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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Boat Building News

Growth fund cash launches Plymouth boat-builder on superyacht market
This is Plymouth
THE £4.6million boost for Princess Yachts will launch Plymouth boat-building on the global superyacht market, says company boss Chris Gates. Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, this week toured the giant hangar where the company is laying down the .

Antique boat festival to wow spectators April 13
Anderson Independent Mail
The 20th Annual Lake Hartwell Antique Boat Festival, presented by the Blue Ridge Chapter of The Antique Classic Boat Society, takes place on April 13 at the Hartwell Marina. The show attracts visitors from the entire region to view and enjoy the .

US maritime history classes are underway at Northwest School of Wooden ...
Port Townsend Leader
The history of America's maritime heritage from before Columbus to the present is the subject of a series of lectures and talks conducted by the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding. Robert Miller, director of education at the school, has put the ...

 Benetti celebrates 140 years of boatbuilding
Motor Boat and Yachting
Benetti celebrates 140 years of boatbuilding. Wed, 10 Apr 2013; Stewart Campbell. Italian yard Benetti built its first boat way back in 1873. Motor Boat & Yachting | Benetti. Italian superyacht manufacturer Benetti is celebrating 140 years of ..

Skeeter SX2250
Florida Sportsman Magazine
60 years in the boat building industry is evident in Skeeter's new Saltwater Series SX2250 Bay Boat. Designed with the serious fisherman in mind, this boat serves a dual role with a super shallow draft and a hull design that will flatten a choppy bay.

BRP to launch Sea-Doo “I brake for…” sweepstakes
Boating Industry
Valcourt, QC, USA – April 10, 2013 – BRP is launching the Sea-Doo “I BRAKE FOR…” Sweepstakes giving watercraft enthusiasts and those new to boating the opportunity win a 2013 Sea-Doo GTI 155 watercraft, with the world's first and only on-water brake, 

  IN PHOTOS: BMW Asia Boating Awards in Sanya
Campaign Asia-Pacific
The 9th annual Asia Boating Awards, organized by the Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines, was held at the Intercontinental Hotel Serenity Coast Resort in Sanya. In addition to kingpins of the Chinese yacht owner community such as Wu Yi, ...

 MBIA Board of Directors announces Nicki Polan as new Executive Director
Boating Industry
Livonia, Mich., April 9, 2013 – At a special board meeting on April 8, the Board of Directors of the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) announced the official selection of Nicki Polan to Executive Director. Polan served as the Association's ...

Australian trade conference names speakers
Trade Only Today
Darren Vaux, chairman of the Boating Industries Alliance Australia, said in a statement that the number and quality of speakers reflected the scale and importance of Marine 13 as a landmark forum for the recreational marine sector in Australia and the  

 Nauta Yachts Comment on Designing Azzam
The yacht was to be able to navigate at speeds in excess of 30 knots, powered by a combination of two gas turbines and two diesel engines with a total 94,000 horse power. The highest technology to obtain the highest performance possible for a 180m hull ...

 IYRS expands scholarship offerings
Trade Only Today
Tweet · Share on LinkedIn. The International Yacht Restoration School expanded the scholarship opportunities for students applying to the Rhode Island-based school's three full-time programs.

 The Kirby Torch - Latest news after Laser lawsuit
Sail World
The reason for this decision is that ISAF has concluded, based on the correspondence and court papers received from Bruce Kirby's attorneys, that the Builders are no longer licensed by Bruce Kirby and/or Bruce Kirby Inc. to build the Laser class boat ...

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