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New appointment at Harken

Posted Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Sailboat hardware manufacturer Harken Inc has named Zofia Truchanowicz as managing director for Harken Poland.
Truchanowicz is a medal-winning competitive sailor, and has been involved in sailing administration and race officiating at national, Olympic…

Askeladden and Erling Sande join forces

Posted Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Erling Sande AS, a Norwegian importer of Suzuki outboard engines, has taken over the distribution and sales of Norway’s Askeladden boats. According to the Batliv.no website, all Askeladdens sold in Norway will now be fitted with Suzuki engines.
The…

Fabio Ermetto takes CCO role at Benetti

Posted Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group has announced that Fabio Ermetto has been appointed chief commercial officer of Benetti, the group’s superyacht division.
The 42-year-old manager has worked in the yachting industry for over 15 years, specialising in th…

Better Capital becomes sole Fairline owner

Posted Monday, September 1st, 2014

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UK private equity firm Better Capital PCC has acquired the Royal Bank of Scotland’s minority shareholding in Fairline Boats. Better Capital is now sole owner of the UK-based yard.
BECAP Fund, which is managed by Better Capital, committed up to £7.1…

Swedish initiative to boost superyacht visits

Posted Monday, September 1st, 2014

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TR Shipping and Superyacht Services Scandinavia have entered into an initiative to attract more superyachts to Sweden. Analysis shows that the trend for visits is to have one good year and one not so good year.
Peter Kjellin, a director of TR Shipping,…

Boat Equity launches product expansion

Posted Monday, September 1st, 2014

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Australian yacht syndication ownership specialist Boat Equity has recently started breaking out from its Western Australian base to make products available to a wider audience. The company, which has only been operating for a few years, introduced a…

Sunseeker founder back in charge

Posted Friday, August 29th, 2014

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In case anyone thought otherwise, an interview in the London Times published earlier this week confirmed the fact that Robert Braithwaite, the 71-year-old founder of Sunseeker, is back as its CEO following the sudden departure of Stewart McIntyre in…

Ferretti shareholders approve €80m capital increase

Posted Friday, August 29th, 2014

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Italy’s Ferretti Group has announced a capital increase of €80m to support the group’s new industrial plan. The increase was approved by Ferretti International Holding Spa, which includes majority shareholder Weichai Group Holding Hong Kong…

Marine business latest stock price review

Posted Friday, August 29th, 2014

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All shares are correct as of Friday, August 29 2014. Beneteau/BEN:PAR Previous Update August 22 2014: €13.06 Last Update August 29 2014: €12.93 Change: -1.0% 52 Week High: €14.21 (Nov 12 2013) 52 Week Low: €9.34 (Aug 29 2013) Market…

METS to host new Innovation LAB

Posted Friday, August 29th, 2014

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METS organiser Amsterdam RAI has announced that it is introducing a new ‘Innovation LAB’ at this year’s show. The Innovation LAB is an onsite activity platform that pays even greater attention to the exhibition’s innovations, products and…

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