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    Market Overview | Netherlands

    2019-11-05T22:53:00Z IBI

    It’s no longer just the superyacht sector grabbing headlines; the Dutch market is back, with most sectors enjoying solid growth, though economic uncertainty continues to make sales hard won

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    Market Overview | USA Equipment

    2019-11-05T21:17:00Z IBI

    In spite of ongoing tariffs and trade disputes, the US marine equipment market continues to surge driven by unprecedented technological innovation

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    Market Overview | South Africa

    2019-08-28T05:14:00Z IBI

    While Catamarans are not the only pleasure boats built in South Africa, the market is clearly dominated by cruising cats – both big and small, power and sail

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    Market Overview | Europe

    2019-08-28T04:33:00Z IBI

    2019 looks set to be a decent year, but the threat of a ’No-Deal Brexit’ and a general global economic slowdown mean  prospects for 2020 look less rosy

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    Market Overview | New Zealand

    2019-06-26T07:29:00Z IBI

    Despite no longer being a force in big boat prodction, New Zealand’s industry remains in rude health, buoyed by a booming trailer boat sector and vibrant export-focused equipment manufacturers

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    Market Overview | South Korea

    2019-06-26T07:14:00Z IBI

    South Korea has matured over the past 10 years into a middle class boating market with an emphasis on small boats and sea fishing

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    2018-11-16T06:02:00Z IBI

       

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    Market Overview | Europe

    2018-11-16T03:00:00Z IBI

    Europe posted its fastest growth since 2007 as economic recovery consolidated and delivered real GDP growth of 2.6% in 2017. Against that backdrop, a return of consumer confidence and willingness to spend on discretionary items finally gave traditional boating markets in Europe the boost they needed to put boat sales ...

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    Market Overview | Germany

    2018-05-21T16:57:00Z IBI

    Confidence in Germany’s marine leisure industry is high and builders’ order books are full, but changing boat usage, dated business models, and an ageing demographic present both challenges and opportunities

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    Market Overview | Italy

    2018-02-01T00:00:00Z

    The mood at Genoa in September said it all. The Italian market was back with a bang. Since 2015 domestic builders have had to make the most of rising export markets as they clawed their way back into the profit, but as the favourable economic tide ...

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    Market Overview | France 2018

    2018-02-01T00:00:00Z IBI

    A favourable wind is blowing for the French nautical industry. The many signs of growth were underlined in the positive report given by Yves Lyon-Caen at the traditional press conference at the beginning of December just before the opening of the Paris Nautic Boatshow. “We are ...

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    Market Overview | UK

    2017-12-01T00:00:00Z

    One of Europe’s biggest boat-producing countries, the UK industry registered its fifth year of growth in 2016 and the trend looks likely to have continued through 2017. Marine companies from all segments generated total industry sales of £3.01bn (€3.8bn) in 2016 – a 1.6% rise compared to the previous 12-month ...

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    Market Overview | US Outboards

    2017-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The race towards the perfect outboard is now about systems integration, either by new-product development or acquisitions. By the time the engine-makers get there, will everything be electric?  

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    Market Overview | Netherlands Equipment

    2017-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Dutch suppliers of marine equipment and accessories are reporting healthy sales in 2017, with demand for products that improve onboard comfort levels or lower the cost of boating coming from both the aftermarket and boatbuilders alike. According to national watersports association HISWA, equipment firms in the Netherlands grew sales by ...

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    MYBA Charter Show to provide market overview

    2017-04-21T14:30:00Z

    First time at new venue in Barcelona

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    Market overview | Italy

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    According to data provided by trade association UCINA, the Italian boating sector has been growing significantly for several years, from its low point in 2009. In 2014 a turnover of $1.47bn for boat construction and refitting was recorded, while accessories were worth $780m and engines accounted for $25m. In ...

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    Market overview | France

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    A light breeze of optimism is blowing over the French nautical market. After a number of bad seasons, the boating professionals want to believe they can feel it. But they remain cautious all the same. “The 2014/15 season is changing the trend,” Yves Lyon-Caen confirms. Figures have stopped falling ...

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    Market overview | Spain

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The Spanish boating market was all but decimated during the global financial crisis, but an improved national economy fuelled by a boom in tourism and new maritime laws introduced in late 2014 to help kick-start the industry have led to a slight rebound of sorts. It is estimated that ...

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    Market overview | UK

    2016-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The latest figures from British Marine (BM) make encouraging reading, but they don’t tell the whole story because – by the very nature of their painstaking collection – they are always retrospective. As such, the official data is only compiled to January 2016, and a lot has happened since then, ...

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    Market overview | Netherlands

    2016-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Signs of stabilisation in the Dutch leisure marine market were evident at this year’s HISWA Amsterdam In-Water Boat Show (August 30 to September 4), where more than 23,500 people gathered to see the latest innovations on offer. Attendance was up by 17.5% over the previous year, marking a strong ...