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A prime example of cross platform connectivity is Lumishore’s Lumi-Link system which uses HTML5 as a protocol, which makes it much easier to carry more data, whilst having the added benefit of being simple to upgrade through a black box.


Rosetti Superyachts announces first sale


New 38m set for delivery within 24 months

Buyer in place for Norwich, US marina


Lease agreement could be finalised by the end of January

Training programme launched to tackle superyacht skills shortage in Australia


First of its kind programme aims to address looming welding skills shortage in the marine sector

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Powerplay cats names exclusive distributor


Thailand-built, Australian designed Powerplay teams up with Hurricane Boats

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Torqeedo shares in electric yacht tender project


New X-Shore craft combines Scandinavia design and expertise

Wolf named COO at Boats Group


Brian Wolf takes on role at global classified advertising and marketing software provider to marine brokers and dealers

Long Island Marina on the market for US$8.8m


12-acre parcel on the Peconic Bay has been a commercial property since 1887

Yamaha announces medium and long-term growth strategies


Earlier this week Yamaha revealed its top-line strategic goals up until 2030 along with a new medium-term management plan for the three year period starting in 2019. The plans cover various product sectors in the company’s business portfolio.

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Feadship | Tom de Vries

Feadship MD on the need to connect with a new generation

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Correct Craft | Bill Yeargin

The Correct Craft CEO on tariffs, going global and how to solve one of the industry’s most pressing challenges


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Winners & Highlights of the 2018 Boat Builder Awards

A record total of 15 winning companies and individuals, plus 12 honourable mentions, were announced last night at the 2018 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, held in association with Raymarine. In a fitting finale for the evening, more than 350 guests witnessed an evening celebrating the industry’s many successes ...

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Paints & Coatings

All the coatings manufacturers we spoke to spotted similar trends – a shift towards ‘cash rich, time poor’ lifestyles means that many boat owners want their coatings applied professionally, and with access to a wide palette of custom colours



Boat buyers increasingly want ‘smarter’ boats, with every system accessible from centralised screens and remote devices. Jake Kavanagh reviews the latest trends in connectivity, from helm station to fridge freezer.

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