Featured Company

FunAir Yacht Golf & Joust at MYS

Superyacht Tenders & Toys opens Monaco division


The UK’s Superyacht Tenders & Toys (SYTT) has launched a watersports toy rental service in the Med. Based in Monaco, the new division was created in response to rising consumer demand. It also offers SYTT a base outside the UK in the midst of uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the company claims.

The Atlantis 45 from Azimut Yachts

Azimut Yachts appoints Australian dealer


Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group has named d’Albora Marine as its exclusive Azimut dealer for Australia. The brand was previously represented by 5 Star Motor Cruisers.


Tariffs take toll on US firms


How two very different boating companies are impacted in different ways by the Trump administration’s tariff on Chinese goods

The 2019 Australian Marine Industry Award winners

Australian Marine Industry Awards highlight global success


An inherent element of the annual ASMEX conference is the Australian Marine Industry Awards. Always held at a gala event, the awards reflect the success of the country’s strong marine industry, covering superyachts, marine recreation and commercial marine activities.

Bahamas targets US$50m in yacht charter fees


The Bahamian government is focused on improving revenue and is targeting what one official calls the “low hanging fruit” of existing, uncollected revenue sources such as the island nation’s 4% yacht charter fee.

Lignia's Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer

UK timber modification firm grows team


Lignia Wood Company, a UK manufacturer of modified timber for the marine and other markets, has hired Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer as purchasing manager, senior technical sales executive and production manager respectively.

Beneteau First Yacht 53

Beneteau First Yacht 53 to launch at Cannes


After two years of development, the eagerly awaited First Yacht 53 from Beneteau will be shown for the first time at the autumn boat shows in Europe (Cannes, Genoa, Barcelona), and Annapolis in the US.

Strong demand for its DF350 outboard in North America drove Suzuki marine net sales and operating income in FY 2018

Suzuki posts strong 2018 marine performance


Global financial results for the 2018 fiscal year released by Suzuki Motor Corp reveal strong performance by its marine division

See more news


Benetti | Paolo Vitelli & Franco Fusignani

Benetti recently launched three gigayachts in 100 days, a feat that pushed the builder to its limits. Benetti’s new CEO, Franco Fusignani, and group president Paolo Vitelli reveal just how they came to terms with the mammoth task and the builder’s plans for the gigayacht sector going forward

Marius (1 of 1)

Sleipner | Marius Torjusen

Norwegian stabiliser manufacturer’s new Chief Commercial Officer on market prospects and investments for 2019



Published by IBI, the 2018 METSTRADE Catalogue is available for download here


3-2 video button

New from the latest issue of IBI >> Expanded coverage from the 2019 JEC composites show

IBI presents expanded video coverage of new technology advances demonstrated at JEC 2019, highlighting applications for boatbuilding


Sichterman’s first yacht takes to the water

The new aluminium Inveni 18m has launched from its yard in Workum, Friesland



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

MPT D Max 6600 2

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


Seating - Part 1

Watch consumers shopping at any boat show and you see the same scenario play out time and again. A couple or family approaches a boat and, after a few minutes of gazing at the exterior, they step aboard and sit down. If they get back up again quickly, it is ...



As cars become greener, more electrified and even self-parking, are boat owners expecting the same afloat?

Upcoming Events

Sanctuary Cove show

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

23-26 May 2019, Queensland, Australia

Hamburg Ancora Yacht Festival

24-26 May 2019, Neustadt in Holstein, Germany

RACV Marine Melbourne Boat Show

13-16 June 2019, Melbourne, Australia

See more events



Market Focus: Germany, Sweden|Norway, Japan, Kuwait

Sector Focus: Materials & Machines, Marine Seating

>>Click for more


Paris Supplement Cover_sm

Why you should be there!

Published as a supplement to the Apr/May issue of IBI Magazine

>>Click to view

New Boat Show Calendar!

IBI_BoatShowCalendar_Cover 3.2 ratio

2019 IBI Boat Show Calendar Now Available

2019 IBI International Boat Show Calendar