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Thursday, May 2, 2013

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Mercury exands range with new 80 and 100hp models - Marine Business
Marine Business
“By introducing these two new models we're giving consumers the chance to get the right engine at the right price,” said Nicholas Webb, Mercury's director of Outboard Product (Australia, New Zealand, Pacific). “And people will notice our pricing is the ..

 Boat builders celebrate once-prevalent tradition
Tri Parish Times
“That's where I learned about wooden boatbuilding. I got to see how old-time carpenters went about changing a board,” says LeBoeuf, who also learned welding and machining from the boat yard. The woodworking and other skills have come in handy as he's ...

Boat builders remain cautiously optimistic
Outer Banks Sentinel
At one time we had 20 major boat builders right here in Dare County, but the last few years boat building has slowed down. Now we're down to about six." Asked for an update last week, Briggs had a mixed response: "The inlet is not affecting us now ..

FL Boating Museum moves collection
Penn Yan Chronicle-Express (blog)
The Finger Lakes Boating Museum has embarked on a new mission of increasing its presence throughout the Finger Lakes Region. Recently, the Boating Museum moved its collection of boats and artifacts from Geneva to a new and larger storage facility in ..

National Marine Manufacturers Association releases new Canadian recreational ...
Boating Industry
OTTAWA, Ontario (May 1, 2013) – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today the release of a study which reveals that Canada's core recreational boating industry contributed an estimated economic impact of $5 billion and ...

 More than 250 people already registered for 2013 Marine Dealer Conference ...
Boating Industry
“Clearly, these people understand the great value that the MDCE has to offer them year-in and year-out,” says Matt Gruhn, president of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, who co-produces the MDCE with Boating Industry. “They trust in the .

   Log canoe being built to celebrate treaty
Three Onondaga Nation men are traditionally crafting a log canoe at the Onondaga Nation warehouse on Route 11. That canoe will then be paddled to Albany for the Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign canoe trip that will begin on July 27th. The project ...

 Alpha 42 - new innovative performance cruising catamaran
Sail World
'I'm a yacht designer by trade, and I designed the exterior, interior, and every angle and color. Aeroyacht is the biggest multihull dealer worldwide. I've worked with customers from all walks of life, and with different boatyards and their .

 The Balmain Boat Company Invites You to Build Memories with Do-It-Yourself ...
Wall Street Journal
Relive those memories and create new ones this Father's Day with do-it-yourself boat building kits from The Balmain Boat Company (, founded by Australian industrial designer Andrew Simpson. This interactive Father's ..

 Competitors lift hammers for Boatbuilding Challenge
The sixth annual Beaufort Boatbuilding Challenge gets under way at 11 a.m. May 4 beneath the big white tent on the Beaufort waterfront on Front Street. At the starting whistle, 18 teams of two go at it full speed to build the 12-foot Carolina Bateau .

Annual Wooden Boat Show lands this weekend
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Exhibit of Wooden Boats, museum grounds and Front Street. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wooden Boat Kids on the front patio and breezeway and under Boatbuilding Challenge Tent. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sailing Radio-Controlled Model Boats, museum ...

 Devoted Carpenter Has Spent His Whole Life Crafting Wooden Boats - Gizmodo
Stewart learned boat-building because that was his family's trade. He's an expert, and his work is beautiful. But you gotta hear this guy. For the entirety of this short documentary, Stewart drops deep thoughts like they're wood scraps. This dude spits ...

 Kidderminster luxury yacht maker on the rocks putting 234 jobs at risk
Birmingham Mail
Business leaders said they are praying for a quick sale to save the boat making industry in Kidderminster after a luxury yacht-maker collapsed. Sealine International has gone into administration with the loss of 234 jobs. It is understood about 50 

China's yacht market booms
China's yacht market booms. BEIJING: The Chinese luxury goods market is set for further diversification, with some 50,000 yachts worth a total of 100bn yuan expected to be sold over the next 10 years. Strict coastal regulations and the lack of an ...

Grand Banks reports strong Singapore show - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Tweet · Share on LinkedIn. The Singapore Yacht Show, held April 18-21, didn't experience any lags in participation despite being scheduled concurrently with Boat Asia for the first time. See Related Articles. Singapore show will expand into China\

 Heesen Yachts launches new 65-meter superyacht Galactica Star
World Interior Design Network
Print. Email. Heesen Yachts launches new 65-meter superyacht Galactica Star. Published: 02-May-2013. Dutch superyacht builder Heesen Yachts has launched the 65-meter superyacht Galactica Star, which is yard's largest yacht for the year. Related Image

Rec Boat Holdings will enter jetboat market - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Rec Boat Holdings, builder of the Four Winns, Glastron and Wellcraft brands, today announced its entry into the jetboat segment, relaunching the Scarab brand as a jetboat line and adding two new jet models in the Glastron line. The new boats from Rec ...

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