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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

Grand Banks Yachts unveils 44 Eastbay

Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015

New 44 Easbay under construction
New 44 Easbay under construction

New model is scheduled to debut at boat shows in the US this fall

TMQ releases C-Plot 3D

Posted Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

TMQ new C-Plot 3D
TMQ new C-Plot 3D

Software is easy to use, intuitive, and updated in real time

Polish boatbuilder expands portfolio

Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Render: Galeon 500 Fly
Render: Galeon 500 Fly

Galeon 500 Fly and Galeon 510 Skydeck are based on a completely new hull to offer greater interior space

South African boatbuilder debuts Down-Under

Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Maverick 440 - underway (4)-ibi
Maverick 440 - underway (4)-ibi

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

Marine business latest stock price review

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Mercury Marine has opened a new distribution centre in Palhoca, Brazil
All shares are correct as of Friday, March 27 2015. Beneteau/BEN:PAR Previous Update March 20 2015: €13.66 Last Update March 27 2015: €13.14 Change: -3.8% 52 Week High: …

Featured jobs of the day:

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Featured companies hiring today on IBI Jobs include:
 
Pascoe International in the UK is looking to hire a Marine Engineer while Flensburger Yacht Service is seeking a Senior Yachtbroker to be based in Palma de Mallorca

Despite Russia challenges, BRP posts 10% sales gain for FY2015

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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BRP today reported sales of C$165.2m for its fourth quarter ended January 31, 2015, an 18.3% gain compared to the previous year. Net income was C$8.5m compared to a loss of C$6.3m a year ago. The company said in a statement that its record fourth quart…

New marina in Rio de Janeiro to open in December

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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BR Marinas Group in Brazil has announced that Marina da Glória will enter operation in December 2015, two months earlier than expected.
Marina da Glória is located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro city. The upgrade work comprises 240 berths on land and…

Gibraltar marina expansion decision due in next month

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Over the next few weeks two decisions are expected to be made related to developments that stand to boost marina berthing capacity in Gibraltar.
The two projects involved comprise a 10-berth superyacht development plus 126 short-term rental apartments…

Taiwan reports 13% gain in 2014 yacht export sales

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Taiwan has seen its first double-digit growth in yacht exports in nearly a decade, according to a story in the Commercial Times. The paper cited an industry report showing that total export value in 2014 was up 13.16% year over year to US$172m. At the…

Gurit makes key appointment

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Gurit, the Swiss composite materials manufacturer, has announced that Angelo Quabba will take on the role of chief financial officer and member of the executive committee, effective August 1, 2015.
Quabba will report to Rudolf Hadorn, chief Executive…

Mercury Marine named one of America’s top employers

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Mercury Marine has been named one of America’s Best 500 Employers for 2015 by Forbes Magazine. The global marine manufacturer ranked No. 82 on the list announced by Forbes in partnership with Statista.com.
"We are honoured to be recognized on the…

Fishing boats strong at Mid-Canada Boat Show

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Reports from the 2015 Mid-Canada Boat Show reveal that sales were strong at this year’s event, in spite of losing almost one-quarter of its exhibit space to an ongoing building renovation at the host venue. The show was held at the RBC Convention Cent…

Fischer Panda expands in South East Asia

Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Fischer Panda has selected Singapore as its South East Asia headquarters. The new offices, located in the Pasir Panjang district of Singapore, will provide sales and support to growing markets in the region.
CSO of Fischer Panda SEA and long-time…

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