AXOPAR's Jan-Erik Viitala at Boot 2020

Jan-Erik Viitala | Axopar

Finnish brand Axopar is revolutionising the boat business by adopting a ‘platform’ approach to model development. Debuting five new models at Düsseldorf in January, the builder has sold over 2,200 boats to date in more than 70 countries with another 500-plus on order. Its co-founder Jan-Erik Viitala talks to the ...

Jonathan Timianko

Jonathan Timianko | PierShare

Market Disrupter: US start-up PierShare is bringing the Airbnb concept to boat docks.  An empty dock at the end of his parent’s new Floridian home got city worker Jonathan Timianko thinking there had to be a smart way of making the asset pay for dock owner and boater alike…

NEW IBI 2020 SHOW CALENDAR

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IBI’s annual compilation of major boat shows around the world is distributed as a wall calendar with the Dec 2019/Jan 2020 issue of the magazine or available here.

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Sunseeker stand at Dusseldorf

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What does it take to build a boat show stand?

See the Sunseeker stand at Boot Dusseldorf come together over 15 days. On this year’s stand is the Manhattan 68, which had its world premier at the show, along with the Hawk 38, the Predator 60 EVO, the Manhattan 52, the 74 Sport Yacht, the 76 Yacht, the 86 ...

BENETEAU 2018-19 Activity

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Beneteau’s activity report highlights a year of fast expansion

Spend under 2 minutes to see the highlights of Beneteau Group’s 2018-19 fiscal year, in which the French builder sold more than 9,800 boats, introduced 32 new models and achieved revenues of €1.14 billion in it’s Boat Division

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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

INSIDE THE LATEST ISSUE

Feb / Mar 2020 Cover

Market Focus: France | Italy
Canada

Sector Focus:
Outboard Engines

Insight: Axopar | Prestige Yachts | Amico and more


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2019 METSTRADE CATALOGUE

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Published by IBI, the 2019 METSTRADE Catalogue is available for download here