IBI examines the boating industry on a country-by-country basis, uncovering market trends and reporting on the latest news and product developments.

Below you will find the latest market reports published by IBI magazine.

In addition, all country reports are available online with IBI Plus and IBI Plus subscribers have full access to download these documents in full.

UK overview

The latest figures from British Marine make encouraging reading, but a lot has happened since January 2016, not least Brexit and the election of a new US President.

spain overview

New maritime laws introduced in late 2014 to help kick-start the industry have led to a slight rebound of sorts

Multiflex Factory

Buoyed up by new government initiatives, India is stealing the spotlight from China as the place to manufacture marine equipment. Meanwhile, a thriving domestic market may not be far behind

Bestevaer 45ST Pure

While leisure marine firms in Holland continue to struggle with weak domestic demand, exports are helping to lift sales in a slowly recovering market

A buoyant economy, marine-friendly government and highly skilled workforce have helped the kiwi industry to re-establish itself in the wake of the global crisis

IBI Euro round-up 2016

The August/September issue of IBI looks at how European marine firms are coping in the wake of ongoing economic and political turbulence.

Market overview: US

New boat sales were strong in the first quarter, but question marks around the high-profit sterndrive and cruiser segments remain

Europe's largest economy continues to grow in the face of global turmoil. With consumer spending on the rise, german marine firms are on solid ground

Great cruising grounds may be a boon for the charter market, but lack of infrastructure is pegging back market growth

After a number of lean years, a rise in exports has finally brought some good news for the French nautical market. However, the sluggish domestic market remains cause for concern