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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Boat Building News

Boatbuilding is subject of Long Island exhibition
Trade Only Today
An exhibition, “From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boatyards of Long Island and Westchester,” seeks to bring attention to boatbuilding, according to The New York Times. “The commercial fishermen who are going by the wayside no longer need new ...

Sailing and design icon Ted Hood remembered
Trade Only Today
Frederick E. “Ted” Hood — a legend in the America's Cup, sailing, boatbuilding and design — died Friday at the age of 86. “We regret to inform you that the Eastern Yacht Club and the town of Marblehead has lost a favorite son with the passing of

 Lürssen Introduce Quattroelle at 2013 Monaco Yacht Show
The size of the yacht with its massive volumes was a challenge, but with careful volume distribution and a study of proportion, Nuvolari & Lenard nonetheless achieved a sleek appearance of the yacht. The funnel design reminds us of the air scoop of a ...

Feadship Re-Launch Superyacht Utopia
The extensive repainting work on the superstructure and hull was on display as the yacht was re-launched by Feadship. Utopia also benefits from a wide range of mechanical improvements and updates in a refit project that was completed within

The Haines Group acquires Tournament Boats
Marine Business
ESTABLISHED Queensland boat manufacturer and Suzuki outboard distributor, The Haines Group, has confirmed the acquisition of Tournament Boats. The Haines Group CEO John Haines said the recent acquisition will mean no change for customers of ...

 Demand rising for American-made goods
San Francisco Chronicle
Made in the U.S. has proven successful for the Viking Yacht Co., a Bass River, N.J., business whose yachts cost from $1 million to $7 million. "We are positioned as the number one boat builder in the world," said Pat Healey, son of company founder Bill ...

Oceanco Sponsors the Young Designer of the Year Award in Monaco
Wall Street Journal
Hailing from Rome, Inglese is an advanced architectural design student at Uniroma University. The silhouette of the Granturismo sports cars inspired his high-performance hybrid yacht design. Inglese says, "The idea was to deliver the same feelings one ...

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