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Dufour sees growth in larger units

Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Dufour Yachts, the French boatyard that underwent a rescue plan last year after struggling to repay debts, is said to be back on track with good prospects for 2014 and beyond.
Now operating as an independent company, the yard’s new owners claim to be…

The Italian Sea Group launches sixth vessel of the year

Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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The Italian Sea Group has launched its sixth vessel of 2014 in Marina di Carrara, Italy. The 47m (154ft) motoryacht features a full displacement steel hull with aluminium superstructure and has a range of more than 6,000Nm.
The yacht, which has been…

Torqeedo sponsors Tesla Connect electric vehicle symposium

Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Starnburg, Germany-based electric motor manufacturer Torqeedo was a sponsor of the recent TMC Connect electric vehicle users symposium organised by Tesla Motors Club.
The estimated 300 people who attended the event, held from July 18-20 at the Hyatt…

Bavaria acquires French cat builder

Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Bavaria Yachtbau and Nautitech Catamarans have finalised negotiations for the French catamaran manufacturer to be acquired by the Giebelstadt-based company. With this move, Bavaria – the second largest manufacturer of sailing and motor yachts in the…

JFA Yachts unveils new generation Explorer

Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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French shipyard JFA Yachts has revealed details of the new Explorer Vessel M/Y 164.
This motoryacht has been developed with UK-based Bill Dixon Design, as naval architect and French interior designer Franck Darnet Design.
This new generation 50m,…

Garmin lifts guidance on strong second quarter

Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Garmin Ltd today reported sales of US$777.8m for its quarter ended June 28, 2014, a 12% increase over the same period a year ago. Net income was US$181.9m compared to US$172.5m a year ago.
The electronics manufacturer announced that it was rising its…

Burger gets order for commercial passenger vessel

Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Burger Boat Company says it has received an order for an 89ft (27m) steel passenger vessel for the Wendella sightseeing group in Chicago. The vessel was designed by Timothy Graul Marine Design. It is being built at Burger’s shipyard in Manitowoc,…

Horizon, Sealine dealers join forces in Spain

Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Horizon Yacht Spain, the European distributor of Taiwan-built Horizon motoryachts, has teamed up with Sealine’s dealer for the Balearics, Mallorca Boat Sales, to promote each other’s brands in the Baearics and the rest of Spain.
Horizon Yacht Spain…

Revolver Boats launches Revolver 44GT

Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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The 14-metre motorboat design showcases a combination of power and cruise performance

Suzuki builds third millionth outboard

Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Suzuki Motor Corp has marked the beginning of its 50th year of manufacturing outboard motors with the production of its third millionth engine.
Completed in July, the third millionth unit was unveiled during a commemorative ceremony held on July 24 at…

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