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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) PhilippineĆ¢€“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.  

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