hudson River boatbuilding history
Trade Only Today
The building and repair of boats and ships of all sizes has long been a vital part of occupational culture during the history of the Hudson River area. Although the construction of boats has changed dramatically through the years, the art of ..


UQM Technologies Powers Innovative All-electric Outboard Motor for Boats Developed by Regen Nautic
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013 05:48 AM PST
LONGMONT, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UQM Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: UQM) electric motors and controllers are at the heart of the new Regen Nautic E180 all-electric outboard motor introduced this week at the Dusseldorf Boat Show. This is in addition to series-hybrid electric systems that Regen Nautic has developed for yachts, trawlers, and sailboats over 50 feet using UQM® components. “Working ... 


 1 injured in Edgewater boat factory fire
Daytona Beach News-Journal
One worker suffered smoke inhalation and a boat factory in Edgewater sustained smoke damage after a fire in a Dumpster on Tuesday, an official said. The Edgewater Fire Department got the call just before 5 p.m. and sent 10 firefighters to Everglades ...

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Boat Building News

Super-yacht builders lament landlubbers among nouveau rich
Globe and Mail
The glamour, champagne-soaked launches, astronomical price tags and celebrity clients belie a mounting unease in the world of super-yacht building, according to industry insiders. The billionaire financier clients of the pre-financial crisis world are 


Gulf Craft Launch Largest Yacht Model 'Majesty 135'
Superyachts.com
The GCC-owned yacht destined to be berthed in UAE waters has an imposing exterior with a white superstructure and hull, accented by a sleek stainless steel fender line. Visitors to the upcoming Dubai International Boat Show 2013 will be able to admire .


 Beneteau Sailboat Wins Best Boat Awards
MarineLink
Beneteau Sailboat Wins Best Boat Awards. Press Release. Friday, January 18, 2013, 2:01 AM. File Salboat Sense 55: Photo credit Beneteau. Salboat Sense 55: Photo credit Beneteau. Beneteau's 'Sense 55' voted "Best Boat 2013" and "Boat of the Year ..


  DEM's Coit named 'Boater of the Year'
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013 10:02 AM PST
R.I. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit has been named the John H. Chafee Boater of the Year by the R.I. Marine Trades Association.

 'Super Yachts' Are a Tough Sell to the Newly Rich
CNBC.com
De Vries spoke to Reuters at a gathering of super yacht builders and designers in London's gilded Mayfair neighborhood. The weather-beaten faces, and tatty outdoor clothing of the London boat show being held across town were largely absent from this ...


Seattle Boat Show coming up later this week at CenturyLink Field Event Center
Sat, 19 Jan, 2013 11:23 AM PST
The Seattle Boat Show is coming up on Jan. 25 to Feb. 3 at CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union in downtown Seattle, and will offer more than 200 free seminars on boating and other water related activities, including 60 on fishing and crabbing. 

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Boat Building News

Boat building industry on the up
Island Business
Dave Bloxham, who has a boat yard at Wailoaloa near Nadi, is planning to double the size of the yard by adding a second construction building. By doing so, he will increase employment available to locals and the potential to go into production with a ...


 RNLI boat-building facility given green light
Civil Society Media
RNLI's plans for a boat-building facility that could save the charity £3.7m per year have been approved by Poole council. The facility, costing an estimated £11.2m, will create 90 new jobs and allow the RNLI to build and maintain its own all-weather .


 City’s Argument Is All Wet, Supreme Court Says
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 08:54 AM PST
The Supreme Court sunk the hopes of a Florida city Tuesday when it ruled that a houseboat was more house than boat.

Seattle Boat Show Opens with a Splash On January 25, 2013
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 08:13 AM PST
Big fun at the big show with wine and beer tastings and daily aerial acrobatic performances. ‘Splash’ - the new aerial, acrobatic show - features some of Seattle’s most talented aerialists and acrobats. (PRWeb January 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10317864.htm

Bayliss delivers 80-foot Dream Time
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 11:11 PM PST
With "upward trends" noted recently in several business categories by the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, Bayliss Boatworks in Wanchese is another local boat builder reporting good news. "We currently have two boats in production, and two under contract, one of which will start this winter," said Bayliss Marketing Director Laura Catoe. 

ArtsWestchester Announces New Boat Building Exhibition
Westchester.com
Westchester Arts & Entertainment News White Plains, NY – Learn everything you ever wanted to know about our region's rich tradition of boat building at ArtsWestchester's newest exhibition, From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boatyards of Westchester ...


Rare Scituate-made skiff donated to historical society
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013 04:08 AM PST
Visitors to the Maritime & Irish Mossing Museum will be able to view a tangible piece of Scituate’s history – a skiff built by renowned Scituate boat builder Scotty Gannett – thanks to a donation by resident John “Jack” Turner. 

