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Chinese billionaire buys 007's yacht maker
CNN Money - 2013-06-20
Sunseeker's luxury yachts have been used in various James Bond films, making the iconic brand even more desirable to Chinese firm Dalian Wanda Group. Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is making waves in the United Kingdom. His real-estate and hotel ...

Kim Jong Un Has A 7 Million Dollar Luxury Yacht [PHOTO]
International Business Times - 2013-06-19
According to NK News, the yacht is a Princess 95MY model, manufactured by the British company Princess Yachts. Princess Yachts is a company with clout in the maritime world, being associated with other luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Moet Chandon ...

Johnson Boat Works site yields bits of White Bear Lake's past
Star Tribune - 2013-05-16
Even as the future is starting to take shape on the site of the old Johnson Boat Works on the west shore of White Bear Lake, a small group of volunteers digging through dirt and rubble under a glaring sun Thursday were toiling to form a picture of its past.

Arts briefs: Art tour covers St. Croix River Valley
Star Tribune - 2013-04-21
white bear lake Boat Works history topic of program John W. Johnson, grandson of Johnson Boat Works founder John O. Johnson, will talk about his family's business and the role it has played in White Bear Lake's history during a presentation at 6 p.m ...

Azzam Mega Yacht, Built By L├╝rssen, Snatches Title Of 'Largest Motor Yacht In The World' [PHOTOS]
International Business Times - 2013-04-10
[[nid:1182905]] The maker of the Azzam, L├╝rssen Yachts, told reporters that the boat was "without a doubt the most challenging yacht that has ever been built." Powered by jets rather than propellers, the yacht boasts 94,000 horsepower under the hood and ...

Lund Boat settles gender complaint
Star Tribune - 2012-09-04
Lund Boat Co. and its parent company on Tuesday agreed to a $295,000 settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor over allegations that the boatmaker discriminated against hiring women at its manufacturing plant in New York Mills in northwestern Minnesota.

Big boxes at a crossroads
Star Tribune - 2012-09-01
The city's last foray into commercial real estate involved purchasing the former Johnson Boat Works lakeshore property in 1999 -- a site that's only now being developed. While the city will help prospective developers with the abandoned Kmart site ...

Kenneth B. Johnson
Star Tribune - 2012-07-22
Ken was part owner of All Steel Products, Inc. in Chaska, and over the course of 40 years his business allowed him the freedom to enjoy his passions which included hunting, handball, spending time on the lake in his Baja boat, sailing and travelling the world.

Saving the planet involves a lot of luxury travel
heraldsun.com.au - 2012-06-17
Good work by the Australian Taxpayers Association to hold some green carpetbaggers to account: JET-SETTING bureaucrats have been slammed for raking up 6.5 million kilometres in air travel - amassing 1000 tonnes of carbon emissions. Officials from the ...

Alumacraft Boat Co. sold to New York private equity firm
Star Tribune - 2012-01-17
Alumacraft Boat Co., the maker of aluminum boats based in St. Peter, Minn., has been purchased by Corinthian Capital Group LLC, a private equity firm headquartered in New York. Alumacraft Boat Co., the maker of aluminum boats based in St. Peter, Minn.

Minnesota boat maker Lund accused of bias
Star Tribune - 2011-12-01
A major marine, fitness and bowling manufacturer, its well-known boat brands include Sea Ray, Bayliner, Hatteras, Cabo Yachts, Crestliner, Cypress Cay and Triton. Brunswick added Lund to its lineup when it acquired Lund Boat from Genmar Industries in 2004.

Johnson Boat Works site redevelopment passes first test
Star Tribune - 2011-11-05
Parking issues, housing density are among concerns to be addressed before "Boat Works Commons" becomes a reality in White Bear Lake. It's one approval down and two to go for a local developer who wants to build apartment buildings, a restaurant and a ...

Shark Attacks 2011: Great White Kills American Diver in Australia
International Business Times - 2011-10-22
The shark, described by the diver's friends as a 10-foot great white, attacked the man as friends watched with horror from a private 25-foot Bertram boat. The American tourist who died was diving near Rottnest Island at Little Armstrong Bay, according to ...

