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  • Phillip Winter, partner manager for Navigare Yachting USA, shakes hand with AYS co-owner Chris Humphreys

    Swedish charter firm partners with Annapolis Yacht Sales


    Swedish charter firm Navigare Yachting has added Annapolis Yacht Sales (AYS) in the US to its network of partner dealers. Sailing enthusiasts from the Mid-Atlantic region will now have access to more charter placement opportunities in the Caribbean and Bahamas, as well as the Mediterranean and Thailand.

  • Florida flag

    Florida tops in boat thefts


    The state of Florida is consistently number one in boat registrations, so it stands to reason it would be the top state for boat thefts as well – and for the third straight year, it is.

  • Honda 105 Jet outboard

    US powerboat sales up in 2018


    America’s NMMA continues the release of its 2018 US Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract which shows, among other positives, an 11-year high of outboard-powered new boat sales at 177,600 units.

  • Haslar Marina

    UK marina operators merge


    Two of the UK’s biggest marina operators – Quay Marinas Ltd and Dean Reddyhoff Ltd – have agreed to merge. Once finalised later this year, the new combined company will operate the widest network of coastal marinas in the UK.

  • Princess Yachts Executive Chairman Anthony Sheriff

    Princess Yachts reports record year


    Operating profits in 2018 nearly trebled to £29.8m

  • Vietnam and China flags

    Vietnam and China: same yacht potential, different yacht approach


    In many ways, Vietnam and China mirror each other in stunning and rapid wealth creation, making both prime markets for high-end yacht sales, but the way each country’s government embraces big boats is having opposite effects.

  • BRP has manufactured Sea-Doo personal watercraft for the US market at its plant in Querétaro, Mexico since 2013

    Trump announces new tariff on Mexican goods


    US president Donald Trump raised eyebrows on Thursday when he took to Twitter to announce plans to impose a new 5% tariff on all goods imported from Mexico effective June 10.

  • Screenshot_2019-05-31 Boating Guide, Find Your Dream Boat Discover Boating

    Discover Boating grows marketing team


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the US has announced four new appointments to its Discover Boating consumer marketing team.

  • Oceanvolt SD15 electric motor

    Electric motor manufacturer launches crowdfunding campaign


    Finnish electric motor manufacturer Oceanvolt is launching a crowdfunding campaign in which participants receive equity through the online investor platform Invesdor. The company is looking to raise €0.6m-€2M in exchange for equity between 8.45% and 23.52%.

  • Workers assemble one of three sold LY models, the new luxury yacht partnership from Lexus and Marquis Yachts

    Marquis readying for new model, Lexus premiere


    With the September introduction of the Lexus Yacht on the horizon, followed by the launch of its own new line of day cruisers at the Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), Marquis Yachts has been a busy place, and the Pulaski, Wisconsin-based builder doesn’t see things slowing any time soon. ...