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Dubai Harbour is due for completion by 2020

C&N Marinas wins Dubai Harbour design contract


UAE-based property development group Meraas has awarded the 1,100-berth Dubai Harbour Marina design contract to Camper & Nicholsons (C&N) Marinas.

Massimo Perotti, Sanlorenzo CEO and chairman

Sanlorenzo Academy launches new training course


Italian superyacht yard Sanlorenzo has added a new post-diploma course to the Sanlorenzo Academy for training installers and system maintenance technicians.

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CRN's new 79m readies to launch


Pre-launch operations to be completed over the next few weeks

BRP ups its alternative energy game with Alta Motors purchase


Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) has purchased select assets of Alta Motors from the parent company Faster Faster Inc as part of what the company calls “long-standing interest in new technologies and alternate energy sources for the powersports industry.”

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Obituary: Paul Gelder


Former Yachting Monthly editor loses battle with cancer

Inmarsat's Peter Broadhurst

Inmarsat expands presence in global yacht market with key appointment


Inmarsat, the global satellite communications firm, has named Peter Broadhurst as its new Senior Vice President, Yachting and Passenger. The move is part of the company’s strategy to expand its presence in the small cruise, superyacht and leisure yachting sectors.

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Middle East prepares for 27th Dubai show


The boating industry in the Middle East is preparing for the 27th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show with a strong exhibitor presence, defying a market that has been slow in recent years.


New online sales platform for yachts and ships


A new online sales platform for yachts and ships, Vesselbay.com, went live at the beginning of this year. The new site brings together buyers and sellers of vessels, invisible to the eyes of third parties, on an international scale.

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Vladimir Zinchenko

SVP Yachts | Vladimir Zinchenko

The owner of SVP Yachts, builders of Shipman sailboats, OceanClass and the Greenline range of hybrid motoryachts, looks back on the fateful day he took over the Slovenian builder in 2015, and outlines plans for future growth

New Boat Show Calendar!

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2019 IBI Boat Show Calendar Now Available

2019 IBI International Boat Show Calendar


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Case Study - Sunseeker and MTU's new hybrid drive

Sunseeker and MTU respond to changing trends in boat usage with smarter, more innovative hybrid power system

Raymarine DockSense Virtual Bumper

Raymarine unveils DockSense technology at Düsseldorf

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


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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

Upcoming Events

Tuzla Boat Show

16-25 February 2019, Istanbul, Turkey

Zagreb Boat Show

20-24 February 2019, Zagreb, Croatia

Nauticampo - Lisboa Boat Show

20-24 February 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

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Rise of Renewables

Working with conventional engines, but sometimes seeking to replace them, electric propulsion is gaining more of a market share, especially in the commercial, charter and large yacht sectors



Powered stabilisers that dampen a boat’s motion have seen a reduction in costs, more responsive motors and greater systems integration