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The F-Line 33 is Fairline's new express cruiser

Fairline Yachts announces recruitment drive

2019-09-20T14:05:00+01:00

UK builder looking to fill 180 roles

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Veratron AG opens US office

2019-09-20T11:54:00+01:00

Swiss gauge manufacturer establishes US presence to support further sales of VDO Marine gauges and components

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Italian boating industry sees fourth consecutive year of double-digit growth

2019-09-20T11:07:00+01:00

talian marine industry association UCINA presented its latest figures on Thursday, marking the start of the 2019 Genoa Boat Show.

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Vesper Marine claims revolution in marine VHF with launch of Cortex

2019-09-20T09:32:00+01:00

Manufacturer unveils first marine VHF Radio with touchscreen handsets, integrated SOTDMA smartAIS Transponder and Remote Vessel Monitoring

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Australian SY builder launches new range of trimaran sports yachts up to 40m

2019-09-20T09:07:00+01:00

Echo Yachts’s unveils new range of high performance Active-foiling Trimaran Sports Yachts from 28m

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Sanctuary Cove Marina to be expanded

2019-09-20T08:01:00+01:00

$8 million investment to take the Sanctuary Cove marina capacity from 237 to 303 vessels

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Final call for DAME entries

2019-09-20T08:00:00+01:00

Clock ticking to submit your most innovative designs for METSTRADE showcase

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Princess doubles apprenticeship intake

2019-09-20T07:47:00+01:00

Builder confirms new partnership with South Devon College

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Chris-Craft’s president and CEO speaks with IBI about sales trends, working with Winnebago and what the future holds as the iconic US boat builder celebrates 145 years in business.

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A former director in logistics, Eric Divry had a dream four years ago of developing a boat that would take the stress out of boating

2018 METSTRADE CATALOGUE

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

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Nominations open for fifth Boat Builder Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine. From today the industry will be able to nominate across 10 award categories via the quick and simple online nomination tool at www.boatbuilderawards.com.

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Sept 28: Last day for free IBEX registration

Taking place 1-3 October 2019 in Tampa, Florida, the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) is North America’s largest technical marine event with unparalled access to the people, products and technology shaping the boatbuilding industry.

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Volvo Penta unveils new electric Saildrive prototype

New initiative in collaboration with Fountaine-Pajot

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ZF’s steerable propulsion goes fully electric

Germany-based ZF recently launched a new saildrive leg that can fully rotate for integrated joystick control. From November, a fully-electric proof-of-concept version will also become available for sea trials

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Rising Star | Dan Bloice Smith

Williams Jet Tenders’ Design Engineering manager, Dan Bloice Smith, was named the inaugural winner of the Rising Star award at last year’s Boat Builder Awards in association with Raymarine. He talks to IBI about his involvement in Williams’ new EvoJet project and how the industry can attract young talent

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Decking

With mature teak becoming ever rarer and more expensive, there has been a big swing towards greener alternatives. IBI investigates the latest deck covering trends, options and technologies available to yards and owners today

Upcoming Events

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Southampton Boat Show

13-22 September 2019, Southampton, UK

LaRochelle Boat Show

Grand Pavois La Rochelle

18-23 September 2019, La Rochelle, France

Genoa boat show

Genoa International Boat Show

19-24 September 2019, Genoa, Italy

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Market Focus: Europe |
South Africa

Sector Focus: Steering & Transmissions |
The latest in hull appendages

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ABU DHABI 2019

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Why you should be there!

Published as a supplement to the Aug/Sep 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