IBI is expanding its representation in Scandinavia following the appointment of Henrik Salén, who joins as the team sales representative for Sweden and Norway.
Easy to install central control platform reduces helm clutter and provides complete control of on-board Lumishore LED lighting systems
Polish builder to make Australian debut with two models destined for Sanctuary Cove show
Joint venture partners Phoenix Marine and Xquisite Yachts have launched a new 17m luxury cruising catamaran, the Xquisite 56 Power Cat.
UK-based Cox Powertrain has chosen Ring Power Corp as its exclusive distributor for Florida. The announcement was made at last week’s Miami International Boat Show, where Ring Power teamed with the British engine manufacturer to promote its CXO300 diesel outboard.
In mid-February, Vanquish Yachts of the Netherlands opened a second US office – in Pompano Beach, Florida – then went to the nearby Miami Yacht Show to flaunt its fast-growing and diversifying portfolio of luxury aluminium motor cruisers and yachts.
New Zealand-based marine distributor Lusty & Blundell (L&B) has chosen Silke Sigley to lead the company’s fast-growing electrical division in the role of electrical product manager. An experienced project manager, ocean-crossing sailor and America’s Cup sailmaker, Sigley joins the team with immediate effect.
The state of trade continues to be an “area of concern” for the US marine industry, which one representative says “remains in the crosshairs” of the tariff and trade war, but there are signs of optimism.
Bavaria MD Ralph Kudla discusses the German yard’s new direction, new boats and plans for growth
Mark Schwabero, chairman and CEO of Brunswick Corporation in the US, retired at year’s end with the industry enjoying eight straight years of growth and Brunswick’s stock having recorded several 12-month highs.
New Boat Show Calendar!
Group Beneteau’s ‘Transform to Perform’ gaining traction as French builder reports boost in sales and revenues
The new assisted docking system – featuring five sensor cameras to create a virtual bumper – is said to be an industry first; see a video demo below
Buoyed by new ownership and steady category growth, Canadian electrical equipment manufacturer Xantrex seeks to build its global market share with funding and development support from MCE.
Powered stabilisers that dampen a boat’s motion have seen a reduction in costs, more responsive motors and greater systems integration
The evolution of galleys onboard sail and motoryachts below 24m has gained significant momentum over the past three years. What was once a functional, often cramped space, tucked down below out of sight, is increasingly taking centre stage