Knut Frostad Sailing with B&G

Interview | Knut Frostad

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Navico’s new CEO Knut Frostad shares his views on the shape of the industry to come, from auto docking and increasing levels of automation to why we should be looking to the smart home market, rather than the automotive sector, for inspiration. He says a movement to take the ...

AXOPAR's Jan-Erik Viitala at Boot 2020

Jan-Erik Viitala | Axopar

Finnish brand Axopar is revolutionising the boat business by adopting a ‘platform’ approach to model development. Debuting five new models at Düsseldorf in January, the builder has sold over 2,200 boats to date in more than 70 countries with another 500-plus on order. Its co-founder Jan-Erik Viitala talks to the ...

Jonathan Timianko

Jonathan Timianko | PierShare

Market Disrupter: US start-up PierShare is bringing the Airbnb concept to boat docks.  An empty dock at the end of his parent’s new Floridian home got city worker Jonathan Timianko thinking there had to be a smart way of making the asset pay for dock owner and boater alike…


Sunseeker stand at Dusseldorf


What does it take to build a boat show stand?

See the Sunseeker stand at Boot Dusseldorf come together over 15 days. On this year’s stand is the Manhattan 68, which had its world premier at the show, along with the Hawk 38, the Predator 60 EVO, the Manhattan 52, the 74 Sport Yacht, the 76 Yacht, the 86 ...

BENETEAU 2018-19 Activity


Beneteau’s activity report highlights a year of fast expansion

Spend under 2 minutes to see the highlights of Beneteau Group’s 2018-19 fiscal year, in which the French builder sold more than 9,800 boats, introduced 32 new models and achieved revenues of €1.14 billion in it’s Boat Division



Trends in Electric Outboards

In the February/March issue of IBI, Craig Ritchie takes an in-depth look at the latest trends in the Outboard Engine segment – an area of fast-paced innovation and one of the brightest stars in the global leisure marine business with unit sales up some 30% over the last ten years. ...


Feb / Mar 2020 Cover

Market Focus: France | Italy

Sector Focus:
Outboard Engines

Insight: Axopar | Prestige Yachts | Amico and more

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YARDARM Marine Products

Supplement cover

Published as a supplement to the Feb/Mar issue of IBI Magazine

Tools for your yard, shop & showroom
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