NMMA releases latest Statistical Abstract for 2018
New York-based private equity firm EagleTree Capital has acquired a majority stake in Invincible Boat Compan
The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) will host its inaugural Marine Service Technology Educator Training Conference from July 23-25 at the Hornor Maritime Center in Annapolis, Maryland.
Cox Powertrain in the UK has announced new management appointments to further strengthen its technical leadership team ahead of production of the new CXO300 diesel outboard, which is set to commence this year.
Morbern, the Canadian manufacturer of marine coated fabrics, has announced that its four-way stretch Splash collection and 2018 DAME-nominated outdoor digital print vinyl Americana have been awarded IMO-MED WheelMark certification.
Zeelander Yachts of the Netherlands has launched a new brand called DutchCraft. The first model in the series, the DutchCraft 56, will have its global debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September.
The 2019 Brisbane Boat Show is returning to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre this year from August 23-25. The three-day event is one of the largest recreational boat shows in Queensland, Australia, covering more than 20,000sq m of floor space across four halls at the South Bank venue.
Italy’s Ferretti Group has expanded its presence in the Asian market by announcing a new dealership agreement with Vietnam-based Luxury Yacht Limited (LuxYacht). LuxYacht will exclusively represent the Ferretti Yachts, Pershing and Riva brands.
Following Brunswick’s acquisition of Freedom Boat Club, IBI talks with FBC president John Giglio, president of Brunswick Boating Services, Cecil Cohn, and Brenna Preisser, president – Brunswick Business Acceleration about the business strategy and the future of boating
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The Export Excellence Award, conceived and sponsored by International Boat Industry (IBI) magazine for American exporters, will once again take place this year at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in Tampa in October.
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine. From today the industry will be able to nominate across 10 award categories via the quick and simple online nomination tool at www.boatbuilderawards.com.
Germany-based ZF recently launched a new saildrive leg that can fully rotate for integrated joystick control. From November, a fully-electric proof-of-concept version will also become available for sea trials
Williams Jet Tenders’ Design Engineering manager, Dan Bloice Smith, was named the inaugural winner of the Rising Star award at last year’s Boat Builder Awards in association with Raymarine. He talks to IBI about his involvement in Williams’ new EvoJet project and how the industry can attract young talent
With mature teak becoming ever rarer and more expensive, there has been a big swing towards greener alternatives. IBI investigates the latest deck covering trends, options and technologies available to yards and owners today