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2019-05-24T15:20:00+01:00

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Executive appointment at KVH

2019-05-24T15:15:00+01:00

Middletown, Rhode Island-based mobile connectivity supplier KVH Industries Inc has named Ken Loke vice president-Asia Pacific.

US builder turns to solar-powered manufacturing

2019-05-24T14:54:00+01:00

Scout Boats, a US-based builder of sporfishing boats, has started to generate clean renewable energy to power its manufacturing facility in Summerville, South Carolina.

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Record registration for 2019 Cannes show

2019-05-24T13:31:00+01:00

The organisers of this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival have announced that exhibitor registration is already 8% up over last year’s figure. According to Reed Exhibitions, 529 boats over 10m in length will be making an appearance on water, including 119 sailboats and 410 motorboats – 7% more than last year.

Zach Kauk has been named incoming president of White River Marine Group

New president named for White River Marine Group

2019-05-24T13:27:00+01:00

Springfield, Missouri-based White River Marine Group, the marine manufacturing division of retail giant Bass Pro Shops, has confirmed that Zach Kauk will succeed retiring president Les Crawford effective September 1.

Nor-Tech doubles manufacturing space

2019-05-24T09:07:00+01:00

A recent 50,000sq ft expansion in manufacturing space has US boatbuilder Nor-Tech looking for a 30% increase in production, and it hopes, corresponding sales. The move is designed to make production more efficient.

Greg Haines and Scott Davis are well-known figures in Queensland's boating scene

Princess Yachts revamps Australian dealership

2019-05-24T08:27:00+01:00

Princess Yachts announced at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) that it has set up a new venture to handle its distribution in Australia. Princess has joined forces with Greg Haines, who has worked with Maritimo for a number of years.

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New owners for Marathon Boat Group

2019-05-24T07:58:00+01:00

US boatbuilder Marathon Boat Group (MBG) has been acquired by Chicago-based private equity firm Altair Investments Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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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

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Sleipner | Marius Torjusen

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

2018 METSTRADE CATALOGUE

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

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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

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Sichterman’s first yacht takes to the water

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

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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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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 ...

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Outboards

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 boat show

Hamburg Ancora Yachtfestival

24-26 May 2019, Neustadt in Holstein, Germany

Melbourn boat show promotes the full range of boats

Melbourne Boat Show

13-16 June 2019, Melbourne, Australia

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

Sector Focus: Materials & Machines, Marine Seating

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NAUTIC-PARIS SHOW 2019

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Why you should be there!

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

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IBI International Show Calendar

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2019 IBI Boat Show Calendar available to view or download here

2019 IBI International Boat Show Calendar