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Sunday, January 27, 2013

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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.  

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