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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Boat Building News

Miss Tor Yacht building 55 and 72 metre superyachts
Superyacht Times
The Turkish company Miss Tor Yacht are building several superyachts, including a 55 metre superyacht, and a 72 metre superyacht. The latter measures 72 metres in length, with a 10.5 metre beam, and has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure

Yacht Club Kicks Off Inaugural Speaker Series
The Star Democrat
The new design by Farr Yacht Design, built to exacting tolerances using modern day computer controlled manufacturing processes, will assure that each boat including rigging and sails are exactly the same and truly a one design. The cost of a new 'Volvo ...

 Strong line up for Singapore Yacht Show grows
Superyacht Times
The Singapore Yacht Show 2013 will welcome S/Y Twizzle and Sunseeker to the growing list of high-calibre exhibitors already confirmed for the event, held at Sentosa Cove from April 18-21. Launched by award-winning Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman in 

  Made in Ark.: South's oldest pontoon boat builder
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013 03:14 AM PST
Many boat lovers say when you're on the water you feel at at peace and relaxed. That's certainly how Tom Cox feels. He's the owner of the south's oldest pontoon boat company. This week's Made in Arkansas takes us to Aloha Pontoons.

  Billionaire's superyacht refit big boost for Auckland
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013 08:59 AM PST
Australian billionaire James Packer has brought his 87.5-metre superyacht Arctic P to Auckland for a refit that could mean upwards of $10 million for the local economy.The giant vessel - the 50th largest yacht in the world - is..

 Boating Industry to co-host American Boating Congress
Boating Industry
The American Boating Congress is the National Marine Manufacturers Association's annual comprehensive legislative conference for the recreational boating industry. It is an opportunity for all industry leaders, from dealers to manufacturers to

  Authorities investigating whether bones found belong to missing Maine students
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013 09:18 AM PST
Authorities are investigating whether bones that were found on an island in Maine belong to two boat-building students who vanished in the area in December.

  Pros teach boat building to youngsters
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013 06:24 AM PST
A little girl with a brightly colored beanie hat, safety earmuffs and woodworking goggles takes a power sander to a large wood panel in Somers Middle Schools woodshop after school is over for the day. But she's not building something simple like a birdhouse; shes building a boat with other SMS students that will be donated to the Somers-Lakeside PTA.

Ilmor High Performance Marine Unveils the MV8-570 Marine Engine at the 2013 Miami Boat Show
Thu, 14 Feb, 2013 08:04 AM PST
Ilmor High Performance Marine unveils the new MV8-570 marine engine in the Miami Beach Convention center at the 2013 Miami Boat Show and is featured in Formula Boats' 353 FAS3Tech on-water display at Sea Isle Marina. (PRWeb February 14, 2013) Read the full story at

  Miami International Boat Show opens Thursday
Thu, 14 Feb, 2013 12:31 AM PST
The Progressive Miami International Boat Show opens Thursday for five days. Tickets to the 72nd annual event include entrance to three locations in Miami and Miami Beach. Until Monday, ticket-holders can visit displays at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Sea Isle Marina, and Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside. Courtesy shuttle buses and water taxis will transport event-goers ...

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