Scuba Divers 'Left To Die' off Florida Coast
International Business Times - 2011-10-05
They'd been clinging to that buoy for two hours hoping somebody would rescue them. Trichet's 82-foot Sunseeker yacht was headed back to Miami from Key Largo when the crew spotted the stranded divers. RJ Diving Ventures Inc., a Miami Beach-based boat ...

US coast guard finds second drug 'sub' in Caribbean waters
The Jamaica Observer - 2011-09-30
A coastguard helicopter and pursuit boat crew from the Mohawk intercepted the submarine and detained its crew, the statement said. "The (sub) sank during the interdiction, but not before a quantity of cocaine was recovered," it added. "The use of self ...

Wayzata's Boatworks sinks into foreclosure
Star Tribune - 2011-03-11
It's one of the only commercial buildings in Wayzata that sits directly on Lake Minnetonka and is on the site of the original Moore Johnson Boat Works, a boat building operation run by Royal Moore, according to Terry Middlekauff at the Wayzata Historical ...

LUXURY TRAVEL
Economic Times - 2010-08-09
The venture will allow the bloggers to take a week-long journey on Palace on Wheels, Maharaja Express, Deccan Odyssey and Golden Chariot in groups of 15. Although most journeys continue to be punctuated by sights of impossibly mangled vehicles even now ...

Living it up in NYC - on a boat! Is it a better deal than buying an apartment?
New York Daily News - 2010-01-21
Compared to this grand loft, the Azimut 50 runs a very close race. Dubbed the "Queen of the New York Boat Show," the largest and most expensive craft in the hall, the Azimut comes with classical Italian design, two bathrooms, a salon as cool as any ...

Bidding to refloat bankrupt Genmar begins at $55M
Star Tribune - 2009-11-30
Larson and Glastron boat brands, some manufacturing plants and other assets, Genmar said. The bid excludes Genmar's VEC Technology subsidiary, its yacht brands and facilities in Pulaski, Wis., and its facilities in Little Falls, Minn., which make Larson ...

Business Bankruptcies
Star Tribune - 2009-06-14
filed June 1, 09-33773; Chap. 11; no schedules filed. Roger R. Cloutier II, vice president, treasurer and secretary. Carver Yachts International, Pulaski, Wis.; filed June 1, 09-33774; Chap. 11; no schedules filed. Roger R. Cloutier II, executive vice ...

More brazen than Madoff?
CNN Money - 2009-04-01
Dreier's $40 million art collection; his sleek, 121-foot Heesen motor yacht; his waterfront Hamptons mansion; his Aston Martin, BMW, two Mercedes, four Yamaha WaveRunners, and every other gilded trophy he once flaunted are now frozen by court order ...

Two NFL players - Corey Smith and Marquis Cooper - among group of missing boaters
New York Daily News - 2009-03-01
The skies were fair at the time, but forecasters were warning of foul weather heading into the Gulf of Mexico. Everglades boats are popular fishing craft advertised as "unsinkable." The Coast Guard said no distress call was received. The search began about ...

Two NFL players - Corey Smith and Marquis Cooper - among group of missing boaters
New York Daily News - 2009-03-01
The skies were fair at the time, but forecasters were warning of foul weather heading into the Gulf of Mexico. Everglades boats are popular fishing craft advertised as "unsinkable." The Coast Guard said no distress call was received. The search began about ...

After 58 Years, a Shot at Olympic Gold
Inc. - 2008-08-01
"It's a thinking man's sport," says John Dane III. And, as the oldest member of the 2008 Olympic ... It's also where he founded Trinity Yachts, the nation's largest mega-yacht builder, with projected revenue of $175 million in 2008 and $230 million in ...

Lund, Crestliner aren't facing cuts -- for now -- in soft boat market
Star Tribune - 2008-06-27
But he added that the company will eliminate about 50 jobs at its Bayliner boat factory in Pipestone, Minn. Citing declining sales in the wake of escalating oil prices and a sluggish economy, Brunswick expects to close 12 plants by 2010 and eliminate about ...

