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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Boat Building News

How Chris-Craft Weathered the Storm
CFO Magazine
In 2000, its parent company, Outboard Marine Corporation, filed for bankruptcy. The following year, private-equity group Stellican bought Chris-Craft and hired CFO Mark Poncin to help grow it to its previous glory. “When I first got here we had 10 ...

2 more historic boats coming to Tall Ships Festival in Cape Charles
Delmarva Daily Times
Built in 1924, the nearly 63-foot F.D. Crockett is one of only two log-bottom buyboats built exclusively for power now existing on the bay, and represents the apex of log boat building on the Chesapeake. Built by the same techniques as the early

Physics students test waters on cardboard boats
The Tennessean
Students have nine weeks to design and build their boats. They are allowed to use only cardboard, duct tape and maybe a little caulk if the holes are big. They're also allowed to paint the boats. “This isn't usually just paint and we're done with it ...

 CEO Corner: Model of a successful boating business -
Van Lancker and Deknatel also discuss the business they outsource and the uniqueness of their design and boat building partnership. C. Raymond Hunt designs yachts. Hunt Yachts is a sales company. See the attached video for the full interview.

Boating museum looks for new home
Steuben Courier
The museum's collection stays in storage for most of the year, and is brought out once a year for its summer boating festival. The museum also offers occasional boat building and restoration programs, and displays a few of its boats at Cayuga Lake ...

Boating show returns to New York airwaves - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
The educational outreach is a collaboration among New York Sea Grant, the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York and Your News Now in Syracuse. The first segment will focus on boating apps for smartphones and other electronic devices, ...

 The promotion of the yachting industry
Malta Independent Online
One area with excellent potential is the yacht and super yacht sectors. If we make the right moves now it should be possible for Malta to considerably increase its market share in this sector. Many new jobs would be created across different sectors ...

 In Build: Cristiano Gatto designed 34M Leopard motoryacht
Yacht Forums (press release)
There is a 34-meter Leopard performance motoryacht currently under construction and it has just been signed for sale. She is a very open-concept yacht on the interior with views outward enhanced by the large windows to the side and also above. The very .

 Co Down boatbuilder reels in export contract
Belfast Telegraph
Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrison PhotographyAnnalong based G Smyth Boats has secured its first export business for a new boat design with research and development support from Invest Northern Ireland. Pictured (L – R) are Carol Keery, Invest NI, and .

 Christchurch boat builder vindicated over speedboat deaths
Bournemouth Echo
A CHRISTCHURCH boat builder has been vindicated over the death of a father and daughter on an estuary in Cornwall. Steve Arkell, owner of Cobra Ribs, said after the tragedy that killed Nick Milligan and his daughter Emily that there was no problem with ...

Grady-White game changer promotion to launch at SCIBS - Marine Business
Marine Business
The Grady-White Game Changer Promotion will be launched at this week's Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, where the biggest Grady-White in the range, the 360 Express, will makes its debut. Also on display for the first time in Australia will be ...

 Amphibious boat maker turns a profit
NZ City
Sealegs Corp, which makes amphibious boats, posted a return to full-year profit after raising prices while sales of its vessels slipped. Profit was $204,000 in the 12 months ended March 31, from a loss of $1.86 million a year earlier, the Auckland ...

Solar Boat Breaks Speed Record
Domestic Fuel
Switzerland's MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar boat, has set a new speed record for a transatlantic crossing by solar electric vessel. The boat left from Las Palmas, Spain, on April 25, 2013, and sailed 2,867miles (5,310 kilometers ...

 Boat sales drop for third straight month - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Sales of aluminum fishing boats were up 3.8 percent to 3,365, helping to balance the decline among pontoons and typifying an up-and-down April pattern among the industry's main powerboat segments, a group that consists of two aluminum and five ...

 Boat building project builds character for local youth
EXETER — Youth from the Great Bay Charter School (GBeCS) and the Cooperative Middle School have spent the last seven months building a boat in the basement at the New Outlook Teen Center. The teen boat builders and their mentors will push off from .

Gurit to Showcase Composite Solutions for One-Off Boat Builds at Sanctuary ...
Gurit will promote its epoxy laminating resins, adhesives and repair kits, as well as its composite panel boatbuilding system, at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show taking place in Gold Coast, Australia between 23 - 26 May on Stand 68. The 

Regality onboard
Hong Kong Standard
The newest models display the supremacy of British craftsmanship and engineering - and are a testament to top- notch skills in boatbuilding. Princess Yachts, based in the southwest of England and firmly established as one of the most advanced ...

 Superyacht in Focus: Imperial Princess
The 40m Imperial Princess is the largest production yacht ever launched in Britain and the largest flagship of the Princess Yachts fleet. From her successful debut at the London Boat Show in 2012 to today, Imperial Princess' distinctive style is truly 

 Maiden voyage of Chinese-made aluminum alloy yacht - China Daily
China Daily
The Chinese-made aluminum alloy yacht Tiger Shark leaves on her maiden voyage from Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center on Saturday. The 734-ton yacht is 50 meters long, 10 meters wide and 16 meters high. It can sail continuously for 6,000 nautical miles, .

 Toronto man drowns after canoe capsizes on Otonabee River
Kawartha Media Group
According to police, Toronto's Michael Magdaluyo, 23, and six other men were on the river aboard canoes and paddle boats when one of the canoes capsized. Mr. Magdaluyo and a 26-year-old Toronto man fell into the river, about 100 feet from the shore.

 Vanquish Boats delivers first 26-foot dual console - Trade Only Today
Trade Only Today
Once the prototype is delivered today, Huntley says the plan is to begin building in-house the tooling for the dual console model and have his first production boat ready for display at the Newport International Boat Show in September. “The economy is

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