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Smoker Craft dealer meeting draws multinational crowds

Posted Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Marine dealers from Russia, Sweden, the Netherlands, Japan, Spain, Australia and Canada joined their counterparts in the US last week for Smoker Craft Inc’s annual dealer meeting.
More than 350 industry stakeholders representing 180 dealerships…

Rayglass appoints Australian dealer

Posted Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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New Zealand’s Rayglass Boats has named Queensland Marine Centre as its new Australian dealer.
Based in the Gold Coast town of Southport, Queensland Marine Centre boasts an indoor showroom of 2,500sq m, easy access to a nearby marina, and a Mercury an…

Six teams enter America’s Cup race

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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The America’s Cup organisation has announced six teams in the 35th America’s Cup. The racing is scheduled to take place from 2015 through 2017.
The teams include Oracle Racing USA, the defending champion, and Artemis Racing (Sweden), Ben Ainslie…

Icom expands sales team

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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Icom UK has announced the addition of Chris Leech to the its marine sales department.
Leech has 30 years’ experience in both sales and installation. He has worked for several high-profile marine manufacturers in the marine industry, and also aboard a…

First marina for Maldives in prospect

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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The Sea Alliance Group (SAG) is currently working with a Dutch dredging company and the Maldives government on a plan to develop the first marina project to the islands.
Roy Klajman, an SAG director, told IBI: “We are working on a concept to deliver…

DMCA launches new safety initiative

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced that it is distributing free lifejackets to members of the local fishing community as part of a new initiative to promote maritime safety.
The move, which is being implemented in collaboration with the…

Alen Yacht launches Alen 68

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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New Alen 68

New model has been designed for the owner of the 184-foot Panthalassa

Smoker Craft Inc to double size of pontoon plant

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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New Paris, Indiana-based Smoker Craft Inc – parent company to the Smoker Craft, Starcraft, Sylvan, SunChaser and Star Weld boat brands – has announced plans to double the size of its pontoon manufacturing facility.
The new plant addition will span…

2014 Xiamen show relocates

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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The 2014 Xiamen International Boat Show will be held at a new venue when it opens its doors to the public in November.
According to What’s On Xiamen, the show is moving to an isolated artificial islet called Music Island in Wuyuan Bay. The island wa…

Lori Melbostad named president of Premier Pontoons

Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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Wyoming, Minnesota-based luxury pontoon builder Premier Marine Inc has named Lori Melbostad as its new president.
Former president and company founder Bob Menne will remain involved in the firm’s day-to-day operations as CEO.
“Lori brought her…

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