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Lengers expands to Mallorca

2019-03-20T11:40:00+00:00

Lengers Yachts, the international yacht brokerage and dealership based in the Netherlands, is to open its third European office in Mallorca next month.

The Hill Robinson office in La Spezia

Hill Robinson opens Italian office

2019-03-20T10:54:00+00:00

Hill Robinson Yacht Management Services has opened a new office in La Spezia, Italy. The Porto Lotti Marina office is on the doorstep of the Baglietto, Sanlorenzo, Fincantieri, Ferretti and Perini yards, and is close to several other Italian yacht-builders too.

Electric boat industry specialist Nancy Franietti

Mastry Engine Center strengthens electric power division

2019-03-20T10:15:00+00:00

Mastry Engine Center (MEC) in the US has named Nancy Frainetti as its new electric power sales manager. The move comes as the Florida-based engine distributor prepares for the planned launch of an expanded range of electric propulsion products, as well as further electric power solutions, in 2019.

The Clipper Round The World Race

Clipper Race forges new partnerships and renews others

2019-03-20T09:57:00+00:00

With the joining of Zhuhai as a new host port for the 2019-20 Clipper Round The World Race, the event will now have three Chinese ports of call – the others being Sanya and Qingdao. The city of Zhuhai has signed up for an initial three-year sponsorship deal with Clipper.

Boating in Canada's westernmost province

Boating BC announces 2019 grant and sponsorship recipients

2019-03-20T08:00:00+00:00

Boating BC, the recreational boating industry trade association for Canada’s westernmost province, has announced that it will award more than C$20,000 in grants and scholarships to support a wide range of initiatives aimed at positively impacting recreational boating opportunities in British Columbia.

With 1,100 berths, Alimos Marina is one of the Mediterranean's largest facilities of its kind

Three bidders in contention for Alimos Marina concession

2019-03-19T15:40:00+00:00

The 1,110-berth Alimos Marina in Greece, the largest in the Athens area, has selected three out of an initial 10 bidders to proceed to the next round of winning the 40-year privatisation concession for the facility. The news was announced by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), also known ...

Roy Roberts founded the Owen Group in 1969

The UK’s Owen Group celebrates 50 years in business

2019-03-19T15:04:00+00:00

The UK’s Owen Group is celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2019, marking five decades since Roy Owen Roberts set up the multichannel marketing agency in a storage loft in Havant, Hampshire. Within weeks Owen had signed its first marine client, Halmatic Marine, and business continued to grow.

Mercury's V-6 outboard lineup

Mercury Marine captures iF Design Award for V-6 platform

2019-03-19T12:46:00+00:00

For the third time in five years, Mercury Marine has been recognised by the International Forum Design (iF) award – this time for its V-6 outboard platform.

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Vladimir Zinchenko

SVP Yachts | Vladimir Zinchenko

The owner of SVP Yachts, builders of Shipman sailboats, OceanClass and the Greenline range of hybrid motoryachts, looks back on the fateful day he took over the Slovenian builder in 2015, and outlines plans for future growth

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Caymas Boats | Earl Bentz

Earl Bentz entered the boat business working for his uncle’s dealership at age 14. Now, at 66, he’s decided to start his third boat company, Caymas Boats, from part of the facilities – and with many employees – of his former Triton Boats in Tennessee

New Boat Show Calendar!

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2019 IBI Boat Show Calendar Now Available

2019 IBI International Boat Show Calendar

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Columbus celebates the launch of its 80m flagship Dragon

Italy's Columbus Yachts launches flagship 'Dragon'

Columbus Yachts celebrates the launch of its 80m flagship ‘Dragon’ at Palumbo Superyachts’ yard in Ancona, Italy

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Case Study - Sunseeker and MTU's new hybrid drive

Sunseeker and MTU respond to changing trends in boat usage with smarter, more innovative hybrid power system

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Case study - Videoworks and Domotics onboard Wider’s Cecilia

Videoworks in Italy is at the vanguard of integrating onboard visual and audio entertainment tech with lighting and cybersecurity systems

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Calling investors: Is this the future of engine design?

A New Zealand R&D engine builder has developed a new marine diesel with an innovative hose-less design. Now, they’re looking for investors to bring the engine to market

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Inboards

Many of the trends seen in the outboard sector are being replicated with inboards, although the high fuel prices in Europe are placing more emphasis on good fuel economy

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Rise of Renewables

Working with conventional engines, but sometimes seeking to replace them, electric propulsion is gaining more of a market share, especially in the commercial, charter and large yacht sectors

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20-24 March 2019, Lillestrøm, Norway

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23 - 31 March 2019, La Ciotat, France

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