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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Concern over boat motor rules in the UAE
The National
ABU DHABI // A planned blanket ban on outboard motors that cause pollution could be scrapped as new recommendations are being made to the National Transport Authority. Tasneef, a company involved in offshore classification, conducted a study into ...

 Watch: Antique Boat Museum Open For Season
Along with boats on display inside the museum, there are boats in the water, and rides are available. One of the people fielding visitor questions is Mike Corrigan, a boat builder and conservation expert. "People coming through, asking questions - they ...

China Yacht Market Analysis in New Industry Research Report at ... (press release)
With respect to the scale of production, China has become the world's eighth largest yacht producing country with a complete yacht manufacturing industry chain, covering yacht research, design, the whole yacht manufacturing, spare parts manufacturing, ..

 Mercury Marine's New Engine Displays
All At Sea
Gone are the days where a full cluster of instruments were needed to determine how your outboard was performing. With today's outboards a captain can have all the information he needs and more displayed on a dedicated display or displays sent from high ...

Pembroke firm Mustang Marine to create 100 boat building jobs
BBC News
More than 100 new jobs are set to be created with the £1.5m expansion of a boat building company in Pembrokeshire. Mustang Marine, which also repairs boats, is constructing a new boat building hall in Pembroke Port, and plans to double its workforce.

NMMA reports boost in American Boating Congress attendance
Trade Only Today
The 2013 American Boating Congress, which wrapped up Thursday in Washington, D.C., was a success for the recreational boating industry, the NMMA announced, noting a 25 percent increase in attendance (from 160 to 200) and a 138 percent increase in ...

  Alimal aluminium RIB at Seawork
Boating Business
SEAWORK: Aluminium boat builder Robust Boats Ltd of Pembrokeshire will be bringing a new Alimal 700 RIB to Seawork, suitable for both leisure and commercial use. The new Alimal 7m RIB is fitted with twin F70 Yamaha outboards and can carry up to ten ...

 Phuket International Boat Show returns to January for 2014
Superyacht Times
The dates have been set for the 2014 Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX), and will be held 9th to 12th January at Royal Phuket Marina. After two years holding the event in March, PIMEX returns to its previous timing of January. “Following feedback ..

 Azimut 55-footer wins award at European show - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
The Azimut 55S received the "Best boat under 20 meters" award at the 30th Palma Boat Show, which wrapped up May 5 in Palma de Mallorca. Designed by Stefano Righini and Carlo Galeazzi, the 55S is the latest model in the sport collection of Azimut ...

 Crestliner Fish Hawk 1850 lands in Australia - Marine Business
Marine Business
THE new Crestliner Fish Hawk 1850 will make its debut at next month's Melbourne Boat Show. A big sibling to the Fish Hawk 1600 and 1650, the 1850 is 5.6m in length and rated to carry up to a 150hp outboard. Perfect for families with a focus on fishing

 Boat design could have contributed to Olympic sailor's death
Dorset Echo
His mother Pamela Simpson, 69, said: “The design of the boat, it's just totally different to the America's Cup boat. “He had so much potential. It's such a pity.” Andrew's family, from Windlesham, Surrey, paid tribute to their 'wonderful son'. His ...

 Scenes From Old Ballard: Ballard Boat Works
Ballard News Tribune
Ballard Boat Works, now Sagstad Marina, was started by Norwegian immigrant Silvert Sagstad as a boat building company that gained fame by building a Viking boat replica for the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition in 1909. In 1916 the company was moved to ...

 4 Boats in 4 Days: Nonprofit Completes Unique Challenge to Help Kids
Ten individuals — many of whom have never built a boat before — volunteered their time from midday Friday to midday Monday to build rowing dories for a Seacoast Youth Services program that teaches teens life lessons while guiding them on a course for ...

 Boat Builder, Rec Boat Holdings, Expands Its Cadillac, Michigan, Manufacturing ...
Area Development Online
Rec Boat Holdings, a company that manufactures and sells boats under the Four Winns, Glastron, Scarab and Wellcraft brand names, is expanding its boat manufacturing operations in Cadillac, Michigan. RBH will invest approximately $4.8 million in .

 Market conditions stay flat
Boating Business
Since the economic downturn in 2008, there has been a significant fall in boat production, especially in midrange sailboats. Tightening budgets have seen a drive towards the small sport and dayboat market, with a number of OEMs designing and building ...

 Fife yachts return to the Clyde
Largs and Millport Weekly News
Prestigious classic yachts from the famous Fairlie Fife boatbuilding era, including a fully restored 'Kentra' will grace the waters of the Clyde this summer between 28 June to 5 July. This will be the fourth gathering of the much admired William Fife ...

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