The February/March issue of IBI magazine features the latest country reports on France and Italy. Also in this issue Carla Demaria, president of the Italian trade association UCINA talks about the future of the trade association and the the recovery of boating market in the country. In addition, Bill Yeargin, Correct Craft president and CEO, reveals how he turned the company into growth.

REGULARS

Editor’s comment Wake-up call

Appointments AIMEX re-elects president

Data digest Italy and France

HEADLINES

Europe Uneasy outlook for EU boating sector, new study reveals

Americas Brunswick CEO retires

World Sri Lankan shipyard network to cater for yachts

MARKETS & REGIONS

Italy

Overview Back in the black

Boatbuilder Recovery or relapse?

Equipment Growth returns

France

Overview Exports up but domestic
market remains sluggish

Boatbuilders Modest growth

Equipment Shifting priorities

STRATEGY & FINANCE

UCINA Carla Demaria

IDB Marine

Correct Craft Bill Yeargin

IBI TECHNICAL

Sector spotlight Inboards

Sector spotlight Outboards

New products Marine audio systems, hand-powered outboard, deck and furniture accessories