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RIBs and Rivas and Manic Concertinas

Photo: Sim Hoggarth

I watched entranced as a hatch, the size of a tennis court, opened in the side of a superyacht to reveal, resplendent, varnish agleam, chrome and stainless steel as bright as the midday sun, a tender that cost more than a …

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Southeast News: NC Christens New Outer Banks Ferry

North Carolina Christens New Outer Banks Ferry By Kathy Bohanan Enzerink Sea Level, a new 220-foot long Sound Class outer banks ferry was named and christened at a ceremony held May 11 at the state shipyard in Manns Harbor, joining …

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Shipyards See Superyacht Purse Strings Loosen

Construction is in progress on Blank Check, Jarrett Bay Boatworks’ largest new build to date at 77’. Photo courtesy of Jarrett Bay Boatworks

Shipyards along the East Coast have felt the sting of the down economy since 2008, but many report signs of an upswing in business. While new construction of superyachts remains slow domestically, the market for refits and maintenance has seen …

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