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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Boat Building News

Hydrogen-powered boat's problem solved
South West Business
The long-awaited launch of Britain's first hydrogen-powered ferry is due to take place in Bristol's docks tomorrow. A technical setback forced last weekend's planned launch of the £225,000 ferry, paid for by Bristol City Council, to be put back. But a ...

Cape Fear Community College boat show set for Saturday
Port City Daily
The 14th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The 14th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show will take place 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Wilmington. The boat show will be ...

 Qayaq Co-Op produces neo traditional kayaks, canoes and skin boats
Anchorage Daily News
The project will demonstrate that mass customization manufacturing of the qayaq will support the preservation of traditional boat building knowledge and use. The Qayaq Co-Op will serve as an example for knowledge-based economic development in ..

Cardboard is the mother of invention - Muscatine Journal
Muscatine Journal
Custom and antique boats will be on display. Also planned are a farmers market and craft show; science tables for children to build free model rockets and bridges; and gutterboat races in which miniature boats powered by 1.5-volt motors race along a 20 ..

Yacht builder makes return to profit after years of losses
Peterborough Telegraph
Yacht builder makes return to profit after years of losses. Chief executive Alistair Schofield watches the new boat production. By Paul Grinnell Published on 19/04/2013 14:00. Luxury boat builder Fairline has announced a return to profit after three

Netherlands. Mastervolt to power the new Volvo Ocean 65 Fleet
BYM News (press release)
The 8 identical yachts being built for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race will all be equipped with Mastervolt's latest batteries, chargers and power management systems after the Dutch-based pioneer was selected as the supplier of choice for this prestigious

Lincoln Street Kayak and Canoe Museum displays amazing collection of Harvey ...
The 50 boats in the Lincoln Street Kayak and Canoe Museum, handmade in the traditional style, make up the largest and most diverse collection on display in the world, according to the man who researched the world to make them. Harvey Golden, 42, has ..

   Boat sales drop for second straight month - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Tweet · Share on LinkedIn. The recreational boating industry's growth engines sputtered in March amid inclement early spring weather as overall sales dropped for the second month in a row after a year of recovery and consistent gains.

 A drastic diet and makeover can't disguise BRP's biggest weakness
Globe and Mail
But nothing went as planned with BRP Inc., Bombardier's former recreational products unit which was sold for more than $1.2-billion in 2003, when then-president Paul Tellier determined that snowmobiles, watercraft and other adult toys didn't quite fit ..

 Jaguar Catamarans International to launch new range of motor cats
Motor Boat and Yachting
The entire line-up is being designed by Dixon Yacht Design, whose CV includes the naval architecture of Azimut's successful Magellano range. The company said: "With today's fuel costs, people are looking for economy and a catamaran is a very fuel .

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