Huw Bower on boat

Brunswick Boat Group | Huw Bower

2020-06-16T18:13:00+01:00IBI , by Craig Ritchie

The president of Brunswick Boat Group speaks with IBI about building boats through a pandemic, and how the experience could change the industry moving forward

Sector Spotlight

VBH service

Superyacht sector wakes up to cybersecurity

IBI , by Robert Wielaard

As the boating industry accelerates the push into smart technologies onboard, those advances make superyachts particularly vulnerable

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IBI Interview Series

  • IBI speaks with Beneteau CEO Jérôme de Metz

  • IBI speaks with MarineMax CEO Brett McGill

  • IBI speaks with Bavaria CEO Michael Müller

  • IBI speaks with METSTRADE Director Niels Klarenbeek

  • IBI speaks with Axopar Co-founder Jan-Erik Viitala

  • IBI speaks with Navico President & CEO Knut Frostad

  • IBI speaks with Lippert Components CEO Jason Lippert

  • IBI speaks with Hanse CEO Dr. Jens Gerhardt

  • IBI speaks with Sanlorenzo chief Massimo Perotti

  • IBI speaks with Princess Yachts chief Antony Sheriff

Market Commentary

State of the Industry presentation

A perfect storm? Or more subtle forces at play?


IBI Editor Ed Slack contemplates boating’s prospects in the wake of Covid-19, looking at two potential scenarios for the industry and how they might play out over the rest of the year.  See our presentation above (18 mins) and watch this space for more.

Herve Gastinel

Unchartered territory - a new compass for the boating world

By Hervé Gastinel,

Hervé Gastinel, former CEO of Groupe Beneteau, shares his expertise on strategic priorities in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis



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Market Focus: USA |

Hérve Gastinel |
Andy Lawrence of Princess |
Brunswick's Huw Bower |
J & J Design Group

Sector Focus:  Superyachts | Tenders & Toys | Electronic Communication

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Taiwan Profile 2020

Supplement cover

This year's Taiwan Intl Boat Show was postponed to March 2022, but the Taiwanese boatbuilding is thriving.

Published as a supplement to the Jun/Jul issue of IBI Magazine

>>Click to view the report