Monday, January 14, 2013

Boat Building News

Stuart Boat Show sets sights on youths
TCPalm
STUART — The gates of the 39th annual Stuart Boat Show opened at 10 a.m. sharp Friday — officially kicking off the Treasure Coast boating season — and if the weekend trends the way the past week has for some in the business, it could be good news ...


Opening the throttle: 'Boat of the Year' award buoys Sea Ray's Flagler operation
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The company's 370 Venture boat was recently named Boat of the Year by Boating Magazine and the honor comes as the plant is being expanded to increase production -- and potentially add new jobs. Dan Goodard, vice president and general manager at .


 Boat sales increase another sign economy improving, experts say
Naples Daily News
New powerboat sales increased 10 percent nationwide in 2012, according to a report by National Marine Manufacturers Association. The increase is the first time since the boating industry experienced significant growth in five years, said Thom Dammrich, ...


 YACHT OF THE WEEK: Tour The Elegant, Brand New 'Imperial Princess'
Business Insider
The yacht debuted at the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes in September, and is a model for Princess' new class of 40-meter yachts, according to Charter World. Buyers of a 40M Princess will have lots of choice in terms of customization, but the ..


Ottawa delivers hope for better boat building bidding
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013 12:41 PM PST
The federal government says it's prepared to change the way it awards small vessel shipbuilding contracts, responding to concerns raised by the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association.  



Web Enabled NMEA 2000 Instrumentation and Vessel Monitoring Package to be Featured at the 2013 Seattle Boat Show
Sun, 13 Jan, 2013 12:18 AM PST
View Live NMEA 2000 vessel data on-board or from any internet connection using your favorite Tablet or Smart Phone. New Chetco Digital Instruments interface for all SeaSmart marine Gateways and adapters. (PRWeb January 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/netGauges/SeattleBoatShow2013/prweb10316757.htm

  2013 London Boat Show
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 12:08 PM PST
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Antique boats at the boat show
Mon, 14 Jan, 2013 07:44 AM PST
OAKVILLE - The folks at the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS) — including Oakville's Richard Shorney — are back at it again at this year’s Toronto International Boat Show, which runs now through Jan. 20.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Boat Buidling News

GE Capital Enhances Financing Programs with 21 Independent Boat Builders in U.S. and Canada
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013 07:46 AM PST
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Capital announced it has signed an enhanced strategic floorplan financing agreement with Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI), a major U.S boat manufacturer buying group.

  MCDANIEL FILES SUIT AGAINST CLEBURNE COUNTY BUSINESS
Wed, 09 Jan, 2013 03:57 PM PST
LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against a Cleburne County business accused of failing to turn over proceeds of consignment sales to former owners of watercraft the business had sold. Edgemont Marine and owner Gary Eubanks enter into contracts with consumers who wish to sell their personal watercraft. Eubanks agrees to display the boats a...

UC-Nigerian friendship project launched
Wed, 09 Jan, 2013 03:26 PM PST
THE University of Cebu continues to strengthen its linkages worldwide with the launching of the University of Cebu-Maritime Education and Training Center (UC-METC) Philippine–Nigerian Friendship Project. The project will bring Nigerian scholars to UC-METC campus in Mambaling, Cebu City to study Nautical, Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture. The Nigerian government pre-qualified the ...

DC lawyer sues over 'dastardly plan' to wrest ownership of his former ...
New York Daily News
The USS Sequoia , the official presidential yacht from the 1930s to the 1970s, when it was ordered to be sold by President Jimmy Carter, was bought by investor and lawyer Gary Silversmith in 2000. In papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Silversmith ...


  New Farr-design Sailboat From Bavaria
MarineLink
The new 7m (23ft) trailerable, one-design sport sailing boat, 'B/One' was built by Bavaria Yachts in Giebelstadt, Germany. Bavaria asked Farr Yacht Design for an economical one-design that would impress advanced sailors with excellent performance, yet 


  Dartmouth-Academy-students-study-boat-design-by-looking-at-the-changes-to-RNLI
Thu, 10 Jan, 2013 12:37 PM PST
Byline: Classes 5 and 6 from Dartmouth Academy visited the Dart lifeboat station on 27 and 27 November 2012. Page Content: The aim was to look at boat design and how it had changed over the centuries. All types of lifeboat were looked at from the earliest that appeared on the Dart in 1878 up to and including the new Shannon class which is yet to go into service. Half of each class took a close ...

Boat maker charts a relocation
Albany Times Union
TICONDEROGA — A builder of iconic luxury boats, Hacker Craft, is moving its factory from the Essex County town of Ticonderoga south to Queensbury, saying it wants a bigger facility more convenient to the Capital Region for its globe-trotting customers ...


DealBook: For Some Dead Brands, a Tortuous Path to Resurrection
Thu, 10 Jan, 2013 02:39 PM PST
Buying the rights to a name and restarting operations of a beloved brand requires years of dedication, say the owners of Chris-Craft, once the largest pleasure boat manufacturer in the United States.  

