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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…

New trade charter show announced

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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Jadranski skiperi Ltd, organizer of the Days of Croatian Charter 2013 and 2014, has announced that it is to present the first International Charter EXPO 2015 – ICE’15 which will take place at the newly built Marino Cvetkovic multi-purpose hall…

Seajet opens store in Turkey

Posted Friday, December 19th, 2014

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Seajet, the Japanese coating brand that has a product range of advanced self-polishing antifoul coatings, topcoats, primers, varnishes and thinners has opened a store in Tuzla, at the heart of the ship and yacht building sector in Istanbul, Turkey.
Thi…

Norboat MD steps down

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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The management of the Norwegian marine trade association (Norboat) and managing director Erlend Prytz have agreed that Prytz will quit his position from January 1st, 2015.
Norboat AS is currently undergoing significant change and the board and Prytz…

Clipper to compete in Sydney Hobart 2015 for second time

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Clipper Ventures has confirmed it will take part in the Rolex Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race of 2015-16. The announcement follows on its first participation in the race last year.
“It proved very successful when the 12 Clipper yachts participated in the…

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