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Sunrise completes refit of Skyfall II

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014

The 45m motoryacht was the first in the Palmer Johnson Supersport 150 series
The 45m motoryacht was the first in the Palmer Johnson Supersport 150 series

The 45m motoryacht was the first in the Palmer Johnson Supersport 150 series

Beneteau to focus on new powerboat distribution network in South America

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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Beneteau America said it plans to increase the development of its powerboat distribution network in South America. It made the announcement ahead of the opening of the Sao Paolo boat show.
Bruno Gouézigoux, sales manager for Beneteau in South America,…

2014 Genoa show adapts to changing market conditions

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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The organisers of Italy’s Genoa International Boat Show, which runs from 1-6 October 2014, have unveiled details on the 54th edition of the show, which this year will present itself as a renovated and more dynamic exhibition.
There will be 180,000sq …

Chaparral expansion to add 50 jobs

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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Chaparral Boats will expand its facility in Nashville, Georgia. The expansion will add 50 jobs.
Chaparral, marking its 50th anniversary this year, also builds the Robalo line. Last year, it launched a new line of Vortex jet boats. Chaparral said initia…

New Climma distributor in UAE

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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Italian marine air-conditioning specialist Veco Spa has signed a distribution agreement with Saeed Mohammed Al Ghandi & Sons in the UAE.
Saeed Mohammed Al Ghandi will distribute Veco’s Climma marine HVAC and air-conditioning products in the UAE as…

Navico strengthens global marketing team

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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Marine electronics firm Navico, parent to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, has strengthened its global marketing team with several new appointments.
In the EMEA, five new members have joined the marketing team.
Simon Conder joins Navico as EMEA…

Final call for DAME Award entries ahead of Friday deadline

Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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METS organiser Amsterdam RAI has issued a final call for entries to this year’s DAME Award (Design Award METS).
Exhibitors wishing to submit their most innovative designs to be judged by an independent, international jury for the DAME 2014 Award…

Bavaria announces management realignment

Posted Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

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Bavaria Yachts has made changes to its management structure. It announced job promotions for three executives.
The German builder said that Daniel Kohl, who has been Bavaria’s product manager since 2010, was promoted to chief product officer (CPO)….

Mercury Marine launches repower finance program

Posted Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

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Mercury Marine has announced a new repower financing program for US boaters. The program is funded by Medallion Bank and the program administration is handled by Brunswick Financial Services.
“Easy and attractive financing makes the sale for many…

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