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Boat Building News

Seattle Boat Show drops anchor at CenturyLink Field Event Center starting Jan. 25
Sat, 05 Jan, 2013 07:10 PM PST
The Seattle Boat Show is coming up on Jan. 25 to Feb. 3 at CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union in downtown Seattle, and will offer more than 200 free seminars on boating and other water related activities, including 60 on fishing and crabbing.

 Lund Boat gets on board with hiring female applicants
Business Management Daily
New York Mills-based Lund Boat and parent company Brunswick Corp. have agreed to settle sex discrimination charges filed by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The OFCCP, which enforces ..


  Highlights From the 2013 New York Boat Show
Mon, 07 Jan, 2013 10:24 AM PST
Although new boat sales had a hard landing during the recession, the boating industry has begun to recover. In 2012, sales recorded their first significant increase since the recession, rising an estimated 10 percent, according to one industry group. Here are highlights from 2013's New York boat show, featuring the latest in yacht luxury.

  In Sandy's Aftermath, Hope for Higher Boat Sales
Mon, 07 Jan, 2013 08:17 AM PST
Fresh off the boating industry's first significant sales increase since the recession, boat dealers are seeing an increase in traffic in the aftermath of super storm Sandy's destruction as consumers begin their search for replacement boats.

Industry leaders gather for third growth summit, establish Recreational ...
Boating Industry
CHICAGO—January 7, 2013—On Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, approximately 30 individuals representing diverse organizations and companies with a vested interest in the future of the recreational boating industry reconvened in Rosemont, Ill., for the third ...


  Pier 33 to Debut Two New Models From Pursuit Boats at 2013 Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat Sports & RV Show
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013 01:11 AM PST
Pier 33 Marina of St. Joseph Michigan is preparing for another return to Chicago’s premier boating event, the upcoming 2013 Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show and Pier 33 will present an eye-catching display of new boats from Pursuit. The display will include the local debut of Pursuit ST 310 and C 260 models. (PRWeb January 08, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb ...

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Boat building News

Carbureted 2-stroke personal watercraft to be banned on Lake Mohave as of January 1
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013 12:11 AM PST
LAUGHLIN — After Dec. 31 no one may operate a personal watercraft on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave that does not meet the 2006 emission standards set by EPA for the manufacture of two-stroke engines.

  Building boats without help of modern technology
Saudi Gazette
He helped his father in his profession, and his father taught him all he knew about boat building. During those times, fathers would not allow their sons to work in any other profession. Families were bonded to their professions in those times, as .


Brunswick Corporation : Bayliner's All-new Element Makes Boating Easier and More Accessible Than Ever
thomsonreuters.com Thu, 03 Jan, 2013 08:28 AM PST
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee, Jan. 3, 2013 - Whether you`re rekindling a passion for boating or launching into the boating lifestyle for the first time, the Bayliner Element is your way in. All-new for the 2013 ...  


After strong sales in 2012, N.J. dealers prepare for New York Boat Show
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013 03:18 AM PST
New Jersey dealers talk about helping customers replace boats damaged by Hurricane Sandy while they set up for the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show in Manhattan

  Houston Boat Show revises schedule due to Texans Playoff Game
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013 01:40 PM PST
The Houston Boat Show will suspend its operations for one day this Saturday, January 5, due to the Texans playoff game at Reliant Stadium. The show, which opens this Friday at Reliant Center, will reo

Boynton Beach woman's passion for boating rewarded with industry recognition
Palm Beach Post
They transformed the 8,000-square-foot Boynton Beach facility from a dingy car repair shop to South Florida MasterCraft, which garnered accolades from Boating Industry magazine, which included it in its 2012 list of TOP 100 Boat Dealerships in the country.


  NY boat manufacturer making move to another county
Wall Street Journal
Executives with the Hacker Boat Co. tell the Press-Republican of Plattsburgh (http://bit.ly/12ZWXcJ ) that they'll use the funding to move from Ticonderoga on Lake George's northern end to an expanded facility about 35 miles south in the Warren County 


 Brunswick to sell Hatteras, CABO yacht brands
Reuters
Jan 3 (Reuters) - Recreational boat maker Brunswick Corp said it is seeking buyers for its sportfishing convertible yacht brands, Hatteras and CABO, to concentrate on its other models. The company said it expects to record related charges of between ...


Boaters wrecked by Sandy expected to buy big
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013 12:35 PM PST
The New York Boat show begins Thursday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, drawing tens of thousands of seafaring shoppers, many of whom are looking to replace vessels damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The four-day boat show typically attracts around 50,000 visitors and more than 250 exhibitors. Boating industry leaders are expecting a higher turnout this year and a boost in regional boat sales ...