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New East Cowes marina

Posted Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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Plans are now well advanced for the development of a new marina in East Cowes, UK. This marina is part of a major development of the East Cowes waterfront that will include upgraded ferry facilities and housing as well as the 400 berth marina. Called t…

New aluminium boat brand from Finland

Posted Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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Finland’s Modius AB has established a totally new ruggedly-styled, multi-purpose aluminium boat brand for pleasure boat customers.
“The offshore industry has long focused on the best way to use investments in ships. That’s where we got the phrase…

McConaghy ends 2014 with busy workload

Posted Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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The Australian-headquartered yacht builder McConaghy is ending 2014 on a busy note with an challenging order book.

McConaghy claims that: “The majority of the yachts are for delivery in the first half of 2015 and will be built at McConaghy’s…

Beneteau adds to Canada distribution network

Posted Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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Beneteau America has appointed Maple City Marine based in Chatham, Ontario as exclusive Beneteau dealer for its powerboat lines Gran Turismo, Swift Trawler and Monte Carlo.
“We feel very fortunate to partner with Maple City Marine in southern Ontario…

Marine business latest stock price review

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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- Mercury Marine has signed a five-year contract extension with the International Association of Machinists at its Fond du Lac headquarters
- Yamaha plans to add 150 jobs to its jet-boat manufacturing facility in Vonore, Tennessee (US), according to…

Marquis-Larson claims market share gains across product categories

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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The Marquis-Larson Group said it has taken market share in various boat categories. The company said in a statement that third-quarter retail data from Statistical Shows revealed growth across different product categories.
The company said it…

America’s Cup names regatta director

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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The America’s Cup Event Authority have named Iain Murray as the regatta director. Murray held the position in the last America’s Cup.
Murray said in a statement that he sees this as an opportunity to advance the event. “Leading into the last…

New St Kitts marina project for smaller yachts

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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A new 80-berth marina for yachts to around 20m (65ft) is being developed by locally-based marine contracting business, St Kitts Marine Works Ltd (SKMW) located at New Guinea of St Kitts north west coast.
This is the third yachting related development i…

Phase one of Christophe Harbour marina opens

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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The first phase of the marina facility in the multi-million Christophe Harbour resort project in St Kitts has recently opened. This will provide 24 berths for superyachts up to 91m(300ft) with more berths planned.

The opening was celecrated with the…

Fountaine-Pajot financials

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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French boatyard Fountaine-Pajot, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cruising catamarans, has reported results for 2013/14 (from 1 September 2013 to 31 August 2014) showing increased profits for the 4th consecutive year.
In a press report on…

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