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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Boat Building News

UK. Go further, faster, for less with Suzuki's Lean Burn Control System
BYM News (press release)
Suzuki is renowned for being at the forefront of four stroke technology and creating outboard motors that boast a variety of innovative features. Their latest generation of outboards are no different – not only are they lightweight, compact and ...


 Not Your Father's Boat: Boat Engine Technology Improving
DoorCountyDailyNews.com
So have boats. Mike Morrison, sales manager at SkipperBud's in Sturgeon Bay says the days of using a gas/oil mix for outboard engines are slowing fading away. Morrison says most of today's outboards feature four-stroke motors burning regular gasoline.


 Build, build, build your boat
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Zach Jastrzemski started building his family's boat after attending a how-to session in May. There, two IPFW engineering faculty members, Nick Mehta and Steve Horney, also an accomplished kayak racer, pointed out the pros and cons of boat design, 



The WoodenBoat Show sails into Mystic
Dolphin
Other events include Family BoatBuilding tents, the return of "I Built it Myself," a display of home-built boats; a Concours d'Elegance, including Judges' Choice, Innovation, and People's Choice awards; children's toy boatbuilding; and all of the .


Gunboat's reshoring attracts industry attention
Trade Only Today
A recent article in the Virginian-Pilot highlights the boatbuilder's decision to relocate domestically, driven largely by the financial benefits of building in the United States, and how it has helped to revitalize the boatbuilding industry in North


 MESA Students Win Big At Sailboat Competition
The Charlottesville Newsplex
This year they participated in the International Robotic Sailing Regatta in Massachusetts where they designed and built a sailboat from scratch. "Her name is W.H.I.F.F which stands for 'We Hope It Freaking Floats' because in the beginning we didn't ..


“Champis” Crew Rescued, Sailboat Abandoned
Bernews
RCC Bermuda called the US Coast Guard who conducted a SURPIC and found two merchant ships about 75 nautical miles from the disabled vessel. “The USCG contacted M/V Altamira Express and requested the ship divert to assist. The sailboat was safely ...
 


 Boating Brings in Billions To Michigan
WILX-TV
Recreational boating isn't just a popular activity once the weather gets nice, it's also a big money maker for the state of Michigan. New data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association shows boating brings in $7.4 billion to Michigan, ranking ...


MRAA to manage and administer Marine Five Star Dealership Certification
Boating Industry
MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announced today that it will assume the management, administration and promotional responsibilities for Grow Boating's Marine Five Star Dealership Certification Program (MFSDC), ..


 McIlroy profits from sale of yacht builder
Irish Independent
He's buying the UK-based maker of luxury yachts from a consortium of Irish investors that was put together by Dublin based FL Partner and paid €29m for the business in 2010. FL was established in 2006 by Peter Crowley and Neill Hughes, former ..


Hatteras Yachts Laying Off Quarter Of Workforce
WITN
A local boat builder is making more job cuts five months after the last round of cuts. On Thursday, Hatteras Yachts, based in New Bern, announced it was letting go 25% of its employees. On January 3rd of this year, the Brunswick Corporation announced 


 Australia. Riviera stages multiple new model releases at Sydney International ...
BYM News (press release)
Riviera will stage multiple new model releases with the world release of the new 50 Enclosed Flybridge and Sydney release of the new 565 SUV at the upcoming 2013 Sydney International Boat Show, which will be held from August 1 to 5. The new 50 


 Plywood Boat Challenge at Fiesta Days on July 14
Chicago Tribune
"Admiral Rudolph invites all seaworthy vessels to join those not-so-seaworthy (boats) to compete in the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce Plywood Boat Challenge sponsored by Meijer," a chamber press release states. "Boats will be built on-site.".

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