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New Nautitech dealer in the Caribbean

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014

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Horizon Yacht Sales has announced that it is now a dealer for Nautitech Catamarans in the Caribbean. The company says it will be displaying the new Nautitech Open 40 – which is available in both three- or four-cabin versions, at the Miami Internation…

Vismara Marine sold

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014

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All Things Beautiful in Italy, an offshoot of Europa Investimenti SpA, has acquired a 51% majority stake in Italian boatbuilder Vismara Marine SpA.
Otherwise known as Cose Bella d’Italia, All Things Beautiful in Italy is a newly formed holding compan…

Obituary: Mike Maynard

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014

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Mike Maynard, vice president and northeast branch manager at US-based Northern Lights, passed away on September 20 after a long battle with cancer. He was 62.
Northern Lights manufactures marine power generation, propulsion, air-conditioning and…

Dentur Turizm wins Ferretti award

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014

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Turkey-based Dentur Turizm won the Best Performance in After Sales award at the recent Cannes Yachting Festival.
Dentur Turizm is a Turkish dealer for Ferretti Group brands Ferretti Yachts, Custom Line, Pershing, Itama, Mochi Craft and CRN. The company…

Axopar appoints Turkish distributor

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014

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Finnish boat brand Axopar has signed a distribution agreement with Aquamotor in Turkey.
Axopar, with its range of 28ft open and enclosed motoryachts, was founded by the owners of Scandinavian boat brands Aquador, XO Boats and Paragon Yachts in early…

Nordkapp names new design partner

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014

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Norway’s Nordkapp Boats has entered into a design agreement with Hydrolift designer Bård Eker of Eker Design.
According to local newspaper Fredrikstad Blad, Eker Design is working on a new 760 daycruiser for Nordkapp and more models are on the…

RSB re-steps heaviest mast ever to be stepped in Palma

Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014

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RSB Rigging Solutions re-stepped the 65m aluminium mast onboard the Perini Navi 65m ketch Asahi in Palma de Mallorca last week. At 22 tonnes, it was the heaviest mast ever to be re-stepped in Palma.
Asahi sailed back from Hawaii in February specificall…

Marine business latest stock price review

Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014

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Brunswick Corp has promoted David Foulkes to the newly created position of chief technology officer
All shares are correct as of Friday, September 26 2014. Beneteau/BEN:PAR Previous Update September 19 2014: €12.96 Last Update September 26 2014:…

Brunswick names Mercury VP as new chief technology officer

Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014

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Brunswick Corp said today that David Foulkes has been promoted to the newly created position of chief technology officer. Foulkes, currently vice president of Product Development, Engineering and Racing for Mercury Marine, will report to Mark Schwabero…

Gemini moves production from Hunter to Catalina

Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014

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Gemini Catamarans says it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Catalina Yachts in Largo, Florida to build its Legacy 35. Gemini previously had a manufacturing agreement with Hunter Marine for the 35ft catamaran.
“The choice was easy as…

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