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Super Lauwersmeer expands portfolio

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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New open cockpit model joins the Discovery series

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show nears sell-out

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

the 27th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) have announced The event is experiencing strong exhibitor bookings both on water and on land
the 27th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) have announced The event is experiencing strong exhibitor bookings both on water and on land

The Australian event is experiencing strong exhibitor bookings both on water and on land

VSY shipyard signs convention for sustainable disposal of fibreglass

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

From left Massimo Federici, mayor of La Spezia, Vienna Eleuteri, president of Eulabor Institute and sustainability manager of the shipyard  Cristiana Longarini, managing director of VSY, and Admiral Dino Nascetti, president of Promostudi of La Spezia
From left Massimo Federici, mayor of La Spezia, Vienna Eleuteri, president of Eulabor Institute and sustainability manager of the shipyard  Cristiana Longarini, managing director of VSY, and Admiral Dino Nascetti, president of Promostudi of La Spezia

Italian shipyard has given support of a research project

PSP receives major business award

Posted Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Image l to r: Jon Da Costa (partner at Baker Tilly), Frank Dixie (managing director of PSP), Jo Dixie-Goodwin (PSP marketing director), Tim Sadka (partner at Rawlinson Butler)
Image l to r: Jon Da Costa (partner at Baker Tilly), Frank Dixie (managing director of PSP), Jo Dixie-Goodwin (PSP marketing director), Tim Sadka (partner at Rawlinson Butler)

The UK-based logistics firm has been named one of the South’s most ambitious companies

Dutch boatbuilder develops 100% emissions-free model

Posted Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

VanDutch 40, inspiration for new electric model
VanDutch 40, inspiration for new electric model

VanDutch 40 Electric results from the collaboration between VanDutch and Aguri Technologies

Maritimo to launch three new models

Posted Monday, March 30th, 2015

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New 65-footer cruising motoryacht and models M48 and S48 are set to debut in Sydney and Cannes boat shows

Conference The Future of Yacht Recycling to be held in November

Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015

What to do with boats when they reach the natural end of their life?
What to do with boats when they reach the natural end of their life?

The one-day conference is to be run in conjunction with METS 2015 in Amsterdam RAI

South African boatbuilder debuts Down-Under

Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015

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Maverick Yachts to exhibit for the first time at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in May

Towboats sell well at Edmonton show

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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A large crowd of more than 43,000 people packed Edmonton, Canada’s Expo Centre at Northlands for the 2015 Edmonton Boat & Sportsmen’s Show, held from March 12-15. Although a bit shy of last year’s gate of 46,203 people, the aisles were packed for…

3A Composites blames “weak euro” for latest price rise

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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The weak value of the euro versus the US dollar has forced Switzerland-based 3A Composites to introduce a 6% price increase on its complete range of BALTEK Structural Balsa Core Materials sold in the EMEA. The rise will take effect from April 15 for al…

Fairline appoints UK dealer

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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The UK’s Fairline Boats has chosen Bates Wharf Marine Sales Ltd to exclusively represent the brand on Britain’s south coast.
A fifth-generation family business, Bates Wharf will operate the Fairline Southampton offices and berths as well as…

Technomarine acquires US yacht brokerage

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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Florida-headquartered Technomarine Group is set to expand its international operations with entry into the yacht brokerage market through a takeover of the Freedom Marine Group.
Freedom Marine is a boutique brokerage house that is now named Technomarin…

Overmarine sells two Maxi Opens to the US

Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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Italy’s Overmarine Group has announced the sale of two Maxi Open yachts to the US – a Mangusta 165 and a Mangusta 94.
The Mangusta 165 is the current flagship of the Mangusta fleet and the third in the series sold to the US over the past three…

New York tax exemption for yacht sales draws fire

Posted Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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The 2016 budget for New York state includes a generous tax break for yacht buyers. The proposal was slipped into the budget last weekend without discussion by the New York legislature. It would exempt sales taxes on the portion of a boat purchase above…

Hamble Yacht Services under new ownership

Posted Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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The UK’s Hamble Yacht Services has parted ways with its parent company, the Ancasta Group, to become an independent business. The Solent boatyard is now owned by a team of four investors.
Director Robert Bicket, who has a strong background in marine…

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