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Monday, June 24, 2013

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READER SUBMITTED: Boatbuilding Apprentices Embark On Whaleboat ...
Hartford Courant
Beginning June 16, six apprentices and two instructors from The Apprenticeshop, A School for Traditional Boatbuilding and Seamanship, in Rockland, Maine, set out on an intrepid voyage in a 30 foot open Whaleboat. Their goal is to successfully navigate ...

Luxury yacht builder in the Hauraki backblocks
In the fickle luxury boat building industry, which must ride out the heavy swells of economic cycles, Beattie is more than a survivor. He is making a living. He has steady orders. He has even managed to specialise - in catamarans. But most importantly  

 Boat show return could signal improving economy
"We were really impressed when we walked in the door how nice it was, just as they had told us it would be," says Michael Vincent of Antonietti Marine in Hudson, as he polished a boat inside a building that has a new polish itself. Improvements in the ...

 Is Australian boat manufacturing car-eening for a fall?
Power Boat - World
We have the ability to design and build boats from the keel up, to the pinnacle of international standards, but if history is any indication the government cares not one whit. The prestige marques Riviera, Maritimo, Quintrex, Signature and Seawind .

Boat sales show steady increase locally, nationally
Shreveport Times
The boating industry in northwest Louisiana is big business. Boat sales in Louisiana's 4th Congressional District, which covers the western portion of the state and has Shreveport-Bossier City as the largest metropolitan area, have created a $410.6 ..

More than $14 Million Awarded in Clean Vessel Act Grants
EP Magazine
To help support clean waters and recreational boating, over $14 million in funding has been provided to several U.S. states under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program. Jun 21, 2013. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that more than .

 Yacht maker lays off 25 percent of hourly workers
Winston-Salem Journal
NEW BERN - Hatteras-CABO Yachts in New Bern continues to navigate through troubled waters with an announcement Thursday of a 25 percent reduction in the number of hourly employees. The boat maker, which is owned by Brunswick Corp., remains for ...

Sunseeker to close New Forest boatyard
Daily Echo
This comes after Dalian Wanda bought a 92 per cent stake in Britain's biggest yacht manufacturer, which is a sponsor of Southampton FC and whose boats have featured in James Bond films, in a deal worth £320 million. The Stem Lane yard has been .

 Suppliers float Brunswick's boat
FW Business
In addition to the quality of its local work force and help from economic-development officials, “we have a wonderful supply base here,” said Dusty McCoy, chief executive officer for the Lake Forest, Ill.-based boat manufacturer, as he prepared on June 

 Power boats cutting through the recession, sales figures shows
Alexandria Town Talk
Joey Wall talks to friend Robert Ray (right) about the boat he just bought at H&W Marine in Bossier City. Nationwide, sales of power boats jumped 10.7 percent in 2012, according to industry figures. / Henrietta Wildsmith / Gannett Louisiana ...

Lurssen launches new 85m superyacht Solandge
World Interior Design Network
Featuring exterior design by Espen Oeino and interior design by Aileen Rodriguez, the all-new superyacht Solandge includes five decks in total with large individualised owners' deck and suite. Including magnificent interior in its design, Solandge 

Hakvoort delivers 39 metre superyacht Apostrophe
Superyacht Times
Custom-built in every respect, Apostrophe features an elegant exterior profile from the boards of Reymond Langton Design Ltd., which was also responsible for the contemporary Art Deco interior. With naval architecture by Diana Yacht Design, exceptional 

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