Yacht culture is catching on in India
Economic Times - 2008-03-28
I knew my future was linked with the sea, says the man who is credited with having revolutionised the concept of life on sea with his Pershing yachts. Seafarers have interesting tales to tell and so does Antonelli of death defying storms ...

Yacht culture is catching on in India
Economic Times - 2008-03-28
I knew my future was linked with the sea, says the man who is credited with having revolutionised the concept of life on sea with his Pershing yachts. Seafarers have interesting tales to tell and so does Antonelli of death defying storms ...

Sunseeker 53 boat for sale at $1.4M
New York Daily News - 2007-12-29
And it floats. The $1.4 million, 56-foot Sunseeker 53 is the queen of the New York National Boat Show, a 1,000-boat extravaganza at the Jacob Javits Convention Center through Jan. 6. "The queen of the show is usually the longest in length," show manager ...

Relax. Let Your Guard Down
Inc. - 2006-07-31
One of the better-known sailboat design firms is Jim Taylor Yacht Designs in Marblehead, Massachusetts, which has produced blueprints for some 3,500 boats, many of them on behalf of leading manufacturers such as Sabre Yachts and Precision Boat Works.

Relax. Let Your Guard Down
Inc. - 2006-07-31
One of the better-known sailboat design firms is Jim Taylor Yacht Designs in Marblehead, Massachusetts, which has produced blueprints for some 3,500 boats, many of them on behalf of leading manufacturers such as Sabre Yachts and Precision Boat Works.

BATTLE FOR THE FACE OF CHINA
CNN Money - 2005-12-12
As a latecomer, Est├ęe Lauder's strategy has been to build a finally-this-glamorous-American-brand-is-available-in-China buzz for its prestige lines long before they go on sale. It also gives away cosmetics to China's leading makeup artists to encourage ...

THE WALTONS/ INSIDE AMERICA'S RICHEST FAMILY
CNN Money - 2004-11-15
I jumped at the chance." Over the past decade John has become more and more of a businessman. He bought another boat company, called Pearson Yachts, which makes high-end motorboats--though what really attracted him to the company was a subsidiary that made ...

THE WALTONS/ INSIDE AMERICA'S RICHEST FAMILY
CNN Money - 2004-11-15
I jumped at the chance." Over the past decade John has become more and more of a businessman. He bought another boat company, called Pearson Yachts, which makes high-end motorboats--though what really attracted him to the company was a subsidiary that made ...

TIGER'S CLAWS OUT OVER BOAT
New York Daily News - 2004-11-06
Woods plunked down a hefty $20 million for the ultra-luxurious boat so he and his newlywed model wife could ... guaranteed in a confidentiality clause - because the owner of Christensen Shipyards crowed about the sale. Based his "established value as ...

TIGER'S CLAWS OUT OVER BOAT
New York Daily News - 2004-11-06
Woods plunked down a hefty $20 million for the ultra-luxurious boat so he and his newlywed model wife could ... guaranteed in a confidentiality clause - because the owner of Christensen Shipyards crowed about the sale. Based his "established value as ...

Extreme Shopping: Buoy Toys This summer a new wave of jet-powered yachts is making a major splash.
CNN Money - 2001-01-01
That said, Hinckley's supremacy in the jet-boat market is no sure thing. On the other side of the country, Santa Cruz Yachts is building a 40-foot jet boat called the Coastal Flyer (from $450,000) that promises to give Hinckley a run for its money.

Extreme Shopping: Buoy Toys This summer a new wave of jet-powered yachts is making a major splash.
CNN Money - 2001-01-01
That said, Hinckley's supremacy in the jet-boat market is no sure thing. On the other side of the country, Santa Cruz Yachts is building a 40-foot jet boat called the Coastal Flyer (from $450,000) that promises to give Hinckley a run for its money.

FIREFIGHTERS IN HULL OF A JOB
New York Daily News - 2001-01-01
Firefighters Tom Harnisher and Dave Giannelli were on routine patrol in Jamaica Bay early last week when they spotted the gray Wellcraft boat floating near the tranquil waters off Floyd Bennett National Recreation area. At first, nothing appeared amiss as ...