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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Boat Building News

Local designer's boat makes waves
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
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 ...

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