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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…

Discover Boating offers multilingual staff at Vancouver show

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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The Vancouver International Boat Show has announced that booth staff working at the event’s Discover Boating Centre at both the BC Place and the Granville Island in-water locations will be multilingual: fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Show…

Lehr expands distribution

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Los Angeles-based Lehr Inc, the manufacturer of propane outboard engine range, has signed a distribution agreement with Nautigas SL. The company will handle the sales of Lehr products in Spain. Nautigas has a long history of working with propane engine…

Balmar names sales rep

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Balmar DC Charging Solutions has appointed Global Marine Associates as its sales representatives in Europe.
Recently acquired by CDI Electronics, which is also represented by GMA, Balmar specializes in solving battery charging problems in inboard…

Aqualuma opens manufacturing facility

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Aqualuma has opened a state of the art manufacturing facility in Helensvale, Australia. The building has been designed to meet the growing demand for the company’s range of LED lighting.
The 16,000sq ft building will also serve as Aqualuma’s…

Shipowners’ Club launches Yachtowners

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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UK-based Shipowners’ Club has set up a dedicated sub-brand called Yachtowners. The Club has done this to identify its recently established insurance syndicate dedicated to the yacht sector.
Commenting on the launch of Yachtowners, chief executive…

Sunseeker cuts 240 jobs

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Sunseeker International said that it has cut 240 workers. The layoffs were largely voluntary redundancies or “natural leavers,” according to a company statement.
The Poole-based company said more voluntary redundancies could limit the need for…

Oyster expects to add jobs with superyacht build

Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Oyster Yachts will be adding new jobs following the announcement of a new build for a 115ft yacht. It will be the largest the company has ever built in the UK.
Suzy Lynch, general manager of Oyster Yachts Wroxham, told the paper that the workforce at…

Northrop & Johnson opens flagship office in France

Posted Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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Northrop & Johnson has announced its new European flagship office in Antibes, will open in Antibes on January 1, 2015.
Located on the iconic Port Vauban, Northrop & Johnson’s Antibes office is perfectly situated in one of yachting’s main…

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