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Friday, June 21, 2013

Boat Building News

Wanda sails off with UK yacht maker Sunseeker
South China Morning Post
Wanda's agreement to buy Sunseeker and a separate deal to build a commercial development in central London underscore Wanda's growing international profile and a surging mainland interest in the luxury yacht market. Wanda will take 91.81 per cent of ...

 Craftsman's canoes honor the past
News & Observer
LEXINGTON — Clayton “Corky” Gray's boatbuilding operation is no backyard affair. For 33 years, he's crafted canoes reminiscent of Native American's first canoes. Each is built with an artistic eye and a passion for authenticity. He also builds canoe ..

USA. The Landing School appoints New Faculty Member to their Marine ...
BYM News (press release)
The Landing School, a post-secondary institution focused on educating tomorrow's marine industry professionals, is pleased to announce they have hired Natasha DeLuca as a Lab Technician in the Marine Systems and Composite Boat Building programs.

 Harwich Mayflower Project ceremony to cut keel and open training centre
BBC News
"The ship will weigh 200 tonnes, the cradle 30 to 40 tonnes, the trailers and cranes 70 to 100 tonnes and then there is a building to go on top." People should be able to see the boat being built from a viewing gallery in an old rail shed. It will

 MESA Students Win Big At Sailboat Competition
The Charlottesville Newsplex
Students from Albemarle High School (AHS) represented in a big way at the International Robotic Sailing Competition in Massachusetts last week. They may look like regular students, but these five seniors are doing big things in and out of the classroom.

 BoatUS Chairman and Founder, Richard Schwartz, set to retire
Boating Industry
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 19, 2013 — Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) Chairman and Founder Richard Schwartz has announced his retirement from a 47-year run as the leader of the half-million-member boating association, effective ...

 Italian yacht builders craft a future out of adversity
Financial Times
Traffic stops and restaurants empty when a big motor yacht on its low-loader trundles through the small Italian port of Viareggio. Cars are cleared from the streets for what is a regular but always breathtaking sight. Ships have been built here since ..

 New Launch: Cheoy Lee Alpha 87' Express yacht
Yacht Forums (press release)
If you are wondering, this is actually a new model because Cheoy Lee have launched two yachts in the 76-foot range but in Sports and Flybridge versions. This one is a lot larger and an Express model. The new yacht has Naval Architecture and Design by ...

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