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    Borrow A Boat teams up with Ocean Independence


    Borrow A Boat, the UK’s first peer-to-peer yacht charter platform, has teamed up with superyacht central agent Ocean Independence to launch Borrow A Boat Plus.

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    US bans private boating to Cuba


    The Trump Administration on Tuesday banned most US travel to Cuba under the so-called ‘group people-to-people educational travel,’ to pressure the Communist island over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

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    ICOMIA/IFBSO Congress 2019 – Day 1 review


    The annual ICOMIA/IFBSO conference officially kicked off this morning in Split, Croatia following two days of technical committee meetings and marina tours. The three-day calendar of events, hosted by Croatian boating industry association (CBIA), opened with the Marine Industry Association experience-sharing session in which the 20 individual MIAs present reviewed ...

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    Italian SY builder unveils new model


    Italian superyacht builder Ocean King has unveiled its latest model, the 34m Classic 108.

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    Polish boatbuilder honours top dealer worldwide


    Poland’s Galeon Yachts recently named MarineMax Fort Myers as its number one retailer in the world for the second year running.

  • New Cornish start-up Henderson Fletcher Yachts

    UK boatbuilding start-up receives funding


    The Cornwall Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF) in the UK has supported new Cornish start-up boatbuilder, Henderson Fletcher Yachts, with a £39,500 loan. The Gweek-based firm will manufacture high-end, sail-powered yachts and motor cruisers to be sold to clients worldwide via an international brokering network.

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    New hires at Scout Boats


    US sportsboat builder Scout Boats has hired two new members of staff at its South Carolina headquarters – sales coordinator Carol Anne Henry and Adam Young, customer service supervisor.

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    Dutch boatbuilder expands global reach


    Zeelander Yachts of the Netherlands has expanded its international reach with the delivery of two new Z55 sport cruisers to the Great Lakes in the US and Moscow in Russia – the first sales for Zeelander in these regions.

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    Australian marina sector sees moderate revenue and job growth


    Survey provides key indicators on Australia’s marina sector

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    Recreational boating industry reels at proposed Mexico tariffs


    President Trump’s threat last week that he would impose additional tariffs on all goods from Mexico in order to force the government there to help curb illegal immigration into the United States has the recreational boating industry reeling and could jeopardize adoption of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).