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Yamaha celebrates production of its 10 millionth outboard!
Sail World
Fittingly, the 10 millionth outboard off the production line was Yamaha's revolutionary new F200, the company's incredible new lightweight, four-cylinder, four-stroke, 200hp outboard. 'Reaching this milestone is an incredible achievement,' says Yamaha ..

 Wooden boat shows aplenty in Michigan
Rex Larsen/ Michigan's wood boat building history comes to life every summer in Great Lakes shoreline communities. It's a time when quaint harbor towns celebrate the state's boating heritage with wooden boat shows that showcase the gleaming ...

Riviera invests in Australia's manufacturing future
Sail World
It is the largest luxury boat building facility of its type in the Southern Hemisphere and the purchase of the property and all of its capital improvements will be completed before June 30. When Mr Longhurst purchased Riviera on eight March, 2012, he .

Abbott Boats Fire Settlement
Blackburn News has learned a settlement has been reached in a multi million dollar lawsuit stemming from the June 2006 Abbott Boats fire. The blaze extensively damaged the world-renowned boat building company on London Road. The owners and ...

Four boats in four days to aid Seacoast Youth Services
Hampton Union
It was Mother's Day weekend when a hangar at the Hampton Airfield, donated by owners Mike and Cheryl Hart, became the scene of a boat-building project that turned out four 26-foot wooden boats that will soon add seamanship to the countless ...

 French court seizes Swiss explorer's sailboat
The sailboat of Swiss explorer and adventurer Mike Horn was ordered seized by a Marseille court in a southern French port over a dispute involving a naval architect, according to a media report. French embassy rapped for online banking link (22 May 13) ...

 Moonen Launch New Explorer 100 For World Cruising
Moonen Shipyards in the Netherlands has launched the all-new Moonen 100 Explorer. This long distance, expedition-type yacht was custom-developed with Vripack Naval Architects for a repeat client, combining a robust performance with stylish looks and ...

America's Cup safety ideas to become rules
China Post
Tom Ehman, vice commodore of the host Golden Gate Yacht Club, said the 37 ideas to make the powerful AC72 catamarans safer were part of an overall safety plan submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard of part of the request for a race permit. “We attached ...

Research and Markets: Overall Global Boat Industry Expected to Witness a ...
The Herald |
The market for composite materials used in the global boat industry is expected to reach $1.2 billion in 2018 with a CAGR of 4.0% for the next five years, growing from a level of $954 million in 2013. The overall global boat industry is expected to  

 Boatbuilding back in Fairlie
Largs and Millport Weekly News
Martin explained: "We reckon it may well be the first boat built and launched since the McMillan boat yard closed down in Fairlie in 1985. so Saturday's big launch day was a unique occasion for the village of Fairlie and the wider community. The fact

 Qatar's Nakilat set to enter luxury yacht business
Once we get in the business of fibre glass boats then anybody can apply to have a boat and we can build it,” Ghannam said, adding that the average price for a small boat would start from QR1m ($275,000). Earlier this year Nakilat Damen Shipyard Qatar

New MCC summer program to teach science, math through experiments
Today's News-Herald
Building bridges and boats to discover what floats, and what doesn't, is part of a new summer program Mohave Community College is offering to students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades in the fall. “Buoyancy, Boats and Bridges” will teach

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