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Thursday, February 7, 2013

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DETROIT: Get a taste of summer at the Detroit Boat Show
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013 04:19 AM PST
DETROIT — Postholiday sales aren’t the only deals to be found during the winter months. Starting in February in Michigan, boat shows take place offering some of the best pricing and incentives of the year — a major draw for the 83 million Americans who take to the water each year. For those ready to plan their summer fun, boat shows are the place to start.

ISA's Marcello Maggi on the 66m Granturismo Yacht
Superyachts.com
Between mid-2011 and early 2012, ISA weathered the recession by selling three brand-new yacht models. ISA has now announced that the construction of these three projects is continuing according to plan. Marcello Maggi, President of Sales and Marketing, ...


  Cigarette Racing unveils Mercedes-Benz AMG-inspired luxury boat
Fox News
Custom boat builder and racer Cigarette Racing, based in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is set to debut a new version of its signature performance boats, the 42-foot Huntress. Why are we reporting on a boat? Because, like its previous 46-foot Rider XP and 


 Removing unfinished boat could cost Freeport more than $100K
The Forecaster
Will Graff. Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:50 am. FREEPORT — The town could end up spending more than $100,000 if the foundation that owns a partially built 113-foot schooner can't come up with the money to finish or move the massive boat.


Pros teach boat building to youngsters
Flathead Publishing Group
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 School's woodshop after school is over for the day. But she's not building something simple like a ...


Granny Apple Publishing to Release "The Art of Wooden Boat Repair" by Allen Taube at Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival ...
prweb.com Wed, 06 Feb, 2013 12:14 AM PST
Author Allen Taube announces that the updated, revised and enlarged edition of his 1986 book "The Boatwright's Companion" will be on sale at the biggest boating event on Florida's East Coast.Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 "The Art of Wooden Boat Repair: Secret Tricks of the Trade" presents the experience and insights gained by author Allen Taube's 40 years of wooden boat building, wooden ...  


 How big is 'too big' for a super yacht?
CNN
(CNN) -- When pictures leaked out in December of the late Steve Jobs's new yacht, Venus, leaving The Netherlands, interest was once again sparked in the mysterious world of the super mega yachts, and in those who build them for the super mega rich.


 Eclipse shows Bermuda can make waves in yacht registry business
Royal Gazette
If there is one thing that Bermuda has over the Cayman Islands, it's a very large yacht. In fact, it's the largest privately owned yacht in the world — the 533-foot Eclipse owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich — now docked in Hamilton, which ...


 Feadship Launches Their Largest Ever Yacht
Superyachts.com
Not only will this superyacht be the largest yacht ever to be built by the revered custom yacht builders, but “she will be the largest yacht ever built in The Netherlands,” notes Henk de Vries. Feadship has started 2013 by launching their largest yacht


 Lumber theft at Watermen's Museum halts boat building
Daily Press
It's estimated that $1,500 worth of boat building lumber was stolen from within the museum's gates, according to a press release from Watermen's Museum Executive Director Dave Niebuhr. The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft. "It .

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